Dan Caspi

Israeli media theorist

Dan Caspi (January 1, 1945 – January 22, 2017) was an Israeli lecturer, journalist and activist. He worked at the Communication Studies Department of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba, Israel.

Dan Caspi
Professor Caspi
Born(1945-01-01)1 January 1945
Săveni, Romania
Died22 January 2017(2017-01-22) (aged 72)
OccupationUniversity lecturer


Throughout his career, Caspi has combined research with public activity and lively commentary. He published hundreds of articles in the printed daily and online press, including regular columns in a Jerusalem local paper, in the Israel Publishers’ Association monthly Otot ("Signals")' in Haayin Hashviit ("The Seventh Eye", an online media journal)' the op-ed section of ynet (an online newspaper produced by Yedioth Ahronoth) and a blog for Ha'aretz.


Caspi died on January 22, 2017 in Israel, aged 72.[1]


  1. "Communications researcher Dan Caspi passes away". Arutz Sheva. 22 January 2017.

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