Alfred Hermida

About Alfred Hermida

Alfred Hermida is an award-winning British online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator. An associate professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, his research and teaching focuses on investigating the convergence of media technologies, industries, content and audiences, through scholarly papers, applied projects and media activities…

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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 has been featured as a keynote speaker at international  academic and professional conferences. His talks combine academic rigour with a journalist’s sensibility on how to tell a compelling story. Through his public speaking, Prof Hermida seeks to promote a greater understanding of how the media is being transformed by societal, cultural and technology changes. Emotions…

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Articles