Coronavirus: Latino Children
What we know about the virus is this: it is highly transmissible - we are all capable of coming down with COVID-19, but not all of us are ...and communities of color are being hit the hardest, especially Latinos. In California, Latinos account for more than half of California's cases and 42% of the deaths, despite being only 36% of the population. And that includes many children.
- Elizabeth Aguilera, Cal Matters Reporter
To get more people wearing face masks, perhaps it requires a public awareness campaign. Take Two talks about how a marketing blitz could get Americans to ignore politics and take masks seriously.
- Connie Pechmann, UC-Irvine marketing professor
Coronavirus Enforcement Guidelines
As the number of COVID-19 cases rise, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors is asking the County Department of Public Health to come up with a list of guidelines that would force businesses to comply with safety guidelines during the pandemic.
- L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
On The Lot
It's summer, but for the first time in YEARS, there are no blockbusters coming to a theater near you. What's a summer without any box office going to do to the industry?
- Rebecca Keegan, Senior film editor at The Hollywood Reporter
FYC Horn SAG
And there's this additional piece of Hollywood news today...We know that the pandemic has shut down nearly all movie and TV production but now a conflict in the actors union could propose an additional obstacle in getting back to work.
Each week Nick Quah, host of the LAist Studios podcast about podcasting Servant Of Pod joins us on Take Two. This week he updates us on the big news that Sirius XM is looking to buy Stitcher and he gives us a preview of his new episode that looks at the risk of big money entering the pod space.