Abusive Speech & Online Platform Governance
Accompanying Mary Anne Franks’s Feminist Frictions essay, “Speaking of Women: Feminism and Free Speech“
Other Digital Archive Pages:
Theorizing the State of Free Speech | Academic Freedom & Free Speech | Free Speech & LGBTQ+ Rights
Bernstein, Anita. (2014). “Abuse and Harassment Diminish Free Speech.” Pace L. Rev., 35, 1.
Carlson, Caitlin R. (2020). “Exploring Legal Responses to Hate Speech in the United States.” U. Balt. J. Media L. & Ethics, 8, 32.
Carlson, Caitlin R., & Hayley Witt. (2020). “Online Harassment of US Women Journalists and Its Impact on Press Freedom.” First Monday, 25(11): 1700-1714.
Citron, Danielle K. (2017). “Extremist Speech, Compelled Conformity, and Censorship Creep.” Notre Dame L. Rev., 93, 1035.
Citron, Danielle K. (2009). “Law’s Expressive Value in Combating Cyber Gender Harassment.” Mich. L. Rev., 108, 373.
Eaton, Asia, Holly Jacobs, & Yanet Ruvalcaba. (2017). 2017 Nationwide Online Study of Nonconsensual Porn Victimization and Perpetration. Report produced by the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative.
Franks, Mary Anne. (2019). “Witch Hunts: Free Speech, #MeToo, and the Fear of Women’s Words.” U. Chi. Legal F.: 123.
Franks, Mary Anne. (2018). “Revenge Porn Reform: A View from the Front Lines.” 69 Fla. L. Rev 1251.
Franks, Mary Anne, and Ari Ezra Waldman. (2018). “Sex, Lies, and Videotape: Deep Fakes and Free Speech Delusions.” Md. L. Rev. 78: 892.
Franks, Mary Anne. (2011). “When Bad Speech Does Good.” Loy. U. Chi. LJ 43: 395.
Langton, Rae. (2018). “Blocking as Counter-Speech,” in Daniel Fogal, Daniel W. Harris, and Matt Moss (Eds.), New Work on Speech Acts. Oxford University Press: 144-156.
Massanari, Adrienne. (2017). “#Gamergate and The Fappening: How Reddit’s algorithm, governance, and culture support toxic technocultures.” New Media & Society 19.3: 329-346.
Mathiesen, Kay. (2019). “Fake News and the Limits of Freedom of Speech,” in Carl Fox and Joe Saunders (Eds.), Media Ethics, Free Speech and the Requirements of Democracy, 161-80.
McGowan, Mary Kate. (2012). “On ‘Whites Only’ Signs and Racist Hate Speech: Verbal Acts of Racial Discrimination,” in Ishani Maitra and Mary Kate McGowan (Eds.), Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech. Oxford University Press.
O’Keefe, Theresa. (2016). “Making Feminist Sense of No-platforming.“ Feminist Review 113.1: 85-92.
Richardson‐Self, Louise. (2018). “Woman‐Hating: On Misogyny, Sexism, and Hate Speech.” Hypatia 33(2): 256-272.
Schoenebeck, Sarita, Oliver L. Haimson, & Lisa Nakamura. (2020). “Drawing from Justice Theories to Support Targets of Online Harassment.” New Media & Society.
Sobieraj, Sarah. (2018). “Bitch, Slut, Skank, Cunt: Patterned Resistance to Women’s Visibility in Digital Publics.” Information, Communication & Society 21.11: 1700-1714.
Suzor, Nicolas, Molly Dragiewicz, Bridget Harris, Rosalie Gillett, Jean Burgess, & Tess Van Geelen. (2019). “Human Rights by Design: The Responsibilities of Social Media Platforms to Address Gender‐Based Violence Online.” Policy & Internet 11, no. 1: 84-103.
Tirrell, Lynne. (2018). “Toxic Speech: Inoculations and Antidotes.” The Southern Journal of Philosophy, 56: 116-144.
Tirrell, Lynne. (2017). “Toxic speech: Toward an Epidemiology of Discursive Harm.” Philosophical Topics, 45(2), 139-162.
Turton-Turner, Pamela. (2013). “Villainous Avatars: The Visual Semiotics of Misogyny and Free Speech in Cyberspace.” Forum on Public Policy: A Journal of the Oxford Round Table.
Mantilla, Karla. (2015). Gendertrolling: How Misogny Went Viral. Praeger.
Matsuda, Mari J., Charles R. Lawrence, Richard Delgado, Kimberlè Williams Crenshaw. (1993). Words That Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and the First Amendment. Routledge.
McGowan, Mary Kate. (2019). Just Words: On Speech and Hidden Harm. Oxford University Press.
Penny, Laurie. (2013). Cybersexism: Sex, Gender and Power on the Internet. Bloomsbury Publishing.
Sobieraj, Sarah. (2020). Credible Threat: Attacks Against Women Online and the Future of Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.
Strossen, Nadine. (2018). Hate: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship. Oxford University Press.
Bazelon, Emily. “Why is Big Tech Policing Free Speech? Because the Government Isn’t.” New York Times Magazine, January 26, 2021.
Bazelon, Emily. “The Problem of Free Speech in the Age of Disinformation.” New York Times, October 13, 2020.
Bowles, Nellie. “Patreon Bars Anti-Feminist for Racist Speech, Inciting Revolt.” New York Times, December 24, 2018.
Flores, Ramona. “TikTok Bans Misogyny, Misgendering and Deadnaming Trans Users, and the Promotion of Conversion Therapy.” Ms. Magazine, February 9, 2022.
Franklin, Marianne. “Whose Internet is it Indeed! Internet Governance Feminism as Political Praxis.” Gender IT, June 16, 2015.
Malik, Nesrine, Jonathan Freedland, Zoe Williams and Samuel Moyn. “Is Free Speech Under Threat from ‘Cancel Culture’? Four Writers Respond.” The Guardian, July 8, 2020.
Romano, Aja. “Kicking people off social media isn’t about free speech.” Vox, January 21, 2021.
smith, s.e. “Go Low: The Time for Civility is Over.” Bitch Media, October 9, 2020.
West, Lindy. “Save Free Speech from the Trolls.” New York Times, July 1, 2017.