I frequently contribute articles and opinion pieces to popular news outlets. Below is a list of some recently published pieces:

  • Plagiarists or innovators? The Led Zeppelin paradox endures (The Conversation)
  • What Spotify’s Alarming R. Kelly Censorship Means for the Future of the Internet (The Daily Beast)
  • Cambridge Analytica: Tip of the Iceberg as Deep as the Ocean (The Globe Post)
  • To serve a free society, social media must evolve beyond data mining (with Barbara Romzek, The Conversation)
  • Social media companies should ditch clickbait, and compete over trustworthiness (with Barbara Romzek, The Conversation)
  • Why I left Facebook for good: A reader explains (Letter to the editor, USA Today)
  • Rest in power, David Vyorst (Obituary, BoingBoing)
  • How facial recognition technology is turning people into human bar codes (MarketWatch)
  • Fleeing Pogroms to Fight Nazis: My Family's Secret Refugee Past (The Daily Beast)
  • America first (Editorial cartoon, Truthdig)
  • Killer robots and rebel wieners: Did Hollywood’s working-class revolt fantasies fuel Trump’s rise? (Truthdig)
  • Will the real Wailers please (get up) stand up? (The Daily Beast)
  • If Led Zeppelin goes down, we all burn (The Daily Beast)
  • Islamic State’s dangerous effort to wipe out humanity’s past (Truthdig)
  • Net neutrality: What's really at stake (Op-Ed, The Bergen Record)
  • Welcome to Alphaville, Avoid the Ghetto (Truthdig)
  • Remixing Girl Talk: The Poetics and Aesthetics of Mashups (Sounding Out!)
  • ‘This Is What We Do’: Why I Hated Chrysler’s Super Bowl Ad (Truthdig)
  • E-Speech: The (Uncertain) Future of Free Expression (Truthdig)
  • Pin the flag on Liberty (Editorial cartoon, Truthdig)
  • Closing the Box on Pandora? (Truthdig)
  • Right Move, Wrong Reasons: Inside the EMI/Apple Deal (Truthdig)
  • Clumsy To Cool: Branded Entertainment And The Rules Of In-Game Ads (MediaPost)
  • Waiting Game: Key P2P Legal Rulings Coming (Billboard)
  • Microsoft Plays to Film Industry (Wired)
  • Rollout of CDs With Anti-Piracy Safeguards Limited By Tech Glitches, Labels’ Fears (Billboard)
  • Copy Protection Making Slow Progress (Billboard)
  • Love Found on the Barricades (New York Times)
  • Where the Solos Last Till Dawn; With Endless Music and Open Jams, Smalls Stands Out Among Jazz Clubs Like a Blue Note in a Major Scale (New York Times)