Matassi, M., & Boczkowski, P. J. (2023). To Know Is to Compare: Studying Social Media across Nations, Media, and Platforms. Cambridge: MIT Press.
Though diverse and fruitful, social media scholarship too often focuses on single platforms in single countries, disconnected from other media that people use. Mora Matassi and Pablo J. Boczkowski's alternative approach offers a framework based on the epistemological principle that everything we know emerges from comparing two or more entities.
Boczkowski, P. (2021). Abundance: On the experience of living in a world of information plenty. Oxford: Oxford University Press
A novel conceptual framework about the experience of information abundance that embeds cultural analysis within structural parameters.
Boczkowski, P. & Mitchelstein, E (2021). The digital environment: How we live, learn, work, and play now. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Understanding digital technology in daily life: why we should think holistically in terms of a digital environment instead of discrete devices and apps.
Zelizer, B., Boczkowski, P. J. & Anderson, C.W. (2021). The Journalism Manifesto. Polity.
Outlining a bold and radical roadmap, this manifesto argues that journalism must embrace either major reform or revolution to survive and regain its political and social resonance.
Boczkowski, P. & Mitchelstein, E. (2013). The news gap: When the information preferences of the media and the public diverge. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
An analysis of divergent online news preferences of journalists and consumers and what this means for media and democracy in the digital age.
Boczkowski, P. (2010). News at work: Imitation in an age of information abundance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Comparing and contrasting two newspapers in Buenos Aires with similar developments in the United States, News at Work offers an enlightening perspective on living in a world with more information but less news.
Boczkowski, P. (2004). Digitizing the news: Innovation in online newspapers. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
An examination of how new media emerge not just in a burst of revolutionary technological change but by merging the structures and practices of existing media with newly available technical capabilities.