Commentary, Popular Press, and Editorials

I highly value public scholarship, so I publish regularly in popular outlets and talk to the press not infrequently (less than I used to). Here you can read a selection of popular press work.

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Marwick, A. & CITAP faculty. (2023). “How to Talk to Journalists: Best Practices for Academics.” The Bulletin of Information, Technology, and Public Life, October 11.

Marwick, A. “You Are Not Responsible for Your Own Online Privacy.”  (2023). Wired, August 24. Reprinted in print magazine.

Marwick, A. (2022). “What People Misunderstand About Red-Pilling.” Slate, May 19. 

Kreiss, D., Marwick, A. and Tripodi, F. (2021). “The Anti–Critical Race Theory Movement Will Profoundly Affect Public Education.” Scientific American, November 10.

Marwick, A. (2021). “Chrissy Teigen’s bullying and regret fit a well-known pattern. Here’s why no one will stop it.” NBC News, June 16.

Marwick, A. & Kreiss, D. (2021). “The conservative disinformation campaign against Nikole Hannah-Jones.” Slate, June 2.

Marwick, A., Freelon, D., Kreiss, D., McGregor, S., and Tripodi, F. (2020). “Understanding digital mis- and disinformation: Origins, algorithms, and interventions.” In “Tackling misinformation: What researchers could do with social media data.” HKS Misinformation Review 1(8), December 9.

Marwick, A. and Partin, W. (2020). “QAnon shows that the age of alternative facts will not end with Trump.” Columbia Journalism Review, October 5.

Marwick, A. and boyd, d. (2018). “Understanding Privacy at the Margins.” International Journal of Communication 18.

Lewis, R. and Marwick, A. (2017). “Megyn Kelly fiasco is one more instance of far-right outmaneuvering media.” Columbia Journalism Review, June 13.

Marwick, A. (2017). “Entrepreneurial Subjects: Venturing from Alley to Valley.” International Journal of Communication 17.

Marwick, A. and Lewis, R. (2017). “The Online Radicalization We’re Not Talking About.” Select/All, New York Magazine, May 18.

Marwick, A. (2017). “Are there limits to online free speech?” Points, January 7.

Marwick, A. (2016). “Surviving the Digital World of 2017.” Harper’s Bazaar Japan, December, pp. 144-145.

Marwick, A. (2016). “A new study suggests online harassment is pressuring women and minorities to self-censor.” Quartz, November 24.

Marwick, A. (2015). “Increased Social Support, Even Online, Is Beneficial.” The New York Times, March 5.

Marwick, A. (2014). “Data mining our online footprint: valuable insight for them but privacy anxiety for us.” StatsLife, the Royal Statistical Society, October 9.

Marwick, A. (2014). “Plus ça change: social media’s broken promise.” New Scientist, 222 (2968): 28-29, May 10.

Marwick, A. (2014). “In Defense of Getting Personal on Twitter.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 21.

Marwick, A. (2014). “How Your Data Are Being Deeply Mined.” New York Review of Books, January 9. 

Marwick, A. (2013). “Memes.” Contexts, 12(4), Fall. American Sociological Association publication; “jargon” series explaining current keywords

Marwick, A. (2013). “The Other Foot.” The New Inquiry 20: 31-37, September 12. Public-facing essay on fashion blog research

Marwick, A. (2013). “Donglegate: Why the Tech Community Hates Feminists.” Wired, March 29.

Marwick, A. & boyd, d. (2012) “Teens Text More Than Adults, But They’re Still Just Teens.” The Daily Beast, May 20.

Boyd, d. & Marwick, A. (2011). “Bullying as True Drama: Why Cyberbullying Rhetoric Misses the Mark.” The New York Times, Editorial, September 22.

Marwick, A. & boyd, d. (2011). “Tweeting Teens Can Handle Public Life.” The Guardian, February 15.

Marwick, A. (2010). “Do You Like Your E-Reader? Six Takes from Academics.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 13.

Marwick, A. (2009). “There’s No Hiding on Facebook.” The Guardian, October 5.