Abrams, Rachel. “Internet’s Effects on Language Debated” New Jersey Newsroom. 20 Jan 2010. Web. 22 April 2012. < updates/internets-effect-on-language-debated>

Baron, Naomi. Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP, 2008. Print.

Crystal, David. Language and the Internet. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2001. Print.

Crystal, David. “The Scope of Internet Linguistics.” Internet Language. 12 Feb 2005. Web. 23 April 2012. <;

Kakutani, Michiko. “When the Geeks Get Snide” New York Times. 27 June 2000. Web. 22 April 2012. <

Lee, Jennifer. “I Think, Therefore IM” New York Times. 19 Sep 2002. Web. 19 April 2012. < think-therefore-im.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm>

Leu Jr., Donald J., Charles K. Kinzer, Julie L. Coiro, and Dana W. Cammack. “Toward a Theory of New Literacies Emerging From the Internet and Other Information and Communication Technologies.” Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading. 5th ed. Ed. Robert Ruddell.  Newark: International Reading Association, 2004. 1570-613.

Liwei, Gao. “Digital Age, Digital English.” English Today, Vol. 17, no. 3 (2001): 17-22.

Merchant, Guy. “Teenagers in Cyberspace: An Investigation of Language Use and Language Change in Internet Chatrooms.” Journal of Research in Reading, Vol. 24, no. 3 (2001): 293-306.

Plester, Beverly, Clare Wood, and Victoria Bell. “Txt Msg n School Literacy: Does Texting and Knowledge of Text Abbreviations Adversely Affect Children’s Literacy Attainment?” Literacy, Vol. 42, no. 3 (Nov. 2008): 137-144.

Sutherland, John. “Cn u txt?” The Guardian. 10 Nov 2002. Web. 22 April 2012. <>

“Texting vs Writing: The Problem with Instant Messaging.” Oxford Learning. 26 Oct 2006. Web. 23 April 2012. < vs-writing-the-problem-with-instant-messag/>

Thurlow, Crispin. “From Statistical Panic to Moral Panic: The Metadiscursive Construction and Popular Exaggeration of New Media Language in the Print Media.” Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Vol. 11, no. 3 (2006): 667-701.

Thurlow, Crispin. “Language and the Internet.” The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics. Ed. R. Mesthrie and R. Asher. London: Pergamon, 2001. 287-289.

Thurlow, Crispin, and Katherine Bell. “Against Technologization: Young People’s New Media Discourse as Creative Cultural Practice.” Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Vol. 14, no. 4 (2009): 1038-1049.

Varnhagen, Connie K., G. Peggy McFall, Nicole Pugh, Lisa Routledge, Heather Sumida-MacDonald and Trudy E. Kwong. “lol: new language and spelling in instant messaging.” Reading and Writing, Vol. 23, no. 6 (2010): 719-733.

Watt, Helen. “How Does the Use of Modern Communication Technology Influence Language and Literacy Development?” Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, Vol. 37 (Fall 2010): 141-148.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s