Alfred Hermida

Bio

Alfred Hermida is an award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator, and author of Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters. An associate professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, he is at the forefront of research into social media and new digital forms of story telling and audience engagement.

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Participatory Journalism

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 co-authored Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers, published in 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. His new…

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Alfred Hermida

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