Our partners at Northside Festival are excited to announce a new track during the festival, Northside Report. It is a two-day event (June 8-9) focused on making sense of journalism and media in 2017. It is introduced this year as a part of the Northside Innovation track (you can attend with either an Innovation or Premium Badge) and they are offering Gothamist readers 15% off of Early Bird Badges!

Northside Festival takes place in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, across several venues including the brand new William Vale Hotel overlooking the East River, where happy hours and activations will take place.

BuzzFeed News and The Intercept are producing these two days of programming! The first day, led by The Intercept, will feature First Look Media talent like Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill; the second day, led by BuzzFeed News, will feature BuzzFeed talent, including Ben Smith and Shani Hilton.

Other talent participating includes:

Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City
Kara Swisher, Co-founder of Recode
Adrian Chen, The New Yorker
Himanshu “Heems” Suri, performer, former member of Das Racist
Masha Gessen, Journalist, activist, author
Betsy Reed, EIC of The Intercept
Rebecca Traister, NY Magazine and Elle Mag
Anna Holmes, First Look Media and Founder of Jezebel
Winnie Wong, People for Bernie, #FeelTheBern
Ryan Tate, Technology Editor
Sam Biddle, Technology Reporter
Liliana Segura, The Intercept
Mehdi Hasan, Columnist
Murtaza Hussain, Reporter
Rozina Ali, The New Yorker & Cairo Review
Graeme Wood, The Atlantic author of “The Way of Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State”


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