Below is a reasonably up-to-date list of my academic publications. Open-access publications denoted with ๐Ÿ”“โœ… at the end โ€“ but if you would like to read something and don't have access, please drop me a line.

Google Scholar (Total citations: 2147, h-index: 16).

Working Papers, Papers Under Review, And Submitted Papers

  • Simon, F. M. & Camargo C. Q. (n.d.). Infodemic. Chapter accepted at Encyclopaedia of Political Communication (forthcoming, available on request).
  • Becker, K. B., Simon, F. M., & Crum, C. (2023). Policies in Parallel? A Comparative Study of Journalistic AI Policies in 52 Global News Organisations. SocArXiv. (Pre-print Revise and Resubmit at Digital Journalism).
  • Toff, B. & Simon, F. M. (2023). โ€œOr they could just not use it?โ€: The Paradox of AI Disclosure for Audience Trust in News. OSF. (Pre-print Revise and Resubmit at International Journal of Press and Politics).
  • Kondakova et al. (2024). Unprinted: Publication Beyond the Press. Co-author on volume under contract with Cambridge University Press (forthcoming, available on request).
  • Six working papers not listed.

Journal Articles

  • Simon, F. M. (2023). Escape Me If You Can. How AI Reshapes News Organisationsโ€™ Dependency on Platform Companies. Digital Journalism, 12(2), 149-170.๐Ÿ”“โœ…
  • Simon, F. M., Altay, S., & Mercier, H. (2023). Misinformation reloaded? Fears about the impact of generative AI on misinformation are overblown. Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review, 4(5).๐Ÿ”“โœ…
  • Camargo, C. Q. & Simon, F. M. (2022). Mis- and Disinformation Studies Are Too Big to Fail: Six Suggestions for the Fieldโ€™s Future. Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review, 3(5).๐Ÿ”“โœ…
  • Simon, F. M. (2022). Uneasy Bedfellows? AI in the News, Platform Companies, and the Issue of Journalistic Autonomy. Digital Journalism, 10(10), 1832โ€“1854.๐Ÿ”“โœ…
  • Simon, F. M. & Camargo, C. Q. (2021). Autopsy of a Metaphor: The Origins, Use, and Blind Spots of the โ€˜Infodemicโ€™. New Media & Society, 25(8), 2219-2240.๐Ÿ”“โœ…
  • Brennen, J. S., Simon, F. M., Nielsen, R. K. (2020). Beyond (Mis)Representation: Visuals in COVID-19 Misinformation. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 26(1), 277โ€“299.
  • Lรผck, J., Schultz, T., Simon, F. M., Borchardt, A., & Kieslich, S. (2020). Diversity in British, Swedish, and German Newsrooms: Problem Awareness, Measures, and Achievements. Journalism Practice, 16(4), 561โ€“581.
  • Sehl, A., Simon, F. M., & Schroeder, R. (2020). The populist campaigns against European public service media: Hot air or existential threat? International Communication Gazette, 84(1), 3โ€“23.
  • Simon, F. M. (2019). โ€˜We Power Democracyโ€™ โ€” Exploring the Promises of the Political Data Analytics Industry. The Information Society, 35(3), 158-169.
  • Simon, F. M. (2018). What Determines a Journalistโ€™s Popularity on Twitter? Journalism Studies, 20(8), 1200โ€“1220.
  • Einwรคchter, S. G. & Simon, F. M. (2017). How digital remix and fan culture helped the Lego comeback. Transformative Works and Cultures, 25(0).๐Ÿ”“โœ…
  • Simon, F. M. (2015). The Spanner in the Works. On the Productivity of Disorders in Social Choreographies, Technical Processes, and Transmissions. Journal of Cultural Studies and Media/Leuphana University, 3(0), 116โ€“125.

Book Chapters

  • Hediger, V. & Simon, F. M. (2024). Unauthorized Fictions: Political Conflict as Spectacle and the Question of Trust in the Age of Trump. In R. Boguska, G. Machado, R. Puchta, & M. Reljic (Eds.), Tacit Cinematic Knowledge: Approaches and Practices (1st ed., pp. 241โ€“264). Meson Press.๐Ÿ”“โœ…
  • Lewis, S. C. & Simon, F. M. (2023). Why Human-Machine Communication Matters for the Study of Artificial Intelligence in Journalism. In A. L. Guzman, R. McEwen, & S. Jones (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Human-Machine Communication (pp. 516โ€“523). SAGE Publications.
  • Shabbir, N., Posetti, J., & Simon F. M. (2022). How Three Mission-Driven News Organisations in the Global South Combat Disinformation Through Investigation, Innovation, Advocacy, and Education. In H. Wasserman & D. Madrid-Morales (Eds.), Disinformation in the Global South (1st ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley.
  • Simon, F. M. (2020). Pivoting in Times of the Coronavirus. Thoughts on Communications Research in the Pandemic Period. In D. K. Keidl, L. Melamed, V. Hediger, & A. Somaini (Eds.), Pandemic Media. Preliminary Notes Toward an Inventory (1st ed.). Lรผneburg; Frankfurt: Meson Press.๐Ÿ”“โœ…
  • Simon, F. M. & Schroeder, R. (2019). Big Data goes to Hollywood: The Emergence of Big Data as a Tool in the American Film Industry. In J. Hunsinger, L. Klastrup, & M. Allen (Eds.), International Handbook of Internet Research (2nd ed.). London; New York: Springer.

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Simon, F. M. & Hermida, A. (2022). An AI Success Story? Studying Sophi, The Globe and Mailโ€™s Artificial Intelligence System. Extended Abstract. 72nd Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Paris.
  • Schultz, T., Lueck, J., Borchardt, A., Simon, F. M., & Kieslich S. (2019). Influences on Newsroom Diversity in Times of Media Crisis: A Comparative Analysis of UK, Germany, and Sweden. 69th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Simon, F. M. (2018). The Tie-In Movie. Pop-cultural References, Strategic Risk Avoidance, and Image Placement in The Lego Movie. ffk-Journalโ€“Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Film and Television Studies, 1(0), 109โ€“118.

Research Reports