Peer-Reviewed Journals

Weber, M. S., Ogyanova, K., & Kosterich, A. (In Press). Imitation in the quest to adapt: Lessons from news media on the early Web. International Jounral of Communication.  (Final draft available via

Weber, M. S. & Kosterich, A. (In Press). Coding the News: The Role of Computer Code in Filtering and Distributing News. Digital Journalism(Final draft available via

Weber, M. S. (2017). Unseen disruptions and the emergence of new organizations. Communication Theory. 27. 92-113. doi: 10.1111/comt.12105. (Final draft available via

Weber, M. S., Fulk, J., & Monge, P. (2016). Emergence of social networking sites as a legitimate organizational form. Management Communication Quarterly. 30. 305-332. doi: 10.1177/0893318916629547 (Final draft available via

Bar, F., Weber, M. S. & Pisani, F., (2016). Mobile technology appropriation in a distant mirror: baroque infiltration, creolization and cannibalism. New Media and Society. 18. 617-636. doi: 10.1177/1461444816629474 (Final draft available via

Weber, M. S., & Kim, H. (2015). The promise of social media: Virtuality, technology use, and engagement within organizations. Journal of Applied Communication Research. 43, 385-407. doi: 10.1080/00909882.2015.1083604 (Final draft available via

Weber. M. S., Stephens, K., & Thomas, G. (2015). Organizational disruptions and triggers for divergent sensemaking. International Journal of Business Communication. 52, 68-96. doi: 10.1177/2329488414560281 (Final draft available via

Ellison, N., Gibbs, J., & Weber, M. S. (2015). The use of enterprise social network sites for knowledge sharing in distributed organizations: The Role of Organizational Affordances. American Behavioral Scientist. 59, 103-123. doi: 10.1177/0002764214540510  (Final draft available via

Weber, M. S., & Monge, P. (2014). Industries in turmoil: Driving transformation during periods of disruption. 44. Communication Research. doi: 10.1177/0093650213514601 (Final draft available via

Margolin, D., Shen, C., Lee, S., Weber, M. S., Monge, P., & Fulk, J. (2014). Normative influences on network structure in the evolution of the children’s rights NGO network, 1977 -2004. Communication Research. 42. 30-59. doi: 10.1177/0093650212463731 (Final draft available via

Weber, M. S. (2012). Newspapers and the long-term implications of hyperlinking. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17, 187-201. doi: 10.1111/j.1083-6101.2011.01563.x

Weber, M. S., Chung, C. J., & Park, H. W. (2012). The hyperlinked society: Understanding the changing nature of communication in online environments. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17, 117-119. doi: 10.1111/j.1083-6101.2011.01570.x

Monge, P., Lee, S., Fulk, J., Weber, M. S., Shen, C., Schultz, C., Margolin, D., Gould, J., & Frank, L. B. (2011). Research methods for studying evolutionary and ecological processes in organizational communication. Management Communication Quarterly, 25, 211-251. doi: 10.1177/0893318911399447 (Final draft available via

Monge, P., Lee, S., Fulk, J., Frank, L. B., Margolin, D., Schultz, C., Shen, C., & Weber, M. S. (2011). Evolutionary and ecological models for organizational communication. In V. Miller, M. S. Poole, D. R. Seibold and Associates (Eds.), Advancing research in organizational communication through quantitative methodology, Management Communication Quarterly, 25, 4-58. doi: 10.1177/0893318910390193 (Final draft available via

Weber, M. S., & Monge, P., (2011). The flow of digital news in a network of authorities, hubs and providers. Journal of Communication, 61, 1062-1081. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2011.01596.x (Final draft available via


Invited Publications

Weber, M. S., & Kim, H. (2015). Investing in collaborative technology? Think twice. Although some will benefit, some teams are shying away from collaborative technology use. Communication Currents. 10(6)


Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries

Weber, M. S. (in press). Social Network Analysis as a Method for Understanding Media. In P. Napoli (Ed.), Mediated Communication. Handbook of Communication Science Series. Berlin, Germany. De Gruyter Mouton.

Kosterich, A., and Weber, M.S. (in press). Consumers, News and a History of Change. In Brugger, N., Milligan, I. & Ankerson, M. (Eds.), SAGE Handbook of Web History. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc.

Weber, M. S. (in press). The Tumultuous History of News on the Web. In N. Brugger, & R. Schroeder (Eds.), The Web as history: Using web archives to understand the past and the present. London, UK: UCL Press.

Weber, M. S. (in press). Understanding the New Dynamics of Organizational Change. In B. Foucault-Welles, & S. González-Bailón (Eds.), Communication science in the digital age: New frontiers in theory and research. London, UK: Oxford University Press.

Weber, M. S., & Shi, W. (2017). Enterprise Social Media. In C. R. Scott & L. Lewis (Eds.), International encyclopedia of organizational communication. (p. 600-606). Wiley: Chichester, UK.

Weber, M. S. (2017). The Challenges of 25 Years of Data. In N. Brugger (Ed.), Web 25: Histories from the first 25 years of the World Wide Web. London, UK: Peter Lang Publishing.

Shumate, M., & Weber, M. S. (2015). Web crawling for social science research. In E. Hargittai & C. Sandvig (Eds.), Research confidential: Digital methods. (p. 201 – 222) Boston, MA: MIT Press.

Weber, M. S., & Monge, P. (2012). The evolution of social networking sites. In G. Barnett (Ed.), Encyclopedia of social networks (pp. 600-606). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc.


Published Conference Proceedings

Weber, M. S., & Nguyen, H. (2016). Big data? Big issues:  Degradation in longitudinal data and implications for social sciences. WebSci 2015 Conference Proceedings. doi: 10.1145/2786451.2786482 [18% acceptance rate] (Direct download)

Nguyen, H., & Weber, M. S. (2015). Internet archives as a tool for research: Decay in large-scale archival records. Proceedings of the IEEE Big Data Congress. 724-727. 10.1109/BigDataCongress.2015.118

Weber, M. S. (2014). Observing the web by understanding the past: Archival Internet research. WWW’14 Companion: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web. 1031- 1036. doi: 10.1145/2567948.2579213