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Wellington Launch of The Conversation Yearbook 2017

Join us in Wellington for the launch of The Conversation Yearbook 2017

In a time of heightened hostility towards experts, academics and scientists, The Conversation gives us reason to trust the media.

To celebrate the release of The Conversation Yearbook 2017, you're invited to our book launch at Vicbooks, Wellington. Join The Conversation's managing editor Misha Ketchell and New Zealand editor Veronika Meduna as they discuss the key moments of 2017.

When: 6pm Wednesday, November 8th

Where: Vicbooks Pipitea Campus, 27 Lambton Quay, Pipitea, Wellington

Cost: Free, plus 10% off book price on night, cash-bar with $5 wine


Misha Ketchell has been a journalist for more than 20 years. He joined The Conversation late in 2010 and was managing editor of the team that launched the website in March the following year. In previous roles he was founding editor of The Big Issue Australia and editor of Crikey. He has also edited The Melbourne Weekly, worked for The Age as a reporter and feature writer and spent several years at the ABC where he was a TV producer on Media Watch and The 7:30 Report and an editor on The Drum.

Veronika Meduna is an award-winning journalist and author, with two decades of experience in radio, print and digital storytelling. Veronika has previously produced and hosted a weekly science programme for New Zealand’s public broadcaster RNZ, written seven books, and contributed to local and international media including NZ Geographic, New Scientist and Deutsche Welle.


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