Alfred Hermida, University of British Columbia

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Associate Professor Journalism Vancouver, British Columbia alfred.hermida@ubc.ca Office: (604) 827-3540

Bio/Research

Through his research at UBC, and his earlier work at the BBC, Prof Hermida has built an international reputation as an authority on new media, with his work appearing in Journalism Practice, New Media and Society and M/C Journal. His work has explored changes in journalistic practices, challenges...

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Bio/Research

Through his research at UBC, and his earlier work at the BBC, Prof Hermida has built an international reputation as an authority on new media, with his work appearing in Journalism Practice, New Media and Society and M/C Journal. His work has explored changes in journalistic practices, challenges to established professional dynamics, the role of user-generated content and processes of innovation.

By investigating the information architecture of digital media and the increased opportunities for audience involvement, he has sought to contribute to rethinking the way we understand journalism in the contemporary media environment.


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