MSNBC is proud to be a media partner for the third annual bipartisan, “Unconventional Political Convention” known as Politicon, taking place at the Pasadena Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30th, 2017. Politicon is a unique opportunity for political enthusiasts to gather, banter and spar over the most topical issues in smart and entertaining ways.
As the platinum partner for Sunday’s festivities, MSNBC will take over the main stage in Politicon’s Democracy Village. MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt, Steve Kornacki, Ari Melber, Joy Reid, and Jacob Soboroff will be among those presenting a series of entertaining panels, engaging discussions and candid Q&A sessions. The full schedule can be found below.
The MSNBC booth at the heart of the Democracy Village will also offer fans the opportunity to meet network personalities, design a custom-made t-shirt, take advantage of unique photo opportunities, sip a signature Morning Joe iced coffee, and enjoy other giveaways.
MSNBC’s Sunday Panel Schedule at Politicon
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM PT: “Hip Hop and Politics” - An exploration of the intersections between hip hop culture and politics with Ari Melber and Charlamagne Tha God.
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM PT: “Facts Still Matter” - A discussion with Joy Reid about the perception of facts in today’s news cycle. Panelists include Krystal Ball, Malcolm Nance and Michael Steele.
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM PT: “Bubbles and Blind Spots” - An in-depth, forward-looking examination of the shifting American electorate with Steve Kornacki.
4:15 PM- 5:00 PM PT: “Lessons From the Road” - A discussion with Kasie Hunt, Steve Kornacki and Jacob Soboroff about how their experiences on the road over the past year shaped their journalistic lens and vision for the country’s future.