(Updated July 2019)


 Robinson, S. (2018). Networked News, Racial Rifts: How Power and Privilege Shape Public Discourse in Progressive Cities. Cambridge University Press.

Edited Book Volume

 Robinson, S. (Ed.) (2015). Community Journalism Midst Media Revolution. New York: Taylor & Francis.

 Journal Special Issue, Editor

 Robinson, S. (2014). Community Journalism Midst Media Revolution. Journalism Practice, 8(2).

 Major Monograph

 Robinson, S. (2011). Journalism as Process: The Labor Implications of Participatory Content in News Organization. Journalism & Communication Monographs, 13(3), 138-210.

Journal Article

Robinson, S. Lewis, S., & Carlson, M. (2019) Finding the Digital in Journalism Studies. Digital Journalism.

Cieslik-Miskimen, C. and Robinson, S. (2019). The History Gap: Collective Memory in Public Discourse. Memory Studies.*

Robinson, S. (2018). A Crisis for Shared Public Discourses: Journalism & How it all begins and ends with trust.

Robinson, S. (2018). A Racial Reckoning of a Progressive Ideology in Public Discourse. International Journal of Communication, 18(2018), 1-19.

Robinson, S. and Wang, S. (2018). Networked News Participation: Future Pathways. Media and Communication.

Carlson, M., Robinson, S., Lewis, S., Berkowitz, D. (2018). Journalism Studies and its Core Commitments: The Making of a Communication Field. Journal of Communication, 68(1): 6-25.

Robinson, S. (2017). Teaching for Social Justice. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 94(1), 303-317.

Robinson, S. and Culver, K. (2016). When White Reporters Cover Race. Journalism: Theory Practice & Criticism.*

Robinson, S. (2015). Legitimation Strategies and Value Systems in Public Communication about Racial Achievement Gaps. Journalism Studies.*

Robinson, S. (2014). Information Media Repertoires: An Exploration of Local-Community News Habits in Madison, WI. Mass Communication & Society, 17(4), 509-530. DOI: 1080/15205436.2013.816745*

Robinson, S. (2014). Introduction: Community Journalism Midst Media Revolution. Journalism Practice, 8(2), 113-120. *

Konieczna, M. & Robinson, S. (2014). Emerging News Non-Profits: A Case Study for Rebuilding Community Trust? Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 14(9). *

Robinson, S., Knisely, S., Schwartz, MItchael. (2013, Forthcoming). A News Negotiation of a State’s “History”: Collective memory of the 2011 WI protests. Journalism Studies. *

Robinson, S. (2013). Teaching “Journalism as Process”: A Proposed Paradigm for J-School Curricula in the Digital Age. Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication, 3(1), 1-12. *

Robinson, S. & Mendelson, A. (2012). A Qualitative Experiment: Research on Mediated Meaning Construction Using a Hybrid Approach. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 6(4), 332-347. doi: 1177/1558689812444789 *

Robinson, S. & DeShano, C. (2011). “Anyone Can Know”: Citizen Journalism and the Interpretive Community of the Mainstream Press. Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism, 12(8), 1-20. doi:1177/1464884911415973 *

Robinson, S. (2011). Convergence Crises: News Work and News Space in the Digitally Transforming Newsroom. Journal of Communication, 61, 1122-1141. doi:10.1111/j.1460-2466.2011.01603.x *

Robinson, S. & DeShano, C. (2011). Citizen Journalists and Their Third Places: What Makes People Exchange Information Online (or Not). Journalism Studies, 12(5), 1-16. doi:1080/1461670X.2011.557559 *

Robinson, S. (2010). Traditionalists vs. Convergers: Textual Privilege, Boundary Work, and the Journalist-Audience Relationship in the Commenting Policies of Online News Sites. Convergence, 16(1), 125-143. doi:10.1177/1354856509347719 *

Robinson, S. (2009). The Cyber-Newsroom: A Case Study of the Journalistic Paradigm in a News Narrative’s Journey from a Newspaper to Cyberspace. Mass Communication and Society, 12(4), 1-20. doi:1080/15205430802513234 *

Robinson, S. (2009). “We Were All There”: Remembering America in the Anniversary Coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Memory Studies, 2(2), 235-253. doi:10.1177/1750698008102054 * ++

Robinson, S. (2009). “If You Had Been With Us”: Mainstream Press and Citizen Journalists Jockey for Authority Over the Collective Memory of Hurricane Katrina. New Media & Society, 11(4), 795–814. doi:10.1177/1461444809105353 *

Robinson, S. (2009). A Chronicle of Chaos: Tracking the News Story of Hurricane Katrina from The Times-Picayune to its Web Site. Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism, 10(4), 431-450. doi:10.1177/1464884909104949 *

Robinson, S. (2007). “Someone’s Gotta Be in Control Here”: The Institutionalization of Online News and the Creation of a Shared Journalistic Authority. Journalism Practice, 1(3), 305-321. doi:1080/17512780701504856 * ++

Robinson, S. (2007). Vietnam and Iraq: Memory Vs. History in the 2004 Presidential Campaign Coverage. Journalism Studies, 7(5), 729-744. doi:1080/14616700600890398 *

Robinson, S. (2006). The Mission of the J-Blog: Recapturing a Journalistic Frame Online.

Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism, 7(1, February), 65-83. doi:10.1177/1464884906059428 *

Book Chapters

Robinson, S. (2017). Check Out This Blog: Researching Power & Privilege in Emergent Journalistic Authorities. Pushing the Boundaries of Journalism Studies edited by Pablo Boczkowski and C.W. Anderson. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Robinson, S. and Metzler, M. (2016). Ethnography in Digital Newsrooms. Sage Handbook for Digital Journalism edited by Tamara Witschge, CW Anderson, David Domingo, Alfred Hermida. London: Sage Publications.

Robinson, S. (2015) Redrawing Borders from Within: Commenting on News Stories as Boundary Work. In Seth Lewis and Matthew Carlson (Eds.) Boundaries of Journalism (pp. 152-168). New York: Routledge.

Robinson, S. and Schwartz, M. (2014). The Activist as Citizen Journalist. In Einar Thorsen and Stuart Allan (Eds.) Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives, Volume Two (pp. 372-390). New York: Peter Lang.

Robinson, S. (2014) Interviewing as a Qualitative Inquiry. In Fabienne Darling-Wolf (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies: Research Methods in Media Studies (pp. 135-154). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Robinson, S. (2012). Experiencing Journalism. In Eugenia Siapera and Andreas Veglis (Eds.), Handbook of Online Journalism (pp.59-76). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Robinson, S. (2011). “Beaming up” Traditional Journalists: The Transition of an American Newspaper into Cyberspace. In David Domingo and Chris Patterson (Eds.), Making Online News: The Ethnography of New Media Production (2nd) (pp. 31-44). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Robinson, S., DeShano, C., Nakho, K. & Friedland, L. (2010). Madison Commons: Experimenting with a Citizen-Journalism Model. In Jack Rosenberry and Burton St. John III. (Eds.), Public Journalism 2.0: The Promise and Reality of a Citizen-Engaged Press (pp.162-175). New York:

Robinson, S. (2009). “Searching for My Own Unique Place in the Story”: A Comparison of Journalistic and Citizen-Produced Coverage of Hurricane Katrina’s Anniversary. In Zizi Papacharissi (Ed.), Journalism and Citizenship: New Agendas in Communication (pp. 166-188). New York: Routledge.

Minor Publications (Book Reviews/Essays)

Robinson, S. (2009). Things People Older/Younger Than Me Do Not Understand About the Internet. Journalism Studies, 10(2), 268-280.

Robinson, S. (2009). Book Review: Making Online News by Chris Paterson and David Domingo. New Media & Society, 11, 887-889.

Robinson, S. (2008). Book Review: Pursuit of Journalism by Tanni Haas. Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism, 9(6), 775-784.

Robinson, S. (2008, January). Book Review: When the Press Fails by Lance Bennett et al. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 32, 90-94.

Robinson, S. (2006). Journalism and the Internet: Online News Books Essay. New Media & Society, 8(5), 843-849.

Robinson, S. (2005, October 6). Technology and Katrina: How Gatekeepers are Becoming Gateways. Convergence Newsletter, 3(4).

Media Publications off Research

 Robinson, S. (2016, Nov. 9). 8 Takeaways from Moving Journalism from Classroom to Community. PBS MediaShift. Accessed Nov. 10, 2016 from: http://mediashift.org/2016/11/8-takeaways-moving-journalism-classroom-community/

Robinson, S. (2016, May 13). Why is this Progressive College Town So Racist? Progressive Magazine. Accessed May 13, 2016 from http://www.progressive.org/news/2016/05/188723/why-progressive-college-town-so-racist.

Robinson, S. (2015, Nov. 19). Another View: Build Trust so Media “Safe Spaces” Aren’t Necessary. PBS Mediashift. Accessed May 13, 2016: http://mediashift.org/2015/11/another-view-missouri-protesters-needed-safe-spaces-because-of-distrust-in-media/

Robinson, S. (2014, Feb. 19). Course Remix: 10 Tips for Creating a Social Media Class out of Nothing. PBS MediaShift. Accessed May 16, 2016: http://mediashift.org/2014/02/course-remix-10-tips-for-creating-a-social-media-class-out-of-nothing/

Robinson, S. (2013, April 22). #ISOJ2013: How News Organizations Can Adapt to Digital Disruption. PBS MediaShift. Accessed May 13, 2016: http://mediashift.org/2013/04/isoj-2013-how-news-organizations-can-adapt-to-digital-disruption112/