I have been publishing peer-reviewed scholarly research, public interest research, and market research since the 1990s. Common subjects include digital media industries, intellectual property, musical and sound cultures, privacy and surveillance, and internet governance. Below is a list of publications, in APA format, categorized by type. Links are provided where the research is publicly available. You may find additional information about my scholarly work, as well as downloadable copies of articles, on public repositories including SSRN, ResearchGate, Academia.edu, and Archive.org.


Sinnreich, A. & Carmi, E. (Eds.). (2019). Sonic Publics (Forum). International Journal of Communication, 13.

  • Collection of 5 essays on sound, communication technology and publics
  • Audio introduction featuring interviews with authors available on Archive.org.

Sinnreich, A. & Brooks, L. J. A. (Eds.). (2016). Imagining Futuretypes (Forum). International Journal of Communication, 10.

  • Collection of 11 essays on speculative fiction and futurism
  • Also published in print as a special issue of ETC: A Review of General Semantics, 72(4).


Aufderheide, P., Sinnreich, A. & Newman, D. (forthcoming). Creative Action under Two Copyright Regimes: Filmmaking and Visual Arts in Australia and the U.S. Communication, Culture & Critique.

Sinnreich, A. & Gilbert, J. (2019). The carrier wave principle. International Journal of Communication, 13, 5816–5840.

Brøvig-Hanssen, R. & Sinnreich, A. (2019). Do You Wanna Build a Wall? Remix Tactics in the Age of Trump. Popular Music & Society, 43(5).

Sinnreich, A. & Carmi, E. (2019). Sonic Publics: Introduction and Audio Transcript. International Journal of Communication, 13, 359-382.

Sinnreich, A. (2019). Music, Copyright, and Technology: A Dialectic in Five Moments. International Journal of Communication, 13, 422-439.

Aufderheide, P., Sinnreich, A., & Silvernail, C., (2019). Norms-shifting on copyright and fair use in the visual arts community. Visual Arts Research, 45(2), 91-108.

Sinnreich, A. (2018). Four Crises in Algorithmic Governance. Annual Review of Law and Ethics.

Aufderheide, P., Sinnreich, A., & Graf, J. (2018). The Limits of the Limits of the Law: How Useable are DMCA Anti-Circumvention Exceptions? International Journal of Communication, 12, Feature 4353-4372.

Sinnreich, A., Forelle, M. & Aufderheide, P. (2018). Copyright givers and takers: Mutuality, altruism and instrumentalism in open licensing. Communication Law & Policy, 23(3).

Sinnreich, A. & Brooks, L. J. A. (2016). A seat at the nerd table — Introduction. International Journal of Communication, 10, Forum 5664-5668.

Sinnreich, A., Lingel, J., Lichfield, G. & Rottinghaus, A. R. (2016). Everybody and nobody: Visions of individualism and collectivity in the age of AI. International Journal of Communication, 10, Forum 5669–5683.

Lingel, J., Sutko, D., Lichfield, G. & Sinnreich, A. (2016). Black holes as metaphysical silence. International Journal of Communication, 10, Forum 5684–5692.

Pluretti, R., Lingel, J. & Sinnreich, A. (2016). Towards an “other” dimension: An essay on transcendence of gender and sexuality. International Journal of Communication, 10, Forum 5732–5739.

Brooks, L. J. A., Sutko, D., Sinnreich, A. & Wallace, R. (2016). Afro-futuretyping generation starships and new Earths 05015 C.E. International Journal of Communication, 10, Forum 5749–5762.

Lingel, J. & Sinnreich, A. (2016). Incoded counter-conduct: What the incarcerated can teach us about resisting mass surveillance. First Monday, 21(5). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v21i5.6172

Sinnreich, A. (2015). Sharing in spirit: Kopimism and the digital Eucharist. Information, Communication and Society, 19(4), 504-517.

Aufderheide, P. & Sinnreich, A. (2015). Documentarians, fair use and free expression: Changes in copyright attitudes and actions with access to best practices. Information, Communication & Society, 19(2), 178-187.

Sinnreich, A. & Aufderheide, P. (2015). Communication scholars and fair use: The case for discipline-wide education and institutional reform. International Journal of Communication, 9; 818-828.

Sinnreich, A. & Latonero, M. (2014). Tracking configurable culture from the margins to the mainstream. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 19(4); 798-823.

Trammell, A. & Sinnreich, A. (2014). Visualizing game studies: Materiality and sociality from chessboard to circuit board. Journal of Games Criticism, 1(1). Published online: http://gamescriticism.org/articles/trammellsinnreich-1-1/

Latonero, M. & Sinnreich, A. (2014). The hidden demography of new media ethics. Information, Communication & Society, 17(5); 572-593

Bossewitch, J. & Sinnreich, A. (2013). The end of forgetting: Strategic agency beyond the Panopticon. New Media & Society, 15(2); 224-242.

Sinnreich, A., Graham, N. & Trammell, A. (2011). Weaving a New 'Net: A Mesh- Based Solution for Democratizing Networked Communications. The Information Society, 27(5); 336-345.

Sinnreich, A., Latonero, M., & Gluck, M. (2009). Ethics Reconfigured: How Today's Media Consumers Evaluate the Role of Creative Reappropriation. Information, Communication & Society, 12(8); 1242-1260.

Sinnreich, A., Chib, A., & Gilbert, J. (2008). Modeling information equality: Social and media latency effects on information diffusion. International Journal of Communication, 2(1); 1-20.


Sinnreich, A. & Rosa, F. R. (forthcoming). The more things change: Who gets left behind as remix goes mainstream? In E. Navas, O. Gallagher, and x. burrough (Eds.), The Handbook of Remix Studies and Digital Humanities. New York: Routledge.

Sinnreich, A. & Dols, S. (forthcoming). Chopping Neoliberalism, Screwing the Industry: DJ Screw, the Dirty South, and the Temporal Politics of Resistance. In R. Christopher (Ed.), Hip-Hop Theory: Time, Technology, and the 21st Century. University of Minnesota Press.

Sinnreich, A. (forthcoming). Configurable culture in small and large media markets: A comparative cross-national perspective. In J. Macek, P. Stepan, P. Szczepanik, and P. Zahrádka (Eds.), Digital peripheries: Online circulation of audiovisual content from the small market perspective. New York: Springer.

Sinnreich, A. (2019). Music, Copyright, and Technology: A Historical Dance in Five Moments. In D. Diederichsen (Ed.), 100 jahre copyright. Berlin: Matthes & Seitz; 102–124.

Davis, D. H. & Sinnreich, A. (2018). Tweet the Press: Effects of Donald Trump’s “Fake News!” Epithet on Civics and Popular Culture. In M. Lockhart (Ed.), President Donald Trump and his political discourse: Ramifications of rhetoric via Twitter. New York: Routledge; 195–223.
Sinnreich, A. (2018). The ‘thing’ about music: Hearing power at the nexus of technology, property and culture. In P. Messaris & D. Park (Eds.), The inclusive vision: Essays in honor of Larry Gross. New York: Peter Lang; 127–140.        

Sinnreich, A. (2017). Remarks on design and copyright in the age of silicon. In S. Owens (Ed.), Design unfolds: Contemporary creative strategies from appropriation to collaboration. Zurich: Zurich University of the Arts.

Sinnreich, A. (2017). Collaborative. In E. Navas, O. Gallagher, and x. burrough (Eds.), Keywords in remix studies. New York: Routledge; 56–66.

Figueres, P., Liao, C., Gunkel, D., Kanai, A., Harrison, N., Gallagher, O., Miller, P. D., burrough, x., Nunes, M., Vallier, J., Keifer-Boyd, K., Coppa, F., Jenkins, H., Tushnet, R., Wille, J., Sinnreich, A., Navas, E., Janneke, A., Spooky, DJ, et al. (2017). Appropriation. In E. Navas, O. Gallagher, and x. burrough (Eds.), Keywords in Remix Studies. New York: Routledge.

Sinnreich, A. (2016). Ethics, evolved: An international perspective on copying in the networked age. In D. H. Hick and R. Schmücker, The Aesthetics and Ethics of Copying. London: Bloomsbury; 315-334.

Sinnreich, A. (2016). Slicing the Pie: The Search for an Equitable Recorded Music Economy. In P. Wikström and R. DeFillippi (Eds.), Business Innovation and Disruption in the Music Industry. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar; 153-174.

Sinnreich, A. (2015). Music cartels and the dematerialization of power. In A. Bennett and S. Waksman (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Popular Music. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage; 611-626.

Sinnreich, A. (2014). The emerging ethics of networked culture. In E. Navas, O. Gallagher, and x. burrough (Eds.), The Remix Studies Reader. New York: Routledge; 227-245.

Sinnreich, A. & Latonero, M. (2014). Uncommon knowledge: Testing persistent beliefs about configurable culture and society. In L. Lievrouw (Ed.), Challenging Communication Research (ICA Theme Book, 2013). Peter Lang; 123-140.

Sinnreich, A. (2013). How bad is P2P, anyway? In R. Braga and G. Caruso (Eds.), The Piracy Effect. Cinergie Books; 49-62.

Sinnreich, A. & Gluck, M. (2006). Music and fashion: the balancing act between creativity and control. In D. Bollier and L. Racine (Eds.), Ready to Share: Fashion and the Ownership of Creativity. Los Angeles: Norman Lear Center Press; 47-69.


Sinnreich, A. (2017). A cultural approach to Carey. [Review of the book James W. Carey and communication research: Reputation at the university's margins, by Jefferson Pooley]. International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics, 13(3), 327- 330.

Sinnreich, A. (2007). Come together, right now: We know something’s happening, but we don’t know what it is. [Review of the book Convergence Culture, by Henry Jenkins]. International Journal of Communication; 1(1).

Sinnreich, A. (2005). All that jazz was: Remembering the mainstream avant-garde. American Quarterly, 57(2); 561-572.


Wang. J. & Sinnreich, A. (forthcoming, 2021). Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. In L. A. Schintler and C. L. McNeely (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Big Data. New York: Springer.

Dunham, I. & Sinnreich, A. (2018). File sharing. In B. Warf (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of the Internet. Washington, DC: Sage; 376-378.

Garlitz, J. & Sinnreich, A. (2014). Musicians and social media in politics. In K. Harvey (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics. Washington, DC: Sage; 861-866.


Sinnreich, A. (2014). How publishers can make the most of mobile advertising. (Research report). GigaOM Research.

Sinnreich, A. (2014). Legal challenges and opportunities for 3D printing. (Research report). GigaOM Research

Sinnreich, A. (2014). 3D printing: Hype, hope or threat? (Research report). GigaOM Research.

Sinnreich, A. (2013). The revolution will be targeted: RTB and the future of programmatic advertising. (Research report). GigaOM Pro.

Sinnreich, A. (2013). Frenemy mine: The pros and cons of social partnerships for online media companies. (Research report). GigaOM Pro.


Sinnreich, A. (2018). Policy Briefing Note: An International Approach to Data Privacy. Center for Media & Social Impact

Sinnreich, A. (2018). Testimony in support of net neutrality, DC Council.