Papers and Publications

Below you can find a selection of published work:

Book Chapters:

Collister, S. (2012) ‘Social Media and the Third Sector’ in Waddington, S. (ed.) Share This: The Social Media Handbook for PR Professionals. London: Wiley & Sons.

Collister, S. (2013) ‘The Public Relations Power of Big Data’ in Waddington, S. and Brown, R. (eds.) Share This Too. London: Wiley & Sons.

Collister, S. (2015) ‘Algorithmic Public Relations: Materiality, Technology and Power in a Post-Hegemonic World’ in L’Etang, J.; McKie, D., SNow, N. and Xifra, X. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relations. London: Routledge.

Ampofo, L., Collister, S., O’Loughlin, B. and Chadwick, A. ‘Text Mining and Social Media: When Quantitative Meets Qualitative, and Software Meets Humans’ in Halfpenny, P. and Procter, R. (eds.) Innovations in Digital Research Methods. London: Sage. (Forthcoming, 2015)

Journal Articles:

Collister, S. (2014) ‘Abstract Hacktivism as a Model for Postanarchist Organization’. Ephemera: Theory & Politics in Organization, 4 (4). 765-779.

Chadwick, A. and Collister, S. (2014) ‘Boundary-Drawing Power and the Renewal of Professional News Organizations: The Case of The Guardian and the Edward Snowden NSA Leak‘. International Journal of Communication, 8.

Industry Publications:

CIPR. (2013) ‘CIPR Guide to Social Media Monitoring’. London: Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Available:

Conference papers:
Frames-as-Assemblages: Theorizing Frames in Contemporary Media Networks.’ Paper presented at ‘Caught in the Frame’ conference, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, 19th September, 2012.

Anarchism & Social Technology: Contextualising the (non?)-field?‘ Paper presented in the Anarchism and Social Technology Stream at the 2nd Anarchist Studies Network conference: ‘Making Connections’, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK, 3rd-5th September, 2012.

Assemblages of Resistance: new media, old technology and the Egyptian Uprising.’ Paper presented at ‘Platform Politics’ conference, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK, 12th-13th May, 2011.

You can also find a selection of mainly non-academic presentations over on my Slideshare profile.