Introduction 1. Introduction: Communication in the Networked Age Brooke Foucault Welles and Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon Part I. Networks and Information Flow 2. Introduction to Part I, Networks and Information Flow: The Second Golden Age David Lazer 3. Rebooting Mass Communication: Using Computational and Network Tools to Rebuild Media Theory Katya Ognyonova 4. Propagation Phenomena in Social Media Meeyoung Cha, Fabricio Benevenuto, Saptarshi Ghosh, and Krishna Gummadi 5. Dynamical Processes in Time-Varying Networks Bruno Goncalves and Nicola Perra 6. Partition-Specific Network Analysis of Digital Trace Data: Research Questions and Tools Deen Freelon Part II. Communication and Organizational Dynamics 7. Introduction to Part II, Communication and Organizational Dynamics: How Can Computational Social Science Motivate the Development of Theories, Data, and Methods? Noshir Contractor 8. The New Dynamics of Organizational Change Matthew S. Weber 9. Online Communication by Emergency Responders During Crisis Events Emma S. Spiro 10. Studying Populations of Online Communities Benjamin Mako Hill and Aaron Shaw 11. Gender and Networks in Virtual Worlds Grace Benefield and Cuihua Shen Part III. Interactions and Social Capital 12. Introduction to Part III, Understanding Social Dynamics Online: Social Networks, Social Capital, and Social Interactions Nicole Ellison 13. The Analysis of Social Capital in Digital Environments: A Social Investment Approach Hazel Kwon 14. Multiplying the Medium: Tie Strength, Social Role, and Mobile Media Multiplexity Jack Jamieson, Jeffrey Boase, Tetsuro Kobayashi 15. Revolutionizing Mental Health with Social Media MunMun de Choudhury 16. The Neuroscience of Information Sharing Christin Scholz and Emily B. Falk Part IV. Political Communication and Behavior 17. Introduction to Part IV, Political Communication Research in a Networked World Michael X. Delli Carpini 18. Modeling and Measuring Deliberation Online Nick Beauchamp 19. Moving Beyond Sentiment Analysis: Social Media and Emotions in Political Communication Jamie E. Settle 20. Dynamics of Attention and Public Opinion in Social Media Emilio Ferrara 21. A Satisficing Search Model of Text Production Drew B. Margolin 22. Studying Networked Communication in the Middle East: Social Disrupter and Social Observatory Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Muzammil M. Hussain, Ingmar Weber Part V. Mobility and Space 23. Introduction to Part V, Mobile Space and Agility as the Subversive Partner Carolyn Marvin 24. One Foot on the Streets, One Foot on the Web: Analyzing the Ecosystem of Protest Movements in an Era of Pervasive Digital Communication Paolo Gerbaudo 25. Our Stage, Our Streets: Brooklyn Drag and the Queer Imaginary Jessa Lingel 26. Digital Mapping of Urban Mobility Patterns Christopher Morrison and Douglas J. Wiebe 27. Research on Mobile Phone Data in the Global South: Opportunities and Challenges Seyram Avle, Emmanuel Quartey, David Hutchful Part VI. Ethics of Digital Research 28. Introduction to Part VI, The Ethics of Digital Research Jeffrey T. Hancock 29. Digital Trace Data and Social Research: A Proactive Research Ethics Ericka Menchen-Trevino 30. A Practitioner's Guide to Ethical Web Data Collection Alan Mislove and Christo Wilson 31. Responsible Research on Social Networks: Dilemmas and Solutions Jon Crowcroft, Hamed Haddadi and Tristan Henderson 32. Unintended Consequences of Using Digital Methods in Difficult Research Environments Katy E. Pearce 33. Ethical Issues in Internet Research: The Case of China Bo Mai and Maria Repnikova 34. The Future of Communication Research Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon and Brooke Foucault Welles Index
Brooke Foucault Welles is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and core faculty of the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University. Her research examines technology, social structure, and marginalization, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary and mixed-methods approaches. She leads the CoMM (Communication Media and Marginalization) Lab, is the co-founder of WiNS (Women in Network Science) and was the 2017 recipient of Northeastern University's Excellence in Teaching Award. Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon is an Associate Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and affiliated faculty at the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences. Prior to joining Penn, she was a Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute (2008-2013), where she is now a Research Associate. Her research lies at the intersection of network science, data mining, computational tools, and political communication. She leads the DiMeNet (Digital Media, Networks, and Political Communication) research group.