Academic Background and Fields of Interest
Prof. Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Communication and Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research focuses on cultural and political dimensions of journalism from a comparative perspective, media and conflict, mediated memory, and the intersection of journalism, political communication and popular culture. She is currently working on two major research projects: a comparative study of news temporalities (funded by the Israeli Science Foundation) and an EU FP7 collaborative project on the role of the media in conflict and peace building (INFOCORE).
Her work has received international recognition, including the International Communication Association's Outstanding Article Award (2014), the inaugural Outstanding Dissertation Award of the International Communication Association's Political Communication Division (2013), the ICA Political Communication Best Article of the Year Award (2010), and several Top Paper awards from the Journalism Studies Division of ICA. She received her PhD from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
Recent Activities and Awards