Trump’s war on the media is driving students to journalism
Vice interviewed Alfred Hermida, the director of the school of journalism at UBC, for an article about how Donald Trump’s attitudes towards the media has led to an increase in […]
Nov 2, 2018
UBC journalism profs receive SSHRC funding for new Canadian media startup
UBC journalism professors have been awarded approximately $200,000 from SSHRC to support the launch of a national version of TheConversation.com
Sep 9, 2016
In a world dominated by social media, is there any role left for broadcast news?
UBC’s Alfred Hermida says journalists need an entirely new approach to delivering the news if their role is to continue.
Jun 10, 2015
Spread the news
A UBC Journalism prof’s new book explores social media and the power of sharing.
Oct 16, 2014
Growing up out loud — the class of 2017
For the class of 2017–a generation raised on social media–words like “privacy” and “friends” take on new meanings.
Aug 28, 2013 - by Christopher Schneider
Guardian offers reasons to be cheerful about digital
Guardian offers reasons to be cheerful about digital Alfred Hermida, Associate Professor at UBC’s Graduate School of Journalism, says the latest annual results from the UK’s Guardian suggest that its digital strategy […]
Jul 22, 2013
Social media: Where business and journalism intersect
A new UBC course connects two schools to prepare students for the real world
Feb 6, 2013 - by Bethan Williams
Social media transforming how Canadians get the news, study finds
A new study finds nearly 60 per cent of Canadians – the equivalent of more than 15 million people – regularly visit social networking websites, with the majority of users saying social media exposes them to a broader range of news and information than traditional media.
Apr 27, 2011