Ori Tenenboim, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media. His main areas of interest include digital journalism, political communication, and media economics. Tenenboim investigates how journalists and news organizations blend older and newer norms, behaviours, and forms on different platforms; and what elicits user engagement with the news. His work has been published in New Media & Society, Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, Digital Journalism, Journalism Studies, Journalism Practice, International Journal of Communication, Social Media + Society, as well as in edited books.
Tenenboim holds a PhD from the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Texas at Austin, an MA in Communication from Tel Aviv University, and a BA in Communication and Political Science from Tel Aviv University. He also worked as a news editor and head of the news desk at Walla, a popular Israeli website.
Tenenboim teaches or co-teaches the courses Decoding Social Media (JRNL 420/520A), Integrated Journalism (JRNL 515D), and New Media and Society (JRNL 100). As a teacher and researcher, he seeks to bridge the worlds of journalism studies and journalism practice.
Tenenboim, O., & Kligler-Vilenchik, N. (2020). Meso news-space: Engaging with the news between the public and private domains. Digital Journalism, 8(5), 576–585. doi:10.1080/21670811.2020.1745657
Tenenboim, O., & Stroud, N. J. (2020). Enacted journalism takes the stage: How audiences respond to reporting-based theater. Journalism Studies, 21(6), 713–730. doi:10.1080/1461670X.2020.1720521
Kligler-Vilenchik, N., & Tenenboim, O. (2020). Sustained journalist-audience reciprocity in a meso news-space: The case of a journalistic WhatsApp group. New Media & Society, 22(2), 264–282. doi:10.1177/1461444819856917
Masullo, G. M., Riedl, M. J., & Tenenboim, O. (2020). Dialectics of complexity: A five-country examination of lived experiences on social media. Social Media + Society, 6(4), 1–11. doi:10.1177/2056305120965152
Lee, A. M., & Tenenboim. O. (2019). How did Americans really think about the Apple/FBI dispute? A mixed-method study. Journalism Practice. doi:10.1080/17512786.2019.1623709
Chyi, H. I., & Tenenboim, O. (2019). Charging more and wondering why readership declined? A longitudinal study of U.S. newspapers’ price hikes, 2008–2016. Journalism Studies, 20(14), 2113–2129. doi:10.1080/1461670X.2019.1568903
Chen, G. M., Riedl, M. J., Shermak, J. L.., Brown, J., Tenenboim, O. (2019). Breakdown of democratic norms? Understanding the 2016 U.S. presidential election through online comments. Social Media + Society, 5(2), 1–13. doi:10.1177/2056305119843637
Chyi, H. I., & Tenenboim, O. (2019). From analog dollars to digital dimes: A look into the performance of U.S. newspapers. Journalism Practice, 13(8), 988–992. doi:10.1080/17512786.2019.1642793
Tenenboim, O. (2017). Reporting war in 140 characters: How journalists used Twitter during the 2014 Gaza-Israel conflict. International Journal of Communication, 11, 3497–3518. doi:1932–8036/20170005
Chyi, H. I. & Tenenboim, O. (2017). Reality check: Multiplatform newspaper readership in the United States, 2007–2015. Journalism Practice, 11(7), 798–819. doi:10.1080/17512786.2016.1208056
Manosevitch, I., & Tenenboim, O. (2017). The multifaceted role of user-generated content in news websites: An analytical framework. Digital Journalism, 5(6), 731–752. doi:10.1080/21670811.2016.1189840
Tenenboim, O., & Cohen, A. A. (2015). What prompts users to click and comment: A longitudinal study of online news. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 16(2), 198–217. doi: 10.1177/1464884913513996