CFP | 23.4. | Ethical Space: How do you feel?

Journal Ethical Space is calling for papers for a special issue “How do you feel? Ethical challenges in media treatment and representation of vulnerable people”.

Topics authors might want to consider, but should not be limited to, include:

  • Hearing the voices of the marginalised
  • Approaches to interviewing/not interviewing vulnerable people
  • Mental illness, access to the media and the issue of consent.
  • Intrusion into grief/privacy versus fair representation
  • Media representations of grief, bereavement, mental illness, suicide, disability, ethnic minorities, faith or sexual orientation.
  • Using innovative practices to tell vulnerable people’s stories
  • The influence of social media
  • Engaging the audience in death, trauma and personal vulnerability e.g. overcoming compassion fatigue, including user generated content or offering audience interactivity
  • Teaching ethics relating to media reporting of vulnerable people

Deadline for submissions is on April 23rd. Further information can be found here.

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