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Alfred Hermida
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My book, Tell Everyone, is already available to pre-order! It is out in October.
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New research on how social media platforms expand the range of actors involved in the news through an analysis of the sources cited by NPR's Andy Carvin on Twitter during the Arab Spring. 
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How to teach social media: Don't focus on the tools and platforms. Focus on how the characteristics of these technologies, such as reach, speed and visibility, change how we communicate.
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My take on Little Red for RockZombies.us - a sophisticated dance record from Katy B but missing the rough edges of her debut.
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My look back at the most enjoyable, intense, irresistible albums of 2013 
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The rise and fall of the #CancelColbert  Twitter storm.
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What gets the most retweets in news? Messages with photos and quotes.
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Jay Rosen is speaking at UBC Journalism at 1pm Tues 12 Feb on the personal franchise site in journalism.
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A confident and mature sound from Warpaint in their self-titled second album.
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My contribution to the Nieman Journalism Lab predictions for the coming year:  2014 will lay to rest any discussion of where social media fits into the news
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Alfred Hermida is an online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator. He is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada where he leads the integrated journalism program  He was a founding editor of the BBCNews.com website and during his time as daily news editor, the site became widely recognized as one of the best online news services in the world. Prof Hermida's research focuses on participatory journalism and new transformative models of journalism education. His work has been published in Journalism Practice. He is a frequent commentator in the media on digital media trends, and blogs at Reportr.net.
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  • University of London
    Masters of Latin American Studies
  • Staffordshire University
    BA (Hons) First Class, International Relations
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Microsoft to buy Nokia phones unit
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Microsoft agrees to buy Nokia's mobile-phone business and gains access to its patents and mapping services for 5.4bn euro ($7.2bn; £4.6bn).

Reportr.net » Video: How social media are changing journalism
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The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that hyperlinking to defamatory material on the internet is not the same as publishing the material itself