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Saturday, October 17 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
The War on science: What journalists need to know

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The Earth is 10,000 years old. Vaccinations cause autism. Global warming isn't happening. Science would say otherwise to all of these. Yet millions of Americans aren't believing what science has proved. Why? Experts discuss today's  `War on Science' and what journalists need to know about it.

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Susan Goldberg

Editor-in-chief, National Geographic Magazine and News
Susan Goldberg is editor-in-chief of National Geographic. From 2010-14, she was an executive editor for Bloomberg News in Washington, D.C. She served as editor of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland and the San Jose Mercury News in California. She also worked at USA TODAY as a top editor... Read More →

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Joel Achenbach

Staff writer, The Washington Post
Joel Achenbach has been a staff writer for The Washington Post since 1990. Previously, he worked for eight years at The Miami Herald, including five years as a feature writer at the Sunday magazine, Tropic. At The Post, he has worked for the Style section of the Sunday magazine... Read More →
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Lee Rainie

Director of Internet, science and technology research, Pew Research Center
Lee Rainie is the director of internet, science and technology research at Pew Research Center. He is a co-author of "Networked: The New Social Operating System" and five books about the future of the Internet that are drawn from the center’s research. Prior to joining the center... Read More →

Saturday October 17, 2015 4:15pm - 5:15pm PDT
Rooms: Berg A & B (2nd floor) Li Ka Shing Center