Reflecting on Ethics in the Investigation of Online Communication during Emergencies

Eva Goldgruber, Julian Ausserhofer, Harald Hornmoen, Steen Steensen, Klas Backholm, Gudrun Reimerth, Elsebeth Frey, Rune Ottosen, Colin John McInnes

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Abstract

The use ofsocial media to communicate in cases of emergencies has gained more and more importancein recent years. Studying such web and social media data is not only amethodological challenge, but ethical questions also arise. In this article wedescribe some of those ethical issues and our reflections with a focus ondissemination of results based on the RESCUE project.

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Title of host publicationResearch Ethics in the Digital Age
EditorsFarina Madita Dobrick, Jana Fischer, Lutz M. Hagen
PublisherSpringer
Pages157–163
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-658-12909-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-658-12908-8
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Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

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