International Journal of Communication

Big Data & Society

Social Media + Society

Media and Communication

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

First Monday

Journal of Communication

new media & society

Social Science Computer Review

Political Communication

Journal of Information Technology & Politics

Information, Communication & Society


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Communication Arts
Drudge Report
Marshall McLuhan Speaks
Media Bistro
Media Post
New York Times
PR Daily
The New Republic
Tech Crunch
The Washington Post

Books (alphabetical by title)

Amusing Ourselves to Death
by Neil Postman

Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data through the Eyes of Experts
by Julie Steele and Noah Illinsky

Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide
by Henry Jenkins

The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media
by Jose van Dijck

Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture is Actually Making Us Smarter
by Steven Johnson

The First Amendment and the Fourth Estate: The Law of Mass Media
by T. Carter, Marc Franklin, Amy Sanders, Jay Wright

Mass Media Research: An Introduction
by Roger D. Wimmer and Joseph R. Dominick

Networked: The New Social Operating System
by Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman

Theories of Human Communication
by Stephen W. Littlejohn and Karen A. Foss

Further reading from around the Web

American Association for Public Opinion Research Report on Big Data (2015)
Costolo Says Twitter’s Future Is More Curation, Relevance And Media (2015)
Evan Spiegel Reveals Plan to Turn Snapchat Into a Real Business (2015)
The Eternal Return of BuzzFeed (2015)
Gucci Mane, the king of niche content marketing (2015)
How the Internet is talking about March Madness (2015)
I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here’s How (2015)
Real-Time Marketing During the Oscars Is a Giant Waste of Money (2015)
Snapchat Isn’t Selling Out (2015)
Social media, mobile devices and online news: 2015 data and charts that speak to digital trends (2015)
Spreading messages on Twitter: Research on best practices for wording and rhetorical craft (2015)
Twitter Cuts Off DataSift To Step Up Its Own Big Data Business (2015)
The History of Social Networking (2015)
Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters (2014)
TechPresident: Bad News Bots (2014)
State of the news media 2013: Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism (2013)
After Ship Sank, Fierce Fight to Get Story (2012)
The Call of the Future (2012)
The Rise of e-Reading (2012)
Who Owns the Media (2012)
Cyberspace When You’re Dead (2011)
Dialing Up 20 Years of Gadget Reviews (2011)
Jon Stewart/Chris Wallace On FOX News Sunday: ‘In Every Poll FOX Viewers Are The Most Consistently Misinformed’ (2011)
Kiki Kannibal: The Girl Who Played with Fire (2011)
“Minnow 50 Years Later: A Vast Wasteland Revisited” (2011)
Pixar Ex-Designer Creates Stunning Interactive Book for iPad. Blurs Lines Between Books, Film, Games (2011)
When the News Came on Wings (2011)
Why bother with Marshall McLuhan (2011)
Wikipedia And The Death Of The Expert (2011)
Writer’s Block: The End of Bookstores (2011)
Attached to Technology and Paying a Price (2010)
Does the Internet Make You Dumber? (2010)
Does the Internet Make You Smarter? (2010)
The End of Forgetting (2010)
Texts without Context (2010)
“Goodbye to the Age of Newspapers (Hello to a New Era of Corruption) (2009)
How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live (2009)
Brave New World of Digital Intimacy (2008)
Is Google Making Us Stupid? (2008)
The Typing Life (2007)
The Murrow Doctrine (2006)
“The Taxi Driver” (2006)
Special Report: The Advertising Century (1999)
The Electronic Bulletin Boards: A Computer-Driven Mass Medium (1986)
The Playboy Interview: Marshall McLuhan (1969)
What if he is right? (1965)
Newton Minow: Television and the Public Interest (1961)
The History of Broadcasting, 1920-1960