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.
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…
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…
I consider journalism’s existential angst at a time when fundamentals about the profession are being questioned and challenged in the 20th anniversary issue of Journalism.
Listen to the panel discussion on the growing divide in public discourse, hosted by UBC Dialogues.
Video of my talk in Spanish at the University of Valparaiso on digital journalism.