Seema Singh is the co-founder and editor of The Ken, a subscription-driven digital publication. She has over two decades of experience in journalism. Before starting The Ken, Seema wrote Myth Breaker: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and the Story of Indian Biotech, published by HarperCollins in May 2016. Prior to that, she was a senior editor and bureau chief for Bangalore with Forbes India, before which she wrote for Mint. She has written for numerous international publications like IEEE-Spectrum, New Scientist, Cell and Newsweek. Seema is a Knight Science Journalism Fellow from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a MacArthur Foundation Research Grantee.
Session Detail :
Numbers Speak the Loudest In a world of alternative facts, are numbers the most efficient way to speak truth to power?
Pramit Bhattacharya, Rukmini S, John Samuel Raja, Rakesh Reddy DubbuduModerated by Seema Singh
Followed by a presentation by Vivek Kaul:
How media, companies, political parties and governments cherry-pick data
- Saturday, August 4
- 3.30 – 4.30
- Silver Oak