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
Trump is leaving; Trump media isn't
Plus, the FTC vs. Facebook with Mike Isaac
60 min
Behind the scenes with Queen’s Gambit creator S...
How a show about chess became one of 2020's biggest hits.
56 min
Eli Pariser wants to build a better Facebook
And how he feels about the "filter bubble" in 2020
37 min
Gimlet’s Lydia Polgreen wants to shake up podca...
How she plans to do so, and how she's been adjusting since joining the company earlier in the year.
42 min
BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti explains his HuffPost ...
And his plans for how he intends to run both companies.
26 min
ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish on Paramount+, Pluto TV
Recorded live from Code Media @ Home.
30 min
Fox and the New York Times face the end of the ...
With New York Magazine's Reeves Wiedeman and NPR's David Folkenflik.
61 min
NY Mag's Olivia Nuzzi takes us inside Trumpworl...
Details on her coverage of the election, and her thoughts of what the future holds.
41 min
Election 2020: What happens next?
With Vox's Matt Yglesias
36 min
Why Zeynep Tufekci saw the pandemic coming - an...
Such as the problem the media has with communicating risk.
64 min
Google vs The U.S. Government
Also, details on Vox’s new podcast Go For Broke with host Julia Furlan
35 min
ESPN’s Pablo Torre on balancing sports and poli...
Plus an update on Morning Brew
37 min
Congress comes for big tech; Axios thrives in t...
Details on the new Congressional report on antitrust, and how Axios has been reporting on the current presidency.
62 min
Is big media bouncing back from the pandemic?
How the industry has adapted in the past several months.
45 min
Politico editor Carrie Budoff Brown on the cha...
And the steps her team is taking to cover the upcoming election.
41 min
QAnon Explained with NBC's Ben Collins
How the pro-Trump conspiracy grew and its effect on the current political climate.
47 min
Ben Thompson explains TikTok, Trump and China
Unpacking the Tik Tok acquisition
22 min
Morning Brew CEO Alex Lieberman is building a m...
31 min
Baratunde Thurston wants to teach us how to be ...
And how he uses comedy to fight for social and racial injustice.
39 min
NYT’s James Poniewozik on the virtual conventio...
Their thoughts on the recent DNC and RNC, and Trump's relation to the media.
52 min
Why Desus & Mero are pandemic-proof
How they went from Twitter to podcasts to actual TV
44 min
NYT CEO Mark Thompson on subscriptions, platfor...
How the New York Times evolved during his eight years of leadership.
54 min
Kurt Andersen on the “Evil Geniuses” that got A...
And how we can clean it up.
45 min
Sports are back! But for how long?
How baseball and basketball are coming back during the pandemic.
54 min
Why your favorite writers are taking their tale...
And how the newsletter service is changing the future of the media industry.
40 min