Recode Media with Peter Kafka

What happens when media, entertainment, and technology collide? Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians and podcasters to get their take. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Tech News
Film Interviews
Local news is dying. John Thornton wants to sav...
Can his American Journalism Project help?
43 min
Spotify, The Ringer and the future of podcasts
Everything you need to know about the Spotify and The Ringer acquisition.
19 min
How Netflix is changing The Oscars
Breaking down the 92nd Academy Awards
46 min
Why Ben Smith is leaving BuzzFeed for the New Y...
Ben Smith gives details on his new position at NYT.
32 min
BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti reboots his business...
Jonah Peretti gives details on his company's current marketing and content strategy.
27 min
NBC’s Peacock enters the Streaming Wars
Why NBC thinks their back catalog will win over their fans with Peacock.
21 min
Anna Wiener on disillusionment with startup cul...
Details on her new memoir, Uncanny Valley, and more.
60 min
How The Safdie Bros. landed Adam Sandler for Un...
Josh & Benny Safdie on the process of making their latest movie.
31 min
Adam Davidson on how to thrive in this economy
Adam Davidson on Planet Money, consumerism, and his new book.
61 min
Streaming wars! (Don’t call them streaming wars...
A look back at this year in media.
41 min
Eat up! Food talk with The Infatuation’s Chris ...
Reviewing the year in food.
83 min
Vice Media CEO Nancy Dubuc on the internet, TV ...
Vice's plan to dominate media.
29 min
The anatomy of a hit song, with Switched on Pop...
Breaking down why Post Malone’s “Circles” is a #1 hit and more
49 min
Roger Lynch’s plan to save Condé Nast
Conde Nast CEO Roger Lynch used to run digital music and video companies. Now he’s in charge of the world’s most iconic magazine publisher.
32 min
DAZN's John Skipper and the future of streaming...
Making the “Netflix for sports” and competing with ESPN and network television for the rights of live sporting events.
27 min
The men who want to remake Sports Illustrated: ...
James Heckman and Ross Levinsohn, the new owners of Sports Illustrated share their plans for the iconic magazine's future.
40 min
Carolyn Everson runs the Facebook ad machine
Facebook’s Carolyn Everson on Facebook's billion dollar money maker
34 min
John Stankey’s plan for HBO, HBO Max and Warner...
On stage at Code Media in Los Angeles, Stankey discusses the streaming wars and WarnerMedia's strategy to win
35 min
Meet the man behind Disney+: Live from Code Med...
Disney's Kevin Mayer sits down with Peter to discuss the initial launch of Disney+ and the future of their other streaming brands, live from Code Media 2019.
39 min
Scott Z. Burns on making movies with Amazon, Ne...
Scott Z. Burns on how he was able to convince Netflix and Amazon Prime to distribute and produce The Report and The Laundromat.
44 min
Did Disney+ and Apple TV+ live up to the hype?
Disney + and Apple TV + are finally here. But are their marquee shows The Mandalorian and The Morning Show any good?
34 min
What's next for The New York Times after The Da...
Sam Dolnick of The New York Times who helped launch The Daily and The Weekly discusses where The Times's digital strategy is headed next.
38 min
Matt Levine left Goldman to become a journalist...
Bloomberg's Matt Levine details how his early work in investment banking informs his current life as a financial columnist.
49 min
It's not HBO... It's HBO Max. Plus Steve Swartz...
Warner Media unveiled details about its upcoming streaming service HBO Max. Plus,Hearst President & CEO, Steve Swartz on becoming the head of one of the top media and news brands in the world.
52 min
How the Wu-Tang Clan raised Sophia Chang
From managing The Wu-Tang Clan to training the next generation of entrepreneurs, Sophia Chang discusses her new memoir, 'The Baddest Bitch In The Room.'
36 min