Axios Wants Us to Read Everything in Bullet Points

From a New York Times story by Katie Robertson headlined “Axios Wants Us to Read Everything in Bullet Points”:

With much of the digital media world combining forces to survive, the founders of five-year-old Axios think they have the right recipe for success on their own.

The pitch, in Axios’s trademarked “smart brevity” format, goes a bit like this:

What to know: The company’s executives think its short-format writing will build back trust in the media among busy audiences and can teach corporate America to quit its long-winded jargon.

Axios Names Jamie Stockwell Executive Editor for Local News

From a story on by Sara Fischer headlined “Axios taps Jamie Stockwell as executive editor for local news”:

Axios named Jamie Stockwell, a local news veteran, who most recently served as a deputy national editor at the New York Times, as the executive editor for Axios Local.

Why it matters: Stockwell will oversee Axios’ plan to expand its coverage to 25 local cities by the summer, and 50 by the end of 2023. Eventually, it hopes to be in over 100 cities and every state.