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Covert Research & Consent: Winning Paper

“Reconsidering the Value of Covert Research: The Role of Ambiguous Consent in Participant Observation”  (Roulet, Gill, Stenger, & Gill, 2017) will be awarded best paper for 2017 by the Academy of Management Research Methods division. The study was published in the SAGE journal, Organizational Research Methods, and is open access through this link. This thought-provoking […]

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Research Ethics & Tweets as Data

I’ve written enough about research ethics to know what a contentious topic it is. I’ve worked with enough perplexed researchers to know how challenging it is to understand ethical theories, recognize potential dilemmas, take a position, and design truly ethical research. These issues become even more complex when data are collected on social networking sites. Social […]

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Big Data Don’t Cry: Facing Interview Participants

This series of posts corresponds to the 2018 SAGE Research Methods Open House. If you would like to access the SAGE e-books, articles, case studies, videos, and datasets mentioned in these posts, explore SAGE Research Methods with a free trial. any contemporary researchers rely on extant data or data sets. Archival materials, diaries, and Big […]

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Real Research in a Fake News World

When I first started to write about interview methods, writers in the qualitative field were discussing the emergence of what they called the interview society (Atkinson and Silverman, 1997). Interviews were being used pervasively for business purposes, marketing, political and opinion polling, journalism and entertainment. There was a real concern about the need to overcome potential […]

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