Further Readings

Books and Journal Articles

Crawford, K. and Gillespie, T. (2014)

What is a flag for? Social media tools and the vocabulary of reporting

New Media & Society, doi: 10.1177/1461444814543163

Flew, T. (2015)

Social Media Governance

Social Media + Society 1(1): 1-2

Gillespie, T. (2010)

The dirty job of keeping Facebook clean

Culture Digitally

Grimmelmann, J. (2010)

The Internet is a Semicommons

Fordham Law Review 78(6)

Heins, M. (2014)

The Brave New World of Social Media Censorship

Harvard Law Review 127(8)

Langvardt, K. (2017)

Regulating Online Content Moderation

Georgetown Law Journal

MacKinnon, R. (2012)

Consent of the Networked

Basic Books

MacKinnon, R., Hickock, E., Bar, A. and Lim, H. (2015)

Fostering Freedom Online: The Role of Internet Intermediaries

UNESCO Series on Internet Freedom

Roberts, S.T. (2016)

Commercial content moderation: Digital laborers’ dirty work.

Noble, S.U. and Tynes, B. (Eds.), The intersectional internet: Race, sex, class and culture online (pp. 147-159).

Roberts, S. T. (2017)

Content Moderation

Encyclopedia of Big Data.

Suzor, N., Van Geelen, T. and West, S.M. (2018)

Evaluating the legitimacy of platform governance: A review of research and a shared research agenda

International Communication Gazette

Taylor, E. (2016)

The Privatization of Human Rights: Illusions of Consent, Automation and Neutrality

Global Commission on Internet Governance

York, J. C. (2010)

Policing Content in the Quasi-Public Sphere

OpenNet Initiative

Blog Posts and News Articles

Dewey, C. (2016)

The big myth Facebook needs everyone to believe

Washington Post, 28 January 2016

Gourarie, C. (2016)

Censorship in the Social Media Age


Kang, C. and Conger, K. (2018)

Inside Twitter’s Struggle Over What Gets Banned

The New York Times

MacKinnon, R. (2012)

Ruling Facebookistan

Foreign Policy

Multiple Authors (2017)

The Facebook Files

The Guardian

Sauter, M. (2012)

Where’s the digital street?

Odd Letters, 2 May 2012

Tufekci, Z. (2010)

Google Buzz: The Corporatization of Public Commons


Tufekci, Z. (2010)

Facebook, Network Externalities, Regulation


York, J. C. (2015)

The Myth of a Borderless Internet

The Atlantic

York, J. C. (2015)

Dreams of Freedom, Dreams of Domination

New Internationalist

York, J.C. (2018)

Facebook: The New Censor's Office

The New Internationalist

York, J.C. (2018)

A Brief History of YouTube Censorship


Zeller, T. (2006)

A Slippery Slope of Censorship at YouTube

New York Times

Zimmer, M. (2011)

Facebook’s Censorship Problem

Huffington Post, 22 June 2011