Sep 20, 2017

The Future of Media

Axios' Sara Fischer and Axios Co-Founder & CEO Jim VandeHei kicking off the event

Axios Media Trends reporter Sara Fischer hosted a conversation on the future of media Tuesday night. Discussing what today's trends will mean for platforms, brands, and agencies, Fischer dug into the industry's biggest questions with four experts:

  • Liz Bowyer, Global Co-Head of Brand & Content Strategy, Goldman Sachs
  • Laura Gentles, Executive Vice President, Brand Practice, Edelman
  • Peter Hamby, Host, Good Luck America, Snapchat
  • Jim VandeHei, Co-Founder & CEO, Axios

Go deeper: Read Axios' Shannon Vavra's recap here.

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Guests lining up outside The Showroom in D.C.Chuck Kennedy
Peter Hamby, Host of Good Luck America, SnapchatChuck Kennedy
Three fish with a longer attention span than youChuck Kennedy
Liz Boyer, Global Co-Head of Brand & Content Strategy, Goldman SachsChuck Kennedy
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Laura Gentles, Executive Vice President, Brand Practice, EdelmanChuck Kennedy
Guests, coming from industries across D.C., enjoying the post-event receptionChuck Kennedy

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Older candidates take the lead on social media

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

Michael Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden — all close to 80 — are pushing the boundaries on social media, while their younger Democratic presidential rivals are comparatively staying out of the fray.

The big picture: President Trump's unexpected rise to political power has shown Democrats and world leaders the power of harnessing popular internet culture to get elected.

South Korea and Italy step up emergency measures as coronavirus cases jump

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins, the CDC, and China's Health Ministry. Note: China numbers are for the mainland only and U.S. numbers include repatriated citizens.

The novel coronavirus has spread to more nations as South Korea and Italy step up emergency measures in their countries amid rising case numbers on Sunday.

The big picture: COVID-19 has killed at least 2,462 people and infected almost 79,000 others, mostly in mainland China. South Korea increased the infectious disease alert to red, the highest possible, as its case numbers jumped to 602 and the death toll to five. Italy's government announced emergency measures, with several towns in the north effectively placed in lockdown, as it confirmed two deaths and infections rose to 79.

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Bernie Sanders wins Nevada caucus

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders waves to supporters at a campaign rally on Friday in Las Vegas. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Sen. Bernie Sanders is projected to handily win the Nevada Democratic primary caucus, becoming the clear frontrunner among 2020 Democratic presidential primary election candidates.

Why it matters: Nevada is the first state with a diverse population to hold a nominating contest, highlighting candidates' abilities to connect with voters of color — particularly Latino voters.

Go deeperArrowUpdated 4 hours ago - Politics & Policy