Posts Tagged ‘journalism’



‘A critical read’ says review in Journalism

February 23rd, 2012 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers is “a critical read for scholars and journalism practitioners alike” says a review of the book published in Journalism. In her review, Carrie Brown of the University of Memphis writes that the book “provides a comprehensive, detailed guide” to the nature of participatory journalism. She writes: “The authors […]



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 […]



Participatory Journalism released in the US

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

I’ve very pleased to announce that Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers is now available in the US. The book is on sale at Amazon.com, which is currently offering a 15% discount on the retail price. It can also be ordered directly from Wiley-Blackwell. To get a 20% discount, use the code VB237 […]



Introductory chapter available to download

March 29th, 2011 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

With the release of Participatory Journalism a couple weeks away, publishers Wiley-Blackwell have made available a sample chapter. The chapter is the introduction to the book (PDF). It sets out the context for the volume and outlines the content of the subsequent chapters. Here’s an excerpt: “This book is about the journey of the journalistic enterprise […]