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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 […]



Video: International Symposium on Online Journalism presentation

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

The video of Alfred Hermida’s presentation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism at UT Austin in April 2011 is now available. The talk draws on the research for the Participatory Journalism book. In the presentation, Prof Hermida suggests that journalists view audiences as “active recipients”, somewhere between passive receivers and active creators of content.



Participatory Journalism book on sale in the UK

April 15th, 2011 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

We’re very pleased to announce that our book, Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers, has gone on sale in the UK. If you order it from Amazon.co.uk, you can enjoy a 36% discount on the cover price. If you’re in another part of the world, you won’t have to wait long.  It goes […]



Research presented at International Symposium on Online Journalism

April 7th, 2011 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

Co-author Alfred Hermida presented a paper drawing on the research for the Participatory Journalism book at the International Symposium on Online Journalism on April 2, 2011. The paper (PDF), The Active Recipient: Participatory Journalism through the Lens of the Lippmann-Dewey Debate, draws on the perspectives of Walter Lippmann and John Dewey on the role of the media […]