Robyn Caplan

Publications

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Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Robyn Caplan and Tarleton Gillespie. (2020). “Demonetized: The Shifting Terms of Labor and Compensation in the Platform Economy.” Social Media + Society. [forthcoming]

Alice Marwick and Robyn Caplan. (2018). “Drinking Male Tears: Language, the Manosphere, and Networked Harassment.” Feminist Media Studies, 18(4): 543-559, doi: 10.1080/14680777.2018.1450568.

Robyn Caplan. (2018). “Algorithmic Filtering.” Handbook on Mediated Communication. Napoli, P. (ed.). De Gruyter.

Robyn Caplan and danah boyd. (2018). “Isomorphism Through Algorithms: Institutional Dependencies in the Case of Facebook.” Big Data & Society, doi: 10.1177/2053951718757253.

Robyn Caplan and danah boyd. (2018). “Who’s Playing Who? Media Manipulation in the Era of Trump.” Trump and the Media. Media. Boczkowski, P., and Papacharissi, Z. (eds). MIT Press.

Ifeoma Ajunwa and Robyn Caplan. (2018). “DNA Technology.” SAGE Encyclopedia on Surveillance and Privacy. Arrigo, B. (ed). SAGE Publishing.

Philip M. Napoli and Robyn Caplan. (2017). “When Media Companies Insist They’re Not Media Companies, Why They’re Wrong and Why It Matters.” First Monday 22(5). doi: https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v22i5.7051.

Philip M. Napoli and Robyn Caplan (2017). “Platform or Publisher.” InterMEDIA, 44(4): 26-31.

Robyn Caplan. (2016). Book Review of Monroe Price: Free Expression, Globalism, and the New Strategic Communication. InterMEDIA, 44(3): 11.


White Papers

Robyn Caplan. (2018). “Content or Context Moderation: Artisanal, Community-Reliant, and Industrial Approaches.” Data & Society Research Institute. Data & Society: New York, NY.

Robyn Caplan, Joan Donovan, Lauren Hanson, and Jeanna Matthews. (2018). “Algorithmic Accountability: A Primer.” Prepared for the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Data & Society Research Institute: New York, NY.

Robyn Caplan, Lauren Hanson, and Joan Donovan. (2018). “Dead Reckoning: Navigating Content Moderation After Fake News.” Data & Society Research Institute. Data & Society: New York, NY.

Robyn Caplan and danah boyd. (2016). “Mediation, Automation, Power.” Data & Society Research Institute. Data & Society: New York, NY.

Robyn Caplan and Laura Reed. “Case Studies: Who Controls the Public Sphere in an Era of Algorithms?” Data & Society Research Institute. Data & Society: New York, NY.

Robyn Caplan and Ifeoma Ajunwa. (2016). “Biometric Technologies in Policing.” Data & Society Research Institute. Data & Society: New York, NY.

Robyn Caplan, Alex Rosenblat, and danah boyd. (2015). “Open Data, the Criminal Justice System, and the Police Data Initiative.” Data & Society Research Institute. Data & Society: New York, NY.

Stefaan Verhulst and Robyn Caplan. (2015). “Open Data: A 21st Century Asset for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.” The GovLab at New York University and The Markle Foundation. The GovLab at NYU: New York, NY.

Robyn Caplan, Tim Davies, Asiya Wadud, Stefaan Verhulst, Jose M. Alonso, and Hania Farhan. (2014). “Towards common methods for assessing open data: workshop report & draft framework.” World Wide Web Foundation and The GovLab at NYU. The GovLab: New York, NY.

Stefaan Verhulst, Beth Simone Noveck, Robyn Caplan, Kristy Brown, and Claudia Paz. (2014). “The Open Data Era in Health and Social Care: A blueprint for the National Health Service (NHS) for the open data era in health and social care.” The GovLab at NYU/National Health Service. New York, NY.


Select Web-Based Publications

Robyn Caplan. (2016). “How do you deal with a problem like “fake news?” Data & Society // Points.

Robyn Caplan. (2016). “Like it or Not, Facebook is Now a Media Company.” The New York Times.  

Robyn Caplan. (2016). “Facebook Must Acknowledge and Change its Financial Incentives.” The New York Times.

 Robyn Caplan. (2016). “The FBI Wants to be Exempt from Privacy Protections. We Need to Safeguard Civil Rights.” Data & Society // Points.

 Robyn Caplan. (2016). “Questions about Google Autocompl.” Data & Society // Points. .

 Robyn Caplan. (2015). “On the Geopolitics of Platforms.” The World Bank Blog.