Research featured at ICA and CCA 2022 conferences

It has been a busy May with research on journalism start-ups, Google and innovation, AI and the news, and social media roles featured at international and national conferences.

Co-author Felix Simon presenting our research at ICA in Paris

The research findings were shared at the Canadian Communication Association annual conference, which took place online between May 17-20, and at the the International Communication Association, held in-person in Paris, France, between May 26-30.

Here is the list of sessions:

International Communication Association, Paris, May 26-30

  • Mellado, Claudia and Alfred Hermida. Performing the Self on Social Media: Mapping Emerging Journalistic Roles on Twitter and Instagram, May 30, 2022.
  • Simon, Felix and Alfred Hermida. An AI success story? Studying Sophi, The Globe and Mail’s artificial intelligence system. May 30, 2022.
  • Young, Mary Lynn and Alfred Hermida. Durability or Precarity: The Role of Start-Ups in Fostering Novel Journalism Infrastructures in Canada. Paris, May 29, 2022.
  • Hermida, Alfred. (Chair). Journalism in the Age of Social Media. May 29, 2022.
  • Hermida, Alfred. (Chair). Rebuilding the media: Journalism startups as infrastructure. May 29, 2022.
  • Hermida, Alfred and Mary Lynn Young. The price of platform dollars: Analyzing Google’s effect on global journalism innovation and infrastructures. May 28, 2022.
  • Young, Mary Lynn and Alfred Hermida. The Contribution of Startups to the Infrastructures of Journalism in Canada, 2000-2021. May 28, 2022.

Canadian Communication Association annual conference, May 17-20

  • Hermida, Alfred. Critical collaborations: Universities and the future of public interest journalism panel. May 18, 2022. (Virtual).
  • Hermida, Alfred and Mary Lynn Young. Google’s Effect On Global Journalism Innovation. May 17, 2022. (Virtual).

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