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Social media in qualitative research: Challenges and recommendations. / McKenna, Brad; Myers, Michael D.; Newman, Michael.

In: Information and Organization, Vol. 27, No. 2, 01.06.2017, p. 87–99.

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McKenna, B, Myers, MD & Newman, M 2017, 'Social media in qualitative research: Challenges and recommendations', Information and Organization, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 87–99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infoandorg.2017.03.001

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McKenna, Brad ; Myers, Michael D. ; Newman, Michael. / Social media in qualitative research: Challenges and recommendations. In: Information and Organization. 2017 ; Vol. 27, No. 2. pp. 87–99.

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