John Dewey, Walter Lippmann and participatory journalism

August 26th, 2011 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

We are very pleased to announce that one of our papers examining participatory journalism in the context of the approaches of John Dewey and Walter Lippmann has been published. “The Active Recipient: Participatory Journalism Through the Lens of the Dewey-Lippmann Debate”, lead author Alfred Hermida, is included in the second issue of the #ISOJ Journal, the official […]



Participatory Journalism keynote in Australia

August 1st, 2011 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

Co-author Alfred Hermida delivered a keynote in July at the Screen Futures conference in Melbourne, Australia on the promise and practice of participatory journalism. The talk was based on findings in Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers  into how journalists are thinking about their relationship with the people formerly known as the audience. Prof Hermida told […]



Jane Singer keynote at Communication in the Millennium symposium

May 23rd, 2011 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

Prof Jane Singer will be discussing the findings in our book in a keynote at Communication in the Millennium conference in San Diego on May 24 at 10.00 PST. The international symposium Communication in the Millennium has been organized since 2003 by scholars in Turkey and the United States. The aim of this symposium is to […]



Kindle version of Participatory Journalism goes on sale

May 12th, 2011 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

Our newly published book, Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers, is now available as an ebook for the Kindle. The Kindle version can be ordered from Amazon.com. Participatory Journalism provides a first-hand look at the workings and challenges of online journalism on a global scale, examining how news organizations are handling comments on stories, user-generated […]