AN ETHICS CRISIS IN VIRTUAL MEDIA SPACE

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https://doi.org/10.58898/sij.v2i1.07-13

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virtual space, media, social networks, ethics

Abstract

This paper will address basic ethical issues in virtual space determined by global multidirectional networking through different space and time. Numerous ethical issues will be stressed which, as a result of the complex reflections of ubiquitous media convergence, determine each individual topic, from issues of personal data protection and information security, to strengthening credibility and building trust in the virtual community. In relation to the objectives and established development guidelines, different ethical dimensions, in their complexity and multi-layeredness in a digitally empowered future, should not be viewed in isolation but exclusively through their complementarity and a quality foundation for further in-depth research.

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Author Biographies

  • Aleksandra PenjIšević, Faculty of Management, Sremski Karlovci; Union – Nikola Tesla University, Belgrade, Serbia

     

     

  • Branislav Sančanin, Faculty of Management, Sremski Karlovci; Union – Nikola Tesla University, Belgrade, Serbia

     

     

  • Margarita Bogdanova, Faculty of Management and Marketing, Tsenov Academy of Economics - Svishtov, Bulgaria

     

     

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2023-06-30

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AN ETHICS CRISIS IN VIRTUAL MEDIA SPACE. (2023). Social Informatics Journal, 2(1), 7-13. https://doi.org/10.58898/sij.v2i1.07-13

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