Publications

Forthcoming
Peter van Aelst, Fanni Toth, Laia Castro, Václav Štětka, Claes H. de Vreese, Toril Aalberg, Ana Sofia Cardenal, Nicoleta Corbu, Frank Esser, David Nicolas Hopmann, Karolina Koc-Michalska, Jörg Matthes, Christian Schemer, Tamir Sheafer, Sergio Splendore, James Stanyer, Agnieszka Stępińska, Jesper Strömbäck, and Yannis Theocharis. Forthcoming. “Does a crisis change news habits? A comparative study of the effects of COVID-19 on news media use in 17 European countries.” Digital Journalism .
Shaul R. Shenhav, Alon Zoizner, David N. Hopmann, Jan Kleinnijenhuis, Anita van Hoof, Yael Kaplan, and Tamir Sheafer. Forthcoming. “Story Incentive: The Effect of National Stories on Voter Turnout.” European Political Science Review.
Yair Fogel-Dror, Shaul R. Shenhav, and Tamir Sheafer. Forthcoming. “A Weakly Supervised and Deep Learning Method for an Additive Topic Analysis of Large Corpora.” Computational Communication Research.
Recent research suggests that one key element in predicting societal instability is a "democracy gap." In countries where the populace have expectations for higher levels of political freedoms than they actually have there are greater odds of revolutions and riots like those that began in the in 2010. Sheafer Tamir and Shaul Shenhav. 2013. “Political Culture Congruence and Political Stability Revisiting the Congruence Hypothesis with Prospect Theory.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 57(2) 232–57. This suggests a growing awareness of human rights and political freedoms around the world including in authoritarian and dictatorial countrie [...]
2021
Laia Castro, Jesper Strömbäck, Frank Esser, Peter van Aelst, Claes de Vreese, Toril Aalberg, Ana S. Cardenal, Nicoleta Corbu, David Nicolas Hopmann, Karolina Koc-Michalska1, Jörg Matthes, Christian Schemer, Tamir Sheafer, Sergio Splendore1, James Stanyer, Agnieszka Ste˛pin´ska, Václav Šteˇtka, and Yannis Theocharis. 2021. “Navigating high-choice European political information environments: A comparative analysis of news user profiles and political knowledge.” The International Journal of Press/Politics. Publisher's Version
2020
Eran Amsalem, Alon Zoizner, Tamir Sheafer, Stefaan Walgrave, and Peter Lowen. 2020. “The Effect of Politicians’ Personality on Their Media Visibility.” Communication Research, 47, 7, Pp. 1079-1102. Publisher's Version
Eran Amsalem, Shaul Shenhav, Yair Fogel-Dror, and Tamir Sheafer. 2020. “Fine-Grained Analysis of Diversity Levels in the News.” Communication Methods and Measures, 14, 4, Pp. 266-284. Publisher's Version
A. Zoizner, S. R. Shenhav, Y. Fogel-Dror, and T. Sheafer. 2020. “Strategy news is good news: How journalistic coverage of politics reduces affective polarization.” Political Communication. Publisher's Version
2019
Y. Fogel-Dror, S. Shenhav, T. Sheafer, and W. Van Atteveldt. 2019. “Role-based Association of verbs, actions, and sentiments with entities in political discourse.” Media Methods and Measures, 13, 2, Pp. 69-82. Publisher's Version
2018
L Sheffer, P Lowen, S. Soroka, S. Walgrave, and T. Sheafer. 2018. “Non-Representative Representatives: An Experimental Study of the Decision Making of Elected Politicians.” American Political Science Review, 112, 2, Pp. 302-321. Publisher's Version
2017
A. Zoizner, T. Sheafer, and S. Walgrave. 2017. “How politicians' attitudes and goals moderate political agenda-setting by the media.” International Journal of Press/Politics, 22, 4, Pp. 431-449. Publisher's Version
E. Amsalem, T. Sheafer, S. Walgrave, P. Lowen, and S. Soroka. 2017. “Media motivation and elite rhetoric in comparative perspective.” Political Communication, 34, 3, Pp. 385-403. Publisher's Version
Peter van Aelst and et al. 2017. “Political communication in a high-choice media environment: a challenge for democracy?” Annals of the International Communication Association, 41, 1, Pp. 3-27. Publisher's Version
2016
Odelia Oshri, Tamir Sheafer, and Shaul R. Shenhav. 2016. “A community of values: Democratic identity formation in the European Union.” European Union Politics, 17, Pp. 114. Publisher's Version
Dror Walter, Tamir Sheafer, Lilach Nir , and Shaul Shenhav. 2016. “Not All Countries Are Created Equal: Foreign Countries Prevalence in U.S. News and Entertainment Media.” Mass Communication & Society, 19, Pp. 522-541. Publisher's Version
2015
Meital Balmas, Tamir Sheafer, and Gadi Wolfsfeld. 2015. “Enemies also get their say: press performance during political crises.” International journal of communication (Online), Pp. 154. Publisher's Version
2014
Meital Balmas and Tamir Sheafer. 2014. “Charismatic Leaders and Mediated Personalization in the International Arena.” Communication Research, 41, Pp. 991. Publisher's Version
Tamir Sheafer, Shaul R. Shenhav, Janet Takens, and Wouter van Atteveldt. 2014. “Relative political and value proximity in mediated public diplomacy: the effect of state-level homophily on international frame building.” Political Communication, Pp. 149. Publisher's Version