Publications

If you’re interested in the citations of these publications, you can find my Google Scholar profile here.

Peer-reviewed articles

Baack, S. (2018). Practically Engaged: The entanglements between data journalism and civic tech. Digital Journalism 6(6), 673-692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2017.1375382

Baack, S. (2018). Civic Tech at mySociety: How the Imagined Affordances of Data Shape Data Activism. Krisis 2018 (1), 44-56. http://krisis.eu/civic-tech-at-mysociety-how-the-imagined-affordances-of-data-shape-data-activism/

Baack, S. (2015). Datafication and empowerment: How the open data movement re-articulates notions of democracy, participation, and journalism. Big Data & Society, 2(2). http://doi.org/10.1177/2053951715594634

Dissertation

Knowing what counts: How journalists and civic technologists use and imagine data. University of Groningen. http://hdl.handle.net/11370/4c94668a-c25c-43cb-9b36-5d54e3ff3c2e

Book chapters

Baack, S. (forthcoming 2019). Data Journalism’s Entanglements with Civic Tech. In J. Gray & L. Bounegru (Eds.), The Data Journalism Handbook (2. edition). Towards A Critical Data Practice Amsterdam. University Press. https://datajournalismhandbook.org/handbook/two/organising-data-journalism/data-journalisms-entanglements-with-civic-tech

Baack, S. (2013). A New Style of News Reporting. Wikileaks and Data-driven Journalism. In B. Rambatan & J. Johanssen (Eds.), Cyborg subjects: discourses on digital culture (pp. 113–122). [S.l.]: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-400253

Other publications (selection)

Baack, S. (2016). What big data leaks tell us about the future of journalism and its past. Internet Policy Review. https://policyreview.info/articles/news/what-big-data-leaks-tell-us-about-future-journalism-and-its-past/413

Baack, S. (2013). Die Open-Data-Bewegung. Das Verhältnis von Praktiken, Zielen und Selbstbild der Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland. Masterarbeit, Universität Bremen. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-363745

Baack, S. (2012): Gibt es ein “Open Movement”? Gastkommentar auf netzpolitik.org. https://netzpolitik.org/2012/gibt-es-ein-open-movement/

Selected conference presentations

Peripheral entanglements. How civic tech and data journalism expand and cement journalistic discourses and practices. ECREA 2018 conference, Lugano.

Leaking: Nur Strohfeuer, oder Ausdruck einer nachhaltigen Veränderung im Journalismus? (~Leaking: One hit wonders or expression of enduring changes in journalism?). “#krassmedial: Gute Daten, schlechte Daten”. Presentation at the workshop “#krassmedial: Gute Daten, schlechte Daten” organized by the German trade union ver.di, Berlin June 2018.

Fact-checking and journalistic discourse. The perceived influence of data driven non-profits in Africa. ICA Annual Conference 2018, Prague.

Data and democracy: How journalists and civil society actors imagine the affordances of data. “Digital Democracy. Critical Perspectives in the Age of Big Data” conference, Stockholm November 2017.

Structuring Civic Engagement Through Data: How Civic Tech Is Shaping Citizenship. ECREA conference, Prague.

Civic tech. Restructuring publics through data. AoIR 2016, Berlin. https://spir.aoir.org/index.php/spir/article/view/1255

Civic hacking: Re-Imagining Civic Engagement in Datafied Publics. Data Power conference 2015, Sheffield. Summary and slides available here

Open Data and Empowering Intermediaries. Why and how the Open Data Movement wants to transform Journalism. Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space conference 2014, Amsterdam. Slides available at http://www.slideshare.net/sbaack/open-data-and-empowering-intermediaries