Research

Selected Publications (full CV)

Livingstone, R. M. (2016). Population automation: Rambot’s work and legacy on Wikipedia. First Monday, 21(1).

Livingstone, R. M. (2016). The Wiki watchers. Bot.Watch.

Livingstone, R. M. (2015). Models for understanding collective intelligence on Wikipedia. Social Science Computer Review, 34(4), 497-508.

Livingstone, R. M. (2014). Immaterial editors: Bots and bot policies across global Wikipedia. In P. Fichman & N. Hara (Eds.), Global Wikipedia: International and cross-cultural issues in online collaboration. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow.

Santana, A., Livingstone, R. M., & Cho, Y. (2013, Spring). Print readers recall more than do online readers. Newspaper Research Journal, 34(2), 78-92.

Livingstone, R. M. (2011, October). Places on the map and in the cloud: Representations of locality and geography in Wikipedia The International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration, Mountain View, CA.

Livingstone, R. M. (2011). Better at life stuff: Consumption, identity, and class in Apple’s “Get a Mac” campaign. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 35(3).

Livingstone, R. M. (2011). The myth of classlessness in Apple’s “Get a Mac.” FLOWTV, 13(11). (selected as a “FLOW Favorite 2011” by the editorial board)

Livingstone, R. M. (2010). Let’s leave the bias to the mainstream media: A Wikipedia community fighting for information neutrality. M/C Journal, 13(6).

Book Reviews

Livingstone, R. M. (2016). Review of Crowdsourcing by Daren Brabham. The Information Society, 32(5).

Livingstone, R. M. (2015). Review of Robot Futures by Reza Nourbakhsh. The Information Society, 31(1).

Livingstone, R. M. (2011). Review of Blowing Up the Brand: Critical Perspectives in Promotional Culture by Melissa Aronczyk and Devon Power, Eds. The Communication Review, 14(2).

Livingstone, R. M. (2011). Review of Media and New Capitalism in the Digital Age: The Spirit of Networks by Eran Fisher. Media, Culture & Society, 33(3).

Selected Conference Presentations

Livingstone, R. M. (2017, October). @iamjacksbot: Exploring Twitter bots for cult film tributes. Northeast Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, Amherst, MA.

Livingstone, R. M. (2015, April). Wikipedia: A sociotechnical system. Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Livingstone, R. M. (2015, April). Population automation: An interview with Wikipedia bot pioneer Ram-man. Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Livingstone, R. M. (2014, April). Models for Understanding Collective Intelligence on Wikipedia. Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Providence, RI. (selected a Top Paper, Communication and Technology division)

Cho, Y., Livingstone, R. M., & Santana, A. (2012, March). Advertising affinities: An analysis of reader engagement of advertisements in print and online news. American Academy of Advertising Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Santana, A., Livingstone, R. M., & Cho, Y. (2011, August). Medium matters: Newreaders’ recall and engagement with online and print newspapers. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO. (cited in Slate magazine August 19, 2011)

Livingstone, R. M. (2011, August). Who in the world? People, content, and systemic bias on Wikipedia. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Livingstone, R. M. (2009, August). Intersections: Post-colonial theory and communication studies. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Boston, MA.