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Stempeck, M. (2014). "Characterizing the Life Cycle of Online News Stories Using Social Media Reactions". Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing.

Costanza-Chock, S. (2013). “Transmedia Mobilization in the Popular Association of the Oaxacan Peoples, Los Angeles.” In Bert Cammaerts, Alice Mattoni, A. and Patrick McCurdy (Eds), Mediation and Social Movements. London: Intellect.

Peterson, C. (2013). User-Generated Censorship: Manipulating the Maps Of Social Media.

Stempeck, M. (2013). Participatory Aid Marketplace: Designing Online Channels for Digital Humanitarians. (PDF)

Sauter, M. (2013). Distributed Denial of Service Actions and the Challenge of Civil Disobedience on the Internet.

Sauter, M. (2013). “‘LOIC Will Tear Us Apart’: The Impact of Tool Design and Media Portrayals in the Success of Activist DDOS Attacks,” American Behavioral Scientist.

Gallez, F. (2012). A Proposal for a Code of Ethics for Collaborative Journalism in the Digital Age: The Open Park Code.

Schultz, D. (2012). Truth goggles: automatic incorporation of context and primary source for a critical media experience.

Schweidler, C., Waheed, S., Rey Mazon, P., and Costanza-Chock, S. (2012). “Summary of Findings from the Occupy Research General Demographic and Political Participation Survey (ORGS),” In Khatib, Killjoy, and McGuire (Eds.), We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation. Oakland: AK Press.

Costanza-Chock, S. (2012). Mic check! Media cultures and the Occupy movement. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 11(3-4), 375-385. (PDF)

Costanza-Chock, S. (2012). “Youth and Social Movements: Key Lessons for Allies.” The Role of Youth Organizations and Youth Movements for Social Change: Kinder & Braver World Project Research Series.

Schiappa, E. (2012). Defining marriage in California: An analysis of public & technical argument. Argumentation & Advocacy, 48(4), 213-227. (PDF)

Schiappa, E. (2012). Evolving argument strategies in the debate over same-sex marriage in the U.S. Proceedings of the 4th Tokyo Conference on Argumentation: The Role of Argumentation in Society (pp. 93-100). Tokyo: Japan Debate Association. (PDF)

Costanza-Chock, S. (2011). Digital popular communication: Lessons on information and communication technologies for social change from the immigrant rights movement. National Civic Review, 100(3), 29–35. (PDF)

Costanza-Chock, S (with Ernest J. Wilson, III). (2011). "New Voices on the Net? The Digital Journalism Divide and the Costs of Network Exclusion," in Lisa Nakamura and Peter Chow-White (eds.), Race After the Internet. New York and London: Routledge. Draft available at

O'Toole, R. (2011). Red Ink: open source financial analytics for people & communities.

Wylie, S. (2011). STS analysis of natural gas development in the United States.

Costanza-Chock, S., with members of the VozMob project. (2010). Mobile Voices. Communications Research in Action: Scholar-Activist Collaborations for a Democratic Public Sphere (pp. 177-196). Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press. (PDF)

Levinger, J. (2010). Boycott Toolkit: collaborative research for collective economic action.

D'Ignazio, C. (2009). Art and cartography. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (pp. 190-206). Oxford: Elsevier Science. (PDF available at request)

Driscoll, K. (2009). Stepping Your Game Up: Technical Innovation Among Young People of Color in Hip-Hop.