Ding Zeng

Journalist, Dxy.com

Zeng Ding is a senior reporter from Dxy.com, which is the most popular website providing medical information in China. He mainly writes in-depth reports about medical and health issues. He is the winner of the 2017 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Before that ,he is the winner of the 2016 Global Health Reporting Contest hosted by International Center for Journalists as the only Chinese journalist. His report about Chinese Herbal Medicine Induced Liver Injury Investigation was read by millions of readers nationally. His article about Forgotten Leprosy Generation and air pollution investigation of China won a series of production awards in national journalism contests. Prior to his current position, he worked for Phoenix Weekly and Guokr.com. He holds a Bachelor's degree in engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Ding is speaking at

October 6, 2018
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Topaz (3rd Floor)

Speakers

  • Thomas Abraham (Speaker) Author and journalist, retired Professor of Journalism HKU, Hong Kong University
  • Mariko Tsuji (Speaker) Journalist, Waseda chronicle
  • Akihiko Ozaki (Speaker) Medical Doctor, Medical Governance Research Institute
  • Namrata Sharma (Moderator) Chairperson, Centre For Investigative Journalism (CIJ) Nepal
  • Ding Zeng (Speaker) Journalist, Dxy.com

Description

From infectious disease epidemics to the pharmaceutical industry, from the quality of health care to fraud and fake drugs, covering medicine and health is a rich but challenging topic for investigative journalists. One needs a knowledge of science with an enterprising approach to sources and data. Here are three varied approaches that offer a gold mine of ideas on topics like tracking response to disease outbreaks, drug safety, and industry payoffs to doctors. 

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