Publications (Selected)


Eckert, S., & Bachmann, I. (2022). Reflections on Feminist Communication and Media Scholarship: Theory, Method, Impact. New York, NY: Routledge.

Journal Articles

Eckert, S., Metzger-Riftkin, J., Albrehi, F., Akther, N., Aniapam, Z., & Steiner, L. (2022). #MeToo academia: News coverage of sexual misconduct at U.S. universities. Journalism Practice.

Eckert, S., & Assmann, K. (2021). The “ProQuote” initiative: Women journalists in Germany push to revolutionize newsroom leadership. Feminist Media Studies. Online First, Feb. 12, 2021. DOI: 10.1080/14680777.2021.1881984. Free access.

Jahng, R. M., Eckert, S., & Metzger-Riftkin, J. (2021). Defending the profession: U.S. journalists’ role understanding in the era of fake news. Journalism Practice. Online First: April 28, 2021. DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2021.1919177. Free access.

Germic, E., Eckert, S., & Vultee, F. (2021). The impact of Instagram mommy blogger content on the perceived self-efficacy of mothers. Social Media & Society. doi: 10.1177/20563051211041649

Lean, S., Eckert, S., Jun, K.-N. LaCouture, M., Gerring, N., Liu, J., & Walter, A. (2021). Strengthening women’s civic and political participation in the developing world: A synthesis of the scholarly literature. September Online. Journal of International Women’s Studies, 22(9), 190-206. [Open Access]

Eckert, S., & Riftkin-Metzger, J. (2020). Doxxing, privacy and gendered harassment. The shock and normalization of veillance cultures. M&K Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft, 68(3), 273-287.

Coco, S., & Eckert, S. (2020). #sponsored: Consumer Insights on Social Media Influencer Marketing. Public Relations Inquiry. Online First.

Eckert, S., Metzger-Riftkin, J., Kolhoff, S., & O’Shay-Wallace, S. (2019). A hyper differential counterpublic: Muslim social media users and Islamophobia during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. New Media & Society. 23(1), 78-98.

Novak, J, Day, A., Sopory, P., Wilkins, L., Padgett, D. R., Eckert, S. et al. (2019). Engaging communities in emergency risk and crisis communication: Mixed-method systematic review and evidence synthesis. Journal of International Crisis and Risk Communication. Online First. doi: 10.30658/jicrcr.2.1.4 Available here

Eckert, S. (2018). Fighting for recognition: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the UK and US. New Media & Society, 20(4), 1282-1302.

Eckert, S., O’Shay Wallace, S., Metzger-Riftkin, J., & Kolhoff, S. (2018). “The best damn representation of Islam:” Muslims, gender, social media and Islamophobia in the United States. CyberOrient, 12(1). Available here.

Eckert, S., Metzger-Riftkin, J., & Nurmis, J. (2018). Teaching girls online skills: Results of the Wikid Grrls intervention. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 10(3), 20-42. Available here.

Eckert, S., & Steiner, L. (2018). Sexual harassment in media education. Communication, Culture and Critique. Online First; July 31, 2018. doi:10.1093/ccc/tcy017

Sopory, P., Day, A., Novak, J., Eckert, S., Wilkins, L., Padgett, D. R. … Gamhewage, G. M. (2018). Communicating uncertainty during public health emergency events: A systematic review, Review of Communication Research, 7. doi: 10.12840/ISSN.2255-4165.019. Available here.

Eckert, S. Sopory, P., Day, A., Wilkins, L., Padgett, D., Novak, J. … Gamhewage, G. (2017). Health-related disaster communication and social media: Mixed-method systematic review. Health Communication. DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2017.1351278. [Online First: August 21, 2017]

Eckert, S. (2017). Fluid public clusters in Western democracies: Political women bloggers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland. Blue Book of Media and Gender. Report on the Development of Media and Gender in China (2015-2016), 229-272.

Eckert, S. (2015). The Guttenberg Plagiarism Case: Myth Through Germany’s Leading News Magazines, Journal of Communication Inquiry, 39(3), 249-272. [PDF]

Eckert, S., Chadha, K., & Koliska, M. (2014). Stuck in First Gear: The Case of the German Political Blogosphere, International Journal of Communication 8, 628-645. [PDF]

Koliska, M., & Eckert, S. (2014). Lost in a House of Mirrors: Journalists Come to Terms with Myth and Reality in The Newsroom, Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 16(6), 750-767. [Abstract]

Eckert, S., & Chadha, K. (2013). Muslim Bloggers in Germany: An Emergent Counterpublic, Media, Culture & Society 35(8), 926-942. [Abstract]

Eckert, S., & Steiner, L. (2013). (Re)triggering Backlash: Responses to News of Wikipedia’s Gender Gap, Journal of Communication Inquiry 37(4), 284-303. [Abstract]

Book Chapters & Encyclopedia Entries

Velloso, C., Steiner, L., & Eckert, S. (2022). “All Your Tools Belong to Us”: Feminists’ uses of media from 19th to 21st century, In Creedon, P., & Wackwitz, L. (Eds.), Women in mass communication (4th edition). Routledge.

Eckert, S., & Bachmann, I. (2022). Conclusion: Community, deep analysis, and self-reflexivity: Feminist media and communication scholars urge that our work must be intersectional. In Eckert, S., & Bachmann, I. (Eds.), Reflections on feminist communication and media scholarship: Theory, method, impact. Routledge.

Bachmann, I., & Eckert, S. (2022). Introduction: Squaring Feminist Scholarship with Media and Communications Studies. In Eckert, S., & Bachmann, I. (Eds.), Reflections on feminist communication and media scholarship: Theory, method, impact. Routledge.

Bachmann, I., Buzzanell, P., Byerly, C., Durham, M. G., Eckert, S., Hegde, R. S., Lemish, D., Parameswaran, R., Rakow, L. F., Ross, K., Steeves, H. L., Steiner, L., & Valdivia, A. (2022). What is happening here? Re-imagining feminist communication and media work amid a global pandemic. In Eckert, S., & Bachmann, I. (Eds.), Reflections on feminist communication and media scholarship: Theory, method, impact. Routledge.

Eckert, S. & Metzger-Riftkin, J. (2020). Doxxing. In Ross K., Bachmann, I., Cardo, V., Moorti, S., & Scarcelli, M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia on Gender, Media and Communication. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell. Online First. [Available here]

Eckert, S., & Steiner, L. (2018). Teaching girls online skills for knowledge projects: A research-based feminist intervention. In: Harp, D., Loke, J., & Bachmann, I. (eds.), Feminist Approaches to Media Theory and Research, pp. 219-235. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Steiner, L., & Eckert, S. (2017). The Democratic Potential of Feminist Twitter. In Lind, R. (Ed.), Race and Gender in Electronic Media: Content, Context, Culture, (pp. 213-230). New York, NY: Routledge. [Table of Content]

Eckert, S., & Steiner, L. (2016). Feminist uses of social media. In Novak, A. N, & El-Burki, I. J. (Eds.) Defining identity and the changing scope of culture in the digital age, (pp. 210-229). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Eckert, S., & Steiner, L. (2013). Wikipedia’s Gender Gap. In Armstrong, C. (Ed.), Media Disparity: A Gender Battleground. (pp. 87-98). Lexington Books. [Abstract]

White Papers/Reports 

Eckert, S., Gerring, N., Jun, K.-N., Lean, S. F., Lacouture, M., Liu, J., & Walter, A. (2017). Strengthening women’s civic and political participation: A synthesis of the scholarly literature. White Paper. USAID. Available here USAID Women’s Participation 2017

Invited Publications

Eckert, S. (in press). “Radio women in queer jobs”: The construction of women broadcasters in the American trade magazine Broadcasting 1931-1939. [“Radiofrauen in queeren Jobs:” Die Konstruktion von Frauen in Radioberufen im U.S.-amerikanischen Handelsmagazin Broadcasting 1931-1939.] Journalism Research / Journalistik, 5(3). Available in English and German. Translation by Author.

Eckert, S. (2022). Editorial. Journalism Research / Journalistik, 5(2). [Open Access – Available in English and German].

Metzger-Riftkin, J., Albrehi, F., Akhther, N., Harb, F., Steiner, L., & Eckert, S. (2020). Academic sexual misconduct on U.S. campuses – Arising questions and concerns about the Practice of mandatory reporting. Media Report to Women, 48(3).

Eckert, S. & Steiner, L. (2016). How to cover rape? U.S. journalists’ critiques of Rolling Stone‘s campus rape story. Media Report To Women, 44(4), 12-21

Eckert, S. (2016). Feminist_innen Online: Potentiale und Herausforderungen. [Feminists online: potentials and challenges]. Ministry of Health, Emancipation, Care and Age, State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Full text available here (in German).

Eckert, S. (2015). Ein Zimmer für Dich selbst. Sicherer bloggen und twittern. [A room for yourself. Safer blogging and tweeting]. In Eisman, S., & Köver, C. (Eds.) Hack es selbst: Digitales do-it-yourself für Mädchen. [Hack it yourself: Digital do it yourself for girls] (pp. 130-132). Landsberg, Germany: Beltz & Gelberg.

Eckert, S. (2014). Frauenstimmen im Netz. [Women’s voices on the internet]. Denkerinnen Blog.

Eckert, S. (2014). Eigene digitale Räume. Von guten und schlechten Erfahrungen von Bloggerinnen. [Digital rooms of their own. On good and bad experiences of women bloggers.] Kleinerdrei Blog.

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