Books, edited journals or books
van Es, Karin and Eef Masson, eds. 2018. Big Data Histories. TMG: Journal for Media History 21(2) [open access link]

Schäfer, Mirko Tobias and Karin van Es, eds. 2017. The Datafied Society: Studying Culture through Data. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [open access link]

van Es, Karin. 2016. The Future of Live. Cambridge: Polity Press.


Veerbeek, Joris, Karin van Es and Eggo Müller. 2022. “Public Broadcasting and Topic Diversity in The Netherlands: Mentions of Public Broadcasters’ Programming in Newspapers as Indicators of Pluralism.” Javnost.

van Es, Karin, Daniel Everts and Iris Muis. 2021. “Gendered language and employment Web sites: How search algorithms can cause allocative harm.” First Monday, 26(8).

Veerbeek, Joris, Karin van Es and Eggo Müller. 2021. “Professional follow-up communication as an indicator of public value: Analyzing Dutch PSB’s role in societal debates through topic modelling of press coverage.” Journal of Communication Inquiry doi:10.1177/01968599211039213

van Es, Karin, Mirko Tobias Schäfer and Maranke Wieringa. 2021. “Tool Criticism and the Computational Turn: A ‘Methodological Moment’ in Media and Communication Studies.” M&K Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft 69 (1): 46-64.

van Es, Karin and Thomas Poell. 2020. “Platform Imaginaries and Dutch Public Service Media.” Social Media + Society.

van Es, Karin and Michiel de Lange. 2020. “Data with its boots on the ground: Datawalking as research method.European Journal of Communication.

Masson, Eef, Karin van Es and Maranke Wieringa. 2020. “Data Walking for Critical Data Studies: An Explorative Survey of Data Walking Methodologies.” Digital Culture & Education 11(1): 36-52.

Masson, Eef and Karin van Es. 2020. “Rain on Your Radar: Engaging in Weather Data as Part of Everyday Routines.” In Data Visualization in Society, eds. Helen Kennedy and Nils Martin Engebretsen. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. 77-94.

Auslander, Phil, Karin van Es & Maren Hartmann. 2019. “A Dialogue About Liveness.” In Mediated Time. Eds. Maren Hartmann, Elizabeth Prommer, Karin Deckner and Stephan Oliver Görland. 275-296.

Masson, Eef and Karin van Es. 2019. “Encounters at the Threshold: Interfacing Data in Urban Space.” Leonardo Electronic Almanac 22(4)

van Es, Karin. 2019. “YouTube’s Operational Logic: “The View” as Pervasive Category.” Television & New Media.

Wieringa, Maranke, Daniela van Geenen, Karin van Es and Jelmer van Nuss. 2019. “The Field Notes Plugin: Making Network Visualization in Gephi Accountable.” In Good Data. Eds. Angela Daly, Kate Devitt and Monique Mann.  Amsterdam: Institute of Network Culture.

Verhoeff, Nanna and Karin van Es. 2018. “Situated Installations for Urban Data Visualization: Interfacing the Archive-City.” In Visualizing the Street. New Practices of Documenting, Navigating and Imagining the City. Eds. Pedram Dibazar and Judith Naeff. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. 117-136.

van Es, Karin and Eef Masson, eds. 2018. “Big Data Histories: An Introduction.” TMG: Journal for Media History 21(2): 1-6.

van Es, Karin, Maranke Wieringa and Mirko Tobias Schäfer. 2018. “Tool Criticism: From Digital Methods to Digital Methodology.” ACM WS.2 2018 Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Web Studies. (download link)

van Es, Karin and Judith Keilbach. 2018. “Keeping up the Live: Recorded Television as Live Experience.” VIEW 7 (13)

van Es, Karin. 2018. “Sobre os desafios enfrentados na segunda tela: o dilema da participação em The Voice.” TeleVisões Reflexões para além da TV. 85-104.

Masson, Eef and Karin van Es. 2017. “Visualizing Connectivity: Data as Evidence in The Architecture of Radio.” First Monday 22(10)

van Es, Karin. 2017. “An Impending Crisis of Imagination: Data‐Driven Personalization in Public Service Broadcasters.” Media@LSE Working Paper Series [download pdf]

van Es, Karin. 2017. “Liveness Redux: On Media and Their Claim to be Live.” Media, Culture and Society.  (open access)

van Es, Karin and Mirko Tobias Schäfer. 2017. “Introduction: A Brave New World.” In The Datafied Society. Eds. Mirko Schäfer and Karin van Es. Amsterdam University Press. 13-22.

van Es, Karin, Nico Lopez and Thomas Boeschoten. 2017. “A Toolbox for Reflexive Digital Data Analysis.” In The Datafied Society. Eds. Mirko Schäfer and Karin van Es. Amsterdam University Press. 171-180.

van Es, Karin en Nanna Verhoeff. 2017. “Data voor discussie: installaties in de stad als interventie.Boekman 111.

van Es, Karin. 2016. “The Promise and Perils of Social TV: The Participation Dilemma in NBC’s The Voice.” Television and New Media 17(2).

van Es, Karin, Daniela van Geenen and Thomas Boeschoten. 2015. “Re-imagining Television Audience Research: Tracing Viewing Patterns on Twitter.” M/C Journal. 18(6)

van Es, Karin. 2014. The Paradox of Liveness: From the Broadcast Media Era to the Social Media Era. Diss. Utrecht University.

van Es, Karin, Daniela van Geenen and Thomas Boeschoten. 2014. “Mediating the Black Pete Discussion on Facebook: Slacktivism, flaming wars and deliberation.” First Monday. 19(12)

van Es, Karin, and Eggo Müller. 2012. “THE VOICE: Über das ‚Soziale’ des sozialen Fernsehens.” Montage/AV : 63-84. Download PDF

van Es, Karin. 2009. “Screening Public Spaces: The Paradox of the Urban Screens Project.” BLIK 2.2. 42-49.

van Es, Karin. 2008. “Constructing a Self From the Past: History, Memory and Identity in High Modernity.” BLIK 1.0.5. 9-18.

Commissioned reports
Everts, Daniel, Iris Muis, Karin van Es and Marieke van Santen. 2021.”Wie zoekt zal vinden – of toch niet?: Een verkenning van zoekalgoritmen op vacaturewebsites en het effect op gelijke kansen.” College voor de Rechten van de Mens. 1-37.

van Es, Karin, Eggo Müller, Joris Veerbeek, Marjolein Krijgsman and Maranke Wieringa. 2019. Maatschappelijk draagvlak en binding van KRO-NCRV in een digitaal tijdperk. KRO-NCRV. 1-270.