From Ocean Outlaws and Glue Workers to Fracking and Clean Coal: Perspectives on Communicating Science from NY Times Investigative Reporting and Narrative Story Telling

Oct 17, 2016
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Foster Auditorium, Pattee Library

Ian Urbina, Writer for New York Times

Mr. Urbina has been an investigative reporter with the New York Times since 2003. He became a senior investigator reporter for the National Desk in 2010, where he wrote a series in 2011, Drilling Down, about the oil and gas industry and fracking. His investigations most often focus on worker safety and the environment. He has received a Pulitzer, a Polk and various other journalism awards. Several of his stories have been made into feature films. His most recent and on-going series, “The Outlaw Ocean,” explores lawlessness on the high seas. He holds degrees in history for Georgetown and the University of Chicago.

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