Chris Faraone

Boston Phoenix Staff Writer

A Boston Phoenix staff writer since 2008, Faraone grew up in Queens and attended Hobart College in upstate New York. He earned his master’s degree at Boston University’s College of Communication and has lived in Massachusetts ever since.

Faraone's work has appeared in Antenna, the Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, Boston’s Weekly Dig, Elemental, Fast Company, the Source and Spin. Faraone covers a range of topics for the Phoenix, mostly focusing on hip-hop in his entertainment coverage, and social justice issues on the news side. He also writes "Scream On," a regular column on the art of class war.

His work has been honored by the Association of Alternative Newsmedia and the New England Newspaper & Press Association. Faraone’s book on the Occupy movement, 99 Nights with the 99 Percent, earned accolades from the Economist and the Utne Reader. His sequel, I Killed Breitbart, is due out in mid-2013.

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