- "Steve Jobs, Romantic Individualism, and the Desire for Good Capitalism," International Journal of Communication 9 (2015), Feature, pp. 3106–3124. http://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/4062/1473
- “The Internet” for Digital Key Words [draft]: https://drive.google.com/uc?id=0B4YlqWJ4zziOUE11ek56WGI5cGM&export=download
- "Policy, Politics, and Discourse," in Communication, Culture, and Critique, Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2013, pp. 488-501
- Film review, “Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview * Steve Jobs--One Last Thing,” Journal of American History 2012 99: 1015-1018.
- “The Habitus of the New,” a dialog with Prof. Zizi Papacharissi on culturedigitally.org, posted Oct. 16, 2012.
- “Why, Really, Do We Love Steve Jobs?” In These Times, Oct. 13, 2011
- Essays on www.flowtv.org
- "The Moment of Wired," Critical Inquiry, 31, Summer 2005, pp. 755-779
- "Romanticism in Business Culture: the Internet, the 1990s, and the Origins of Irrational Exuberance," in Andrew Calabrese and Colin Sparks (eds.), Toward a Political Economy of Culture: Capitalism and Communication in the Twenty-First Century, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004, pp. 286-306.
- "The Romantic Self and the Politics of Internet Commercialization," Cultural Studies, 17(5) 2003, 648-668.
- with Michael Curtin, "Media," in Richard Maxwell (ed.), Culture Works: the Political Economy of Culture, University of Minnesota Press/Social Text, 2001, pp. 225-249.
- "Reflections on Textual Authority beyond the Printed Page." M/C Reviews15 Sep. 1999, http://reviews.media-culture.org.au/features/ejournal/authority.html
- "What is an Advocacy Group, Anyway?" in Michael Suman, ed., Advocacy Groups and the Entertainment Industry, Praeger, 2000, pp. 77-84.
- "'That Deep Romantic Chasm': Libertarianism, Neoliberalism, and the Computer Culture," in Andrew Calabrese and Jean-Claude Burgelman, eds., Communication, Citizenship, and Social Policy: Re-Thinking the Limits of the Welfare State, Rowman & Littlefield, 1999, pp. 49-64.
- "The 'New Historicism' in Media Studies (Reply to Robert McChesney's 'Communication for the Hell of It: The Triviality of U.S. Broadcasting History')," Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 40, 1996, pp. 553-557.
- "Language and the Crisis of Legal Interpretation," a review essay of seven books, Journal of Communication, Vol. 47, No. 1, Winter 1997, pp. 128-135.
- "Blue Skies and Strange Bedfellows: the Discourse of Cable TV," in Lynn Spigel and Michael Curtin (eds.), The Revolution wasn't Televised: Sixties Television and Social Conflict, Routledge, 1997.
- with Wendy Wahl, "Audience Theory and Feminism: Property, Gender, and the Television Audience," Camera Obscura, fall 1995, No. 33-34, pp. 243-261.
- "Some Thoughts on Free Speech, Language, and the Rule of Law," in Robert Jensen and David S. Allen (eds.), Freeing the First Amendment: Critical Perspectives on Freedom of Expression, New York University Press, 1995, pp. 31-53.
- "For the Study of Communication and Against the Discipline of Communication," Communication Theory, Vol. 5, No. 2, May 1995, pp. 117-129.
- "Broadcast Copyright and the Bureaucratization of Property," Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 10, Number 2, 1992, pp. 567-590. (Reprinted in The Construction of Authorship: Textual Appropriation in Law and Literature, edited by Martha Woodmansee and Peter Jaszi, Duke University Press, 1994.)
The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet, 2011, NYU Press, 219 pp. (Selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2011; 49.5 [Jan. 2012]: p. 815.)
edited volume, with Zephyr Teachout, Mousepads, Shoe Leather, and Hope: Lessons from the Howard Dean Campaign for the Future of Internet Politics, Paradigm Publishers, September 2007. Author of "Introduction," pp. 2-14, and with Zephyr Teachout, "Theories: Technology, the Grassroots, and Network Generativity," pp. 23-36, and "The Legacies of Dean's Internet Campaign," pp. 233-243.
Selling the Air: A Critique of the Policy of Commercial Broadcasting in the United States, University of Chicago Press, 1996, 336 pp. (Winner of the 1996 Donald McGannon Award for Social and Ethical Relevance in Communication Policy Research.)