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Essays

Participatory Media Then and Now: A Conversation on Practice and Pedagogy (Co-authored with Vicky Funari). Television & New Media 2017, Vol. 18(3) 283–293.
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Troubled Waters: Tracing Globalization and Waste in the Delaware River (Co-authored with Craig Borowiak, Vicky Funari, and Helen K. White). Political Science and Pedagogy 2017, Vol. 50(1) 193-198.
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How A Public Radio Reporter Learned to Embrace Community Engagement (Co-authored with Ben Dejarnette). MediaShift September 22, 2016.
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Adventures in Community Media in Community-Based Multiliteracies and Digital Media Projects: Questioning Assumptions and Exploring Realities, Pleasants, Heather M. and Dana E. Salter (eds.), Peter Lang Press. 2014

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Digital Media Meets Informal Learning: Opportunities for Generating New Participatory Roles (Co-authored with Kathryn Hayes, Angela Booker, and Beth Rose Middleton). 2012. Learning Landscapes. 5(2):145-163.
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Community Needs, Scholarly Imperatives, and the Art of Regional Change. Western Humanities Review, Volume LXIV, Number 3, Fall 2010; Reginald McGinnis & Barbara K. Altmann (eds)

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Reaching Out: Telling Stories to Sustain Rural Communities (Co-authored with Holly George). California Cattleman Magazine, April 2010

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Collaboration in Action: Strategies for Developing and Distributing Multiplatform Documentaries (Co-authored with Catherine Stifter). Center for Social Media, October 2009
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Bringing Community Media into the University: A Strategy for Developing Media Arts Programs. National Association of Media Arts & Culture, November 2009
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Like A Bell That Calls: Participatory Youth Radio In Ethiopia (Co-authored with Esther Obdam).  Youth Media Reporter, December 2009
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From the Ground Up: A New Paradigm for Independent Program Development and Distribution (Co-authored with Catherine Stifter). Association of Independents in Radio, November 2008
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Looking Back & Looking Ahead: An Interview with jesikah maria ross. Community Media Review, Vol. 24, No. 2 Summer 2001

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Youth Making Media, Making Movies. Media Arts Information Network Newsletter, Winter 2001

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Building Capacity Through Community Video Training: The Davis Video Project Case Study. The Democratic Communiqué, Vol. 19, No. 3, Spring 1999

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Beyond Technical Training: Video As A Tool For Community Development. Media Arts Information Network, Spring 1999

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Training for Community Development. Community Media Review,  (Guest Editor) Vol. 20, No. 2 Fall 1997

Training for Empowerment. Community Media Review, Vol. 20, No. 2 Fall 1997

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Public Access Television: The Message, The Medium, & The Movement. Art Papers, Vol. 18, No. 3, May 1994  (co-authored with J. Aaron Spitzer)

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The Message, The Medium & The Movement.  Community Television Review (Guest Editor), Vol. 16, No 2 Summer 1993

Media Literacy In the Access World. Community Media Review, Vol. 16, No. 7, April 1994

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Ethnic Expression From The Grassroots: Visual Anthropology and Public Access TV. Commission for Visual Anthropology Newsletter, January 1994

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Tool Kits

Tool Kit for Change: Using Personal Stories to Sustain Working Landscapes and Rural Communities, UC Cooperative Extension. 2012
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Sustaining Rural Places Toolkit, Sierra Business Council, 2008

The Groovy Little Youth Media Sourcebook, Learning Matters, Inc., 2001
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Reports

Making Collaborative Public History: The Restore/Restory Project (Co-authored with Kathryn Hayes and Beth Rose Middleton). 2012. UC Davis Center for Regional Change
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Youth Voices for Change: Opinions & Ideas for the Future of West Sacramento. Owens, P. E. (ed.), 2010. Center for Regional Change, University of California
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