Engagement & Social Media

Kilgo, D. K. (2021). Police Violence and Protests: Digital Media Maintenance of Racism, Protest Repression, and the Status Quo. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media.

Kilgo, D. K.  & Harlow, S. (in press). Hearts & Hahas of the Public. Journalism Studies. 

Kilgo, D. K. & Mourão, R. R. (2021). Protest Coverage Matters: How Media Framing and Visual Communication Affects Support for Black Lives Matter. Mass Communication & Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/15205436.2021.1884724


Kilgo, D. K. (2021). When Is  The “Racist” Designation Truly Applicable? News Media’s Contribution to the Debatability of Racism. Television and New Media


Kilgo, D. K. & Midberry, J. (2020) Social Media News Production, Emotional Facebook Reactions, and the Politicization of Drug Addiction. Health Communication


Harlow, S., Kilgo, D.K.,García Perdomo, V. & Salaverría, R. (2020). Is the whole world watching? Building a typology of protest coverage on social media from around the world. Journalism Studies. 

Kilgo, D.K. & Mourão, R. R. (2019). Media Effects and Marginalized Ideas: Relationships Among Media Consumption and Support for Black Lives Matter. The International Journal of Communication. 


Kilgo, D.K., Ng, M., Riedl, M.J., Lacasa, I.  (2018). Reddit's Veil of Anonymity: Predictors of engagement and participation in media environments with hostile reputations. Social Media + Society.


Kilgo, D. K., Boulter, T., and Coleman R. (2018). Face Value: Face value: Linking nonverbal cues to character traits in impression formation of politicians. International Journal of Communication. 


Kilgo, D. K., Harlow, S., García Perdomo, V., & Salaverría, R. (2018). From #Ferguson to #Ayotzinapa: Analyzing the Differences in Domestic and Foreign Protest News Shared on Social Media. Mass Communication & Society.

Kilgo, D. K., Yoo, J., and Johnson, T.J. (2018) Spreading Ebola panic: Newspaper and social media coverage of the 2014 Ebola health crisis. Health Communication.


Kilgo, D. K., Lough, K., and Riedl, M. J. (2017) Emotional appeals and news values as factors of shareworthiness in Ice Bucket Challenge news coverage. Digital Journalism. 


Harlow, S., Salaverría, R., Kilgo, D.K., and García Perdomo, V. (2017). Protest Paradigm in Multimedia: Social Media Sharing of Coverage about the Crime of Ayotzinapa, Mexico. Journal of Communication.  


Garcia-Perdomo, V., Salaverria, R., Kilgo, D.K. & Harlow, S. (2017). To share or not to share: Influence of news values and topics on social media. Journalism Studies.


Kilgo, D.K.; Harlow, S., Garcia-Perdomo, V., Salaverria, R. (2016). A New Sensation: An international exploration of sensationalism and social media recommendations in online news publications. Journalism.


Kilgo, D.K.; Yoo, J.; Geise, S; Sinta, V.; Suran, M.; Johnson, T. (2016). Led it on Reddit: Factors of Opinion Leadership on Reddit. First Monday.  Retrieved at: http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/6429


Kilgo, D.K.; Sinta, V. (2016) Six things you didn’t know about headline writing: Sensational form in headline writing of traditional and digitally native news organizations. Research Journal of the International Symposium of Journalism.  


Kilgo, D.K. (2015). Media Landscape on Tumblr:  News organization convergence attributes in youth-oriented social media networks. Digital Journalism.


Suran, M.; Kilgo, D.K. (2015). Freedom from the press? How anonymous gatekeepers on Reddit covered the Boston Marathon Bombings. Journalism Studies.


Mourao, R.R.; Yoo, J.; Geise, S.; Araiza, J.A.; Kilgo, D.K.; Chen, V.; & Johnson, T.J. (2015). Online News, Social Media, and European Union Attitudes: A Multidimensional Analysis. International Journal of Communication, 9(1-24)