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In the Media

  • Chicago Tribune story on On the Internet, promoters dog MySpace posts (or click here)
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education story on "E-Mail is for Old People"
  • My co-authored research article on gender differences in perceived online skills (with Steven Shafer in Social Science Quarterly) has gotten coverage all over, here are some examples:
    - San Jose Mercury News (or click here)
    - L.A.Times (or click here), reprinted in the Seattle Times
    - Chicago Tribune (or click here)
    - radio segment (mp3) in Future Tense from Minnesota Public Radio
    - Chicago Sun Times
    - LiveScience
    - India Times
    - Chronicle of Higher Education Wired Campus
    - short AP story picked up all over
    - Women's Health Magazine (article not available online)
  • I was inteviewed on the two-hour Milt Rosenberg show Extension 120 about blogging on WGN radio (December 6, 2005, 9-11pm). I was one of three people on the show. I was joined by Dan Drezner and Sean Carroll, both of the University of Chicago.
  • I am quoted in this IEEE Distributed Systems Online article about Who - and Where - are the New Media Gatekeepers (June, 2005)
  • Henry Farrell mentioned our collaborative project on political blogs on Chicago Public Radio [.ram file] on June 9, 2005.
  • Collaborative work I am doing with Jason Gallo, Matt Kane and Sean Zehnder on political blogs was featured in Slate's write-up of the blogworld on Friday May 27, 2005 under the headline "Bloggers Say the Darnedest Things" by David Wallace-Wells.
  • I am one of the academic bloggers featured in this Village Voice article about PH.Dotcom.
  • I was quoted in the Chicago Tribune article "Blue Voters Now Urged to Buy Blue" [pdf copy] about Web sites that have spurred up to encourage people to align their spending with the political ideologies.
  • I was quoted in the Washington Post article " Program Aids Urban Poor In Accessing The Internet" about the importance of focusing on skill issues in addition to providing access when connecting people to the Internet. (August 9, 2004)
  • I was interviewed on CNNfn's The Flip Side on "Google Culture". Click the link for the video clip. (April 29, 2004)
  • Life Beyond Google - A piece by me on BBC News Online. (April 6, 2004)
  • Nader Should Back Gore - My work was cited in a Wired article about the 2000 presidential elections. (October 12, 2000)

    I have also been cited or interviewed several times in the Hungarian media and in the Daily Princetonian, Princeton University's local publication. However, many of those pieces are not available online or are not in English. Here is an example:

  • Komoly bevételekhez juthat az állam az elektronikus közszolgáltatásokkal - My work about difficulties in finding tax forms online is mentioned in this Hungarian daily.

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