Alfred Hermida at KBS in South Korea
Alfred Hermida PhD

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


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


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


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


Teaching focuses on digital journalism, social media, media innovation 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

Attn j-scholars: The ISOJ 2021 Call for Papers is now out - submit your abstracts by Sept. 8 - all paper ideas welcome on online journalism! @ISOJ2020 @Rosental Details here:

Postdoctoral fellowship ⁦@scam_oslomet⁩ project (The Source Criticism and Mediated Disinformation). Come work with ⁦@steensteensen⁩ ⁦@benteka⁩ Oscar Westlund, Lucas Graves and I! Deadline? September 4, 2020.