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Wednesday, September 6 • 14:00 - 14:45
SciCAR in der Demokratie: Motivation und Potenziale

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Sam Roe

Chicago Tribune
Sam Roe is a Chicago Tribune investigative reporter. He was part of the reporting team that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for an examination of unsafe children’s products. He has also been a Pulitzer finalist four times, most recently in 2017 for an investigation into dangerous prescription drug combinations. For that project, he collaborated with data scientists at Columbia University Medical Center to uncover drug pairs linked to a serious heart condition. Roe also worked with researchers to show that pharmacies often fail to warn patients about deadly drug interactions. Another investigation sparked a U.S. ban on the export of mercury, and articles on the hazards of the strategic metal beryllium prompted the U.S. to pay victims $13 billion. Roe also exposed how the chemical and tobacco industries waged a deceptive, decades-long campaign to promote flame retardant furniture and downplay the risks. Those stories, featured in the film... Read More →
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Björn Schwentker

Freier Datenjournalist und Trainer
Björn Schwentker ist freier Datenjournalist. Er recherchiert, analysiert und visualisiert Daten und setzt komplette datenjournalistische Geschichten um für Redaktionen wie NZZ, FASZ, ZEIT, SPIEGEL, Spiegel Online oder den NDR. Björn Schwentker arbeitet als Dozent für Datenjou... Read More →
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Franco Zotta

Geschäftsführer der Wissenschafts-Pressekonferenz (WPK), WPK - Die Wissenschaftsjournalisten
Franco Zotta ist Geschäftsführer der Wissenschafts-Pressekonferenz (WPK), Deutschlands größtem Berufsverband für Wissenschaftsjournalisten. Er hat zusammen mit Volker Stollorz (SMC) und Holger Wormer (TU Dortmund) die Scicar-Konferenz initiiert und befasst sich seit Jahren mti der Frage, wie Stiftungen den Strukturwandel der Medien konstruktiv begleiten... Read More →


Wednesday September 6, 2017 14:00 - 14:45
großer Saal EG (B20/22) Erich-Brost-Institut, Otto-Hahn-Str. 2, 44227 Dortmund

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