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Social media is inherently a system of peer evaluation and is changing the way scholars disseminate their research, raising questions about the way we evaluate academic authority

Hermida, Alfred (2011) Social media is inherently a system of peer evaluation and is changing the way scholars disseminate their research, raising questions about the way we evaluate academic authority. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Jun 2011). Website.

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Abstract

Continuing with our focus on the merits of social media for making academic impact, Alfred Hermida, award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator, argues that social media is inherently a system of peer evaluation, where participation and engagement are recognised and rewarded through dynamic social interactions.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2017 08:44
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72753

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