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Alfred Hermida
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Award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator.
Award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator.

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Nice: "#TellEveryone: Why We Share and Why It Matters is a lightning fast read still chock-full of important takeaways." 
Looking for a good read? #TellEveryone‬  by +Alfred Hermida explores the social sharing economy - why we share, why it matters and what that means for media. See our review:

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Drawing on the research for my book, Tell Everyone, I answer the perennial question: What makes a tweet believable?

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Looking back how the 7/7 bombings in London changed mainstream media, ten years on.

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A good listen from the Slack Variety Pack podcast, with some comments from me on how Facebook tries to manipulate our attention.

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Friends in the US, here's your chance to win one of 25 free copies of my new book, Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters, in the Goodreads giveaway. Winner of the 2015 National Business Book Award in Canada, reviewers describe Tell Everyone as "wonderfully clear eyed about contemporary culture" and "a remarkable book characterized by smart insights, a lively narrative and impressive research." Make sure to Tell Everyone to enter the free giveaway!

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I love how this photo spread on the National Business Book Award says "Hermida knows a thing or two about the online world."

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Delighted to be represented by Speakers' Spotlight. 

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It's not every day you see yourself in a half-page display ad in Canada's newspaper of record, The Globe and Mail. 
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My next big job is heading up the UBC Graduate School of Journalism. 
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