Alfred Hermida PhD

Director and associate professor, UBC School of Journalism
Co-founder, The Conversation Canada

Bio

Award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator with more than two decades in digital journalism

Publications

Research explores the transformation of media, with a focus on emerging news practices, media innovation, social media and data journalism

Talks

Combines academic rigour with a journalist’s sensibility on how to tell a compelling story

Teaching

Teaching focuses on digital journalism, social media and new forms of story-telling

In the media

Frequent commentator in the media on how new communication technologies are affecting how we live, work and play