What are we reading? August 13, 2020

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Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.

 

 

Timothy Renshaw, managing editor:

File this under unexpected pandemic upsides: shorter business meetings. – Korn Ferry

https://www.kornferry.com/insights/articles/the-age-of-faster-meetings

 

Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor:

Racist ‘birtherism’ slithers into the U.S. election again, this time in a bid to smear Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris. – Daily Kos

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/8/13/1968879/-Newsweek-claims-birtherism-article-about-Kamala-Harris-isn-t-about-race-it-s-absolutely-about-race

 

Emma Crawford Hampel, online editor:

As coronavirus continues to spread in the U.S., the clinical trials cancer patients rely on are disappearing. – Time Magazine

https://time.com/5870461/cancer-clinical-trials-coronavirus/