Gal Yavetz (Ph.D)

Recent Publications


Refereed articles in scientific journals

Yavetz, G., Cohen, T & Zamir., L. The dual use of social media by Naftali Bennett during his brief premiership: A double-edged sword?. Israel Affairs. (Forthcoming).

Atad, E., Lev-On, A., & Yavetz, G. (2023). Diplomacy under fire: Engagement with governmental versus non-governmental messages on social media during armed conflicts. Government Information Quarterly.

Yavetz, G., & Aharony, N. (2023). Information under lockdown: A content analysis of government communication strategies on Facebook during the COVID-19 outbreak. Heliyon, 9(4), e15562.

Yavetz, G., Bronstein, J. (2023). Cities under fire: Crisis communication on home front versus frontline cities’ Facebook pages during operation ‘guardian of the walls’. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 1– 10.

Yavetz, G., & Aharony, N. (2022). The Users’ Point of View: Towards a Model of Government Information Behavior on Social Media. Heliyon

Yavetz, G., Aharony, N. and Sofer, Y.Y. (2022), “Information needs and seeking behaviors of Israeli citizens during the COVID-19 outbreak”, Aslib Journal of Information Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.

Yavetz, G. (2021), “Bibi and Mr. Prime Minister: do different Facebook identities imply different messages for political leaders?”, Online Information Review.

Yavetz, G,. and Aharony, N. (2021). Social Media for Government Information Dissemination: Content, Characteristics and Civic Engagement. Aslib Journal of Information Management.  

Lev-on, A., & Yavetz, G., (2020). Police in social media: To protect and share?. First Monday26(1).

Yavetz, G., & Aharony, N. (2020). Social Media in Government Offices: Usage and Strategies. Aslib Journal of Information Management.

 Guttman, N., Lev, E., Segev, E., Ayecheh, S., Ziv, L., Gadamo, F., Dayan, N., & Yavetz, G. (2018). I never thought I could get health information from the Internet!?: Unexpected uses of an Internet website designed to enable Ethiopian immigrants with low/no literacy skills to browse health information. New Media & Society, 146144481771293.

Refereed conferences proceedings

Lev-On, A & Yavetz, G. (2019). Unknown Territories: The strategy of social media usage by law enforcement agencies. Proceedings of ICDS 2019: The Thirteenth International Conference on Digital Society and eGovernments, Athens, Greece (pp. 68-71).