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
WeWork's rise and fall (and rise again?) with E...
Details behind the Wall Street Journal reporter's new book, "The Cult of We".
41 min
Kevin Delaney turns the future of work into a m...
A peek behind Delaney's new media company Charter, and a taste of Gura's coverage from Sun Valley.
54 min
Men In Blazers’ Roger Bennett loves soccer and ...
Details on his new memoir: (Re)Born In The USA: An Englishman’s Love Letter to His Chosen Home.
52 min
One of the most popular streamers on Twitch… is...
How he used his love for gaming to boost his career in left-wing media.
33 min
One of Silicon Valley’s most powerful investors...
VC firm Andreessen Horowitz is getting into publishing. Partner Margit Wennmachers explains the new strategy.
27 min
Jake and Amir on being Web famous, fed up with ...
How the duo's careers in comedy helped them become successful entrepreneurs.
29 min
How to make it in the creator economy with Rob ...
Why he started his Substack , The Art of Noticing, after years of working for various publications.
32 min
Why is Amazon buying MGM?
Plus, Dan Taberski on his career in podcasting and details on his latest show, The Line.
42 min
Jim Miller on HBO’s new home; Alan Yang on a ve...
Miller's thoughts on the latest split between AT&T and Warner Media, plus details behind season 3 of Netflix's Master of None.
41 min
Why did AT&T just bail on WarnerMedia? And what...
NYT's Edmund Lee joins the show to breakdown the details of AT&T's exit from Warner Media.
28 min
Antonio García Martínez's controversial exit fr...
Antonio García Martínez used to work at Facebook, and wrote a book about it. In April, he started working at Apple, and weeks later he was gone, after Apple employees revolted.
22 min
Live music is back! Live Nation CEO Michael Rap...
Details on Live Nation's plans for the future now that venues are beginning to open up again.
40 min
The Jeff Bezos Empire with Brad Stone & Jason D...
Inside his new book “Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire”.
60 min
Apple vs Epic with John Gruber; Truth, Doubt an...
The latest news on the antirust trial between Apple and Epic Games, and details on the latest season of The Last Archive.
58 min
AMC Networks can’t compete with Netflix. CEO Jo...
Sapan gives details on how the network is doing during the pandemic, and why he loves niche streaming platforms.
36 min
Did the pandemic kill the Oscars?
Plus, a music podcast you'll love.
51 min
Apple and Facebook's ambitious audio plans
Apple’s selling podcasts. Facebook wants to distribute podcasts - and take on Clubhouse, too.
23 min
Substack’s next target: Local news
Co-Founders Chris Best & Hamish McKenzie detail their latest venture into hiring relatively new writers to cover local news.
38 min
How Hollywood and the NBA are betting on NFTs
With interviews from Dapper Labs CEO Roham Gharegozlou, The Verge's Mitchell Clark, and UTA's Brent Weinstein.
75 min
WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar on a wild first yea...
Plus, his thoughts on the current state of the movie and streaming industry.
47 min
Media Merger Mania with Axios’ Dan Primack and ...
What’s a SPAC and why are they buying all the media companies?
34 min
The rise and maybe fall of YouTube star David D...
Details on the latest allegations against Dobrik and his colleagues; An update on Angwin's non-profit newsroom.
48 min
How Christina “Tinx” Najjar became a TikTok sta...
As well as the business and economics of being a social media influencer with Vox's Rebecca Jennings.
46 min
How did - and didn’t - the pandemic transform m...
How sports, streaming, and gaming has held up after one year of the pandemic.
75 min
Fubo TV is a Reddit meme stock. CEO David Gandl...
How the CEO plans to tackle the competition through streaming and sports betting, while also betting on himself.
43 min