Journal Articles

in press

A19: 300 Million Clicks and Political Engagement via Facebook in the 2016 American Presidential Election: How Online Activity Changes Across Time and Sources. (with David Silva, Myiah Hutchens, & Rebecca Donaway).


A18: Context Collapse and Privacy Management: Diversity in Facebook Friends Increases Online News Reading and Sharing. (with Jeffrey Child, Myiah Hutchens & Jay Hmielowski).

A17: Facebook News and (De)Polarization: Reinforcing Spirals in the 2016 US Election. (with Myiah Hutchens & Jay Hmielowski).

A16: Democratic Digital Inequalities: Threat and Opportunity in Online Citizenship from Motivation and Ability. (with Jay Hmielowski, & Myiah Hutchens).

A15: Skepticism as a Political Orientation Factor: A Moderated Mediation Model of Online Opinion Expression. (with Masahiro Yamamoto, Jay Hmielowski, & Myiah Hutchens).

A14: Engaged or Disengaged? Examining the Relationship between Ambivalence and Indicators of Political Engagement. (with Jay Hmielowski, Sungsu Kim, & Myiah Hutchens).


A13: Extending the Spiral of Silence: Partisan Media, Perceived Support, and Sharing Opinions Online. (with Meredith Wang, Jay Hmielowski, & Myiah Hutchens).

A12: Effect of Message Format and Content on Attitude Accessibility Regarding Sexually Transmitted Infections. (with Parul Jain, Eric Hoffman, & Shan Xu).

A11: Bridging the Partisan Divide? Exploring Ambivalence and Information Seeking Over Time in the 2012 US Presidential Election. Mass Communication & Society. (with Jay Hmielowski & Myiah Hutchens).


A10: Clicking vs. Sharing: The Relationship Between Online News Behaviors and Political Knowledge. Computers in Human Behavior. (with Myiah Hutchens and Jay Hmielowski).

A9: A Spiral of Skepticism? The Relationship between Citizens’ Involvement with Campaign Information to their Skepticism and Political Knowledge. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. (with Myiah Hutchens, Jay Hmielowski, and Bruce Pinkleton).

A8: Structural Changes in Media and Attitude Polarization: Examining the Contributions of TV News Before and After the Telecommunications Act of 1996. International Journal of Public Opinion Research. (with Jay Hmielowski and Myiah Hutchens).


A7: Rush, Rachel, and Rx: Modeling Partisan Media’s Influence on Structural Knowledge of Healthcare Policy. Mass Communication & Society. (with Myiah Hutchens and Jay Hmielowski).


A6: A Rural Drought in a National Flood: Washington State Residents’ Assessments of Local News. Community Journalism. (with Doug Blanks Hindman).

A5: Automating the News: How Personalized News Recommender System Design Choices Impact News Reception. Communication Research.

A4: Personalized News Portals: Filtering Systems and Increased News Exposure. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. (with Gerald Kosicki).


A3: Filtering 2008 Presidential Election News on YouTube by Elites and Nonelites: An Examination of the Democratizing Potential of the Internet. New Media and Society. (with Ivan Dylko, Kristen Landreville, and Nick Geidner).


A2: The Irony of Satire: Political Ideology and the Motivation to See What You Want to See in “The Colbert Report.” The International Journal of Press and Politics. (with Heather Lamarre and Kristen Landreville).

A1: Enhancing Web-Based Prevention Messages for Hispanics using Targeting and Tailoring. Journal of Health Communication. (with Anthony Roberto and Janice Krieger).

Book Chapters


C1: Social Media, News Platforms, and Partisan Exposure: Voters’ Media Preferences During the 2016 Presidential Campaign Season. (with Paul Haridakis, Myiah Hutchens, & Jay Hmielowski).



R1: Local News Consumption. In L. Pintak (Ed.), The Murrow Rural Information Initiative: Access, Digital Citizenship, and the Obligations of the Washington State Information Sector. (Report). (with Doug Blanks Hindman)