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Investigate: How Journalists Shed Light on Life and Society, and Influence Public Policy

Wednesday, April 5 at 6:00PM. 
This is a virtual event.Register at: to receive a link to the event.

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Sam Roe will discuss the journalistic process of creating compelling narratives that document the struggles and triumphs of real people through investigation of social, economic, and political landscapes. 

Sam Roe is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and four-time Pulitzer finalist. His stories have resulted in broad health and safety reforms, including a U.S. ban on the export of mercury, a reduction in toxic chemicals in toys and household furniture, major safety improvements at the nation’s pharmacies, and $15 billion in payments to injured nuclear weapons workers. An investigative reporter at the Chicago Tribune for 20 years, he is now an investigative editor for Gannett, the nation’s largest newspaper chain. He is also an adjunct journalism instructor at Columbia College Chicago.