Read my article for The Conversation Canada on how Google outplayed Ottawa over Bill C-18.
Award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism professor with more than two decades in digital journalism.
Among the top 2% of research scientists worldwide as measured by Stanford University scholars
Google’s $100 million to news industry is a small price
Research has been published in top tier journals, including Digital Journalism, Journalism and Journalism Studies.
Studies explore the transformation of media, with a focus on emerging news practices, media innovation, social media and data journalism
Teaching focuses on digital journalism, social media, media innovation and new forms of story-telling
Combines academic rigour with a journalist’s sensibility on how to tell a compelling story
In the media
Frequent commentator in the media on how new communication technologies are affecting how we live, work and play
Electronic dance music
UXB produces anthemic dance music to nourish the soul
Void Vanguard captures the raw power and darkness of nu metal
A selection of photos
Alfred Hermida can be reached at the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media at the University of British Columbia