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Gillespie, Tarleton. Free Speech in the Age of Platforms. Yale University Press (under contract: anticipated publication date, 2015)

Gillespie, Tarleton, Pablo Boczkowski, and Kirsten Foot, eds. Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society. MIT Press (2014)

Gillespie, Tarleton. Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture. (MIT Press, June 2007). [Read the introduction.] [Read the new preface for the 2009 paperback addition.]




Crawford, Kate and Tarleton Gillespie. "What is a Flag For? Social Media Reporting Tools and the Vocabulary of Complaint" New Media & Society (2014)pre-print

Jackson, Steve, Tarleton Gillespie, and Sandy Payette. "The Policy Knot: Re-integrating Policy, Practice and Design in CSCW Studies of Social Computing." Proceedings of CSCW 2014 (New York: ACM Press): pp. 588-602.

Braun, Josh and Tarleton Gillespie, "Hosting the Public Discourse, Hosting the Public: When Online News and Social Media Converge" (forthcoming, Journalism Practice, 2011).

Epstein, Dmitry, Erik Nisbet, and Tarleton Gillespie. "Who's Responsible for the Digital Divide? Public Perceptions and Policy Implications." The Information Society (v27n2, 2011): 92-104.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "The Politics of 'Platforms.'" New Media & Society (v12n3, 2010): 347-364

      reprinted in Blackwell Companion to New Media Dynamics, edited by John Hartley, Jean Burgess, and Axel Bruns: Blackwell Publishing, 2013.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Characterizing Copyright in the Classroom: The Cultural Work of Anti-Piracy Campaigns." Communication, Culture, & Critique (v2n3, 2009): 274-318.

      reprinted in Making and Unmaking Intellectual Property, edited by Mario Biagioli, Peter Jaszi, Martha Woodmansee: University of Chicago Press, 2011.
      book summary + table of contents

Burk, Dan and Gillespie, Tarleton. "Autonomy and Morality in DRM and Anti-circumvention Law." Triple C: Cognition, Communication, Cooperation. (v4n2, November 2006)

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Designed to 'Effectively Frustrate': Copyright, Technology, and the Agency of Users." New Media & Society (v8n4, August 2006): 651-669.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Engineering a Principle: 'End-to-End' in the Design of the Internet." Social Studies of Science (v36n3, June 2006): 427-457.

      abstracted in Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ProQuest CSA)

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Copyright and Commerce: The DMCA, Trusted Systems, and the Stabilization of Distribution." The Information Society. (v20n4, Sept. 2004): 239-54.

      reprinted in New Media (Sage Benchmarks in Communication, 4 vol.), edited by Leah Lievrouw and Sonia Livingstone: Sage, 2009.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Narrative Control and Visual Polysemy: FOX Surveillance Specials and the Limits of Legitimation." The Velvet Light Trap (n45, Spring 2000, pp. 36-49).




Finn Brunton, Kevin Driscoll, and Tarleton Gillespie. "Spam, and the Challenge of Chasing Shadows." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, forthcoming.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Algorithm." In Ben Peters, ed. Digital Keywords. Forthcoming, 2016. Draft

Clark, Jessica, Nick Couldry, Abigail T. De Kosnik, Tarleton Gillespie, Henry Jenkins, Christopher Kelty, Zizi Papacharissi, Alison Powell, and Jos van Dijck. "Participations | Part 5: PLATFORMS." International Journal of Communication (v8, 2014) 1446-73.

Humphreys, Lee, and Tarleton Gillespie, "Introduction (Special Issue: Association of Internet Researchers)" Information, Communication, & Society, (v17n3, 2014) 1-3.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "The Relevance of Algorithms." In Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society, edited by Tarleton Gillespie, Pablo Boczkowski, and Kirsten Foot: MIT Press (2014)

Gillespie, Tarleton, Pablo Boczkowski, and Kirsten Foot. "Introduction." In Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society, edited by Tarleton Gillespie, Pablo Boczkowski, and Kirsten Foot: MIT Press (2014).

Zizi Papacharissi, Tom Streeter, and Tarleton Gillespie. "The Habitus of the New." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, v57n4, 2013: 596-607.

Nick Couldry, Mary Gray, and Tarleton Gillespie. "Digital In/Justice." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, v57n4, 2013: 608-617.

Neff, Gina, Tim Jordan, Joshua McVeigh-Schultz, and Tarleton Gillespie. "Affordances, Technical Agency, and the Politics of Technologies of Cultural Production." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, v56n2, 2012: 299-313.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Price Discrimination, Regional Coding, and the Shape of the Digital Commodity." In Joe Karaganis and Natalie Jeremijenko, eds. Structures of Participation in Digital Culture (SSRC / Columbia University Press, 2008).

Gillespie, Tarleton. "The Stories Digital Tools Tell." In John Caldwell and Anna Everett, eds. New Media: Theses on Convergence, Media, and Digital Reproduction (Routledge, 2003).

Mukerji, Chandra, and Gillespie, Tarleton. "Recognizable Ambiguity: Cartoon Imagery and American Childhood in Animaniacs." In Dan Cook, ed. Symbolic Childhood (Peter Lang Pub., 2002).




Lingel, Jessa and Tarleton Gillespie. On Name to Rule Them All: Facebook's Identity Problem. The Atlantic (October 2, 2014).

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Facebook's algorithm - why our assumptions are wrong, and our concerns are right." Culture Digitally (Jul 4, 2014).

Gillespie, Tarleton. "A 'pay it back tax' on data brokers: a modest (and also politically untenable and impossibly nave) proposal" Culture Digitally, Mar 18, 2014

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Tumblr, NSFW porn blogging, and the challenge of checkpoints." Culture Digitally (Jul 26, 2013).

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Is Twitter us or them? #twitterfail and living somewhere between public commitment and private investment" Culture Digitally (Jul 31, 2012).

Gillespie, Tarleton. "SOPA and the strategy of forced invisibility" Culture Digitally (Jan 18, 2012).

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Hypersexualized avatars; or, how to bring old media questions to new media worlds" Culture Digitally (Oct 21, 2011).

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Our Misplaced Faith in Twitter Trends." Salon.com (Oct 19, 2011).

Gillespie, Tarleton. "book review: Michael Strangelove, The Empire of Mind: Digital Piracy and the Anti-Capitalist Movement." New Media & Society (v9n3, June 2007): 550-552.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "book review: Steven Weber, The Success of Open Source." Isis (v97n3, September 2006): 592-593.

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Everything to Everyone." InsideHigherEd (January 27, 2006)

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Between What's Right and What's Easy." InsideHigherEd (October 21, 2005)

Gillespie, Tarleton. "Toys R Us' Fragile Cartoon World...", Animation World Magazine, (v4.7, October 1999).