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Ethical Agency in a Changing Media and Communication Landscape

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Ethical Agency in a Changing Media and Communication Landscape

Workshop
October 6-7, 2022
University of Helsinki

 

The first installation of the “Ethics Ex Machina? Agency, Autonomy, and Accountability in the Digital Media Environment” workshop series

 

 

 

October 6

 

9:30-9:45

Welcome

9:45-11:00

Keynote: Making Mistakes: Algorithmic Errors as a Way of Understanding the Sociotechnical Construction of Public Problems

Mike Ananny (Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California)

11:00-11:15

Break

11:15-12:00

How Far Should the Mainstream Media Go? Ethical Responsibility of the Representation of Far-Right and Radical Right Entrepreneurs in the Mainstream Media Sphere

Gwenaëlle Bauvois (University of Helsinki)

12:00-13:15

Lunch

13.15-14:30

Panel: Social and Ecological Responsibility of Digital Technology

Salla-Maaria Laaksonen (University of Helsinki), Minna Vigren (Aalto University), Matti Pohjonen (University of Helsinki), Thomas Olsson (Tampere University)

14:30-14.45

Break

14.45-16:00

Panel: Datafication of Education

Stina Bengtsson, Göran Bolin, Saralie Sernhede, Yanti Sastrawan, Azul Romo Flores (Södertörn University)

16:00-16:30

Break

16:30-17:15

Freedom of Expression and Accountability on Instagram: How to Ensure That Social Media Influencers Follow Ethical Guidelines?

Randa Romanova (University of Helsinki) & Alberto Monroy Trujillo (Complutense University of Madrid)

17:15-18:00

Panel: Personalisation in Journalism — Ethical Insights and Blindspots

Henrik Rydenfelt (University of Helsinki), Lauri Haapanen (University of Jyväskylä), Jesse Haapoja (Aalto University), Tuukka Lehtiniemi (University of Helsinki)

 

October 7

 

9:00-9:45

Into the Slow Field: Existential Media Studies and the Ethics of Attending in the (Digital) Limit Situation

Amanda Lagerkvist (Uppsala University)

9:45-10:30

From Eve to Eva: Narratives, Phronemoi, and Virtues for Good Lives in More Than Human Webs of Relationships

Charles Ess (University of Oslo)

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Panel: The Ethics of Digital Death, Mourning and Immortalization

Johanna Sumiala (University of Helsinki), Anu Harju (University of Helsinki), Katarzyna Nowaczyk-Basińska (Adam Mickiewicz University)

12:15-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:15

Moral Standing in Human-Machine Communication: Some Pragmatist Perspectives

Mats Bergman (University of Helsinki)

14:15-15:00

Suffering Animals and a Theory of Moral-Communicational Status

Tatu Matilainen (University of Helsinki)

15:00-15:30

Break

15:30-16:15

Data Ethics in the Making

Theo Röhle (University of Gothenburg) & Petter Falk (Karlstad University)

16:15-17:00

Council for Ethics in Communication Panel: Fostering Ethical Agency of Communication Professionals

Laura Asunta (University of Jyväskylä), Hanna Rajalahti (Haaga-Helia), Salla-Maaria Laaksonen (University of Helsinki)