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Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters, Journal Articles & Conference Papers

Ananny, M. (Book in preparation, under contract). A public right to hear: The idea of a free press in an age of newsware and networked journalism. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Ananny, M. (Under review). Toward an ethics of algorithms: Convening, observation, probability, and timeliness.

Ananny, M. (2015). Creating proper distance through networked infrastructure: Examining Google Glass for evidence of moral, journalistic witnessing In M. Carlson & S. C. Lewis (Eds.), Boundaries of journalism: Professionalism, practices, participation. Abingdon, UK: Taylor & Francis. [pre-print]

Brubaker, J., Ananny, M. & K. Crawford. (2014). Departing glances: A sociotechnical account of leaving Grindr. New Media & Society. doi: 10.1177/1461444814542311. [PDF]

Ananny, M. & K. Crawford (2014). A liminal press: Situating news app designers within a field of networked news production. Digital Journalism. doi: 10.1080/21670811.2014.922322 [PDF]

Ananny, M. (2014). Why ‘do-it-yourself news’ could be a contradiction in terms. In Boler, M. & M. Ratto (Eds.) DIY Citizenship: Critical making and social media (pp. 359-372). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.  [PDF]

Ananny, M. (2014). Networked press freedom and social media: Tracing historical and contemporary forces in press-public relations. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. doi: 10.1111/jcc4.12076. [PDF]

Ananny, M. (2014). The press as a listening institution: Theorizing press autonomy in terms of a public right to hear. International Communication Association. Seattle, WA. May 22-26, 2014.

Ananny, M. (2013). Press-public collaboration as infrastructure: Tracing news organizations and programming publics in application programming interfaces. American Behavioral Scientist, 57(5), 623-642. [PDF]

Marwick, A., Gray, M.L., & Ananny, M. (2013). 'Dolphins are just gay sharks': Glee and the queer case of transmedia as text and object. Television & New Media. doi: 10.1177/1527476413478493 [PDF]

Kreiss, D. & M. Ananny (2013). Responsibilities of the state: Rethinking the case and possibilities for public support of journalism. First Monday, 18(4). [web]

Ananny, M. & A. Russell (2013). Imagined networks: How international journalism innovators negotiate authority and rework news norms. International Communication Association. London, UK. June 17-21, 2013. [Won top faculty paper award in Journalism Division]

Lotan, G., Graeff, E. Ananny, M. Gaffney, D., Pearce, I. & d. boyd. (2011). The revolutions were tweeted: Information flows during the 2011 Tunisian and Egyptian Revolutions.  International Journal of Communication 5:1375-1405. [web]

Ananny, M. & D. Kreiss (2010). A new contract for the press: Copyright, public journalism, and self-governance in a digital age. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 28(4), 314-333. [PDF]

Ananny, M. & D. Kreiss (2009). A new contract for the press: Copyright, public journalism, and self-governance in a digital age. Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication 2009 Conference (Cultural and Critical Studies Division). Boston, MA. August 5-8, 2009.  [Won 3rd-place paper award]

Ananny, M. & C. Strohecker. (2009). TexTales: Creating interactive forums with urban publics.  In Foth, M. (Ed.)  Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City.  Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, IGI Global. Pp. 68-86. [PDF]

Ananny, M. & N. Winters (2007). Designing for development: Understanding One Laptop Per Child in its historical context.  Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development.  Bangalore, India.  December 15-16, 2007. [PDF]

Gangadharan, S.P. & M. Ananny (2007). From published to public: A typology for online free expression. Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication 2007 Conference (Law & Policy Division).  Washington, D.C., August 9-12, 2007.

Ananny, M. (2006). Managing media ecologies: Relationships between children’s media usage, rebellious behavior and parental regulation. International Communication Association Conference, Dresden, Germany.  June 19-23, 2006.  [Won top student paper award in the Instructional and Developmental Communication Division] [PDF]

Ananny, M., Strohecker, C. & K. Biddick (2004). Shifting scales on common ground: Developing personal expressions and public opinions.  International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning.  Pp. 484-505. [PDF]

Strohecker, C. & M. Ananny.  (2004). Constructing intermodal literacies.  In Grew, P. and G. Valle (Eds.), T.E.L. ‘03 Proceeding: International Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning, Hugony Editore, Milan, November 2003.

Ananny, M., Biddick, K. & C. Strohecker (2003). Constructing public discourse with ethnographic/SMS “texts”. Proceedings of Mobile HCI 2003. September 8-11, 2003.  Udine, Italy. Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. Pp. 368-373. [PDF]

Ananny, M. & C. Strohecker. (2002). Sustained, open dialogue with citizen photojournalism. Development by Design Conference Proceedings, Bangalore, India. December 1-2, 2002.

Ananny, M. (2002). Supporting children’s collaborative authoring: Practicing written literacy while composing oral texts. Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, Boulder, Colorado, January, 2002.  Pp. 595-596. [PDF]

Ananny, M. & J. Cassell (2001). Telling tales: A new toy for encouraging written literacy through oral storytelling. Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Minneapolis, USA.  April 18-21, 2001.

Cassell, J., Ananny, M., Basu, A., Bickmore, T., Chong, P., Mellis, D., Ryokai, K., Smith, J., Vilhjálmsson, H., Yan, H. (2000).  “Shared reality: Physical collaboration with a virtual peer.” ACM CHI 2000 Proceedings, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2000.  Pp. 259-260. [PDF]

 

 Conference Papers & Abstracts

Lewis, S. & M. Ananny. (2014). Apps, algorithms, and platforms: Emerging objects of digital journalism. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Montreal, Canada. August 7, 2014. [Abstract]

Ananny, M. (2014). Achieving ‘Proper Distance’ in Infrastructures for Public Witnessing: Analyzing the design and discourse of Google Glass. Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. June 18-20, 2014.

Ananny, M. (2014). Innovating Prison Press Freedom. Infrastructures of Creativity, Illinois Institute of Technology. Chicago, IL. April 10-11, 2014. [Abstract]

Driscoll, K. Ananny, M., Bar, F., Guth, K., Kazemzadeh, A., Leavitt, A. & K. Thorson. (2013). Big Bird, binders, and bayonets: Humor and live-tweeting during the 2012 U.S. Presidential Debates. Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference. Denver, CO. October 23-26, 2013.

Ananny, M. (2013). Infrastructures of time, the networked press, and a public right to hear. Annual Meeting for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). San Diego, CA. October 9-12, 2013.

Ananny, M. & K. Crawford. (2013). A Liminal Press: Situating Interstitial Technology Designers within the Field of Networked News Production. International Communication Association Pre-Conference on “Objects of Journalism”. London, UK. June 17-21, 2013.

Ananny, M. (2013). “Toward An Ethics of Algorithms: Observation, Probability, and Time.” Governing Algorithms Conference, New York University. New York, NY. May 16-17, 2013.

Ananny, M. “How associational algorithms do public work.” London School of Economics workshop on Algorithms in Markets. London, UK. March 19, 2013.

Ananny, M. (2012). How Associational Algorithms Do Public Work.  Annual Meeting for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). Copenhagen, Denmark. October 17-20, 2012.  Presentation as part of panel on the Politics of Algorithms co-organized with Tarleton Gillespie, Mary Gray, Daniel Kreiss.

Ananny, M. (2012). How Associational Algorithms Do Public Work.  Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference.  Manchester, UK.  October 18-21, 2012.  Presentation as part of panel on the Politics of Algorithms co-organized with Tarleton Gillespie and Mary Gray.

Ananny, M. (2012). A public right to hear in networked information infrastructures.  Position paper for Design, Influence, and Social Technologies, a workshop at Computer Supported Collaborative Work.  Seattle, WA.  February 11-15, 2012.

Gray, M. & M. Ananny. (2012). Queering Technological Infrastructures? Anatomy of a paradox. Annual Meeting for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). Copenhagen, Denmark. October 17-20, 2012. Presentation as part of panel on the Politics of Algorithms co-organized with Tarleton Gillespie, Mary Gray, Daniel Kreiss.

Marwick, A., Gray, M. & M. Ananny. (2011). Glee and a transmediation of queerness.  American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting.  Montreal, Canada.  November 16-20, 2011.

Ananny, M. (2011). Transparency versus publicness: A case study of Wikileaks’ Cablegate. A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society. Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford, UK. September 21-24, 2011.

Coleman, B. & M. Ananny (2011). Tweeting the revolution. Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society. Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford, UK. September 21-24, 2011.

Ananny, M. (2011). “Rhythms of the Modern Press: Online News Time and a Public Right to Hear.” Culture of Busyness.  University of Washington, WA.  May 6-7, 2011.

Ananny, M. (2011). Newsroom social media policies: A site for negotiating press autonomy. Extending Expertise? Experts and Amateurs in Communication and Culture. University of Ottawa, Canada. April 30-May 1, 2011.

Ananny, M. & D. Kreiss (2011). Funding quality news: A case for institutional subsidies of amateur producers.  Extending Expertise? Experts and Amateurs in Communication and Culture. University of Ottawa, Canada. April 30-May 1, 2011.

Ananny, M. (2010). Civic rhythms and technologies for DIY citizenship. DIY Citizenship: Critical Making and Social Media. University of Toronto, Canada.  November 11-14, 2010.

Ananny, M. (2009). Between participation and expertise: ‘Amateurs’, professional journalists and the production of news. Position paper for GROUP 2009 Workshop Approaching Amateur.  Sanibel Island, FL, May 10, 2009.

Ananny, M. & K. Hennessy (2008).  The future of public institutions: New media, the press & the museum.  Canadian Issues, Summer 2008. Pp. 50-52.

Ananny, M.  (2007). Creating publics with search engines. Young People, New Technologies and Political Engagement.  University of Surrey, UK.  July 24-25, 2007.

Ananny, M. & C. Strohecker. (2007). Forms and forums for developing public opinions. The Digital Cities 5 Workshop at the 3rd International Conference on Communities and Technologies.  East Lansing, MI.  June 28, 2007.

Winters, N. & M. Ananny (2007). Development ideologies of the One Laptop Per Child Programme.  eLearning Africa: 2nd International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training.  Nairobi, Kenya.  May 28-30, 2007.

Ananny, M.  (2007). Blogs as relational spaces for developing civic literacies.  Media in Transition 5: Creativity, Ownership and Collaboration in the Digital Age.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Cambridge, MA.  April 27-29, 2007.

Ananny, M. & C. Strohecker (2004).  Designing public spaces for democratic stories.  Proceedings of Story Representation, Mechanism and Context Workshop at ACM Multimedia Conference, New York, NY.  October 10-16, 2004.  Pp. 47-50. [PDF]

Ananny, M., Biddick, K. & C. Strohecker. (2003). The (intermodal) pictures on the wall:
Nomadic snapshots, thumbnail texts, emergent archives.  International Visual Sociology Association Conference, Southamption, UK.  July 8-10, 2003.

Ananny, M. & C. Strohecker. (2002). Situated citizen photojournalism and a look at dilemmatic thinking. In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002.  Norfolk, VA: AACE. Pp. 1128-1131.

Ananny, M. & J. Cassell (2001). TellTale: A toy to encourage written literacy skills through oral storytelling.  Winter Conference on Text, Discourse & Cognition, Jackson, USA.  January 27-31, 2001.

 

 Popular & Professional Press Articles

Ananny, M. (2013). Invisible hand or thoughtful design? Ownership and influence in the sale of The Washington Post. Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab. August 6, 2013.

Ananny, M. (2013). Breaking news pragmatically: Some reflections on silence and timing in networked journalism. Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab. April 23, 2013. [Selected for reprinting in a special issue of Nieman Foundation’s volume “The Signal and the Noise”]

Ananny, M. (2013). Crowd-Funded Journalism and Dynamics of Visibility. Civic Paths Collection on Civic Kickstarters. May 22, 2013.

Ananny, M. (2012). Why “DIY News” Could Be a Contradiction in Terms. Civic Paths Collection on The Dark Side of DIY. November 19, 2012.

Ananny, M. & D. Kreiss (2011). Journalism For and By the Public: Creating a Free Press. Communication Currents, 6(6).

Ananny, M. (2011). The curious connection between gay applications and sex offenders.  The Atlantic.  April 14, 2011. [Reprinted in Xtra! News, linked to by Huffington Post and BoingBoing, reviewed by Andrew Sullivan in The Daily Beast]

Ananny, M. & T. Owen (2011). Why reporters still matter in the age of Twitter.  The Mark. February 23, 2011.

Ananny, M. (2010). Protecting free listening.  The Mark.  May 3, 2010.

Ananny, M. (2009). The work in networking. The Mark. May 5, 2009.

Ananny, M. (2008).  The freedom of online secrecy.  Ambidextrous: Stanford Design Magazine, Issue 8, Winter 2008, pp. 10-11.

Dale, A., Ananny, M. et al. (2007; cosignatory with participants of Trudeau Foundation conference 2010: Governance for Sustainable Community Development.).  Op-Ed: Réchauffement climatique : l'urgence d'agir.  Le Devoir.  Le lundi 12 mars 2007, p. 17.

Dale, A., Ananny, M. et al. (2007; cosignatory with participants of Trudeau Foundation conference 2010: Governance for Sustainable Community Development.).  Op-Ed: Le réchauffement de la planète, bon pour la business.  Le Soleil en linge.  Le samedi 10 mars 2007.

Ananny, M. (2005).  But is it participatory?  Ambidextrous: Stanford Design Magazine, Issue 2, Winter 2005, pp. 44-47.