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July, 2014

  • 1 July

    Facebook Study Raises Questions on Ethics

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    A recent paper published by Facebook has raised issues regarding the social network’s use of unwitting users in its studies. The paper, published on the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has found evidence that emotional states can be transferred through ‘emotional contagion’. To conduct this study, the researchers …

April, 2012

  • 4 April

    VIDEO: Talk addresses rotten journalism

      Video by Kayla Roux Rhodes alumnus and City Press journalist Natasha Joseph gave a talk at Rhodes University about the ethics around journalism. Her talk addressed issue including ‘freebies’ and sponsorships, opening up the discussion about journalist codes of conduct and ethics.