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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Tell Everyone

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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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

Tell Everyone

Tell Everyone now available in paperback

I’m delighted to share the news that the paperback edition of my award-winning book, Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters, has just been published. Winner of the 2015 National Business Book Award, it is an essential read for anyone trying to make sense of social media.