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.

Thank you Edelman for partnering with us on this event.

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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Why the coronavirus pandemic is hitting minorities harder

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

The coronavirus’ disproportionate impact on black and Latino communities has become a defining part of the pandemic.

The big picture: That's a result of myriad longstanding inequities within the health care system and the American economy.

Updated 1 hour ago - Politics & Policy

Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 3 p.m. ET: 6,804,044 — Total deaths: 362,678 — Total recoveries — 2,788,806Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 3 p.m. ET: 1,909,077 — Total deaths: 109,497 — Total recoveries: 491,706 — Total tested: 19,231,444Map.
  3. Public health: Some people are drinking and inhaling cleaning products in attempt to fight coronavirus, CDC says Fauci: "Very concerned" about spread of virus amid George Floyd protests — Cities offer free testing for protesters.
  4. Tech: The pandemic is accelerating next-generation disease diagnostics — Robotics looks to copy software-as-a-service model as use of robots accelerates.
  5. Business: Sports, film production in California to resume June 12 after 3-month hiatus.
  6. Education: Students and teachers flunked remote learning.

In photos: George Floyd's North Carolina memorial service

The remains of George Floyd are brought into Cape Fear Conference B Church. Photo: Ed Clemente/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Hundreds gathered in Raeford, North Carolina to honor George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis nearly two weeks ago has sparked nationwide protests against police brutality.

The state of play: This is the second memorial for Floyd. A number of his family members remain in Raeford, including his sister. He was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, The News and Observer reports.