Methods as Ethics: Slides from a recent keynote

Methods as Ethics: Slides from a recent keynote

I gave a keynote last week for the 2017 Death Online Research Symposium. To wrap up, as the fourth (of four) keynotes, I focused the discussion on techniques and vocabularies for doing research of sensitive topics, or in precarious situations

OKCupid data release fiasco: It’s time to rethink ethics education

OKCupid data release fiasco: It’s time to rethink ethics education

The mid-2016 case of the OKCupid data release provides an opportunity for educators to revisit pedagogical approaches and to confront data ethics problems head on. It’s a call to rethink and revise outdated and generalized top down requirements, forms with checklists, and standardized (and therefore seemingly irrelevant) training and to shift to more proactive models for research integrity.

Fair use of images in scholarly publishing

Fair use of images in scholarly publishing Annette Markham Share Fair use of images in scholarly publishing is an important issue to put on the front burner.  As Patricia Aufderheide and her colleagues at American University’s Center for Social Media remind us,...

Finally going to press, the Fabrication Article.

Finally going to press, the Fabrication Article. Annette Markham Share Well, unless someone points out some egregious errors, I’m going to send this article off tomorrow for publication in Information, Communication, and Society (promises to be out before the...

Fabrication as ethical performance

Fabrication as ethical performance Annette Markham Share Traditional journalistic and sociological practice considers a person’s words to be freely available–if uttered publicly or with permission–to analyze and quote, as long as we anonymize the source....