Bio

Bio

Alfred Hermida is an award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator with two decades of experience in digital journalism. He is director and associate professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

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Publications

Alfred Hermida has gained an international reputation as an authority on new media, with his research appearing in top tier journals such as the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Journalism Practice, Journalism Studies and Digital Journalism. He is the author of Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters, published in October 2014…

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Talks

Alfred Hermida combines academic rigour with a journalist’s sensibility on how to tell a compelling story. An award-winning digital media pioneer at the forefront of research into social media and new forms of storytelling, he is sought after for his insights into today’s marketplace of ideas. Alfred is a gifted storyteller, having honed his craft…

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Articles

Alfred Hermida

Talk: The battle between publishers, platforms and publics to shape the news (in Spanish)

My talk (in Spanish) to the Mobile and Social Media conference in Santiago, Chile, on August 10, 2017 The battle between publishers, platforms and publics to shape the news The once privileged position of the mainstream media has been undermined by the declining revenues, promiscuous consumers and the rise of social media and mobile. The…

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