Recent Publications

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Harlow, S. (2020). Entrepreneurial News Sites as Worthy Causes? Exploring Readers’ Motivations Behind Donating to Latin American Journalism. Digital Journalism, online first.


Harlow, S. (2020). Protecting News Companies and their Readers: Exploring Social Media Policies in Latin American Newsrooms. Digital Journalism, online first.

Harlow, S., Kilgo, D. K., Salaverría, R., & García-Perdomo, V. (2020). Is the Whole World Watching? Building a Typology of Protest Coverage on Social Media From Around the World. Journalism Studies, online first.


Harlow, S., Rowlett*, J., & Gonyea*, L.K. (2020). “Kim Davis be Like...”: A Feminist Critique of Gender Humor in Online Political Memes. Information, Communication & Society, (23)7, 1057-1073. 

* Graduate students

Higgins Joyce, V. D. M., & Harlow, S. (2020). Seeking transnational, digital-native news from Latin America: An audience analysis through the lens of social capital. Journalism Studies, online first.


Mourão, R. R., & Harlow, S. (2020). Awareness, Reporting, and Branding: Exploring Influences on Brazilian Journalists’ Social Media Use across Platforms. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, online first.


Kilgo, D. K., & Harlow, S. (2019). Protests, media coverage, and a hierarchy of social struggle. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 24(4), 508-530.


Harlow, S. (2019). Framing #Ferguson: A comparative analysis of media tweets in the US, UK, Spain, and France. International Communication Gazette, 81(6-8), 623-643.


Harlow, S. (2019). Recognizing the importance of alternative media: Role perceptions and journalistic culture in Brazil. Journalism Studies, 20(1), 117-135.


Harlow, S., & Benbrook*, A. (2019). How #Blacklivesmatter: Exploring the role of hip-hop celebrities in constructing racial identity on Black Twitter. Information, Communication & Society, 22(3), 352-368.

 * Graduate student

Harlow, S., & Chadha, M. (2019). Indian Entrepreneurial Journalism: Building a typology of how founders’ social identity shapes innovation and sustainability. Journalism Studies, 20(6), 891-910.

Chadha, M., & Harlow, S. (2019). Bottom lines and deadlines: Examining local digital news startups’ content across different revenue-earning sites. Journalism Practice, 13(6), 723-741.

Harlow, S., & Chadha, M. (2018). Looking for Community in Community News: An Examination of Public-spirited Content in Online Local News Sites. Journalism, online first.


Harlow, S. (2018). Quality, Innovation, and Financial Sustainability: Central American entrepreneurial journalism through the lens of its audience. Journalism Practice, 12(5), 543-564.

Kilgo, D.K., Harlow, S., García-Perdomo, V., Salaverría, R. (2018). From #Ferguson to #Ayotzinapa: Analyzing the Differences in Domestic and Foreign Protest News Shared on Social Media. Mass Communication & Society, 21(5), 606-630.


Rowlett*, J.T, & Harlow, S. (2018). Selfies and sensationalism on the campaign trail: A visual analysis of Snapchat's political coverage. Visual Communication Quarterly, 25(2), 82-92.

 * Graduate student


Ji*, Q., Harlow, S., Cui*, D., & Wang*, Z. (2018). Discussing Environmental Issues in Chinese Social Media: An Analysis of Greenpeace China’s Weibo Posts and Audience Responses. The Journal of Social Media in Society, 7(1), 37-60.

 * Graduate students


Schmitz Weiss, A., De Macedo Higgins Joyce, V., Harlow, S., & Calmon Alves, R. (2018). Innovation and Sustainability: A relationship examined among Latin American Entrepreneurial News Organizations. Cuadernos, 42, 87-100.


García-Perdomo, V., Salaverría, R., Kilgo, D. K., & Harlow, S. (2018). To share or not to share: The influence of news values and topics on popular social media content in the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. Journalism Studies, 19(8), 1180-1201.

Harlow, S., Salaverría, R., Kilgo, D. K., & García-Perdomo, V. (2017). Protest Paradigm in Multimedia: Social Media Sharing of Coverage About the Crime of Ayotzinapa, Mexico. Journal of Communication, 67(3), 328-349.


Harlow, S. (2016). Reconfiguring and Remediating Social Media as Alternative Media: Exploring Youth Activists’ Digital Media Ecology in El Salvador. Palabra Clave, 19(4), 997-1026. 


Harlow, S., & Salaverría, R. (2016). Regenerating journalism: Exploring the 'alternativeness' and 'digital-ness' of online-native media in Latin America. Digital Journalism 4(8), 1001-1019.


Harlow, S. (2015). Losing Focus: Goal Displacement at an Alternative Newspaper in El Salvador. Media Culture and Society, 37(8), 1119-1137.


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