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.

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Film Interviews
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
Have we hit peak streaming? + NYT’s Kevin Roose...
The Verge's Julia Alexander gives her thoughts on the newly launched streaming services: Paramount Plus and Discovery Plus.
54 min
Australia vs. Facebook; Al Madrigal means busi...
Who won the battle between Australia and Facebook? Recode’s Peter Kafka asks his colleague Sara Morrison to explain.
41 min
Pandora founder Tim Westergren on the future of...
Details on his return to the music business with the live-streaming service, Sessions.
33 min
New York Times CEO Meredith Levien on the futur...
This interview was recorded at Digital Content Next’s virtual summit.
39 min
How To Make An Influencer In America with Nick ...
A peak behind the scenes of his latest HBO documentary “Fake Famous”.
36 min
Andrew Ross Sorkin on Gamestop, Robinhood, Redd...
What happens next? Was this a one-off for the Reddit crowd, or will we see repeats?
39 min
How Jessica Lessin got people to pay for The In...
What she’s learned, what she thinks about Substack, and her concerns about tech leaders’ attempts to end-run journalists..
39 min
Trump vs the Press - a final report card from J...
Plus: Figure Four Online/Wrestling Observer’s Bryan Alvarez on Apple's potential venture into podcast subscriptions.
48 min
What the Capitol Riot tells us about online power
NYT's Kevin Roose on big tech's power and responsibility following the events, and NBC's Ben Collins on what this means for Qanon moving forward.
46 min
Behind the making of The Dissident, the movie a...
Director Bryan Fogel gives details behind why he wanted to tell this story, following his last film, Icarus.
40 min
Zach Seward started Quartz, sold it, and bought...
Details on the future of the publication, now that it is back under his management.
41 min
Kemp Powers spent years breaking into Hollywood...
Details on how he got to this point into career, as well as his info on his second movie, One Night In Miami, directed by Regina King.
41 min