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2020 White House Correspondents' dinner canceled

2017 White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

The 2020 White House Correspondents' Association dinner has been canceled after originally being postponed from April to Aug. 29 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Why it matters: The dinner brings together journalists who cover Washington, D.C., and often features influential hosts. The event is the primary source of revenue for the White House Correspondents' Association.

  • The WHCA says it is working to host a virtual event "that would allow us to salute award-winning journalism, toast an impressive group of scholarship winners, and still enjoy a few laughs."
Jun 24, 2020 - Podcasts

The jobs that won't come back

In February, the U.S. job market was at a 60-year peak. Now, months into a pandemic and an economic recession, many of the job losses are more permanent than previously thought. The pandemic will shift what kinds of work will be available and the skills required to do it.

Spotify inks big-name podcast deals to outflank rivals SiriusXM and Amazon

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Spotify has continued its streak of impressive podcasting deals, confirming two exclusive partnerships to distribute new podcasts from Kim Kardashian West and Warner Bros. last week.

The big picture: Its efforts come as rivals continue to try to bolster their own podcast businesses, including SiriusXM, which acquired Spotify's music rival Pandora in 2018.