Born: May 31, 1926, New York City

Married to Ruth Torgovnik.

Children--Matthew (Matya)  b.1960, and Nathaniel (Tani) b. 1961



B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University (1948)

M.A., Department of Sociology, Columbia University (1950)

Ph.D., Department of Sociology, Columbia University (1956)

Certificate, Japanese Language and Area Studies, U.S. Army Specialized Training Program, University of Chicago (1946)


Primary Academic Employment

1993-2014                   Distinguished Trustee Professor Emeritus Annenberg School for  Communication, University of Pennsylvania (

1963-1993                   Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Communications

Hebrew University of Jerusalem (


Previous Academic Employment

1951-54                                              Research Associate, Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia


1952-54                                              Lecturer, Department of Sociology,

                                    School of General Studies, Columbia University

1955-l969                   Assistant and Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and

The College, University of Chicago

1956-58                                              Visiting Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Hebrew University of


1970-72 (Summers)     Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, Columbia University

1972-73                       Simon Research Fellow, University of Manchester

1985 (Spring)              Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Padua

1988 (Winter)              Hoso Bunka Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of

Communication, Keio University, Tokyo

1978-1992 (Fall)         Distinguished Visiting Professor, Annenberg School of Communications, University of Southern California

1963-1993                   Professor of Sociology and Communications, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1985-1993                  Scientific Director, Guttman Institute of Applied Social Research, Jerusalem

1993-1997                                      Director, Annenberg Scholars Program, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

1998-1999                   Fellow, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

1999-                           Fellow, Israel Democracy Institute


Other Professional Affiliations and Offices

Fellow, American Sociological Association; Member, International Sociological Association; Member, Israel Sociological Society, Chairman (1977-81)


Member, American Association for Public Opinion Research; Member, International Communications Association; Member, World Association for Public Opinion Research; Member, International Institute of Communications, Trustee (1977-81)


Member, Scientific Advisory Panel: Section on Sociology and Social Psychology, National Science Foundation, 1960-62.


Founding Director, Israel Television, 1968-69.


Consultant, Office of Social Research, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1969;


Consultant, Audience Research, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1970-71, 1975-77.


Member, Israel Council on Culture and the Arts, 1970-73; Israel Film Council, 1972-76.


Chairman (1976) and Member (1971-75), Board of Directors, U.S. Educational Foundation in Israel.



Awards, Honors and Talks


In medias res, international prize for communications research, Germany, 1977.


Book of the year, National Association of Educational Broadcasters, U.S., 1978.


McLuhan-Teleglobe Canada (UNESCO) award, 1987.


The Friedrich Albert Lange Prize of the Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Freizeitwissenschaften (German Society for the Study of Leisure), 1988.


The Israel Prize, 1989.


Elected Member, Sociological Research Society, American Sociological Association.


The Paul F. Lazarsfeld Memorial Lecturer, Columbia University, 1989.


Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Ghent, 1989.


Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Montreal, 1990.


Elected Fellow, International Communication Association, 1991.


The Wilbur Schramm Memorial Lecturer, University of Illinois, 1990.


The Helen Dinerman Award, World Association for Public Opinion Research, 1992.


The Murray Edelman Distinguished Career Award, Political Communications Section, American Political Science Association, 1993.


The Wayne Danielson Lecture, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993.


The John Siegenthaler Lecture, College of Communication, Middle Tennessee State University, 1996.


Fellow, Bellagio Study Center, Rockefeller Foundation, August 1997.


Elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1999.


Fellow, Liguria Center for Arts and Letters, Bogliasco Foundation, April



Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Paris-2, 2000


.Doctor Honoris Causa, Haifa University, 2000.


The Samuel Becker Distinguished Lectureship, University of Iowa, 2001.


The P.F. Lazarsfeld Visiting Professor, University of Vienna, June 2002


The Marshall Sklare Award,  Association for the Social Scientific Study of Judaism, 2005


Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2005


Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 2006


Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Rome (La Sapienza), 2007


The Jay G. Blumler Lecturer, University of Leeds, 2009


Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Bucharest, 2010


Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Quebec, Montreal, 2010


Keynote, Conference on Internationalizing International Communication, University of Hong Kong, 2010


Talk, Renmin University, Beijing, 2010


Talk, Academy of Journalism, Beijing, 2010


Keynote, Symposium on Connectedness, IE University of Spain, Segovia, 2011


Lecture, Series on Sociological Imagination, The New School, 2011


Lecture, “Haman’s Fall,” Hillel House, University of Pennsylvania, 2011


Doctor of Humane Letters, Northwestern University. June 2013


Guest of Honor, ECREA conference on history of media, Venice, Italy 2015


Doctor Honoris Causa, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, November 2017


Doctor of Science (honorary). University of Pennsylvania, May, 2018


“Steven Chaffee Career Achievement Award”, International Communi

cation Association, Prague, May, 2018







1. (with Paul F. Lazarsfeld) Personal Influence: The Part Played by People in the Flow of Mass Communications, Glencoe: The Free Press, 1956, Translations into Japanese (1960); German (1962); Italian (1968).  Fiftieth Anniversary Edition, with new Introduction by Elihu Katz, New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2006.


2. (with James S. Coleman and Herbert Menzel) Medical Innovation: A Diffusion Study, Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966.


3. (with Robert L. Crain and Donald Rosenthal) The Politics of Community Conflict: The Fluoridation Decision, Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1969.


4. (with Brenda Danet), eds. Bureaucracy and the Public: A Reader in Official-Client Relations, New York: Basic Books, 1973.


5. (with Jay G. Blumler), eds. The Uses of Mass Communications: Current Perspectives on Gratification Research, Beverly Hills: Sage, 1974.


6. (with Michael Gurevitch) The Secularization of Leisure: Culture and Communication in Israel, London: Faber and Faber, and Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1976. Also in Hebrew, Tarbut Hapnai BeYisrael (The Uses of Leisure in Israel), Tel Aviv: Am Oved, 1974.


7. (with E.G. Wedell) Broadcasting in the Third World: Promise and Performance, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, and London: Macmillan, 1977.


8. Social Research on Broadcasting: Proposals for Further Development, London: BBC, 1977.


9. (with I. Roeh, A. Cohen and B. Zelizer) Almost Midnight: Reforming the Late Night News, Beverly Hills, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1980.


10. (with Tamas Szecsko) eds. Mass Media and Social Change, London: Sage Publications, Ltd., 1981.


11. (with Tamar Liebes) The Export of Meaning: Cross-Cultural Readings of ‘Dallas’, New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. Paperback: Polity Press, 1993.   E-Book edition 2013.  Translation in Albanian (20xx).


12. (with Daniel Dayan) Media Events: The Live Broadcasting of History, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992. Translations in Italian (1993), Spanish (1995), Portuguese (1999), Japanese (1996), French (1996), Chinese (2005), Polish (in press).


13. (with Charles Liebman) eds. The Jewishness of Israelis, Albany: SUNY Press, 1997.


14. (with J. J. Strange) eds. The Future of Fact, special issue of Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 560, November 1998.


15. (with Hed Sella) Culture Policy in Israel, Jerusalem: Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, 1999.


16. (with Itzhak Yanovitzky) eds. Readings in Leisure, Culture and Communication (2 vols.). Ramat Aviv: Open University Press, 1999.


17. (with Hadassah Haas et al.) Leisure, Culture and Communication in Israel, 1970-1990. Ramat Aviv: Open University Press (Hebrew) 2000.


18. (with J. Segal, Shlomit Levy and Nader Said) Negotiating Jerusalem, Albany: SUNY Press, 2000.


19. (with Yael Warshel) Election Studies: What’s Their Use?, Boulder, CO: Westview, 2001.


20. (with J.D. Peters, T. Liebes, A. Orloff) eds., Canonic Texts in Media Research: Are There Any? Should There Be? How About These? Cambridge, Polity Press, 2003., and in Hebrew, Ramat Aviv: Open Universisty Press.  Translations in Albanian, Chinese (with new foreword by J.D.Peters).


21. (with G. P. Scannell) eds., The End of Television?  Its Impact on the World So Far, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Sage Press, 2009.


22. The Happiness Game: A Content Analysis of Radio Fan Mail  MA Thesis (1950) reprinted in P. Scannell, ed., In Pursuit of Happiness, special section of International Journal of Communication 2012, 6, 1290–1296.


23. (with Christopher  Ali and Joohan Kim).  Echoes of Gabriel Tarde:  What We Know Better or Different 100 Yeare Later  Annenberg Press, 2014.





1. (with Herbert Menzel) “Social Relations and Innovation in the Medical Profession: The Epidemiology of a New Drug.” Public Opinion Quarterly, 1955-56, 9, 337-353. Reprinted in Maccoby, Newcomb and Hartley, eds., Readings in Social Psychology, (3rd Edition); and Jaco, eds., Patients, Physicians and Illness.


2. (with P.M. Blau, M.S. Brown, F.L. Strodtbeck) “Leadership Stability and Social Change: An Experiment with Small Groups,” Sociometry, 1957, 20, 36-50


3. “The Two-Step Flow of Communication, an Up-to-Date Report on an Hypothesis,” Public Opinion Quarterly, 1957, 61-78. Reprinted in Schramm, ed., Mass Communication, (2nd ed.); in Walters, Snider and Sweet, eds., Readings in Marketing; in Hollander and Hunt, eds., Current Perspectives in Social Psychology, in Carlson, ed., Communication and Public Opinion.


4. (with Rolf B. Meyersohn) “Notes on a Natural History of Fads,” American Journal of Sociology, 1957, 63, 594-601. Reprinted in Larrabee and Meyersohn, eds., Mass Leisure; in Kelley and Lazar, eds., Managerial Marketing; and in Wills and Midgley, eds., Fashion Marketing.


5. (with John Johnstone) “Youth and Popular Music: A Study in the Sociology of Taste,” American Journal of Sociology, 1957, 63, 563-568.


6. (with James Coleman and Herbert Menzel) “The Diffusion of an Innovation Among Physicians,” Sociometry, 1957, 20, 253-270. Reprinted in Riley, ed., Sociological Research, 531-543; Leinhardt, ed., Social Networks.


7. (with James Coleman and Herbert Menzel) “Social Processes in Physicians: Adoption of a New Drug,” Journal of Chronic Diseases, 1959, 1, 1-19.


8. (with Herbert Menzel and James Coleman) “Dimensions of Being ‘Modern’ in Medical Practice,” Journal of Chronic Diseases, 1959, 9, 20-40.


9. “Mass Media Research and the Study of Popular Culture,” Studies in Public Communication, 1959, 2, 1-6.


10. “Communication Research and the Image of Society: On the Convergence of Two Traditions,” American Journal of Sociology, 1960, 65-435-440. Reprinted in Dexter and White, eds., People, Society and Mass Communication, in Smith, ed., Communication and Culture; and in Richardson, ed., Readings in Marketing Communication.


11. (with S.N. Eisenstadt) “Observations on the Response of Israeli Organizations to New Immigrants,” Administrative Science Quarterly, 1960, 5, 113-133.


12. (with K. Kessin, J. McCoy, L. Pinto, R. Strieby) “Public Reaction to the Unscheduled Sounding of Air-Raid Sirens in a Metropolis: A First Glance at the Data,” in Baker and Rohrer, eds., Symposium on Human Proglems in the Utilization of Fallout Shelters, Washington, DC: Disaster Research Group, National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, 1960.


13. Joy in Mudville: Public Reaction to the Surprise Sounding of Chicago’s Air Raid Sirens, Report No. 75, National Opinion Research Center, June, 1960. (Also see: “The Night the Sirens Wailed in Chicago,” Sunday Magazine section, Chicago Sun-Times, April 24, 1960).


14. Contribution to “Jewishness and the Younger Intellectuals: A Symposium,” Commentary, April, 1961.



15. (with Avraham Zloczower) “Ethnic Continuity in an Israel Town, I. Relations with Parents,” Human Relations, 1961, 14, 293-308. Also in Hebrew: Megamot, 1957, 9, 187-200.


16. (with Avraham Zloczower) “Ethnic Continuity in an Israeli Town, II. Relations with Peers,” Human Relations, 1961, 14, 309-327.


17. “Notes on the Unit of Adoption in Diffusion Research,” Sociological Inquiry, 1962, 32, 3-9.


18. (with David Foulkes) “On the Use of the Mass Media as ‘Escape’: Clarifications of a Concept,” Public Opinion Quarterly, 1963, 377-388. Reprinted in Japan-American Forum, 1963, 3, 52-63. (Japanese)


19. (with Jacob J. Feldman) “The Kennedy-Nixon Debates: A Survey of Surveys,” Studies in Public Communication, Fall 1962, 4, 127-163; and in Sidney Kraus, ed., The Great Debates, 173-223. Reprinted (in part) in Etudes de radio-television, 1963, 2, 2-23; in Crotty, eds., Readings in Public Opinion and Politics; and in Schramm and Roberts, etd., Process and Effects of Mass Communication (2nd edition).


20. “The Social Itinerary of Technical Change,” Human Organization, 1961, 20, 70-82; and in Wilbur Schramm, ed., Studies in the Utilization of the Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 2, Stanford: Institute of Communication Research, 1963. Reprinted in Schramm and Roberts, eds., Process and Effects of Mass Communication (2nd edition).


21. (with Martin L. Levin and Herbert Hamilton) “Traditions of Research on the Diffusion of Innovation,” American Sociological Review, 1963, 28, 237-252. Reprinted in Jaco and Murphy, eds., Readings on Social Change; Secord and Backman, eds., Problems in Social Psychology; Sereno and Mortensen, eds., Foundations of Communication Theory; Kotler, Saltman and Kaufman, eds., Management of Social Change; Bliss, ed., Readings in the Behavioral Sciences Marketing; Badura and Gloy, Soziologie der Kommunikation.


22. “Characteristics of Innovations and the Concept of Compatibility,” Proceedings, Rehovoth Conference on Comprehensive Planning of Agriculture in Developing Countries, August, 1963. Reprinted (in part) in Development Research Digest, 1964, 2, 40-57.


23. (with William L. Libby, Jr. and Fred L. Strodtbeck) “Status Mobility and Reactions to Deviance and Subsequent Conformity,” Sociometry, 1964, 27, 245-260.


24. “The Diffusion of New Ideas and Practices,” in Wilbur Schramm, ed., The Science of Human Communication, New York: Basic Books, 1963.


25. “Interpersonal Influence,” in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Vol. IV, 178-185, New York: Macmillan, 1968.


25A “McLuhan” In Hebrew Encyclopedia, 1967, 267.


26. (with Brenda Danet), “Petitions and Persuasive Appeals: A Study of Official-Client Relations,” American Sociological Review, 1966, 31, 811-822.


27. “Comment on Heise's Prefatory Findings on the Sociology of Missions,” Journal of Religion, 1967.


28. “Comment on Brewster’s ‘Traditional Social Structures as Barriers to Change’,” in Southworth and Johnston, eds., Agricultural Development and Economic Growth, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1967.


29. “The Mass Media of Communication,” in Encyclopedia of Education, Vol. III, 35-39, Jerusalem, Mosad Bialik, 1967 (Hebrew).


30. “How Television Affects Politics,” Opening address, Conference of Scandinavian Broadcasting Services, Hanko, Finland, 1968 (edited transcript in Jerusalem Post, March 28, 1969)..


31. “On Reopening the Question of Selectivity in Exposure to Mass Communications,” in Abelson, et al., eds., Theories of Cognitive Consistency, New York: Rand McNally, 1968.


32. (with Michael Gurevitch, Brenda Danet and Tsiyona Peled) “Petitions and Prayers: A Content Analysis of Persuasive Appeals,” Social Forces, 1969, 47, 447-463.


33. (with Michael Gurevitch, Tsiyona Peled and Brenda Danet) “Doctor=Patient  Exchanges: A Diagnostic Approach to Organizations and Professions,” Human Relations, 1969, 22, 309-324


33a. “TV May Cause Political Change in Future.”  Interview of  EK  by Ram Evron, Lamerchav (newspaper), 24 October 1969. Pp. 3-4. (Hebrew).


34. (with Sara Molho) “Personal and Other Factors in the Adoption of Agricultural Innovations in the Kibbutz and the Old-Established Moshav,” in Molho, ed., Agricultural Extension: A Sociological Appraisal, Jerusalem: Keter, 1970.


35. “On the Interrelations of Applied Social Science and Rural Development in Israel,” in Molho, ed., Agricultural Extension: A Sociological Appraisal, Jerusalem: Keter, 1970.


36. “Television Comes to the People of the Book,” in Irving Louis Horowitz, ed., The Use and Abuse of Social Science, New Brunswick: Transaction Books, 1971; reprinted in somewhat shortened form in Transaction, 8, June 1971, 42-50


36a.  “Remarks” on third anniversary of television in Israel.  6 May 197l. (unpublished).,  (Hebrew)..


37. (with Brenda Danet), “Communication Between Bureaucracy and the Public: A Review of the Literature,” in Schramm, et al., eds., Handbook of Communication, New York: Rand McNally, 1973.


38. “Platforms and Windows: Reflections on the Role of Broadcasting in the Israel Elections,” Journalism Quarterly, 1971, 48, 304-314; also in Hebrew: “Mass  Communications and Election Campaigns,” Molad, New Series, 1969, 2, 551-562. Reprinted in McQuail, ed., Sociology of Mass Communications, Penguin, 1972.


39. (with Michael Gurevitch and Hadassah Haas), “On the Use of Mass Media for Important Things,” American Sociological Review, 1978, 38; expanded version in Studies of Broadcasting, (Japan), 1973, 9, 31-65.


40. (with Hanna Adoni), “Functions of the Book for Society and Self,” Diogenes, 1973, 81. (also in French)


41. “On the Use of the Concept of Compatibility in Research on the Diffusion of Innovation,” Proceedings of Israel Academy of Science and Humanities, 1973, 5, 126-145.


42. “News from the Global Village: Structure of Television in Developing Countries,” The Listener, 1973, 89, 68-69.


43. “Culture and Communication in Israel: The Transformation of Tradition,” Jewish Journal of Sociology, 1973, 15, 5-22.  Also in Israeli Society: Institute Symposia, No. 2, 1974


43a. “On the Culture of Leisure in Israel.”  Hasifrut, 18-19, December 1974, 224-5. (Hebrew)


44. “Television as a Horseless Carriage,” in Gerbner, et al., eds., Communications Technology and Social Policy, New York: Wiley, 1974.


45. (with Jay G. Blumler and Michael Gurevitch) “Uses and Gratifications Research,” Public Opinion Quarterly; expanded version in Blumler and Katz, eds., The Uses of Mass Communications, Beverly Hills: Sage, 1974.


46. (with Tsiyona Peled), “Media Functions in Wartime: The Israel Home Front in October 1973,” in Blumler and katz, eds., The Uses of Mass Communications, Beverly Hills: Sage, 1974.


47. “What It Means to Live in Israel,” Contribution to Symposium, Judaism, 1974, 23, 435-437.


48. “Comment” in Nordenstreng and Varis, eds., Television Traffic: A One Way Street? UNESCO Reports and Papers in Mass Communication, 1974, 70, 47-49.


49. “Research on Televised Violence: Some Notes Toward a Dialogue with Policy Makers,” Bulletin of the Institute of Communication Research, Keio University, 1974, 3, 1-22; also in Closeup (Hebrew), 1975, #3-4.


50. “Cultural Continuity and Change: The Role of Mass Media,” in Tehranian and Hakimzadeh, eds., Communications Policy for National Development: A Comparative perspective, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1977; revised version, “Can Authentic Cultures Survive New Media?” in Journal of Communication, 1977, 27, 113-121; also in Musag, (Hebrew), 1976, No. 7; also in Nordenstreng and Schiller, eds., National          Sovereignty and International Communciation, Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing, 1979.


51. “Mass Communication and the Right to Know,” in Communication and the Human Condition, Proceedings of the Barcelona Conference, Barcelona: Romargraf, 1972; also in UNESCO, Barriers to Communication, Paris: UNESCO,,


52. (with Hanna Adoni and Pnina Parness) “Remembering the News,” Journalism Quarterly, 1977, 54.


53. “Das Verstehen von Nachrichten” (Understanding the News), Publizistik, 1977, 22, 359-371.


54. “Remarks,” Proceedings of the meeting on TV and Elections, Torino: Edizioni RAI Radiotelevizione Italiana, 1977, 152-154; 370-372; 523-530.


55. “Looking for Trouble: Social Research on Broadcasting,” BBC Lunchtime Lectures, Eleventh Series, February 25, 1977. Reprinted in part as basis for Symposium in Journal of Communication, 28, 1978, 90-95.


56. “Of Mutual Interest,” Journal of Communication, 28, 1978, 133-141.


56a.  “Uses of Leisure in Iraael.” Symposium series, Shazar Library, Institute for Contmporary Judaism, Hebrew University,Vofl. 9, No. 6, l978  (Hebrew). 


57. “The Uses of Becker, Blumler and Swanson,” Communication Research, 1979, 6, 74-85.


58. (with Judith Elizur) “The Media in the Israel Elections of 1977,” in Penniman, ed., Israel at the Polls: The Knesset Elections of 1977, Washington: American Enterprise Institute for Policy Research. Also in Asher Arian, eds., The Elections in Israel - 1977, Jerusalem Academic Press, 1980, 189-211.


59. “Get Out of the Car: A Case Study on the Organization of Policy Research,” Gazette, 25, 1979.


60. (with Michael Pilsworth) “Getting In and Getting Out: Notes on Method and Diplomacy in International Communications Research,” Communication, 1979, 25, 75-86.


61. “With What Effect: The Lessons from International Communications Research,” in J.S. Coleman, R.K. Merton and P.H. Rossi, eds., Qualitative and Quantitative Social Research, New York: Free Press, 1979.


62. “On Conceptualizing Media Effects,” in T. McCormack, ed., Studies in Communication, Vol. 1, Greenwich, Conn.: JAI Press, 1980, 119-141. Revised fot Honorary Doctoral ceremony, University of Rome, 2007.


63. “Media Events: The Sense of Occasion,” Studies in Visual Anthropology, 6, 1980, 84-89.


64. “Foreword,” to C.C. Lee, Media Imperialism Reconsidered, Beverly Hills, Cal., Sage Publications, 1980.


65. (with Daniel Dayan and Pierre Motyl), “Television Diplomacy: Sadat in Jerusalem,” in G. Gerbner and M. Siefert, eds., World Communications, New York: Longmans, 1983; and in a slightly revised version in French, “Diplomatie Televises,” Cahiers de la Communications, I, 1982; and in Portuguese, “Sadat em Jerusalem,” Revista de Comunicao e Linguagens, 22-22, 1995, 275-292.


66. “Publicity and Pluralistic Ignorance: Notes on the Spiral of Silence,” in Baier, Kepplinger and Reumann, eds., Public Opinion and Social Change, Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1981.


67. (with Daniel Dayan and Pierre Motyl), “In Defense of Media Events,” in Haigh, Gerbner and Byrne, eds., Communications in the Twenty-First Century, New York: Wiley, 1981. Also in Organizational Dynamics, 10, 1981, 68-80


67a.  “The Press and Public Opinion.”  Jerusalem Post Jubilee Supplement, 1 December 1982, p. 41..


67b.  “Prime Ministers Should Watch their Words.:  July 1982  (unpublished(.


68. (with Daniel Dayan) “Rituels publics a usage privee: metamorphose televisee d’un mariage royal,” Annales, January-February 1983; and in English, “Electronic Ceremonies: Television Performs a Royal Wedding,” in Blonsky, ed., On Signs, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985, 26-32.


69. “Home Video in Israel: A Second TV Channel,” Intermedia, 11, 1983, 55-56.


70. “The Return of the Humanities and Sociology,” Journal of Communications, 33, 1983, 51-52, international symposium on “Ferment in the Field.” Reprinted in J. Hartley and R. Pearson, eds., American Cultural Studies, London: Oxford, 2000.


70a.  “(with Tamar Liebes). “Comparative Readings of ‘Dallas’: Preliminary Notes.” Paper read at Teleconfronto Conference, Chianciano Terme, Italy, 1983.


71. (with Yaacov Trope and Hadassah Haas) “ Integration in Army and Nation: An Essay in Instituional Permeability.”” in Cohen, Lissak and Almagor, eds., Tradition and Modernity: Essays in Honor of S.N. Eisenstadt, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1984 .


72. (with Tamar Liebes and Lili Berko) “On Commuting Between Television Fiction and Real Life,” December, 1984, Quarterly Journal of Film and Video


72a.  (with Daniel Dayan).  “From Ritual to Fiction:  Television Ceremonial Events, Multiple Audences, and Narrative Form.”  Presented at session on “Narrative Rediffusion: Internaational Film and Television, ” at meetings of Modern Language Association, Washington, D.C. 1984,


73. (with Tamar Liebes) “Mutual Aid in the Decoding of ‘Dallas’,” in Drummond and Patterson, eds., Television in Transition, London: BFI, 1985, 187-198; also in Gumpert and Cathcart, eds., Intermedia, second edition, New York: Oxford, 1986; and in an earlier versionF, “Once Upon a Time, in Dallas,” Intermedia (London), 12, 1984.


74. (with Daniel Dayan), “Media Events: On the Experience of Not Being There,” Religion, 15, 1985, 305-324. And in Hebrew, Yad Lakoreh, vol 23:3-4, 1989/


75. (with Daniel Dayan and Paul Kerns) “Armchair: Pilgrimages--The Trips pf John Paul II and their Television Public: An Anthropological View.”,” On Film; 13, 25-34.  and in Gurevitch and Levy, eds., Mass Communications Research Yearbook, Beverly Hills: Sage, 1985.


76. “Broadcasting in Israel,” (Japanese), HBF, 30, 1985, 44-45.


77. (with Daniel Dayan) “Television Ceremonial Events,” Society, 22, 1985, 60-66; also in Schroder, eds.


77a.. (with Tamar Liebes).  “Keys to the Forum: Mechanisms Through Which Television Fiction Triggers Talk of Social Issues.”  Paper presented at annual meeting of International Communication Associatiojn.  Honolulu, May 1985.


77b.  (with Tamar Liebes)..  “Th Export of Meaning: Cross Cultural Readings of American TV Fiction.” Paper read at Manchester Symposium on Broadcasting. March 1985.


78. (with Tamar Liebes) “Patterns of Involvement in Television Fiction: A Comparative Analysis,” European Journal of Communication, 1 (2), 1986.


79. (with Daniel Dayan) “Contests, Conquests, Coronations: On Media Events and Their Heroes,” in Graumann and Moscovici, eds., Changing Conceptions of Leadership, New York: Springer, 1986.


80. (with Tamar Liebes) “Global Programs: ‘Dallas’, for Example,” paper read at colloquium of Conseil National de la Communication Audiovisuelle, Paris, January, 1986.


80a.  (with Daniel Dayan).  Review of ‘Lang nd Lang, The Battle for Public Opinion’.  Contemporary Sociology 15:6, 1986, 848-849.


81. (with Daniel Dayan) “Performing Media Events,” in Curran, Smith and Wingate, eds., Impacts and Influences, London: Methuen, 1987.


82. “Communications Research Since Lazarsfeld,” Public Opinion Quarterly, 51 (50th Anniversary Supplement), 1987, S25-S45.


83. “The Myth of Media Influence Is Influential, Too,” Otot (Hebrew), #95, May, 1988, 32-34.


84. (with Daniel Dayan) “Articulating Consensus: The Rhetoric and Ritual of Media Events,” in J. Alexander, eds., Durkheimian Sociology, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988, 161-186; and in an earlier version in French, “Le television et la rhetorique des grandes ceremonies,” in Marc Ferro, ed., Films et Histoires, Paris: Presses de l’Ecole des hautes Etudes, 1984.


85. “Disintermediation: Cutting Out the Middle Man,” Intermedia, 16, 1988, 30-31.


86. A series of articles in Yediot Aharonot on topics related to elections to the parliament, 1988 (Hebrew).


87. A series of articles in The Jerusalem Post on topics related to elections to the parliament, 1988, and on topics related to the Israel-Arab conflict, 1989.


88. (with Tamar Liebes and Sumiko Iwao) “Neither Here Nor There: Japanese Readings of ‘Dallas’,” Communication. Excerpted in Hoso Bunka Foundation Newsletter (Japan), No. 26, June 1988, 9-13.


89. In Memoriam: Louis Guttman, Public Opinion Quarterly, 52, 1988, 240-242.


90. “Joseph Ben-David – In Memoriam,” in E. Kraus, ed., Education in Comparatie Context: Studies of Israeli Society, Vol. IV, Publication Series of the Israel Sociological Society, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1988.


91. (with Tamar Liebes) “ ‘Dallas’ and ‘Genesis’: Primordiality and Seriality in Television Fiction,” in J. Carey, ed., Media, Myths and Narratives, Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publication, 1988.


91a.  “The Relationship Between Broadcasters and Researchers,” in S. Oskamp, ed., Television as a Social Issue. Newbury Park, CA;  Sage, 1988. :  


92. “Journalism as a Profession,” Tel Aviv: Proceedings of the Symposium of the Israel Press Council and the Program in Journalism at the University of Tel Aviv, April 3, 1989 (Hebrew).


93. (with Tamar Liebes) “Perception des series televisees et problemes sociaux” (Mechanisms through which television triggers talk of social issues), in M. Mathien et al., eds., La physique des sciences de l’homme – melanges offerts a Abraham Moles, Strasbourg Editions Oberlin, 1989.


94. (with Hanna Levinsohn) “Too Good To Be True: Notes on the Israel Elections of 1988,” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 1, 1989, 111-122.


95. “Journalists as Scientists: Notes toward an Occupational Classification.” ” American Behavioral Scientist, 33:2, F, 1989, 238-246.


96. (with H. Levinsohn and M. Al-Haj) A series of articles in The Jerusalem Post, 1988 and 1989. Also in Al Itihad and in Al Sinara (Arabic).


97. (with H. Levinsohn and M. Al-Haj) A series of articles in Yediot Aharonot, on topics related to the Palestinian issue, 1989; and on Israeli democracy and public opinion, 1990, 1991, 1992 (Hebrew). Also in Al Itihad and in Al Sinara (Arabic).


98. (with Tamar Liebes) “The Export of Meaning: Cross-Cultural Readings of ‘Dallas’,” in Larson, ed., The International Flow of Television Programs, Paris: UNESCO (in press).  Also in Social Forces 70, 1992.


98a.  (with Daniel Dayan). Originally entitled “Shamanizing Television.”  In Italian  “Ceremonie Televisive.”  Problemi dell’Informazione 15:2 June 1990 (Italian). .in Danish “TV Som Shaman,” Aarhus:  Media Kultur, no. 9, 1989


99. (with Tamar Liebes) “On the Critical Abilities of Television Viewers,” in E. Seiter et al., Remote Control: Television, Audience and Cultural Power, London: Routledge, 1989. Also in  French as “Six Interpretations de la Serie ‘Dallas”  Hermes  11:12, 1992, 125-144


99a.  “The New Media and Social Segmentation:  Lament for National Public Broadcasting in Europe.”  Paper presented at Brussels Symposium, European Cinema and Television Year, l989...


100. (with Tamar Liebes) “Interacting with ‘Dallas’,” Canadian Journal of Communications, 1990, 45-66.


101. (with Tamar Liebes) “Defenses and vulnerabilities: A typology of viewer involvement in imported television fiction.” In I. Bernier Smith, ed., International Trade and National Cultures; Television Entertainment and Culture in the Consumers’ World, Laval University Press, 1992.


102. “Notes on Watching the War,” and “Terror from the Skies,” Jerusalem Report, January 31, 1991.


103. “The End of Journalism,” Journal of Communication, 42, 1992, 5-13, and (in German) Bertelsmann Briefe, 1991, 126:4-10.


104. “Footnotes on Public Opinion,” Politika (Hebrew), 1991, 37:26.


105. “Viewers Work.” In J. Hay, L. Grossberg and E. Wartella, eds., The Audience and Its Landscape, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996, 9-22.


106. “On Parenting a Paradigm.”Gabriel Tarde’s Agenda for Opinion and Communication Research,” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 4, 1992, 80-86.  And in French,“ L’Heritage de Gabriel Tarde,” Hermes 11-12, 1992, 265-374


107. (with Hanna Levinsohn) “Public Perception of the Intifada.” In R. Gal, ed., The Seventh War, Kibbutz Hame'uhad, 1990, 44-64 (Hebrew).


108. (with Hanna Levinsohn) “The Intifada Is Not A War: Public Opinion on the Israel-Arab Conflict.” In A. Cohen and G. Wolfsfeld, eds., Framing the Intifada: Media and People, Ablex (in press).


109. (with Daniel Dayan) “Political Ceremony and Instant History.” In Anthony Smith, ed., Television: An International History, Oxford University Press, 1995, 169-188.


110. (with Majid Al-Haj and Samuel Shye) “Arab and Jewish Attitudes Toward a Palestinian State,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 37, No. 4, December 1993, 619-632.


111. Review of “Talking Politics,” by William A. Gamson. Political Science Quarterly, Vol.108 No.3, 1993, 81-582.


112. (with Don Handelman) “State Ceremonies of Israel,” in D. Handelman, Models and Mirrors: Towards an Anthropology of Public Events. New York; Cambridge University Press, 1990, 191-233.


113. Foreword to Gabriel Weimann, The Influentials, Albany: SUNY Press, 1996.


114. Review of “F F Time,” by Todd Gitlin. New York: Pantheon Books, 1983. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 90, No. 6, May 1985, pp. 1371-1374.


115. “Individualisation, segmentation, mondialisation: la technologie de la television et l’Etat-nation,” in Andre Caron and Pierre Juneau, eds., Le defi des televisions nationales a l’ere de la mondialisation, Montreal: Presses de l’Universite de Montreal, 1992, 133-144.


116. “Diffusion Research at Columbia,” in E. Dennis and E. Wartella, eds., American Communication Research: The Remembered History, Mahway, NJ: Erlbaum, 1996.


117. “Introduction: The State of the Art,” in T. Glasser and Salmon, eds., Public Opinion and the Communication of Consent, New York: Guilford, 1995.


118. (with Hadassah Haas and Michael Gurevitch) “Twenty Years of Television in Israel: Are There Long-Run Effects on Values, Social Connectedness and Cultural Practices?” Journal of Communication 47:2, 1997, 3-20; also in Zemanim (Hebrew), No. 52, 1994,


118a. (with Hanna Levinsohn and Majid Al-HAj)  “Mutual Images of Arabs and Jews.”  Unpublished  (Hebrew)


119. “Five Enigmas in the Palestinian Peace Process,” special issue on Communication and Politics, edited by Mario Mesquita, Communicao e Linguagens 21-22, 1995 (Portuguese), 293-297


119a.  “Where Have All the Spaces Gone?”  concluding remarks in Annenberg Scholars Conference on Public Space.  March 1995  (unpublished)..


120. “And Deliver Us From Segmentation,” special issue on media and politics, K. H. Jamieson, ed., Annals of American Academy of Political and Social Science, July 1996, and in R. Noll and M. Price, eds., A Communications Cornucopia, Washington: Brookings Institute Press, 1998


121. (with Tamar Liebes) “Staging Peace: Televised Ceremonies of Reconciliation,” Communication Review, 2:2, 1997, 235-257.


122.  (with Shlomit Levy and Hanna Levinsohn) “Beliefs, Observances and Social Interaction Among Israeli Jews,” in C. Liebman and E. Katz, eds., The Jewishness of Israelis, Albany: SUNY, 1997.


123. “Behavioral and Phenomenological Judaism,” in C. Liebman and E. Katz, eds., The Jewishness of Israelis, Albany: SUNY, 1997.


124. (with Jeffrey Shandler) “Broadcasting American Judaism: The Radio and Television Department of the Jewish Theological Seminary,” in J. Wertheimer, ed., Tradition Renewed: A History of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York: Jewish Theological Seminary, 1997, 363-401.


125. (with Sharon Docter, Jodi Gusek, Miriam Metzger, Jacqueline O’Connell, Jane Stokes) “Press-Conversation-Opinion-Action: Gabriel Tarde’s Public Sphere,” in J. Lautman and B. Lecuyer, eds., Paul Lazarsfeld (1901-1976): La Sociologie de Vienne à New York, Paris: L’Harmattan, 1998, 433-454.


126. “Journalism Is A Profession,” Dvarim Ahadim (Hebrew), # 1, May 1997.


127. (with Ruth Katz) “McLuhan: Where Did He Come From? Where Did He Disappear?” Canadian Journal of Communications, 23, 1998, 307-319; also in Quaderni (French, in press), and in R. Watson and M. Blondheim, eds., The Toronto School of Communication Theory, Toronto and Jerusalem: University of Toronto Press and Magnes Press of the Hebrew University, 2007.


128. “Broadcasting Holidays,” Sociological Inquiry, 68:2, 1998, 230-241.


129. “Mass Media and Participatory Democracy,” in T. Inoguchi et al., eds., The Changing Nature of Democracy, Tokyo: The United Nations University Press, 1998.


130. “Introduction” to H. Herzog and E. Ben-Rafael, eds., “Language and Communication in Israel,” New Brunswick: Transaction, 2001.


131. (with Shlomit Levy) “Public Opinion and Morale in the Six-Day War: Findings from the Continuing Survey of the Guttman Institute,” in A. Sasar, ed., Six Days and Thirty Years: A New Look at the Six-Day War. Tel Aviv: Am Oved, 1999, 242-254 (Hebrew); in press in English.


132.  (with J. Segal and S. Levy) “The Status of Jerusalem in the Eyes of Israeli Jews,” in J. Segal et al., Negotiating Jerusalem, Albany: SUNY Press, 2000.


133. (with R. Wyatt et al.) “The Dimensions of Expression Inhibition: Perceptions of Obstacles to Free Speech in Three Cultures,” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 8, 1996, 229-247.


134. (with J. Kim and R. Wyatt) “News, Talk, Opinion, Participation: The Part Played by Conversation in Deliberative Democracy,” Political Communication 16:4, 1999, 361-386.


135. “Theorizing Diffusion: Tarde and Sorokin Revisited,” in M. Durfee and P. Lopes, eds., special issue on diffusion, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 566, November 1999, 144-155.


136. (with Jacob J. Feldman) “The Voyage of the Bagel,” International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2, 1999, 5-10.  And in R. Cernia, ed., The Great Latke-Hamantasch Debate,  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.


137. (with Hed Sella) “Cultural Policy in Israel: What Is, What Ought to Be, and the Distance In-Between,” PANIM (Hebrew), 10, 1999, 3-11.  Revised for international conference on Cultural Policy, Haifa, Israel March 2013.


138. (with R. Wyatt and J. Kim) “Bridging the Spheres: Political and Personal Conversation in Public and Private Spaces,” Journal of Communication, 50, 2000, 71-92.


139. “Two Virtual Debates Between McLuhan and Lazarsfeld on Radio,” Journal of Radio Studies, 6:2, 1999, v-ix.


140. (with R. Wyatt and J. Kim) “How Feeling Free to Talk Affects Ordinary Political Conversation, Purposeful Argumentation, and Civil Participation,” Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 77, 1999, 99-114.


141. “Comments” on Justice Yitzhak Zamir’s ‘The Written Press: Power and Critique,’ in Michael Marmur, ed., The Abramov Memorial Lectures (Hebrew, in press).


142. “Media Multiplication and Social Segmentation,” Ethical Perspectives, 7, 2000, 122-132.


143. “Media Technologies, Social Organization, and Democratic Polities,” in E.  Ben-Rafael, ed., Identity, Culture and Globalization. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2000, 307-318.


143a.  “Thinking about Media Effects.”  INTERCOM  conference, Manaus Sept 2000 (unpublished).


144. “Lazarsfeld’s Map of Media Effects,” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 13, 2001, 270-279.


145. “And by God, If We Don’t Have a Culture, We’ll Get One”: On Cultural Studies as  Market Research, a Reply to Eva Illouz, Sociology (Hebrew), 3:2, 2001.


146. “Media Effects,” International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2002, 9472-9479.


146a. "One hundred years of communication research." In MIRANDA, José A. Bragança de, SILVEIRA, Joel Frederico da (orgs.), As Ciências da Comunicação na Viragem do Século, Actas do I Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Ciências da Comunicação, Lisboa, Vega. 2002.


147. (with Daniel Dayan). “The Audience is a Crowd, the Crowd is a Public: Latter-Day Thoughts on MacArthur Day in Chicago,” in E. Katz, J.D. Peters, T. Liebes, and A. Orloff, eds., Canonic Texts in Media Research: Are There Any? Should There Be? How About These? Cambridge: Polity Press, 2003.


148. “Disintermediating the Parents: What Else Is New?” In J. Turow and A. Kavanaugh, eds., The Wired Homestead, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 45-52.


149. (with Shlomit Levy and Hanna Levinsohn) “The Many Faces of Jewishness in Israel, in U. Rebhun and C.I. Waxman, eds., Jews in Israel: Social, Cultural and Political Perspectives, Waltham, MA: University Press of New England, 2004, 265-284.


150. (with Mihaela Popescu) “Supplementation: On Communicator Control of the Conditions of Reception,” in P. Golding and Ib. Bondberg, eds.,  European Culture and the Media.  Bristol: Intellect Press, 2005.  And (in French) in A. Gras and P. Musso, eds., Politique, Communication et Technologies, Paris: PUF, 2006.


151. “’VeLo Taturu’: On Not Being Misled by Your Eyes and Your Heart:  Hermeneutic Musings in Honor of Itzhak Roeh,” in M. Neiger, M. Blondheim and T. Liebes, eds., Telling Media Stories.  Jeruslem: Magnes Press and Smart Institute of the Hebrew University, 2007.


152.  “Afterword: True Stories,” In P. Simonson, Special Editor, Politics, Social Networks, and the History of Mass Communications Research: Rereading Personal Influence, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 608, November 2006.


153. (with Limor Shifman) “’Just Call Me Adonai’: Ethnic Humor and Immigrant Assimilation,” American Sociological Review,  2005, 70:5, 843-859.


154. (with S. Levy) “Dynamics of Intergroup Relations in Israel, 1967-2002” Social Indicators Research, 2005, 74: 295-312.


155.  “Rediscovering Gabriel Tarde,” Political Communication, 23, 2006, 1-8.


156. “Two Dilemmas of Religious Identity and Practice Among Israeli Jews,” Contemporary Jewry (in press).


157. (with Tamar Liebes) “’No More Peace’: How Disaster, Terror and War Have Upstaged Media Events,” International Journal of Communication,1:1, January 2007, 157-166..


158. “Foreword: The Toronto School and Communication Research.”  Pp. 1-6 in Rita Watson and Menahem Blondheim, eds., The Toronto School and Communication Theory.  Toronto and Jerusalem: University of Toronto Press and Magnes Press of the Hebrew University, 2007.


158a.  “The End of Television.” In Katz and Scannell. Eds.  The End of Television Its Impact on the World So Far.  Annals of American Academy of Political and Social Science.  Sage 2009


159. (with Jatin Atre and Samuel Shye). “Reaching for the Remote: Understanding Television Viewership Using Smallest Space Analysis” in A. Cohen, ed., In Search of Structure in Behavioral and Social Sciences: Facet Theory and Scaling. Tel Aviv: Facet Theory Assocation Press, 2009.


160. (with Ruth Katz). “Life and Death Among the Binaries:  Notes on Jeffrey Alexander’s Constructionism” In   J. Alexander ,  ed.,  Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate. New York:  Oxford University Press, 2009, 156-170..


161. “Foreword.” Pp. xvi-xix in Michael Bailey, ed., Narrating Media History.  London: Routledge, 2009...


 162. (with Ruth Katz).   “Evaluating Culture:: World Music and Fusion Food”  Revised paper presented at World Congress of Sociology, Durban, South Africa, 2006, International Journal of Cultural Studies, 18:2, 2015, 155=165.


163.  “Choice vs. Predisposition in Voting Research: An Invented History.”  Lecture in Memory of Seymour Martin Lipset at Regional Conference of WAPOR, Jerusalem and Haifa, June 2007.


164.  (with Khadijah White).  Electronic Empowerment:  On Interacting with Bureaucracies and the Professions in the Age of New Media.”  Lecture in Department of Communication and Cultural Management, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany. March 2009.


165.  “Opinion Leaders.”  Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture.  (in press).


166. “Cultural Diffusion.”  In J. Hall, L. Grindstaff , M.C.Lo, eds., Handbook of Cultural Sociology. New York: Routledge, 2010, 668-676.


167.  “Why Sociology Abandoned Mass Communications Research.” American Sociologist, 40, 2009, 167-1


168.  (with Jefferson Pooley).  “Further Notes on Why Sociology Abandoned Mass Communication Research.”  Journal oFf Communication,  58:4,  2009, 767-786.    


169.  (with M. Blondheim)  “Home Away from Home,” Tablet,  6 March 2012, and “Pulling Strings,”  Haaretz (English and Hebrew)), 9 March 2012,   based on “ Diaspora Dreams in the Biblical Book of Esther,” ,” in M. Blondheim, ed., Communications and Diaspora." (in press) Presented at annual conference of IAMCR, Istanbul, Turkey.


170.  “Ownership, Technology, Content and Context in the Continuing Search for Media Effeccts,” in C. Salmon, ed., Communication Yearbook #35, New York: Routledge, 2011, revised and extended version of "Five Theories in Search of Effects." Rumanian Journal of Journalism and Communication, 20l0.


171 “Media-Government-Public: Coalitions and Oppositions.” Communication Research. 12, 2009, 199-204..


172.  “Symmetrizing: On Media Attitudes Toward Intergroup Conflict.” Dynamics of Asymmetrical Conflict”,

Vol 3:2, 2010, 142-144.  


173. “Nowhere to Go: Some Dilemmas of Deliberative Democracy,” in K. Kenski and K.H.Jamieson, eds., Oxford Handbook of Political Communication. New York:  OUP. 85-94. Revised keynote talk at WAPOR Regional Conference, Segovia, Spain, 15 March 2011


174. “No More Excuses.” Preface to paperback edition of P. Frosh and A. Pinchevski, eds., Media Witnessing.  New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011.


175. “Back to the Street: When Media and Opinion Leave Home”   Presented at conference in Honor of Daniel Dayan, Sofia, Bulgaria.  Divination (Bulgaria) #35, spring-summer 2012, 51-62  Revised versions in Mass Communication and Society, 17:4, 2014, and in proceedings of conference honoring Dan Caspi (Hebrew, forthcoming).


176. “In Pursuit of an M.A.” in P. Scannell, ed., In Pursuit of Happiness. Special section of International Journal of Communication (online), 2012.


177. (with M. Blondheim).”Commuication in an Ancient Empire: An Innisian Reading of the Book of Esther.” In M.N. Lather and Christoph Nebert, eds. Traffic: Media Infrastructures and Cultural Practices.  Leiden and Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2015.  Presented at conference on “Traffic” at Paderborn Univeristy, Germany, March 2012.  


178. (with Daniel Dayan). “On Publics, Non-Publics, Former Publics, Future Publics, Almost Publics.” Preface to D. Jacobi and J. Luckerhoff, eds., Looking for Non-Publics. Quebec: Les Presses de l’Universite de Quebec, 2012.


179. (with M. Blondheim).  “On Seeing Both Sides:  Notes on the 2012 Presidential Debates.” In S. Coleman et al, eds., Can the Media Serve Democracy: Essays in Honor of Jay G. Blumler. Pp. 141-148, Palgrave Macmillen


180.  “Window Shopping.” In C.C. Lee, ed., Internationalizing International Communication.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014.


181. (with Rowan Howard-Williams).  “Did TV Empower Women?  Journal of Popular Television, I:1, 7-24, 2013, .  Original  in Hovden and Knapskog,  eds. Hunting  High and Low: festschrift in honor of Jostein Gripsrud.  347-373. .  Oslo: Scandinavian Academic Press, 2012.


182. “Don’t Throw Anything Out.” Review of Jenkins et al “Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture” public books, July 2013.


183.  “Commuting and Co-Authoring: How to Be in More than One Place at the Same Time.”  Retirement talk at the Annenberg School, in Sonia Livingstone, ed.,Kanonizing Katz, special section of International Journal of Communication 8, 2014, 2165–2174.


 184. Where Are Opinion Leaders Leading Us?”  special section of  International Journal of Communication.  9, 1023-28. 2015 .


185. “Introduction” to G. Weimann, ed, Pioneering Guttman Institute: 50 Years.  (Hebrew)


186.  “If You Hear of Anything Let Me Know: On revisiting retired concepts: Selective Exposure”  Haifa workshop talk, October 2015.


187.  Eulogy for Tamar Liebes


189. (with Menahem Blondheim). “Religion, Communications and Jewry: The Case of Digital Chabad.” Media, Culture and Society, December 2015, 1-7.


190. (with Ruth Katz).  Revisiting the Origin of the Administrative Versus Critical Research Debate. Journal of Information Policy, 6, 4-12. (Based on paper for ICA preconference on law and information, Puerto Rico, 2015).


191. (with Yonatan Fialkoff). Six concepts in search of retirement. Annals of the International Communication Association, 41(1), 86-91. (based on talk at international workshop on Media Psychology, Haifa , March 2015.


192. (with Yonatan Fialkoff, Menahem Blondheim and Chilik Laub) Majority and Minority Media: A Case study of an Ancient Empire. Paper presented at ECREA, Budapest, September 2017


193. (with Daniel Dayan) L’esprit de l’escalier: Twenty-Five Years of Hindsight. Media, Culture and Society.  40(1), 2018


194. “His Master’s Voice,” in Moy and Chapman, eds. Voices: Proceedings of 2918 conference of International Communication Association, London: Peter Lang (forthcoming)


195. (with Yonatan Fialkoff) “Communication” Encyclopedia of Sociology (2nd Edition). New York: Wiley Blackwell. (forthcoming).