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

Go deeper

Axios-Ipsos poll: Trump's sickness makes him harder to trust

Data: Axios/Ipsos poll; Note: ±3.3% margin of error; Chart: Axios Visuals

Large shares of women, seniors and independents now say they're less likely to trust President Trump for accurate information about COVID-19 since he caught it himself, according to the latest installment of the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index.

The big picture: Week 28 of our national survey has most Americans rejecting ideas that Trump has floated around hydroxychloriquine as a virus treatment, how herd immunity works or any imminent availability of a vaccine.

NY Post story goes massive on social media despite crackdowns

Data: NewsWhip; Chart: Naema Ahmed/Axios

Facebook and Twitter's frantic attempts to stop the spread of the New York Post's Hunter Biden story didn't prevent the article from becoming the top story about the election on those platforms last week, according to data from NewsWhip.

Why it matters: The data shows that even swift, aggressive content suppression may not be swift or aggressive enough to keep down a story with as much White House backing and partisan fuel as this one.

Updated 2 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

  1. Politics: Trump calls Fauci a "disaster" on campaign call.
  2. Health: Coronavirus hospitalizations are on the rise — 8 states set single-day coronavirus case records last week.
  3. States: California to independently review FDA-approved coronavirus vaccinesWisconsin judge reimposes capacity limit on indoor venues.
  4. Media: Trump attacks CNN as "dumb b---ards" for continuing to cover pandemic.
  5. World: Ireland moving back into lockdown as cases surge — Argentina becomes 5th country to report 5 million infections

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