Academic CV

Curriculum Vitae

Sagi Elbaz
E-mail: sagi74@gmail.com

Education

  • Tel Aviv University, under the guidance of Professor Daniel Bar-Tal, School Of Education, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2015.
  • Tel-Aviv University, Department of Political Science. Ph.D. in Political Science, 2007-2012.
  • Tel-Aviv University, Department of Political Science. M.A. in Political Science, Major in Political Media, 2001-2004.
  • Tel Aviv University, Department of Political Science. B.A. in Political Science, 1997-2000.

Thesis and Dissertation

  • Ph.D. Dissertation topic: "The Israeli Media Paradox: The Trend towards Core Values during Times of Political Change". Received award from the Israeli Political Science Association for best Ph.D. dissertation 2013. Supervisor: Professor Amal Jamal (2012).
  • M.A. Dissertation topic: "The Representation of the Arab Minority in the Hebrew Press: Between Fantasy and Reality". Supervisor: Professor Amal Jamal (2004).

Teaching Experience

  • Visiting Lecturer, Representations of Minorities in the Israeli Media (undergraduate), Government and Society School, Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Tel‐Aviv, Israel, 2015.
  • Teaching Assistant, Comparative Politics (undergraduate). Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel‐Aviv, Israel, 2007-2008.

Areas of Research and Teaching Interest

 
  • Political Communication
  • Peace Journalism
  • Elites and Minorities Representation
 
  • Culture of Conflict
  • Media-Military Relations
  • Economic Frames in the Media
 

Publications

Books

Elbaz, Sagi. 2015. Rethinking Israeli Journalism: Core Values & Media Revolution. New York: Israel Academic Press.
Elbaz, Sagi. 2014. Loyalty to the Source: Media, Ideology and Political Culture in Israel. Tel Aviv: Resling (in Hebrew). [The book was reviewed in Media Frames: Israeli Journal of Communication (Hebrew) and Manifesto: Israeli Journal of Society, Culture and Education.]
Elbaz, Sagi. 2013. Minority Opinion in the Hebrew Press: Representation of the Arab Population in a Changing Public Sphere. Tel Aviv: Dyonon Publishing (in Hebrew). [The book was reviewed in Media Frames: Israeli Journal of Communication (Hebrew), Haaretz Book Reviews, The Seventh Eye.]

Articles

Elbaz, Sagi. 2017. Delegitimization on Israeli Websites: The Coverage of the “Other” before and during Operation Protective Edge. The Public Sphere, 12, p. 63-88 (in Hebrew).

Elbaz, Sagi, & Bar-Tal, Daniel. 2016. Dissemination of Culture of Conflict in the Israeli Mass Media: The Wars in Lebanon as a Case Study. The Communication Review, 19(1): 1-34.


Book Chapters

Elbaz, S., Nets-Zehngut, R., Magal, T. & Abutbul, G. (2017). Self-Censorship of Narratives of Political Violence in Media. In D. Bar-Tal, R. Nets-Zehngut, & K. Sharvit, (Eds.), Self-censorship in Contexts of Conflict: Theory and
Research
. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
Nets-Zehngut, R., & Elbaz, S. (2017). Self-Censorship of Narratives of Political Violence: Four International Case Studies. In D. Bar-Tal, R. Nets-Zehngut, & K. Sharvit (Eds.), Self-censorship in Contexts of Conflict: Theory and Research. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Book Accepted for Publication

Elbaz, S. & Golan-Nadir, N. (2018). Strategic Elites in Israel, Jerusalem: Carmel Publisher (In Hebrew).

Book Chapter Accepted for Publication

Elbez, Sagi (2018), Seeing far, Seeing obvious: The Oslo Accords in the eyes of the Israeli media. In Ephraim Lavie, Henri Fishman and Yael Ronen (eds.) "The Oslo Process" - a milestone in the historic sequence of efforts to resolve the Israeli-Arab / Palestinian conflict. Tel Aviv: The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research (In Hebrew).

Manuscript Submitted for Publication

  • Elbaz, S., & Bar-Tal, D. Voluntary Silence: Israeli Media Self-Censorship during the Second Lebanon War.

In Press

  • Elbaz, Sagi. The press's attention to economic changes: Coverage and interpretation of stabilization plan and Netanyahu's economic plan (In Hebrew).

Grants and Prizes Awarded

  • The Israeli Political Science Association award for the best Ph.D. dissertation (2013).
  • Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ph.D. studies, Excellence Award (2007).
  • Tel Aviv University, Doctoral Scholarship (2006-2010).
  • Tel Aviv University, The Department of Political Science, Enrichment studies in Political Science for Academic Excellence (1999).

Conference Papers

  • The representation of the Arab minority: Image vs. reality. Academic Conference of Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research deals with the subject of the representation of Arabs in the Israeli sports media, Tel Aviv University, June 2, 2016.
  • Media as a means of spreading delegitimization in conflicts. A School for Peace Conference at the Fred Segal Peace & Friendship Library, Neve Shalom, October 22, 2014.
  • The Israeli Media Function: Between Jewish Nationalism and Security Culture. Academic Conference of Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research andKeshev - The Center for the Protection of Democracy in Israel; deals with the question of whether Mass Media is shaping a Culture of Conflict, Tel Aviv University, November 21, 2013.
  • Voluntary Silence: Israeli Media Self-Censorship during the Second Lebanon War in 2006 (with Daniel Bar-Tal). Annual Scientific Meetingof the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP), IDC Herzliya, Israel, July 9, 2013.

Symposiums and Talks at Lectures

  • A Criticism in Israeli Media. Academic panel at the faculty of Social Sciences, the Department of Communication, Tel Aviv University, June 17, 2015.
  • Dissemination of Culture of Conflict in the Israeli Mass Media: The Wars in Lebanon as a Case Study. A lecture at the Political and Social Psychology Program, Tel Aviv University, Israel, November 18, 2013.
  • Representation of the Arab population in Israeli public sphere. Culture on Saturday in HaSharon South Regional Council, Israel, June 22, 2013.
  • The Israeli Media Paradox: The Trend towards Core Values during Times of Political Changes. Political Science Department departmental seminar, Tel Aviv University, Israel, November 28, 2011.

Other Activities

Reviewer:
Journal paper reviewer: Media, War & Conflict
Organization of Conferences, Symposia and Panels:

Symposium organizer, "Does Mass Media shape a Culture of Conflict"? Academic Conference of Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, and Keshev - The Center for the Protection of Democracy in Israel, Tel Aviv University, November 21, 2013.
Membership in Professional Organizations:

The Israeli Political Science Association
Israel Communication Association
The Association for Israel Studies
The Institute for National Security Studies

Recent Places of Employment in Media Outlets

  • 2011-2015 – Chief Content Manager of Zap Group.
  • 2006-2010 – Editor in Chief and Content Manager of Doctors.co.il Website, the Public Health Portal.
  • 2000-2005 – Editor for Ynet Website.
  • 2000-2001 – Journalist for “Ha'ir” Magazine; Journalist for “Bamachaneh” Magazine.
 

References

 
Prof. Daniel Bar-Tal
School of Education
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
daniel@post.tau.ac.il

Prof. Amal Jamal
Department of Political Science
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
ajamal@post.tau.ac.il

 
Prof. Eli Avraham
Department of Communication
University of Haifa
Haifa, Israel
eavraham@com.haifa.ac.il

Prof. Alberto Spektorowski
Department of Political Science
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
albertos@post.tau.ac.il
 
Languages
Hebrew, English

References, certificates and works will be provided upon request.