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Alfred Hermida

  • Associate Professor
  • Graduate School of Journalism, University of British Columbia
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About

Alfred Hermida is an online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator. The BBC veteran journalist leads the integrated journalism programme at the graduate School of Journalism of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He was named an IBM CAS Canada Research Faculty Fellow in 2010 and was a finalist in the New Media BC 2009 PopVox Individual Stand Out Awards in the Digital Education category. Through his research at UBC, and his earlier work at the BBC, he has built an international reputation as an authority on new media, with his work appearing in Journalism Practice and M/C Journal. His research interests include participatory journalism, social media and emerging genres of digital journalism.

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  • Twittering the News

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  • The Blogging BBC: journalism blogs at ‘the world’s most trusted news organisation’’’

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  • A Clash of Cultures: the integration of user-generated content within professional journalistic frameworks at British newspaper websites’’

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  • Wikifying the CBC: Reimagining the remit of public service media

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Associate Professor

Graduate School of Journalism, University of British Columbia

July 2011 - Present