December 14, 2018

Event Coverage Highlight

Frontline and Byline Festival New York

In response to transatlantic events, the Frontline Club and Byline Festival are coming to New York to launch a US version of their unique festival for independent journalism and free speech. The event will take place at the Edition Hotel, 5 Madison Ave, New York from 6:00 p.m. to late.

The event will include a film screening + Q&A of Mosul on the Opening Night on the Nov. 6 at 7:00  p.m. at the Bronx Documentary Center. To book tickets for this event click here.

 

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Program

Tuesday, Nov. 7

6:00 p.m. – welcome drinks

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. – Opening Panel -The New Information Wars: Panel on Cambridge Analytica, secret funding and weaponised propaganda on social media during Brexit and Trump elections.

7:35 p.m. – 45 Intermission between panels – Introduction to Pictures of Mosul by the War Zone Freelance Project

7:45-8:35 p.m. – Deep State: do our fears of government surveillance pale into insignificance compared with what Google, Facebook and Apple know about us? 

8:35 p.m. till late – Drinks Reception and informal talks

8:50  p.m. Introductory remarks- Harry Evans
9:00  p.m. Red Mist: A Russian Journal Retold. Former Moscow Correspondent Julius Strauss & Magnum Photos President Thomas Dworzak talk about their trip to the former Soviet Union in the footsteps of John Steinbeck and Robert Capa, the glitzy new image Russia is trying to project, and a looming clash between East and West.

9:30 p.m. Poetry set from award winning poet Salena Godden
9:40 p.m. Short Comedy set from Hardeep Singh Kohli

 

** speakers will be added or are liable to change prior to event**