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  1.  1
    Framework for Enhancing Students’ Smartphone Learning Ability: A Case Study of Nigerian Public Universities.Godswill Ejeohiolei Esechie, Chukwuka Christian Ohueri, Siti Zanariah Ahmad Ishak & Peter Karubi Nwanesi - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (2):213-228.
    Purpose The importance of smartphones in enhancing students learning, research and development is well-established in many published studies. Nevertheless, due to numerous challenges, Nigerian students are yet to reap from the benefits of smartphones in terms of accessing vital information for learning and development. Therefore, this study aims to develop a framework that will enhance Nigerian students’ ability to use smartphones for learning. Design/methodology/approach The SERVQUAL Theory Framework is adapted to actualize the research aim. Moreover, a qualitative research approach was (...)
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    Media Discourse in China and Japan on the COVID-19 Pandemic: Comparative Analysis of the First Three Months.Gulsan Ara Parvin, Md Habibur Rahman, S. M. Reazul Ahsan, Md Anwarul Abedin & Mrittika Basu - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (2):308-328.
    Purpose This study aims to analyze how English-language versions of e-newspapers in the first two countries affected, China and Japan, which are non-English-speaking countries and have different socio-economic and political settings, have highlighted Coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic news and informed the global community. Design/methodology/approach A text-mining approach was used to explore experts’ thoughts as published by the two leading English-language newspapers in China and Japan from January to March 2020. This study analyzes the Opinion section, which mainly comprises editorial and (...)
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    Toward Accountable Human-Centered AI: Rationale and Promising Directions.Junaid Qadir, Mohammad Qamar Islam & Ala Al-Fuqaha - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (2):329-342.
    Purpose Along with the various beneficial uses of artificial intelligence, there are various unsavory concomitants including the inscrutability of AI tools, the fragility of AI models under adversarial settings, the vulnerability of AI models to bias throughout their pipeline, the high planetary cost of running large AI models and the emergence of exploitative surveillance capitalism-based economic logic built on AI technology. This study aims to document these harms of AI technology and study how these technologies and their developers and users (...)
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    AI Led Ethical Digital Transformation: Framework, Research and Managerial Implications.Kumar Saurabh, Ridhi Arora, Neelam Rani, Debasisha Mishra & M. Ramkumar - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (2):229-256.
    Purpose Digital transformation leverages digital technologies to change current processes and introduce new processes in any organisation’s business model, customer/user experience and operational processes. Artificial intelligence plays a significant role in achieving DT. As DT is touching each sphere of humanity, AI led DT is raising many fundamental questions. These questions raise concerns for the systems deployed, how they should behave, what risks they carry, the monitoring and evaluation control we have in hand, etc. These issues call for the need (...)
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    The Fake News Effect: What Does It Mean for Consumer Behavioral Intentions Towards Brands?Aruba Sharif, Tahir Mumtaz Awan & Osman Sadiq Paracha - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (2):291-307.
    Purpose This study aims to understand how fake news can cause an impact on consumer behavioral intentions in today’s era when fake news is prevalent and common. Brands have not only faced reputational losses but also got a dip in their share prices and sales, which affected their financial standing. Hence, it is significant for brands to understand the impact of fake news on behavioral intentions and to strategize to manage the impact. Design/methodology/approach This study uses several branding and marketing (...)
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    Robotizing Meaningful Work.Tuuli Turja, Jaana Minkkinen & Saija Mauno - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (2):177-192.
    Purpose Robots have a history of replacing human labor in undesirable, dirty, dull and dangerous tasks. With robots now emerging in academic and human-centered work, this paper aims to investigate psychological implications of robotizing desirable and socially rewarding work. Design/methodology/approach Testing the holistic stress model, this study examines educational professionals’ stress responses as mediators between robotization expectations and future optimism in life. The study uses survey data on 2,434 education professionals. Findings Respondents entertaining robotization expectations perceived their work to be (...)
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    Privacy Concerns with Using Public Data for Suicide Risk Prediction Algorithms: A Public Opinion Survey of Contextual Appropriateness.Michael Zimmer & Sarah Logan - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (2):257-272.
    Purpose Existing algorithms for predicting suicide risk rely solely on data from electronic health records, but such models could be improved through the incorporation of publicly available socioeconomic data – such as financial, legal, life event and sociodemographic data. The purpose of this study is to understand the complex ethical and privacy implications of incorporating sociodemographic data within the health context. This paper presents results from a survey exploring what the general public’s knowledge and concerns are about such publicly available (...)
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    Ethical Aspects of Voice Assistants: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Indonesian Media Texts.Anisa Aini Arifin & Thomas Taro Lennerfors - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):18-36.
    Purpose Voice assistant technology is one of the fastest-growing artificial intelligence applications at present. However, the burgeoning scholarship argues that there are ethical challenges relating to this new technology, not the least related to privacy, which affects the technology’s acceptance. Given that the media impacts public opinion and acceptance of VA and that there are no studies on media coverage of VA, the study focuses on media coverage. In addition, this study aims to focus on media coverage in Indonesia, a (...)
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    Youth and Online Privacy: A Cross-Border Study in the Basque Country.Eneko Bidegain, Amaia Arroyo Sagasta, Koldo Diaz Bizkarguenaga, Aitor Zuberogoitia, Eneko Antón & Ixiar Rozas - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):54-71.
    Purpose This study aims to explore the main concerns and attitudes Basque adolescents have regarding online privacy. It analyzes their motivations for sharing private information and the kind of information they share. Likewise, it examines whether they consider the potential consequences of revealing certain information online and analyzes if there are any differences between the motivations and attitudes of young people from Gipuzkoa and Labourd. Design/methodology/approach For this study, three methods were combined to collect the data in 17 schools in (...)
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    Perspectives on Computing Ethics: A Multi-Stakeholder Analysis.Damian Gordon, Ioannis Stavrakakis, J. Paul Gibson, Brendan Tierney, Anna Becevel, Andrea Curley, Michael Collins, William O’Mahony & Dympna O’Sullivan - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):72-90.
    Purpose Computing ethics represents a long established, yet rapidly evolving, discipline that grows in complexity and scope on a near-daily basis. Therefore, to help understand some of that scope it is essential to incorporate a range of perspectives, from a range of stakeholders, on current and emerging ethical challenges associated with computer technology. This study aims to achieve this by using, a three-pronged, stakeholder analysis of Computer Science academics, ICT industry professionals, and citizen groups was undertaken to explore what they (...)
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    Discovering Social Media Topics and Patterns in the Coronavirus and Election Era.Mahdi Hashemi - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):1-17.
    Purpose This study aims to understand the relationship between politics and pandemics in shaping the characteristics and themes of people’s Tweets during the US 2020 presidential election. Additionally, the purpose is to detect misinformation and extremism, not only to help online social networks to target such content more rapidly but also to provide a close to real-time picture of trending topics, misinformation, and extremism flowing on OSN. This could help authorities to identify the intents behind them and find out how (...)
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    Cyberattacks as “State of Exception” Reconceptualizing Cybersecurity From Prevention to Surviving and Accommodating.Sebastian Knebel, Mario D. Schultz & Peter Seele - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):91-109.
    Purpose This paper aims to outline how destructive communication exemplified by ransomware cyberattacks destroys the process of organization, causes a “state of exception,” and thus constitutes organization. The authors build on Agamben's state of exception and translate it into communicative constitution of organization theory. Design/methodology/approach A significant increase of cyberattacks have impacted organizations in recent times and laid organizations under siege. This conceptual research builds on illustrative cases chosen by positive deviance case selection of ransomware attacks. Findings CCO theory focuses (...)
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    Job Insecurity and Technology Acceptance: An Asymmetric Dependence.Oxana Krutova, Tuuli Turja, Pertti Koistinen, Harri Melin & Tuomo Särkikoski - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):110-133.
    Purpose Existing research suggests that the competitive advantage provided by technological development depends to a large extent on the speed and coordination of the technology’s implementation, and on how adoptable the technological applications are considered. While accepting this argument, the authors consider the explanatory model to be inadequate. This study aims to contribute to the theoretical discussion by analysing institutionalised industrial relations and other organisation-level factors, which are important for workplace restructuring and societal change. Design/methodology/approach The analysis is based on (...)
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  14. Exploring the Factors Influencing Adoption of Health-Care Wearables Among Generation Z Consumers in India.Bishwajit Nayak, Som Sekhar Bhattacharyya, Saurabh Kumar & Rohan Kumar Jumnani - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):150-174.
    Purpose The purpose of this study is to identify the major factors influencing the adoption of health-care wearables in generation Z customers in India. A conceptual framework using push pull and mooring adoption theory was developed. Design/methodology/approach Data was collected from 208 Gen Z customers based on 5 constructs related to the adoption of health-care wearables. Confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modelling was used to analyse the responses. The mediation paths were analysed using bootstrapping method and examination of the (...)
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    Young Adults Know That Their Issues Are Not Represented in the News: Israeli Young Adults and Mainstream News Media.Benny Nuriely, Moti Gigi & Yuval Gozansky - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):37-53.
    Purpose This paper aims to analyze the ways socio-economic issues are represented in mainstream news media and how it is consumed, understood and interpreted by Israeli young adults. It examines how mainstream media uses neo-liberal discourse, and the ways YAs internalize this ethic, while simultaneously finding ways to overcome its limitations. Design/methodology/approach This was a mixed methods study. First, it undertook content analysis of the most popular Israeli mainstream news media among YAs: the online news site Ynet and the TV (...)
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    Proposing a Model of Social Media User Interaction with Fake News.Abhijeet R. Shirsat, Angel F. González & Judith J. May - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 20 (1):134-149.
    Purpose This study aims to understand the allure and danger of fake news in social media environments and propose a theoretical model of the phenomenon. Design/methodology/approach This qualitative research study used the uses and gratifications theory approach to analyze how and why people used social media during the 2016 US presidential election. Findings The thematic analysis revealed people were gratified after using social media to connect with friends and family and to gather and share information and after using it as (...)
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    Federated Data as a Commons: A Third Way to Subject-Centric and Collective-Centric Approaches to Data Epistemology and Politics.Stefano Calzati - 2022 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.
    Purpose This study advances a reconceptualization of data and information which overcomes normative understandings often contained in data policies at national and international levels. This study aims to propose a conceptual framework that moves beyond subject- and collective-centric normative understandings. Design/methodology/approach To do so, this study discusses the European Union and China’s approaches to data-driven technologies highlighting their similarities and differences when it comes to the vision underpinning how tech innovation is shaped. Findings Regardless of the different attention to the (...)
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