Research, publications, manuscripts, contributions, and other writing, including my master’s thesis and scholarly and popular articles. While it is rare that I put pen to paper these days, there may be few and far-between contributions in the future. More to come…

Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly)

  • Butosi, Craig. 2012. “Social Net-working: Exploring the Political Economy of the Online Social Network Industry.” (MA Thesis). Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. Paper 693. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/693/

Cited in:

Google Scholar. https://scholar.google.ca/scholar?cites=18084758652528500741&as_sdt=2005&sciodt=0,5&hl=en

Iosifidis P., Wheeler M. (2016) The Political Economy of Social Media. In: Public Spheres and Mediated Social Networks in the Western Context and Beyond. Palgrave Global Media Policy and Business. Palgrave Macmillan, London (https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/978-1-137-41030-6_3)

Sibongile Mpofu & Lizette Rabe (2017) Re-Imagining Emancipatory Politics Online: a Critical Political Economy Approach of Women’s Activist Media in Zimbabwe, Communicatio, 43:3-4, 1-18, DOI: 10.1080/02500167.2017.1281326. https://doi.org/10.1080/02500167.2017.1281326

Peer-Reviewed (Popular)

Cited in:

Delia Dumitrica (2017) Fixing higher education through technology: Canadian media coverage of massive open online courses, Learning, Media and Technology, 42:4, 454-467, DOI: 10.1080/17439884.2017.1278021


  • Burkell, Jacquelyn A.; Fortier, Alexandre; Wong, Lorraine; and Simpson, Jennifer Lynn. (2013). “The View From Here: User-Centered Perspectives on Social Network Privacy.” FIMS Library and Information Science Publications. Paper 25. http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/fimspub/25