Media and Communication is an international peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to a wide variety of basic and applied research in communication and its related fields.

Open Access Journal | ISSN: 2183-2439

Successes and Failures in Studying Social Media: Issues of Methods and Ethics

Academic Editors: Epp Lauk and Niina Sormanen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

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Issues of Ethics and Methods in Studying Social Media
Niina Sormanen and Epp Lauk
Editorial | Open Access | Published: 10 October 2016
From Research Ethics to Researching Ethics in an Online Specific Context
Sari Östman and Riikka Turtiainen
Review | Open Access | Published: 10 October 2016
Facebook’s Emotional Contagion Experiment as a Challenge to Research Ethics
Jukka Jouhki, Epp Lauk, Maija Penttinen, Niina Sormanen and Turo Uskali
Article | Open Access | Published: 10 October 2016
Hazy Boundaries: Virtual Communities and Research Ethics
Helena Kantanen and Jyri Manninen
Article | Open Access | Published: 10 October 2016
#JeSuisCharlie: Towards a Multi-Method Study of Hybrid Media Events
Johanna Sumiala, Minttu Tikka, Jukka Huhtamäki and Katja Valaskivi
Article | Open Access | Published: 10 October 2016
Participation in Social Media: Studying Explicit and Implicit Forms of Participation in Communicative Social Networks
Mikko Villi and Janne Matikainen
Article | Open Access | Published: 10 October 2016