Gonen Dori-Hacohen Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesGonen Dori-Hacohen is a discourse analyst and a communication scholar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, studying both interactions in the media and in mundane situations, focusing on the intersection of culture, politics, and the media.

Gonen Dori-Hacohen

Currently he studies civic participation in Israeli radio phone-ins, American Political Radio Talk, and other arenas of public participation, such as online comments.  In one current project, he compares American talk radio and Israeli Radio talk, and will be happy to widen this comparison to include other countries and cultures. Additionally, he works on online comments in Israel, and will be happy to compare this phenomenon to similar phenomenon in other countries.

Selected publications:

Van Over, B., Dori-Hacohen, G. & Winchatz, M. R. (2019). Policing the boundaries of the sayable: The public negotiation of profane, prohibited and proscribed speech. In M. Scollo & T. Milburn (Eds.), Engaging and transforming global communication through cultural discourse analysis: A tribute to Donal Carbaugh (pp. 195-217). Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Livnat, Z., Dori-Hacohen, G., (2018). Indexing membership via responses to irony: Communication competence in Israeli radio call-in shows, Language & Communication, 58, 62-79.

Assouline, Dalit, & Dori-Hacohen, G. (2017). Yiddish across borders: Interviews in the Yiddish ultra-Orthodox Jewish audio mass medium.Language and Communication, 56, 68-81.

Weizman, E. & Dori-Hacohen, D. (2017). Commenting on opinion editorials in on-line journals: A cross-cultural examination of face work in The Washington Post (USA) and Nrg (Israel). Discourse, Context, Media, 19, 39-48.

Dori-Hacohen, G. (2016). HaTokbek Kemilat Mafteakh: hapotentzial ledemotratya karnavalit hademokrati  vehamtziut hademokratithamugbelet. [The tokbek as an Israeli term for talk: The potential for democratic carnival and the defective democratic reality]. Israel Studies in Language and Society, 9(1-2), 164-183. [Hebrew]

Dori-Hacohen, G. (2016). Tokbek, Israeli speech economy, and other non-deliberative terms for political talk.  In D. Carbaugh (Ed.), Communication in cross-cultural perspective (pp. 299-311). New York: Routledge.

Maschler, Y., & Dori-Hacohen, G. (2016). Hebrew nu: Grammaticization of a borrowed particle. In P. Auer & Y. Maschler (Eds.), NU and NÅ:  Family of discourse markers across the languages of Europe and beyond (pp. 162-212).  Berlin:  Walter de Gruyter.

Dori-Hacohen, G. (2014). Establishing social groups in Hebrew: ‘We’ in political radio phone-in programs. In T.-S. Pavlidou (Ed.), Constructing collectivity: ‘We’ across languages and contexts (pp. 187-206). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Dori-Hacohen, G. (2014). Spontaneous or controlled: Overall structural organization of phone-ins in two countries and their relations to societal norms. Journal of Pragmatics, 70, 1-15.

Dori-Hacohen, G., & White, T. T. (2013). “Booyah Jim”: The construction of hegemonic masculinity in CNBC Mad Money phone-in interactions. Discourse, Context and Media, 2,175-183.

Dori-Hacohen, G. (2012). The commercial and the public “public spheres”: Two types of political talk-radio and their constructed publics. Journal of Radio and Audio Media, 19(2), 134-51.

Dori-Hacohen, G. (2012). Types of interaction on Israeli radio phone-in programs and the public sphere. Javnost-The public, 19(3), 21-40.

Thompson, G., & Dori-Hacohen, G. (2012). Framing selves in interactional practice. Electronic Journal of Communication, 22(3-4).

Dori-Hacohen, G. (2011). Integrating and divisive discourses: The discourse in interactions with non-Jewish callers on Israeli radio phone-in programs. Israel Studies in Language and Society, 3(2), 146-165 [Hebrew]