Alfred Hermida at KBS in South Korea

Alfred Hermida PhD

Professor, UBC School of Journalism, Writing, and Media
Co-founder, The Conversation Canada

Bio

Award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism professor 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, 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

Recent news

I have being ranked among the top 2% of research scientists worldwide as measured by citations. (March 2021)

On Twitter

This article by @claumellado and colleagues from the upcoming @djeditorialteam special issue on COVID-19 coverage is now open access. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21670811.2021.1942114?fbclid=IwAR1aFJjnz1VuCWTtDYVuiiXqbthjuQ1ts-0wapAhuxZTN7qBZrl8cEj5f_4