Hot topics and top speakers: The WISSENSWERTE starts on 30 November 2020 a free Online Special to the topics „Corona: the virus and the media" and “Species and climatic crisis: the burning forests“. From 2.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. the experts will discuss how the media have dealt with the Corona pandemic, what can be learned from it for future reporting, and how journalists can report seriously and emotionally on the topic of climate and environmental disasters, without short-term showmanship.
The speakers at the first session on Covid-19 include the virologist Professor Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit from the Bernhard-Nocht-Institute in Hamburg, the SPD health expert and epidemiologist Professor Karl Lauterbach and Julia Merlot from Der Spiegel. Speakers in the second session "Species and climate crisis: the burning forests" include the physician, journalist and TV presenter Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen, the editor-in-chief of Spektrum der Wissenschaft Daniel Lingenhöhl and Dr. Susanne Winter, forest ecologist of the nature and species protection organization WWF Germany.
Mo. 30.11.2020 · 14:30 – 18:00 Uhr