Recode Media

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.

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Behind the scenes of the Brett Kavanaugh invest...
Co-author of 'The Education of Brett Kavanaugh' Kate Kelly discusses her reporting on the polarizing Supreme Court justice
49 min
102
Craiglist's Craig Newmark is using his power an...
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark on his unlikely career as a media mogul and how he's actively giving away his fortune
34 min
103
How Survivor and The Sopranos created Trump, wi...
Peter Kafka and James Poniewozik explore how the modern media landscape played a critical role in the rise of Donald Trump as both a reality television star and political leader.
51 min
104
Apple TV+ is coming. Will you pay for it?
Peter Kafka breaks down everything you need to know about Apple TV+
20 min
105
The epic battle for Uber, with Mike Isaac from ...
New York Times technology reporter Mike Issac on Uber and his ongoing investigation into the transportation giant’s tumultuous leadership issues.
51 min
106
The decline of the right wing troll with CNN’s ...
Fox News, Breitbart, The Drudge Report and the current state of attack politics in right-wing media
48 min
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Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley wants to know where...
Foursquare co-founder and executive chairman Dennis Crowley discusses the business of tracking and selling location data
47 min
108
The Sportswriter: The Ringer's Bryan Curtis on ...
The Sportswriter: The Ringer's Bryan Curtis on the sports-media-politics mash-up
48 min
109
Taylor Lorenz on TikTok, Twitter … and Tumblr
Taylor Lorenz on TikTok, Twitter … and Tumblr
56 min
110
John Harris, co-founder of Politico
43 min
111
Splice's Steve Martocci wants to remake the mus...
Splice's Steve Martocci wants to remake the music business + All things Amazon with Recode's Jason Del Rey
62 min
112
Chuck Klosterman on Trump, Twitter and cancel c...
Chuck Klosterman on Trump, Twitter and cancel culture - and his new book
52 min
113
Media mogul watch at Sun Valley with Dylan Byer...
Media mogul watch at Sun Valley with Dylan Byers + Erin Lee Carr on making true crime documentaries
45 min
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The Texas Tribune’s secret sauce, with Emily Ra...
The Texas Tribune’s secret sauce, with Emily Ramshaw
42 min
115
How Roger Ailes built Fox News - and how Gabrie...
How Roger Ailes built Fox News - and how Gabriel Sherman turned Ailes’ story into a TV show
37 min
116
Vimeo’s Anjali Sud shifted the company’s strate...
Vimeo’s Anjali Sud shifted the company’s strategy — and became its CEO + The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson on the limits of the ‘attention economy’
77 min
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New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger at the...
New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger at the Code Conference
28 min
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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki at the Code Conference
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki at the Code Conference
39 min
119
Matthew Ball on Amazon vs Apple vs Netflix vs D...
Matthew Ball on Amazon vs Apple vs Netflix vs Disney, and how he built a digital media career by writing for free
56 min
120
ESPN’s Jimmy Pitaro on how he’s reshaping the n...
ESPN’s Jimmy Pitaro on how he’s reshaping the network
50 min
121
YouTube’s Neal Mohan is trying to police the wo...
YouTube’s Neal Mohan is trying to police the world's largest video site
49 min
122
Eugene Wei explains why we’re all ‘status monke...
Eugene Wei explains why we’re all ‘status monkeys’ on social media
57 min
123
Nick Hornby on writing for TV, 10 minutes at a ...
Nick Hornby on writing for TV, 10 minutes at a time
37 min
124
Game of Thrones is down to its last dragon + Hu...
Game of Thrones is down to its last dragon + Hulu CEO Randy Freer
67 min
125
Digital media pioneer Jason Hirschhorn on Netfl...
Digital media pioneer Jason Hirschhorn on Netflix vs. Everyone Else
60 min
126
Kickstarter’s Perry Chen on 10 years and billio...
Kickstarter’s Perry Chen on 10 years and billions of dollars of crowdfunding
61 min
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New York Magazine editor David Haskell on takin...
44 min
128
Why Jessi Hempel left a superstar writing caree...
43 min
129
Disney enters the streaming wars + AMC Networks...
63 min
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"Savage News" author Jessica Yellin on the dark...
Journalist Jessica Yellin talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about her new satirical novel about TV journalism, "Savage News."
45 min
131
Nilay Patel and Peter Kafka talk about Apple's ...
Recode's Peter Kafka sits down with the Verge's Nilay Patel to talk about Apple's recent TV and media event.
47 min
132
How Brat co-founder Rob Fishman is making TV fo...
Brat co-founder Rob Fishman talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about his LA-based digital video studio, which is making shows aimed at young women who might have once watched the CW or MTV.
37 min
133
The business of podcasting with Jacob Weisberg,...
Bethany McLean and Jacob Weisberg from Pushkin Industries and Marshall Williams from Ad Results Advertising talk with Recode's Peter Kafka in front of a live audience at South by Southwest.
63 min
134
Brian Stelter, host of CNN's "Reliable Sources"
Brian Stelter, CNN's chief media correspondent and the host of "Reliable Sources," talks with Recode's Peter Kafka in front of a live audience at South by Southwest.
60 min
135
Alex Gibney, director of HBO's Theranos documen...
Documentary director Alex Gibney talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about "The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley," a new film about the fall of Theranos and its CEO Elizabeth Holmes.
33 min
136
"Shark Tank" star Mark Cuban on investing, spor...
Mark Cuban talks with Recode's Peter Kafka in this live interview recorded at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas.
42 min
137
The New Yorker's Jane Mayer on Fox News and the...
The New Yorker staff writer Jane Mayer talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about her recent investigation into the links between the Trump administration and Fox News.
13 min
138
Overtime CEO Dan Porter on making sports media ...
Overtime CEO Dan Porter talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about how his company is turning non-professional athletes into stars — and some common mistakes media founders make.
48 min
139
J2 Global CEO Vivek Shah on being a serial acqu...
J2 Global CEO Vivek Shah talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about running the company that owns a portfolio of digital brands, including Mashable, PCMag and Speedtest.
41 min
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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on sports gambling ...
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about the potential of 5G internet, AT&T's 2018 acquisition of Time Warner and how the company is thinking about sports gambling in the U.S.
27 min
141
Indie.vc founder Bryce Roberts: Why venture cap...
Bryce Roberts, the "recovering venture capitalist" who founded Indie.vc, talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about why more entrepreneurs should be asking if venture capital is right for them.
44 min
142
Gimlet co-founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Liebe...
Gimlet co-founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber talk with Recode's Peter Kafka about selling their company to Spotify. Then later in the show, Fortune Media Group CEO Alan Murray sits down with Peter to talk about selling Fortune to a Thai billionaire and navigating its transition into new digital challenges.
62 min
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Jill Abramson on BuzzFeed layoffs, "Merchants o...
Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of the New York Times, talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about her new book, "Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts."
44 min
144
NYU's Jay Rosen says 2020's political journalis...
NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about problematic political journalism.
52 min
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Axios business editor Dan Primack on newsletter...
Axios' Dan Primack, the author of the Pro Rata business newsletter, talks with Recode's Peter Kafka.
44 min
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Harvard's Susan Crawford on the importance of f...
34 min
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Neil Vogel on turning around an aging internet ...
44 min
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Filmmaker Hao Wu and Loretta Chao on streaming ...
43 min
149
Lydia Polgreen talks to Alan Rusbridger, former...
95 min
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The big business of being a social media star
52 min
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Axios reporter Jonathan Swan talks to Maggie Ha...
43 min
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Former GE and NBC executive Beth Comstock
56 min
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How Twitch's CEO thinks about tech addiction
51 min
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Netflix will get ads, predicts The Trade Desk C...
50 min
155
Is the Daily Beast the new Gawker?
33 min
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John Skipper: You’ve heard of ESPN. Now give DA...
54 min
157
'The Front Runner' director Jason Reitman
36 min
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Snap VP of Content Nick Bell
43 min
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NFL Network analyst Maurice Jones-Drew
58 min
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'The Fairway' author Matt Taibbi
47 min
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Rival CEO Nathan Hubbard
50 min
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Vanity Fair editor Radhika Jones
40 min
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'The Big Disruption' author Jessica Powell
56 min
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The Markup co-founder Julia Angwin
51 min
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'Big Game' author Mark Leibovich
57 min
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Business of Fashion editor in chief Imran Amed
49 min
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'The Land of Steady Habits' director Nicole Hol...
30 min
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
51 min
169
Roku CEO Anthony Wood
50 min
170
Substack CEO Chris Best
47 min
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ThinkProgress founder Judd Legum
46 min
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Redef CEO Jason Hirschhorn
62 min
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Digiday editor in chief Brian Morrissey
54 min
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Discord CEO Jason Citron
43 min
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Product Hunt CEO Ryan Hoover
49 min
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'Eighth Grade' director Bo Burnham
43 min
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'Billions' producer Brian Koppelman
47 min
178
Manoush Zomorodi: Can blockchain save journalism?
56 min
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Eugene Wei: The invisible ceilings to Snapchat,...
61 min
180
‘The King of Content’ author Keach Hagey explai...
42 min
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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek (Live at Code 2018)
37 min
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Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer
51 min
183
Gimlet founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber
49 min
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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson (Live at Code 2018)
39 min
185
Momofuku chef David Chang (Live at Code 2018)
37 min
186
Jessica Pressler talks 'lady grifters' + Ken Au...
76 min
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James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox (Live at...
39 min
188
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schro...
55 min
189
Roman Mars, host of 99 Percent Invisible: Don't...
29 min
190
Ezra Klein explains Vox's new Netflix show 'Exp...
63 min
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YouTube's Lyor Cohen on YouTube Music, Childish...
43 min
192
What people get wrong about Robin Williams’ lif...
48 min
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The Outline CEO Josh Topolsky: Online ads are s...
60 min
194
'Chasing Hillary' author Amy Chozick looks back...
46 min
195
This is how the New York Times reports Pulitzer...
55 min
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Our hoax-filled internet, now available as a bo...
41 min
197
Outside Magazine editor Axie Navas: Yep, we're ...
45 min
198
How Marques 'MKBHD' Brownlee got six million su...
41 min
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Financial Times CEO John Ridding: How to make p...
39 min
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Why every Hollywood movie is a superhero movie
39 min