Publications

Kate Starbird. (2017). Examining the Alternative Media Ecosystem through the Production of Alternative Narratives of Mass Shooting Events on Twitter. To appear in Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2017), Montreal, Canada.    

Arif, A., John Robinson, Stephanie Stanek, Elodie Fichet, Paul Townsend, Zena Worku and Kate Starbird. (2017). A Closer Look at the Self-Correcting Crowd: Examining Corrections in Online Rumors. To appear in Proceedings of the ACM 2017 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).

Dailey, D. and Kate Starbird. (2017). Social Media Seamsters: Stitching Platforms & Audiences into Local Crisis Infrastructure. To appear in Proceedings of the ACM 2017 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).

Dailey, Dharma and Kate Starbird. (2016). Addressing the Information Needs of Crisis-Affected Communities: The Interplay of Legacy Media and Social Media in a Rural Disaster. In The Communications Crisis in America, and How to Fix It. Friedland L. and Lloyd, M. editors. Palgrave MacMillan. Forthcoming.

Starbird, Kate. Emma Spiro, Isabelle Edwards, Kaitlyn Zhou, Jim Maddock, and Sindhuja Narasimhan. 2016. Could This Be True?: I Think So! Expressed Uncertainty in Online Rumoring. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 360-371.

Fichet, Elodie, John Robinson, Dharma Dailey and Kate Starbird (2016). Eyes on the Ground: Emerging Practices in Periscope Use during Crisis Events. To be presented at the 2016 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM 2016), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. May 22-25, 2016.

Andrews, Cynthia, Elodie Fichet, Stella Ding, Emma Spiro, and Kate Starbird. (2016). Keeping Up with the Tweet-Dashians: The Impact of ‘Official’ Accounts on Online Rumoring. Presented at ACM 2016 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2016).

Arif, Ahmer, Kelley Shanahan, Fang-Ju Chou, Yoanna Dosouto, Kate Starbird, Emma Spiro (2016). How Information Snowballs: Exploring the Role of Exposure in Online Rumor Propagation. Presented at ACM 2016 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2016).

Zeng, Li, Kate Starbird and Emma Spiro. (2016). Rumors at the Speed of Light? Modeling the Rate of Rumor Transmission during Crisis. Accepted to Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2016).

Robinson, John, Jim Maddock and Kate Starbird (2015). Examining the Role of Human and Technical Infrastructure during Emergency Response. Presented at the 2015 Information Systems for Crisis Response & Management Conference (ISCRAM 2015), Kristiansand, Norway. May 24-27, 2015.

Starbird, Kate, Emma Spiro, Ahmer Arif, Fang-Ju Chou, Sindhuja Narisimhan, Jim Maddock, Kelley Shanahan and John Robinson. (2015). Expressed Uncertainty and Denials as Signals of Online Rumoring. Presented at Collective Intelligence 2015, San Francisco, CA.

Maddock, Jim, Kate Starbird and Robert M. Mason. (2015). Using Historical Twitter Data for Research: Ethical Challenges of Tweet Deletions. Presented at CSCW  ’15 Workshop on Ethics at the 2015 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2015), Vancouver, Canada.

Maddock, J., Starbird, K., Al-Hassani, H., Sandoval, D., Orand, M., & Mason, R.M. (2015). Characterizing Online Rumoring Behavior Using Multi-Dimensional SignaturesProceedings of the ACM 2015 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2015), Vancouver, Canada.

Huang, L., Starbird, K., Orand, M., Stanek, S., and Pedersen, H. (2015). Connected Through Crisis: Emotional Proximity and the Spread of Misinformation OnlineProceedings of the ACM 2015 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2015), Vancouver, Canada.

Dailey, D. and Starbird, K. (2014). Journalists as Crowdsourcerers: Responding to Crisis by Reporting with a Crowd. J of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Special Issue: Crisis Informatics and Collaboration, Dec 2014, 23(4-6),  445-481.

Starbird, K., Dailey, D., Walker,A.H., Leschine, T.M., Pavia, R., and Bostrom, A. (2014). Social Media, Public Participation, and the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillHuman and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal.

Dailey, D. and Starbird, K. (2014). Visible Skepticism: Community Vetting after Hurricane Irene. Short Paper. 2014 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM 2014), Penn State University.

Cobb, C., McCarthy, T., Perkins, A., Bharadwaj, A., Comis, J., Do, B., & Starbird, K. (2014). Designing for the Deluge: Understanding & Supporting the Distributed, Collaborative Work of Crisis Volunteers. Proceedings of the ACM 2013 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2014), Baltimore, MD.

Starbird, K., Maddock, J., Orand, M., Achterman, P., & Mason, R.M. (2014). Rumors, False Flags, and Digital Vigilantes: Misinformation on Twitter after the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings. Short paper. iConference 2014. Best Note Award.

Starbird, Kate. (2013). Delivering Patients to Sacré Coeur: Collective Intelligence in Digital Volunteer CommunitiesProceedings of the ACM 2013 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013), Paris, France. 

Starbird, Kate and Leysia Palen. (2013). Working & Sustaining the Virtual “Disaster Desk.” Proceedings of the ACM 2013 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2013), San Antonio, TX, pp. 491-502. Best Paper Award.

Starbird, Kate. (2012). Crowdwork, Crisis and Convergence: How the Connected Crowd Organizes Information during Mass Disruption Events. Dissertation. University of Colorado.

Starbird, Kate and Leysia Palen. (2012). (How) Will the Revolution be Retweeted? Information Diffusion and the 2011 Egyptian Uprising. Proceedings of the ACM 2012 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012).

Starbird, K., Muzny, G., & Palen, L. (2012, April). Learning from the crowd: Collaborative filtering techniques for identifying on-the-ground Twitterers during mass disruptions. In Proc. of ISCRAM 2012.

Starbird, Kate, Leysia Palen, and others. (2012). Promoting Structured Data in Citizen Communications During Disaster Response: An Account of Strategies for Diffusion of the ‘Tweak the Tweet’ Syntax. In Christine Hagar (Ed.), Crisis Information Management: Communication and Technologies, Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Limited.

Sarcevic, Aleskandra, Leysia Palen, Joanne White, Mossaab Bagdouri, Kate Starbird, Kenneth M. Anderson, (2012). “Beacons of Hope” in Decentralized Coordination: Learning from On-the-Ground Medical Twitterers During the 2010 Haiti Earthquake 2012 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Bellevue, WA.

Starbird, Kate and Leysia Palen. (2011). “Voluntweeters”: Self-Organizing by Digital Volunteers in Times of Crisis. Proceedings of the ACM 2011 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2011), Vancouver, CA. Honorable Mention Award.

Starbird, Kate, Leysia Palen, Amanda L Hughes, and Sarah Vieweg. (2010). Chatter on The Red: What Hazards Threat Reveals about the Social Life of Microblogged Information. Proceedings of the ACM 2010 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2010), Savannah, GA, pp. 241-250. Honorable Mention Award.

Vieweg, Sarah, Amanda L. Hughes, Kate Starbird, and Leysia Palen. (2010). A Comparison of Microblogging Behavior in Two Natural Hazards Events: What Twitter May Contribute to Situational Awareness. Proceedings of the ACM 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2010), Atlanta, GA, pp. 1079-1088.

Starbird, Kate and Leysia Palen. (2010). Pass It On?: Retweeting in Mass Emergencies. Presented at the 2010 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM 2010), Seattle, WA.

Starbird, Kate and Jeannie Stamberger. (2010). Tweak the Tweet: Leveraging Microblogging Proliferation with a Prescriptive Grammar to Support Citizen Reporting. Presented at the 2010 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM 2010), Seattle, WA.

© Kate Starbird 2017