In this talk, Annette Markham offers alternate vocabularies for talking about ethical research of sensitive topics, or in precarious situations, such as studying death or death online.
We invite contributions to a special issue of Social Media + Society devoted to a critical examination of the future of Internet / media research practices in the era of computational or big data analytics, with particular focus on how ethics can be configured through methodological approaches. The following questions constitute only some of the …
The expected thing would have been to simply assume that these young people I had been working with for several months back then were “young migrants”, young people with “special” ways being and doing because of their migrant experiences. But then, the uncomfortable questions would start arising by themselves, and overlooking those would be just dishonest.