Professor, School of Journalism, Writing, and Media, University of British Columbia
Alfred Hermida Ph.D. is co-founder of The Conversation Canada. He is an award-winning author, online news pioneer and media scholar, with two decades of experience in digital journalism. He is a full professor at the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media at the University of British Columbia, where his research explores the digital transformation of journalism, media innovation, social media and data journalism.
His books include Data Journalism and the Regeneration of News (Routledge 2019), co-authored with Mary Lynn Young, and Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters (DoubleDay, 2014), winner of the 2015 National Business Book Award.
A founding news editor of the BBC News website in 1997, he spent 16 years working for the BBC in television, radio and online, including four years as a correspondent in North Africa and the Middle East.
Alfred Hermida Ph.D. est cofondateur de The Conversation Canada. Il est un auteur primé, un pionnier de l’information en ligne et un spécialiste des médias avec deux décennies d’expérience en journalisme numérique. Il est professeur dans l’école de journalisme, d'écriture et des médias de l’Université de Colombie-Britannique, où il s’intéresse à la transformation numérique des médias, les réseaux sociaux et le journalisme de données. Il est l’auteur de «Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters».
Dec 01, 2023 02:57 am UTC| Business
The deal between Google and the federal government to resolve their dispute over paying for news online will come as a relief for the media industry in Canada. News publishers were facing the prospect of disappearing...
Jul 05, 2023 03:36 am UTC| Law
Three events have recently marked a powerful inflection point in Canadian journalism. First, Google and Meta announced they will no longer share Canadian news links on their platforms in response to the new Online News...