AXIOS on HBO continues SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28 (6:00-6:30 P.M. ET/PT), with new episodes airing subsequent Sundays at the same time, featuring insightful and news making interviews with top leaders and decision makers from a range of sectors, including politics, tech, media, science and business. Directed and produced by Emmy® winners Matthew O’Neill and Perri Peltz, the program features Axios’ signature “Smart Brevity” analysis, exclusive documentary-style reporting, and in-depth conversations on the topics and trends shaping our future.
The episode will be available on HBO and to stream on HBO Max.
This episode features the following segments:
- Reddit CEO Steve Huffman sits down with Axios business reporter Erica Pandey to discuss their remote work policy, hate speech on social media, banning the subreddit group "r/DonaldTrump," the decision to allow pornography on the platform and the controversy surrounding WallStreetBets and GameStop.
- Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and Axios markets editor Dion Rabouin delve into the mayor’s recent efforts to recruit tech titans to establish Miami as the next Silicon Valley, its potential impact on local residents and his plans for a more bitcoin-centric city.
- FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia joins Axios editor in chief Nicholas Johnston following his recent testimony before the Senate to discuss the dire state of cybersecurity in America, the implications of the SolarWinds cyber hack and the Biden administration’s plan to combat future attacks.
- Cedric Richmond, senior advisor to the president and director of the Office of Public Engagement, speaks with Axios co-founder Mike Allen about the President’s American Rescue Plan, the future of the filibuster and the challenges President Biden faces in the coming months.
AXIOS is a co-production of HBO Documentary Films, AXIOS and DCTV; executive produced by Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen & Roy Schwartz; directed and produced by Perri Peltz and Matthew O’Neill.
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