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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"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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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"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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Is the Daily Beast the new Gawker?
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John Skipper: You’ve heard of ESPN. Now give DA...
54 min
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'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
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Roku CEO Anthony Wood
50 min
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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
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Manoush Zomorodi: Can blockchain save journalism?
56 min
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Eugene Wei: The invisible ceilings to Snapchat,...
61 min
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‘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
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Gimlet founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber
49 min
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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson (Live at Code 2018)
39 min
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Momofuku chef David Chang (Live at Code 2018)
37 min
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Jessica Pressler talks 'lady grifters' + Ken Au...
76 min
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James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox (Live at...
39 min
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schro...
55 min
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Roman Mars, host of 99 Percent Invisible: Don't...
29 min
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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
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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
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'Chasing Hillary' author Amy Chozick looks back...
46 min
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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
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Outside Magazine editor Axie Navas: Yep, we're ...
45 min
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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
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What it's like to be the only woman in a TV wri...
35 min
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Houseparty CEO Ben Rubin on livestreaming and S...
29 min
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'Get Out' producer Jason Blum (Live at SXSW)
45 min
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How to make a hit TV show for Amazon
37 min
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SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor (Live at Code Medi...
28 min
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Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz and NBA Commissione...
38 min
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How Lauren Duca became an internet star overnight
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Hollywood Reporter part owner Janice Min (Live ...
37 min
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BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti (Live at Code Media ...
36 min
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Facebook's Adam Mosseri and Campbell Brown (Liv...
54 min
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MoviePass sounds too good to be true. Is it?
40 min
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Paywalls make content better (Nick Thompson, ed...
43 min
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How we pivoted from Facebook to Instagram (Dave...
53 min
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NYU’s Jay Rosen, CNN’s Oliver Darcy and BuzzFee...
89 min
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Digital media companies are headed for a crash ...
44 min
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Will Trump still dominate the news in 2018?
42 min
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Kara Swisher reviews the media, 2017 edition
46 min
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Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir want to make figu...
33 min
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How Netflix makes a hit (Steven Soderbergh and ...
50 min
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I'm more famous than Anderson Cooper (Cenk Uygu...
41 min
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Andy Weir on 'The Martian,' 'Artemis' and when ...
44 min
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Hollywood’s sexual harassment story is far from...
41 min
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Don't 'lean in,' fight back (Sarah Lacy, author...
53 min
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How to make a ‘comedy-horror’ TV show (Dana Gou...
44 min
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How Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner built and...
60 min
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NYT's Michael Barbaro explains why you love 'Th...
38 min
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Samantha Bee on Harvey Weinstein, Jeff Bezos an...
47 min
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How blocking ads can save the media industry (T...
52 min
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Jimmy Kimmel on the intersection of comedy and ...
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