Publications

Public Speaking

August 25, 2016
College of William & Mary Convocation Address
Curiosity, hope will help heal broken world
Convocation address to incoming students, class of 2020

Featured Articles

July 11, 2019
Ross Perot was the original viral candidate
Washington Post
By Ron Rapoport, Walt Stone and Nicco Mele

April 15, 2019
Podcast interview: The Long Game with Jon Ward
Yahoo

April 4, 2019
How do we get people to vote? Let’s try financial incentives.
Washington Post
By Bob Pozen and Nicco Mele

February 22, 2019
Demanding Better Digital Nutrition
Psychology Today
By Carrie Barron, Nicco Mele, and Michael Phillips Moskowitz

February 13, 2019
Our Digital Lives Don’t Need to Make Us Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unwise
Harvard Business Review
By Carrie Barron, Nicco Mele, and Michael Phillips Moskowitz

April 11, 2018
How Facebook’s changes could hurt the ‘good guys’
CNN
By Dipayan Ghosh and Nicco Mele

October 18, 2017
Using Data Science Tools for Email Audience Analysis: A Research Guide
Shorenstein Center White Paper
By Nicco Mele and Jacque Boltik

Aug. 8, 2016
How Trump owns the media: Column
USA Today
by Nicco Mele and Marvin Kalb

Nov. 30, 2015
7 Reasons Why Trump Will Win
Medium – Soapbox
by Nicco Mele

April 12, 2013
The end of big (media): When news orgs move from brands to platforms for talent
Nieman Lab
By Nicco Mele and John Wihbey

Harvard Business Review Columns

Books

Mele, Nicco (2013). The End of Big: How The Digital Revolution Makes David The New Goliath. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press.

Mele, Nicco (2012). “Skyrocketing Numbers: Online Fundraising for Political Campaigns”. In Pearlman, Nathaniel (Ed.), Margin of Victory: How Technologists Help Politicians Win Elections (pp. 29-40). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Mele, Nicco (2008). “A Web Activist Finds Dean”. In Teachout, Zephyr & Thomas Streeter (Eds.), Mousepads, Shoe Leather, and Hope: Lessons from the Howard Dean Campaign for the Future of Internet Politics (pp. 179-191). Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.