Writings

I write for academic (divided into my work on: data politics, feminist media, deviant media/sound and data literacy) and journalistic outlets, below you can find my links to those works… My first book – TranceMission – Was published in 2013 and is about the Israeli Psytrance Culture beween 1989-1999. My second book – Media Distortions: Understanding the Power Behind Spam, Noise, and Other Deviant Media – Was published in 2020 on Peter Lang, it’s open access!

Academic

Data politics

(2020). Rhythmedia: A study of Facebook Immune System (accepted version available). Theory, Culture & Society, 37(5), 119-138.

(2019). Review of Robert Gehl’s Weaving the Dark Web book [MIT Press]. Information & Culture: A Journal of History.

(2017). Regulating behaviours on the European Union internet, the case of spam versus cookies. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 31(3), 289-307.

(2017). Cookies – More than Meets the Eye. Theory, Culture & Society, 34(7-8), 277-281.

(2017). It’s a question of trust: Reviewing Halt and Catch Fire third season. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, 39(4), 10-11.

Feminist media

Carmi, E. (forthcoming, 2021). “I refuse, it’s not working”: A feminist critique of digital consent. Seminar.Net special issue on “Digital Capitalism, Datafication, and Media Education: Critical Perspectives”, Guest editors: Valentin Dander, Theo Hug, Ina Sander, and Rachel Shanks. (invited paper).

Birdsall, C., & Carmi, E. (2021). Feminist avenues for listening in: amplifying silenced histories of media and communicationWomen’s History Review, 1-19.

Deviant Media/Sound

Carmi, E. (forthcoming, 2021). Don’t be antisocial: The politics of the ‘anti-social’ in ‘social’ media. The Social Media Debate: Unpacking the Social, Psychological, and Cultural Effects of Social Media, Edited by Devan Rosen. Routledge. (invited chapter).

Carmi, E. (forthcoming, 2021). Sounds Deviant: Thinking beyond noise to understand it. Negotiating Noise Book.  (invited chapter).

Gillespie, T., Aufderheide, P., Carmi, E., Gerrard, Y., Gorwa, R., Matamoros-Fernández, A., Roberts, S, Sinnreich, A., and Myers-West, S., (2020). Expanding the debate about content moderation: scholarly research agendas for the coming policy debates. Internet Policy Review AOIR 2019 special issue: Trust in the system.

(2020). Media Distortions: Understanding the Power Behind Spam, Noise, and Other Deviant Media. Peter Lang, Digital Formation series. It’s open access just press the link!

(2019). The Hidden Listeners: Regulating the line, from telephone operators to content moderators. Part of the International Journal of Communication special issue on Sonic Publics. Edited by Elinor Carmi and Aram Sinnreich.

(2019). Sonic Publics – Introduction and Audio Transcript (with Aram Sinnreich). Part of the International Journal of Communication special issue on Sonic Publics. Edited by Elinor Carmi and Aram Sinnreich.

(2017). This is the rhythm of our (social media) lives. Special issue of Discover Society – Social Media and Social Futures, Co-edited by Mark Carrigan and William Housley.

(2015). Taming Noisy Women: Bell Telephone’s female switchboard operators as a noise source. Media History21(3), 313-327.

Data Literacy

Pawluczuk, A., Yates, S., Carmi, E., Lockley, E.. and Wessels, B. (2020) Developing Citizen’s Data Citizenship in the Age of Disinformation. “ITU’s Digital Skills Insights 2020”.

Yates, S., Carmi, E., Pawluczuk, A., and Lockley, E., French, T., and Vincent, S. (2020). Who are the limited users of digital systems and media? An examination of UK evidence. First Monday special issue edited by Laura Robinson – ‘Digital Inequalities’.

Carmi, E., Yates, S., Pawluczuk, A., and Lockley, E. (2020). Data citizenship: rethinking data literacy in the age of disinformation, misinformation, and malinformation. Internet Policy Review special issue edited by Elinor Carmi and Simeon Yates – ”What do digital inclusion and data literacy mean today?”.

Carmi, E. and Yates, S. (2020) Introduction to special issue. Internet Policy Review special issue edited by Elinor Carmi and Simeon Yates – ”What do digital inclusion and data literacy mean today?”.

Yates, S., Carmi, E., Pawluczuk, A., Wessels, B., Lockley, E., and Gangneux, J. (28 February 2020). Understanding citizens data literacy: thinking, doing & participating with our data. Me & My Big Data Survey report.

Yates, S., Townsend, L., Witty, M., Rice, E., R., & Carmi, E. (2020). ESRC Review: Health and Wellbeing. The Oxford Handbook of Digital Technology and Society, Edited by Yates, S. and Rice., E., R.. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Yates, S., Ling, R., Robinson, L., Brooks, C., Joinson, A., Witty, M., & Carmi, E. (2020). ESRC Review: Communication and Relationship. The Oxford Handbook of Digital Technology and Society, Edited by Yates, S. and Rice., E., R.. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Yates, S., Hepburn, P., Rice, R., E., Wessels, B., & Carmi, E. (2020). ESRC Review: Economy and Organizations. The Oxford Handbook of Digital Technology and Society, Edited by Yates, S. and Rice., E., R.. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Yates, S., Robson, L., Rice, E., R., & Carmi, E. (2020). ESRC Review: Data and Representation. The Oxford Handbook of Digital Technology and Society, Edited by Yates, S. and Rice., E., R.. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Yates, S., Dutton, B., Jones, G., Preston, A. & Carmi, E. (2020). ESRC Review: Governance and Security. The Oxford Handbook of Digital Technology and Society, Edited by Yates, S. and Rice., E., R.. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Journalistic

30 June 2021 – Together with Lawyer Shachar Ben-Meir “Through which glasses do you want to examine Facebook?“. Haaretz (in Hebrew).

7 April 2021 – Nick Clegg and Silicon Valley’s myth of the empowered user. Tech Policy.

17 February 2021 – “‘It’s machine learning, you wouldn’t understand’: How Facebook engineers our minds“. Haaretz (in Hebrew).

28 January 2021 – “It’s not you, Juan, it’s us”: How Facebook takes over our experience. Tech Policy.

8 January 2021 – Together with Elena Musi and Myrto Aloumpi “The Rule of Truth: How fallacies can help stem the COVID-19 infodemic“. LSE Impact Blog.

14 December 2020 – The Organic Myth: There’s no type of content that is natural to social media. Real Life Magazine.

24 May 2020 – With Giphy’s purchase Facebook continues to crumble democracies across the world. Haaretz (in Hebrew).

21 October 2019 – We don’t need no education? Informing the misinformed. An article part of Open Democracy series on Human Rights and the Internet.

15 August 2018 – Do you agree? What #MeToo can teach us about digital consent. An article part of Open Democracy series on Human Rights and the Internet.

02 July 2018 – It’s personal, isn’t it? What personalization mean for internet research methods. Association of Internet Researchers Blog.

27 September 2017 – Behind Apple’s cookie blocking lies a war on how the internet should function. New Political Communication blog.

13 June 2016 – Whose Data is it Anyway?, Open Democracy. An article part of Open Democracy’s project on human rights on the internet.

15 April 2016 – Reflection on the review of the ePrivacy Directive workshop, Medium.

09 August 2015 – Freedom of the Press: Governments that spy over their citizens do not like investigative journalists, Ha-Makom (Hebrew).

26 January 2015 – The Future is Here, Buy It, Ha-Makom (Hebrew).

21 November 2014 – Invited article for the British Council’s project – 80 moments that shaped the world – Electronic mail, British Council.

20 October 2014 – When Zuckerberg Freezes Eggs, Ha-Makom (Hebrew).

08 May 2014 – Listening to the Sound Archive, Material Witness.

15 October 2013 – 50 Shades of Digitalisation, Digitisation and its impact on society blog.

04 June 2013 – Music Spammers – Artists or Outlaws?, Cyborgology.

25 March 2013 – Solutionism – A New Phenomenon?, Cyborgology.

25 January 2012 – Gender Imbalance on Wikipedia, Ynet (Hebrew).

11 January 2012 – The Absence of Female Dj’s, Ynet (Hebrew).

24 April 2011 – The Meaning of Electronic Genres, Mouse online (Hebrew).

05 April 2011 – Hearing Problems – The Truth About Nightclubs That Clubbers Don’t Want To Hear, Mouse online (Hebrew).

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