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"Theorizing Sensationalism." Editor, special issue of Feminist Media Histories. 8:4 (Fall 2022), with co-editor Amanda Frisken. 

"Scandal and Sex Trafficking." in The Routledge Companion to Scandal. Routledge, 2019. 361-370.

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“The Conspiratorial Mode in American Television: Politics, Public Relations, and Journalism in House of Cards and Scandal.” American Quarterly 69:4 (December 2017). 833-856, with co-author Patrick Jones.

"The Progressive Movement." In The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication. Heboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. 

Sex Trafficking, Scandal, and the Transformation of Journalism: 1885-1917. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

"Charting, Tracking, and Mapping: New Technologies, Labor, and Surveillance." Editor, special issue of Social Semiotics. 23:2 (May 2013).

“Approaches to Gender and Sexuality in Media History.” In Media History and the Foundations of Media Studies, John Nerone (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

"The Rhetoric of Revelation: Sex Trafficking and the Journalistic Exposé." Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development. 2.2 (Summer 2011): 193-211.

"Journalist or Panderer? Framing Underage Webcam Sites." Sexuality Research and Social Policy Studies 5:4 (2008). 62-72.

"Communications Scholarship as Ritual: James Carey's Cultural Model of Communication." In Thinking With James Carey: Essays on Communication, Transportation, History. New York: Peter Lang, 2006. 100-117. 

"Rethinking a Curricular Icon: The Institutional and Ideological Foundations of Walter Lippmann. The Communication Review 8:3 (July/September 2005). 307-327.

“Running from the Rescuers: New U.S. Crusades Against Global Sex Trafficking and the Rhetoric of Abolition.” Feminist Formations 17:3 (Fall 2005). 64-87.

"Threat or Opportunity: Sexuality, Gender, and the Ebb and Flow of Traffic as Discourse." Canadian Woman Studies/ les cahiers de la femme. 22:3/4 (Spring/Summer 2003). 6-26. (Penelope Saunders, co-author).

"Covering Urban Vice: 'White Slavery,' The New York Times, and the Construction of Journalistic Knowledge." Critical Studies in Media Communication 19:4 (December 2002). 438-460.