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By the Smart Family Institute for Communication, HUJI

The ear edition of the department of communication and journalism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
In each episode, we host researchers and doctoral students from the department for an intimate conversation about their academic research from political behavior to language and communication, visual culture, technology and more.

Brought to you by: the Smart Family Institute of Communications, in the Department of Communication and Journalism, in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Episode #8: Political success and social media: what comes first? - Prof. Tamir Sheafer & Dr. Eran Amsalem

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Episode #8: Political success and social media: what comes first? - Prof. Tamir Sheafer & Dr. Eran Amsalem
In the 8th episode of The Smart Podcast, Prof. Tamir Sheafer and Dr. Eran Amsalem talk about social media, political success and the connection between those two important topics. In this conversation, they are questioning what comes first - is it political success that dictates the success in the social media, or the opposite? Credits This podcast was recorded at the Mount Scopus radio studios with the support of the studio's director Motti Barakan. The producer and editor of this episode is Tzlil Sharon; Special thanks to Ori Dror, the coordinator of The Smart Family Institute of Communications at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and to Eedan Rachel Amit-Danhi for recording the opening and closing. Opening and closing music: "Wholesome" By Kevin MacLeod
53:18
January 25, 2021
Episode #7: When sound meets media studies - Dr. Ido Ramati & Hadar Levy-Landesberg
In this episode of The Smart Podcast, Dr. Ido Ramati & Hadar Levy-Landsberg talk about the connection of sound and media studies. Show notes: Hadar's master's thesis article about sound in the news: https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/6334 Levy, H., & Pinchevski, A. (2017). Resounding News: The Acoustic Conventions of Israeli Newscasts. International Journal of Communication, 11, 19. The article Hadar mentioned about the phatic function of sound interface: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1461444820944851 Levy-Landesberg, H. (2020). Listen up! Phatic thresholds and sound interface design. New Media & Society, 1461444820944851 Ido's article about the mechanical recording of oral Jewish tradition: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/717521 Credits: This podcast was recorded via ZOOM app. with the technical support of the studio's director Motti Barakan. The producer and editor of this episode is Tzlil Sharon; Special thanks to Ori Dror, the coordinator of the Smart Institute of communication, and to Eedan Rachel Amit-Danhi for recording the opening and closing. Opening and closing music: "Wholesome" By Kevin MacLeod Transition music: "Beauty Flow" By Kevin MacLeod
44:14
November 16, 2020
Episode #6: How people deal with disinformation - Prof. Christian Baden & Olga Pasitselska
In this episode of The Smart Podcast, Prof. Christian Baden & Olga Pasitselska talk about how people deal with disinformation - an especially important issue these days Show notes: The podcast mentions several studies, most of which are not yet published. However, some are. For people's tendency to "adjust" claims so they fit their prior beliefs, see: Baden, C., & David, Y. (2018). On Resonance: A study of culture-dependent reinterpretations of extremist violence in Israeli media discourse. Media, Culture & Society , 40 (4), 514-534. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0163443717734404 Regarding our tendency to reject sources, not arguments, see: Baden, C., & Stalpouskaya, K. (2020). Maintenance of news frames: How US, British and Russian news made sense of unfolding events in the Syrian chemical weapons crisis. Journalism Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1461670X.2020.1843066 While most of the discussed findings from Ukraine are not yet published, one study about populist narratives is already available: Pasitselska, O., & Baden, C. (2020). Who are ‘the people’? Uses of empty signifiers in propagandistic news discourse. The Journal of Language and Politics, 19(4), 666-690. https://www.jbe-platform.com/content/journals/10.1075/jlp.19057.pas If you don't have access to these titles, you can contact the authors via researchgate.net: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christian_Baden2, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Olga_Pasitselska Credits: This podcast was recorded via ZOOM app. with the technical support of the studio's director Motti Barakan. The producer and editor of this episode is Tzlil Sharon; Special thanks to Ori Dror, the coordinator of the Smart Institute of communication, and to Eedan Rachel Amit-Danhi for recording the opening and closing. Opening and closing music: "Wholesome" By Kevin MacLeod Transition music: "Beauty Flow" By Kevin MacLeod
01:04:07
November 16, 2020
Episode #5: The dark side of sociability - Prof. Zohar Kampf & Roni Danziger
In this episode, Prof. Zohar Kampf and Roni Danziger talk about a pragmatic definition of flattery, as phrased by Roni. The Article, which was discussed in the episode, is mentioned in the notes. Show notes https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2020.09.027 Danziger, R. (2020). The pragmatics of flattery: The strategic use of solidarity-oriented actions. Journal of Pragmatics, 170, 413-425. Credits This podcast was recorded via ZOOM app. with the technical support of the studio's director Motti Barakan. The producer and editor of this episode is Ori Dror; Special thanks to Tzlil Sharon, and to Eedan Rachel Amit-Danhi for recording the opening and closing. Opening and closing music: "Wholesome" By Kevin MacLeod Transition music: "Beauty Flow" By Kevin MacLeod
47:18
November 10, 2020
Episode #4: Media Witnessing - Prof. Paul Frosh & Prof. Amit Pinchevski
In this episode,  Prof. Paul Frosh and Prof. Amit Pinchevski discuss their ongoing collaboration on media witnessing, exploring its development so far and future directions. Show notes ‏Frosh, P. (2019). The Poetics of Digital Media. Cambridge: Polity Press. Frosh, P. and Pinchevski, A. (2009). Introduction: Why media witnessing? Why now? In: Frosh, P. and Pinchevski, A. (eds) Media Witnessing: Testimony in the Age of Mass Communication. Hampshire, New York: Palgrave and McMillan, pp. 1-19. Frosh, P. and Pinchevski, A. (2014). Media witnessing and the ripeness of time. Cultural Studies 28(4): 594-610.‏ Frosh, P. and Pinchevski, A. (2018). Media and events after media events. Media, Culture & Society 40(1): 135-138.‏ Also check out Paul's and Amit's scholar pages on The Smart Family Institute of Communications Website, for more publications and current projects, or contact them directly: Prof. Paul Frosh | Prof. Amit Pinchevski / @AmitPinchevski Credits This podcast was recorded via ZOOM app. with the technical support of the studio's director Motti Barakan. The producer and editor of this episode is Ori Dror; Special thanks to Tzlil Sharon, and to Eedan Rachel Amit-Danhi for recording the opening and closing. Opening and closing music: "Wholesome" By Kevin MacLeod Transition music: "Unnamed" By Amit Pinchevski Episode's cover photo: freestockcenter - freepik.com
53:41
August 9, 2020
Episode #3: Eva Stories - Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann & Lital Henig
In this episode,  Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann and Lital Henig break down the issue of the famous Instagram sensation: Eva Stories, from various aspects of media studying. Show notes Eva Stories full episodes on YouTube A photo of the Eve Stories billboard ad The Anna Frank video diary on YouTube Ebbrecht, T. (2010). Migrating images: iconic images of the Holocaust and the representation of war in popular film. Shofar, 28(4), 86-103. ‏Frosh, P. (2019). The Poetics of Digital Media. Cambridge: Polity Press. Frosh, P. and Pinchevski, A. (2009). Introduction: Why media witnessing? Why now? In: Frosh, P. and Pinchevski, A. (eds) Media Witnessing: Testimony in the Age of Mass Communication. Hampshire, New York: Palgrave and McMillan, pp. 1-19. Frosh, P. and Pinchevski, A. (2014). Media witnessing and the ripeness of time. Cultural Studies 28(4): 594-610.‏ Frosh, P. and Pinchevski, A. (2018). Media and events after media events. Media, Culture & Society 40(1): 135-138.‏ Nunes, M. (2017). Selfies, self-witnessing and the ‘out-of-place’ digital citizen. In: Kuntsman, A. (ed) Selfie Citizenship. Cham: Springer-Palgrave Macmillan, pp.109-117. Wieviorka, A. (2006). The Era of the Witness (Stark J, trans). Ithaca, London: Cornell University Press.‏ Reading, A. (2009). Mobile witnessing: Ethics and the camera phone in the ‘war on terror’. Globalizations, 6(1), 61-76.‏ Also check out Tobias's and Lital's scholar pages on The Smart Family Institute of Communications Website, for more publications and current projects, or contact them directly: Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann /@te_hartmann | Lital Henig / @Litalhenig Credits This podcast was recorded via ZOOM app. with the technical support of the studio's director Motti Barakan. The producer and editor of this episode is Ori Dror; Special thanks to Tzlil Sharon, and to Eedan Rachel Amit-Danhi for recording the opening and closing.  Opening and closing music: "Wholesome" By Kevin MacLeod Transition music: "Beauty Flow" By Kevin MacLeod
53:37
July 16, 2020
Episode #2: On political participation in social media and the importance of context - Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik & Dr. Maya de Vries Kedem
In this episode,  Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik and Dr. Maya de Vries Kedem break down the issue of online political participation in various networked platforms, and in different contexts such as age, geographical and political context. Show notes On East Jerusalem Palestinians and their political participation - Like a bridge over troubled water: Using Facebook to mobilize solidarity among East Jerusalem Palestinians during the 2014 war in Gaza  Digital Contestation in Protracted Conflict: The Online Struggle over al-Aqsa Mosque On meso-newspaces and the Israeli WhatsApp group discussing politics - Sustained journalist–audience reciprocity in a meso new-space: The case of a journalistic WhatsApp group Friendship and politics don’t mix? The role of sociability for online political talk On youth political expression in the US context - Youth collective political expression on social media: The role of affordances and memetic dimensions for voicing political views By any media necessary: The new youth activism Also check out Neta's homepage at www.netakv.com and Maya's scholar page on The Smart Family Institute of Communications Website, for more publications and current projects, or contact them directly: Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik: dvrmaya@gmail.com | @Netak Dr. Maya de Vries Kedem: neta.kv@mail.huji.ac.il | @dvrmaya Credits This podcast was recorded at the Mount Scopus radio studios with the technical support of the studio's director Motti Barakan. The producer and editor of this episode is Tzlil Sharon; Special thanks to Ori Dror, the coordinator of The Smart Family Institute of Communications at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and to Eedan Rachel Amit-Danhi for recording the opening and closing. Opening and closing music: "Wholesome" By Kevin MacLeod Transition music: "Beauty Flow" By Kevin MacLeod
51:47
February 26, 2020
Episode #1: How we learn to listen to podcasts - Prof. Nicholas John & Tzlil Sharon
In the very first episode of The Smart Podcast, Prof. Nicholas John and PhD student Tzlil Sharon talk about the rise of podcasting, the cultural ideals that go with this new medium, and how we learn to make sense of podcasts. Show notes Sharon, T., & John, N. A. (2019). Imagining An Ideal Podcast Listener. Popular Communication, 17(4), 333-347.  Listen to NPR's Invisibilia podcast Read more about NPR's 2016 Generation Listen initiative and Invisibilia listening event  Invisibilia Listening Party Kit  Invisibilia coloring book For more information about the participants' publications and current projects check out Nik's homepage at https://nicholasjohn.huji.ac.il/ and Tzlil's page on The Smart Family Institute of Communications Website, or contact them directly: Dr. Nicholas A. John: n.john@huji.ac.il | @NicholasAJohn Tzlil Sharon: tzlil.sharon@mail.huji.ac.il | @TzlilSharon Credits This podcast was recorded at the Mount Scopus radio studios with the support of the studio's director Motti Barakan. The producer and editor of this episode is Tzlil Sharon; Special thanks to Ori Dror, the coordinator of The Smart Family Institute of Communications at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and to Eedan Rachel Amit-Danhi for recording the opening and closing. Opening and closing music: "Wholesome" By Kevin MacLeod Transition music: "Beauty Flow" By Kevin MacLeod
46:23
January 30, 2020