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Bounegru, L., Devries, M., & Weltevrede, E. (2022). “The Research Persona Method: Figuring and Reconfiguring Personalised Information Flows”. In Figure: Concept and Method, C. Lury, W. Viney & S. Wark (eds). Singapore: Springer. (in press)

Bounegru, L. & Gray, J. (eds.) (2022). Εγχειρίδιο της Δημοσιογραφίας Δεδομένων: Προς μια Κριτική Πρακτική Δεδομένων  (The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice). 2nd edition. iMEdD. (Greek translation)

Bounegru, L. (2022). “Infrastructural uncanny.” In Chimeras: Inventory of Synthetic Cognition, I. Manouach and A. Engelhardt (eds). Athens: Onassis Foundation).

Bounegru, L., Gray, J., Colombo, G., Tsubaki & Tegegne, Y. T. (2022). Out of the Flames: Mapping Online Engagement and Public Narratives Around the 2019 Amazon Rainforest Fires. European Forest Institute.


Bounegru, L. & Gray, J. (eds) (2021). Manual de Jornalismo de Dados: Rumo a uma prática crítica de dados (The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice). 2nd edition. Abraji, Insper, Escola de Dados, Open Knowledge Brazil. (Portuguese translation).

Bounegru, L. & Gray, J. (eds) (2021). The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice. 2nd edition. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Gray, J., Jacomy, M., Bounegru, L. & Smith, R. (10 Mar 2021). How are they funded? Investigating ad trackers with Gephi and the DMI Tracker Tracker tool. First Draft.

Smith, R., Bounegru, L. & Gray, J. (10 Mar 2021). Anti-vaccination websites employ vast configurations of ad, social media and analytics trackers to drive traffic, build audiences and monetize misinformation. First Draft.

Gray, J., Tuters, M., Bounegru, L. & Lobo, T. (2 Sep 2021). Investigating troubling content on Amazon. European Journalism Centre.


Bounegru, L., Pryck, K. D., Venturini, T., & Mauri, M. (2020). ‘We Only Have 12 Years’: YouTube and the IPCC Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC. First Monday, 25(2), 25.

Gray, J., Bounegru, L. & Venturini, T. (2020) ‘Fake news’ as infrastructural uncanny. New Media & Society 22, 2: 317-341.


Venturini, T., Jacomy, M., Bounegru, L. & Gray, J. (2019). “Exploração visual de redes para jornalistas de dados”. In J. Joceli (Ed.) Métodos Digitais: teoria‐prática‐crítica. Lisbon: ​​Livros ICNOVA.

Bounegru, L., Gray, J., Venturini, T. & Mauri, M. (Co-investigators). (2019).フェイクニュース調査の フィールドガイド (A Field Guide to “Fake News” and Other Information Disorders). Japan Center of Education for Journalists. (Japanese translation)

Bounegru, L., Gray, J., Venturini, T. & Mauri, M. (Co-investigators). (2019). 揭穿假新聞’’教戰守則 (A Field Guide to “Fake News” and Other Information Disorders). Taipei: Quality News Development Association. (Chinese translation).

Gray, J. & Bounegru, L. (2019). “What a Difference a Dataset Makes? Data Journalism And/As Data Activism.” In Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation, J. Evans, S. Ruane and H. Southall (eds). Bristol: The Policy Press. Preprint: 10.5281/zenodo.1415450.

Bounegru, L. (2019). News Devices How Digital Objects Participate in News and Research. University of Groningen. PhD manuscript.


Bounegru, L., Marres, N., & Gray, J. (2018). A Digital Test of the News: Checking the Web for Public Facts. CIM Workshop Report. University of Warwick.

Bounegru, L., Gray, J., Venturini, T. & Mauri, M. (Co-investigators). (2018). A Field Guide to “Fake News” and Other Information Disorders. Public Data Lab.

Gray, J., Gerlitz, C. & Bounegru, L. (2018) “Data Infrastructure Literacy”. Big Data & Society. Open Access PDF: 10.1177/2053951718786316

Venturini, T., Bounegru, L., Gray, J., & Rogers, R. (2018). “A Reality Check(list) for Digital Methods”. New Media & Society. DOI: 10.1177/1461444818769236. Preprint: 10.2139/ssrn.3168664

Venturini, T., Jacomy, M., Bounegru, L. & Gray, J. (2018). “Visual Network Exploration for Data Journalists.” In The Routledge Handbook to Developments in Digital Journalism Studies, edited by Scott Eldridge II and Bob Franklin. Abingdon: Routledge.


Venturini, T., Bounegru, L., Jacomy, M., & Gray, J. (2017). “How to Tell Stories with Networks: Exploring the Narrative Affordances of Graphs with the Iliad.” In The Datafied Society: Studying Culture through Data, edited by Mirko Schaefer and Karin Van Es. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Bounegru, L., Venturini, T. , Gray, J. & Jacomy, M. (2017). “Narrating Networks: Networks as Storytelling Devices in Journalism.” Digital Journalism.


Gray, J., Bounegru, L., Milan, S., Ciuccarelli, P. (2016). “Ways of Seeing Data: Towards a Critical Literacy for Data Visualisations as Research Objects and Research Devices” in S. Kubitschko and A. Kaun (eds.) Innovative Methods in Media and Communication Research. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Gray, J., Lammerhirt D., & Bounegru L. (2016). “Changing What Counts: How Can Citizen-Generated and Civil Society Data Be Used as an Advocacy Tool to Change Official Data Collection?.” Open Knowledge and the CIVICUS DataShift.


Venturini, T., Meunier, A., Munk, A.K., Borra, E., Rieder, B., Mauri, M., Azzi, M., Ciminieri, D., Bounegru, L.,Uboldi, GR, Kaltenbrunner, A., Laniado, D. & Sanchez-Querubin, N. (2015). Climaps by EMAPS in 2 Pages (A Summary for Policy Makers and Busy People).


Gray, J., Bounegru, L., & Chambers, L. (Eds.). (2012). The Data Journalism Handbook. 1st edition. Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media.


Bounegru, L., & Forceville, C. (2011). “Metaphors in Editorial Cartoons Representing the Global Financial Crisis.” Visual Communication. 10(2). pp. 209-229.

Sarris, N., Potamianos, G., Renders, J.M., Grover, C., Karstens, E., Kallipolitis, L., Tountopoulos, V., Petasis, G., Krithara, A., Gallé, M., Jacquet, G., Alex, B., Tobin, R. & Bounegru, L. (2011). A system for synergistically structuring news content from traditional media and the blogosphere. Proceedings of the eChallenges e-2011 Conference, Florence.

Bounegru, L. (2011, May). “Mapping the Abortion Debate on the Romanian Web.” Paper presented at the 7th edition of the Media in Transition conference at MIT.


Bounegru, L. (2009). “Interactive Media Artworks for Public Space: The Potential of Art to Influence Consciousness and Behavior in Relation to Public Spaces.” In Urban Screens Reader, edited by Scott McQuire, Meredith Martin and Sabine Niederer, (pp. 199-216). Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures.

Bounegru, L. (2009). “Upgrade! Decision-Making in a Distributed Network.” In From Weak Ties to Organized Networks, Ideas, Reports, Critiques, edited by Geert Lovink, (pp. 159-160). Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures.

Bounegru, L. (2009). Smart Houses: From Managing the House at a Distance to the Management of Life Itself. Unpublished manuscript, University of Amsterdam.


Bounegru, L. (2008). Summary of Argument: Alexander Galloway, Protocol: How Control Exists After Decentralization, MIT Press, 2004. Unpublished manuscript.

Bounegru, L. (2008). Summary of Argument: Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics, MIT Press, 2006. Unpublished manuscript.

Bounegru, L. (2008). Comparative Analysis of Protocol: How Control Exists after Decentralization, by Alexander Galloway, and Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber-Optics, by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun. Unpublished manuscript.