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

On Twitter

At the Guardian we deplore the outrageous attack on Owen Jones that took place late last night. Violent assaults on journalists or activists have no place in a democratic society https://t.co/CuXEZ13hhh

J-Scholars: We are about a week away from the #ISOJ 2020 call for abstracts deadline! Make sure to submit your abstract by August 23. #isoj Details: https://t.co/Xjsrs0ACAl @Hermida @Rosental @ISOJ2019