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Sengul-Jones, Monika (24 December 2021). Wrangling the robots: Leveraging smart data-driven software for newsmaking.  Data

Sengul-Jones, Monika (1 December 2021). Bring in the machines: AI-powered investigative journalism, Data

Sengul-Jones, Monika (5 August 2021) Turbulent with a chance of data: Journalism’s drone-powered futures, Data

Sengul-Jones, Monika. (10 Feb. 2021) The promise of Wikidata, Data

Sengul-Jones, Monika. (2 Dec. 2020) Harnessing Wikipedia’s superpowers for data journalism, Data Audio


Berson, Amber, Monika Sengul-Jones, and Melissa Tamani*. (2021) Unreliable Guidelines: Reliable Sources and Marginalized Communities in French, English and Spanish Wikipedias. Art+Feminism. 

Berson, Amber, Monika Sengul-Jones, and Melissa Tamani.* (2020) “Reading Together: Reliability and Multilingual Global Communities,MisinfoCon. *alphabetical order


Hickman L., Cartwright L., Losh E., Sengul-Jones M., Gluzman Y. (2020) “The Totem Project: Pluralizing Access in the Academic Classroom.” In: Ware L. (eds) Critical Readings in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies. Critical Studies of Education, vol 12. Springer, Cham.

Sengul-Jones, M.  (2018) “Feminist Interventions in Wikipedia (pdf),” in Lauren S Berliner and Ron Krabill (Eds.) Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media: Pedagogy, Publics, PracticeRoutledge. ISBN 978-0815375807

Sengul-Jones, M. (2018). “‘I’m a Librarian on Wikipedia’: U.S. Public Librarianship with Wikipedia” in Merrilee Proffitt (Ed.) Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge. American Libraries Association. p. 215-233. ISBN 978-0838916322

Sengul-Jones, M. (2017) ‘Being a Better# Freelancer’: Gendered and Racialised Aesthetic Labour on Online Freelance Marketplaces,” in Ana Sofia Elias, Rosalind Gill and Christina Scharff (Eds.) Aesthetic Labour: Rethinking Beauty Politics in Neoliberalism. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. p. 215-229. ISBN 978-113747765-1

Irani, L., & Sengul-Jones, M. (2015). “Difference Work: A Conversation with Lilly Irani.” Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience, 1(1).

Selections (2007-2010)

| Travel & Features

Bespoke – Bandit Bicyclists in Budapest – Ryan Air Magazine: It might sound cheesy, but bicycling in Budapest is a ‘wheely’ good time; find out why I think so. 

Bicycles on the Bosphorus – Easy Jet Magazine: Escape traffic jams in Turkey’s largest city on two wheels, featured article. Scarier than continental bicycling, but worth a try.

Buda vs Pest – Wizzit Magazine: Why popular Pest is the best side of the blue Danube.

Sundown on Szeged: The Hungarian city’s warm, Mediterranean style offers open-air concerts, Art Nouveau, and pedestrian walkways that channel a history of water and sun.

Just Outside Dubai: On the blog for “global nomads” Janera, I reflect on a trip to Dubai: your best daydream if you come on a tourist visa with a pocketbook full of cash, but come clinging to the underbelly of the modernist project, life is far from spoon-fed.

Above the Kebab Shop: A weekend with Turkish migrants in London brings stories of Italian beaches, human trafficking rings, and the smell of human perseverance.

| Human-Interest

Guardian AngelsVédono, part of the comprehensive maternity care that the Hungarian health care system – despite all of its deficiencies and criticisms – has bequeathed upon women.

Pampered Poochies: In Budapest, beauty goes to the dogs; an increasing number of dogs in Hungary are getting beauty treatments once reserved for their owners.

Edible Beauty: Budget facials in Budapest might be made from the fodder of grocery stores, but it’s much better by professionals. Ooh, relaxation.

Hail a Padernoster: Comically scary conveyer belt-style historic elevators might be illegal, but with a little initiative, they’re still available to ride.

| Fiction

Chicken Paprika (2008 SPUSA 2nd Place Prize winner)

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