Keynote on social media at BEA Canada annual conference

Beyond Broadcast: How Social Media is Shaping What We Know

Reaction to my keynote at BEAC annual conference, Ottawa, May 25 2012

Storified by Alfred Hermida · Thu, May 31 2012 15:11:51

Alfred @hermida begins his keynote address at #BEAC2012 http://pic.twitter.com/NOUQhvB2BEAC
@Hermida says we're in an age of media abundance, with pros competing with their own viewers. #beac12Loyalist TVNM
Alfred Hermida's keynote address on social media & journalism was thought-provoking and informative. #BEAC2012 http://pic.twitter.com/HiGjcajsBEAC
Hermida: people are relying on their social networks to get the info they need to know. #beac12Loyalist TVNM
Hermida: Social media: word-of-mouth on steroids. #beac12Loyalist TVNM
Social Media=word of mouth on steroids-Alfred Hermida @BEACanada conference in OttawaAlana Gieck
Hermida- if it is news, it will find me!!! #beac12Jim Carr
Hermida: social media shatters the hourglass model of content access and distribution. #beac12Loyalist TVNM
Hermida: unspoken idea that if there's something I need to know, the news will find me via social networking. #beac12Loyalist TVNM
Hermida: social media removes constraints by which you receive your news. #beac12Loyalist TVNM
Hermida: social media and journalism -- takes a community's life and makes it public. We provide that opportunity. #beac12Loyalist TVNM
Question and Answer period continues with Alfred @Hermida. http://pic.twitter.com/HKyhGG8HBEAC
BEAC IN OTTAWA. Keynote speaker, Alfred Hermida on social media... Can't wait for his book! @BEACanadaLaurel-Ann Hardie
@hermida. Great social media talk! #BeacJulie McCann
@hermida great lecture on social media! #BEACDan Mellon
@Hermida Great presentation today at the #BEAC conference! Thank you!Dan Mellon

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