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Recode Media with Peter Kafka

By Recode

What happens when media, entertainment and technology collide? One of the industry's most acclaimed media editors talks to business titans, journalists, comedians and fellow podcasters to get their take. Tune in every Thursday to hear from people like New Yorker editor David Remnick, "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee and the host of The New York Times' The Daily, Michael Barbaro. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

  1. 1.
    Eugene Wei explains why we’re all ‘status monkeys’ on social media05/16/2019
    1:01:12
  2. 2.
    Nick Hornby on writing for TV, 10 minutes at a time05/14/2019
    40:54
  3. 3.
    Game of Thrones is down to its last dragon + Hulu CEO Randy Freer05/09/2019
    1:10:15
  4. 4.
    Digital media pioneer Jason Hirschhorn on Netflix vs. Everyone Else05/07/2019
    1:03:53
  5. 5.
    Kickstarter’s Perry Chen on 10 years and billions of dollars of crowdfunding05/02/2019
    1:04:16
  6. 6.
    New York Magazine editor David Haskell on taking over after an industry legend04/25/2019
    48:43
  7. 7.
    Why Jessi Hempel left a superstar writing career for LinkedIn04/18/2019
    46:21
  8. 8.
    Disney enters the streaming wars + AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan04/16/2019
    1:05:19
  1. 9.
    "Savage News" author Jessica Yellin on the dark side (and the silly side) of TV news04/11/2019
    47:00
  2. 10.
    Nilay Patel and Peter Kafka talk about Apple's media event04/04/2019
    50:02
  3. 11.
    How Brat co-founder Rob Fishman is making TV for the internet's young women03/28/2019
    37:00
  4. 12.
    The business of podcasting with Jacob Weisberg, Bethany McLean and Marshall Williams03/21/2019
    1:07:10
  5. 13.
    Brian Stelter, host of CNN's "Reliable Sources"03/19/2019
    1:02:07
  6. 14.
    Alex Gibney, director of HBO's Theranos documentary "The Inventor"03/14/2019
    33:33
  7. 15.
    "Shark Tank" star Mark Cuban on investing, sports gambling and how he helped Elon Musk03/12/2019
    44:50
  8. 16.
    The New Yorker's Jane Mayer on Fox News and the Trump White House03/08/2019
    13:07
  9. 17.
    Overtime CEO Dan Porter on making sports media for Gen Z03/07/2019
    53:13
  10. 18.
    J2 Global CEO Vivek Shah on being a serial acquirer of media businesses02/28/2019
    46:00
  11. 19.
    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on sports gambling and buying Time Warner02/21/2019
    31:21
  12. 20.
    Indie.vc founder Bryce Roberts: Why venture capital doesn't work for everyone02/14/2019
    46:19
  13. 21.
    Gimlet co-founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber, plus Fortune CEO Alan Murray02/07/2019
    1:05:13
  14. 22.
    Jill Abramson on BuzzFeed layoffs, "Merchants of Truth" and the local news crisis 01/31/2019
    48:00
  15. 23.
    NYU's Jay Rosen says 2020's political journalism will be even worse than 2016's01/24/2019
    54:43
  16. 24.
    Axios business editor Dan Primack on newsletters, IPOs and the economy in 201901/17/2019
    46:05
  17. 25.
    Harvard's Susan Crawford on the importance of fiber internet01/10/2019
    34:35
  18. 26.
    Neil Vogel on turning around an aging internet property01/03/2019
    44:15
  19. 27.
    Filmmaker Hao Wu and Loretta Chao on streaming culture in China12/27/2018
    43:17
  20. 28.
    Lydia Polgreen talks to Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian12/20/2018
    1:35:13
  21. 29.
    The big business of being a social media star12/13/2018
    52:32
  22. 30.
    Axios reporter Jonathan Swan talks to Maggie Haberman about reporting on the Trump administration12/06/2018
    43:43
  23. 31.
    Former GE and NBC executive Beth Comstock11/29/2018
    56:02
  24. 32.
    How Twitch's CEO thinks about tech addiction11/22/2018
    51:16
  25. 33.
    Netflix will get ads, predicts The Trade Desk CEO Jeff Green11/15/2018
    50:43
  26. 34.
    Is the Daily Beast the new Gawker?11/13/2018
    33:12
  27. 35.
    John Skipper: You’ve heard of ESPN. Now give DAZN a try.11/08/2018
    54:30
  28. 36.
    'The Front Runner' director Jason Reitman11/01/2018
    36:42
  29. 37.
    Snap VP of Content Nick Bell10/25/2018
    43:59
  30. 38.
    NFL Network analyst Maurice Jones-Drew10/23/2018
    58:49
  31. 39.
    'The Fairway' author Matt Taibbi10/18/2018
    47:29
  32. 40.
    Rival CEO Nathan Hubbard10/11/2018
    50:26
  33. 41.
    Vanity Fair editor Radhika Jones10/04/2018
    40:35
  34. 42.
    'The Big Disruption' author Jessica Powell10/02/2018
    56:29
  35. 43.
    The Markup co-founder Julia Angwin09/27/2018
    51:03
  36. 44.
    'Big Game' author Mark Leibovich09/25/2018
    57:29
  37. 45.
    Business of Fashion editor in chief Imran Amed09/20/2018
    49:50
  38. 46.
    'The Land of Steady Habits' director Nicole Holofcener09/18/2018
    30:23
  39. 47.
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey09/14/2018
    51:25
  40. 48.
    Roku CEO Anthony Wood09/13/2018
    50:21
  41. 49.
    Substack CEO Chris Best09/06/2018
    47:00
  42. 50.
    ThinkProgress founder Judd Legum08/30/2018
    46:34
  43. 51.
    Redef CEO Jason Hirschhorn08/23/2018
    1:02:45
  44. 52.
    Digiday editor in chief Brian Morrissey08/16/2018
    54:03
  45. 53.
    Discord CEO Jason Citron08/09/2018
    43:21
  46. 54.
    Product Hunt CEO Ryan Hoover08/02/2018
    49:13
  47. 55.
    'Eighth Grade' director Bo Burnham07/26/2018
    43:15
  48. 56.
    'Billions' producer Brian Koppelman07/19/2018
    47:38
  49. 57.
    Manoush Zomorodi: Can blockchain save journalism?07/12/2018
    56:28
  50. 58.
    Eugene Wei: The invisible ceilings to Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter’s growth07/05/2018
    1:01:39
  51. 59.
    ‘The King of Content’ author Keach Hagey explains the Redstone dynasty06/28/2018
    42:41
  52. 60.
    Spotify CEO Daniel Ek (Live at Code 2018)06/21/2018
    37:38
  53. 61.
    Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer06/19/2018
    51:02
  54. 62.
    Gimlet founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber06/14/2018
    49:01
  55. 63.
    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson (Live at Code 2018)06/12/2018
    39:13
  56. 64.
    Momofuku chef David Chang (Live at Code 2018)06/09/2018
    37:07
  57. 65.
    Jessica Pressler talks 'lady grifters' + Ken Auletta on the 'frenemies' of the ad business06/07/2018
    1:16:36
  58. 66.
    James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox (Live at Code 2018)06/05/2018
    39:36
  59. 67.
    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schroepfer (Live at Code 2018)05/31/2018
    55:27
  60. 68.
    Roman Mars, host of 99 Percent Invisible: Don't put podcasts behind a paywall05/29/2018
    29:41
  61. 69.
    Ezra Klein explains Vox's new Netflix show 'Explained'05/24/2018
    1:03:44
  62. 70.
    YouTube's Lyor Cohen on YouTube Music, Childish Gambino and Kanye West05/22/2018
    43:50
  63. 71.
    What people get wrong about Robin Williams’ life — and his death05/17/2018
    48:29
  64. 72.
    The Outline CEO Josh Topolsky: Online ads are stuck in the '90s05/10/2018
    1:00:18
  65. 73.
    'Chasing Hillary' author Amy Chozick looks back on a decade of writing about Hillary Clinton05/03/2018
    46:02
  66. 74.
    This is how the New York Times reports Pulitzer Prize-winning stories04/26/2018
    55:03
  67. 75.
    Our hoax-filled internet, now available as a book (Rex Sorgatz, author, 'The Encyclopedia of Misinformation')04/19/2018
    41:21
  68. 76.
    Outside Magazine editor Axie Navas: Yep, we're getting more political.04/15/2018
    45:01
  69. 77.
    How Marques 'MKBHD' Brownlee got six million subscribers on YouTube04/12/2018
    41:48
  70. 78.
    Financial Times CEO John Ridding: How to make people pay for media04/05/2018
    39:03
  71. 79.
    Why every Hollywood movie is a superhero movie03/29/2018
    39:36
  72. 80.
    What it's like to be the only woman in a TV writers’ room03/22/2018
    35:05
  73. 81.
    Houseparty CEO Ben Rubin on livestreaming and SXSW fame03/17/2018
    29:24
  74. 82.
    'Get Out' producer Jason Blum (Live at SXSW)03/15/2018
    45:16
  75. 83.
    How to make a hit TV show for Amazon03/08/2018
    37:07
  76. 84.
    SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor (Live at Code Media 2018)03/01/2018
    28:04
  77. 85.
    Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Live at Code Media 2018)02/24/2018
    38:35
  78. 86.
    How Lauren Duca became an internet star overnight02/22/2018
    35:10
  79. 87.
    Hollywood Reporter part owner Janice Min (Live at Code Media 2018)02/20/2018
    37:58
  80. 88.
    BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti (Live at Code Media 2018)02/17/2018
    36:03
  81. 89.
    Facebook's Adam Mosseri and Campbell Brown (Live at Code Media 2018)02/15/2018
    54:16
  82. 90.
    MoviePass sounds too good to be true. Is it?02/08/2018
    40:21
  83. 91.
    Paywalls make content better (Nick Thompson, editor in chief, Wired)02/01/2018
    43:42
  84. 92.
    How we pivoted from Facebook to Instagram (Dave Finocchio, CEO, Bleacher Report)01/25/2018
    53:01
  85. 93.
    NYU’s Jay Rosen, CNN’s Oliver Darcy and BuzzFeed’s Charlie Warzel talk Trump and the media01/18/2018
    1:29:26
  86. 94.
    Digital media companies are headed for a crash (David Carey, president, Hearst Magazines)01/11/2018
    44:51
  87. 95.
    Will Trump still dominate the news in 2018?01/04/2018
    42:47
  88. 96.
    Kara Swisher reviews the media, 2017 edition12/28/2017
    46:22
  89. 97.
    Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir want to make figure skating great again12/21/2017
    33:27
  90. 98.
    How Netflix makes a hit (Steven Soderbergh and Scott Frank, co-creators, ‘Godless’)12/14/2017
    50:59
  91. 99.
    I'm more famous than Anderson Cooper (Cenk Uygur, CEO, The Young Turks)12/07/2017
    41:22
  92. 100.
    Andy Weir on 'The Martian,' 'Artemis' and when we'll live on the moon11/30/2017
    44:44
  93. 101.
    Hollywood’s sexual harassment story is far from over (Kim Masters, editor-at-large, Hollywood Reporter)11/22/2017
    41:11
  94. 102.
    Don't 'lean in,' fight back (Sarah Lacy, author, 'The Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug')11/16/2017
    53:32
  95. 103.
    How to make a ‘comedy-horror’ TV show (Dana Gould, creator, ‘Stan Against Evil’)11/09/2017
    44:46
  96. 104.
    How Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner built and lost a rock and roll empire (Joe Hagan, author, "Sticky Fingers")11/02/2017
    1:00:55
  97. 105.
    NYT's Michael Barbaro explains why you love 'The Daily'10/28/2017
    38:54
  98. 106.
    Samantha Bee on Harvey Weinstein, Jeff Bezos and Donald Trump (Live)10/26/2017
    47:45
  99. 107.
    How blocking ads can save the media industry (Tony Haile, CEO, Scroll)10/19/2017
    52:30
  100. 108.
    Jimmy Kimmel on the intersection of comedy and politics10/17/2017
    19:02
  101. 109.
    How to start a company when you’re 25 years old (Brit Morin, CEO, Brit + Co)10/12/2017
    44:45
  102. 110.
    Sports have always been political (Jason Gay, columnist, Wall Street Journal)10/05/2017
    49:30
  103. 111.
    Why podcasts are better than radio (Jad Abumrad, co-host, Radiolab)09/28/2017
    36:38
  104. 112.
    When is the internet going to change TV ads? (Dave Morgan, CEO, Simulmedia)09/21/2017
    1:10:00
  105. 113.
    Why Ken Burns won't leave PBS for HBO09/14/2017
    43:48
  106. 114.
    How to pay for serious journalism (Clara Jeffery, editor in chief, Mother Jones)09/07/2017
    45:55
  107. 115.
    How to compete against Google and Facebook: Go around them! (Tim Armstrong, CEO, Oath)08/31/2017
    51:44
  108. 116.
    A guided tour of the pro-Trump media (Oliver Darcy, CNN; Charlie Warzel, BuzzFeed)08/24/2017
    55:13
  109. 117.
    Chuck Klosterman talks about Nazis, Taylor Swift and the future of journalism08/17/2017
    1:11:02
  110. 118.
    Patreon will help fans pay artists more than $140 million this year (Jack Conte, CEO, Patreon)08/10/2017
    36:11
  111. 119.
    Everyone still wants to be on TV (Tonia O'Connor, chief revenue officer, Univision)08/03/2017
    44:30
  112. 120.
    How food became cool (Larry Fitzgibbon, CEO, Tastemade; Helen Rosner, editor at large, Eater)07/27/2017
    52:42
  113. 121.
    How to make a bestseller that lasts (Ryan Holiday, author, 'Perennial Seller')07/20/2017
    42:40
  114. 122.
    Shari Redstone, Vice Chair, Viacom (Code Conference 2017)07/13/2017
    27:00
  115. 123.
    Podcasting is growing up (Nick Quah, founder, Hot Pod)07/06/2017
    49:42
  116. 124.
    Why Hillary Clinton won't admit that she made mistakes (Rebecca Traister, writer at large, New York Magazine)06/29/2017
    55:38
  117. 125.
    What Peter Thiel’s war against Gawker can tell us about Trump (Brian Knappenberger, director, "Nobody Speak")06/22/2017
    27:38
  118. 126.
    Dean Baquet, Executive Editor, The New York Times (Code Conference 2017)06/17/2017
    38:35
  119. 127.
    Meet the Wall Street analyst the big media companies love to hate (Rich Greenfield, analyst, BTIG)06/15/2017
    56:17
  120. 128.
    Reed Hastings, CEO, Netflix (Code Conference 2017)06/10/2017
    34:15
  121. 129.
    BuzzFeed chairman and HuffPost co-founder Ken Lerer on the future of media06/08/2017
    45:57
  122. 130.
    'Better Call Saul' actor Michael McKean doesn't care how you watch06/01/2017
    38:53
  123. 131.
    Why this four-hour Grateful Dead documentary took 14 years to make (Amir Bar-Lev, director, 'Long Strange Trip')05/25/2017
    33:42
  124. 132.
    Information doesn't have to be free (Jessica Lessin, CEO, The Information)05/18/2017
    52:57
  125. 133.
    W. Kamau Bell talks about Trump, racism and podcasting05/11/2017
    35:51
  126. 134.
    Tracking a drug boss across the web (Nick Bilton, author, 'American Kingpin')05/04/2017
    48:08
  127. 135.
    The New York 'Startup' scene gets a novel (Doree Shafrir, author)04/27/2017
    40:58
  128. 136.
    How Neil Gaiman's ‘American Gods’ finally made it to TV04/20/2017
    41:42
  129. 137.
    Inside the Trump White House (Mike Allen, co-founder, Axios)04/13/2017
    48:59
  130. 138.
    Why TV is different from YouTube (Reza Izad, CEO, Studio71)04/06/2017
    36:22
  131. 139.
    Uber investor Jason Calacanis doesn't want to hear your idea03/30/2017
    1:09:16
  132. 140.
    How to be a rock musician in 2017 (Craig Finn, 'We All Want the Same Things')03/23/2017
    47:55
  133. 141.
    Glenn Beck doesn't care if he alienates Trump voters (Live at SXSW)03/16/2017
    41:07
  134. 142.
    The Huffington Post wants to reach Trump voters (Lydia Polgreen, editor in chief, The Huffington Post)03/09/2017
    52:58
  135. 143.
    'Why is this on Mashable?' asks Executive Editor Jessica Coen03/02/2017
    44:07
  136. 144.
    Making a superhero movie for adults (Scott Frank, screenwriter, 'Logan')02/23/2017
    33:42
  137. 145.
    The New York Times wants to become like Netflix (Gabriel Snyder, journalist)02/16/2017
    29:06
  138. 146.
    Here’s the secret to making things popular (Derek Thompson, author, ‘Hit Makers’)02/09/2017
    49:21
  139. 147.
    Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget says Trump is pushing 'anti-American' policies02/02/2017
    48:32
  140. 148.
    The future of advertising is 'fewer, better ads' (Ian Schafer, CEO, Deep Focus)01/26/2017
    40:00
  141. 149.
    How the press can save itself in the age of Trump (Jay Rosen, professor, NYU)01/19/2017
    49:16
  142. 150.
    Fox's digital ad guy wants you to use an ad blocker (Joe Marchese, president of advanced advertising, Fox Networks Group)01/12/2017
    41:22
  143. 151.
    How to make $11 million by failing (James Altucher, founder, Choose Yourself Media)01/05/2017
    58:30
  144. 152.
    Why is there no fake news on LinkedIn? (Daniel Roth, executive editor, LinkedIn)12/29/2016
    42:31
  145. 153.
    Kara Swisher: Journalists must be 'tougher on everybody'12/22/2016
    55:15
  146. 154.
    Trump will blow up political journalism (Margaret Sullivan, columnist, the Washington Post)12/15/2016
    41:31
  147. 155.
    Making viral videos before YouTube (Burnie Burns, co-founder, Rooster Teeth)12/08/2016
    50:25
  148. 156.
    Did racism motivate Trump's voters? (Stephen Dubner, co-author, 'Freakonomics')12/01/2016
    45:16
  149. 157.
    Trump-related 'terror and hysteria' isn't justified (Ken Kurson, editor-in-chief, Observer)11/23/2016
    44:30
  150. 158.
    Musicians who fight Spotify are 'so f-cking dumb' (Bob Lefsetz, author, Lefsetz Letter)11/17/2016
    1:00:34
  151. 159.
    The 'Star Trek' reboot could have naked aliens (Jim Lanzone, CEO, CBS Interactive)11/10/2016
    42:13
  152. 160.
    You've outraged the internet? Here's how to apologize. (Bryan Goldberg, CEO, Bustle)11/03/2016
    41:28
  153. 161.
    How tech PR works (Brooke Hammerling, founder, Brew Media)10/27/2016
    42:44
  154. 162.
    Smosh and ScreenJunkies boss Keith Richman: We're looking into TV10/25/2016
    35:16
  155. 163.
    BuzzFeed's video boss Ze Frank on going viral at scale10/20/2016
    54:18
  156. 164.
    Ex-Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau: I'm afraid of a 'smarter Trump'10/18/2016
    35:07
  157. 165.
    Donald Trump is still a 'short-fingered vulgarian' (Kurt Andersen, co-founder, Spy)10/13/2016
    31:53
  158. 166.
    Behind the scenes of 'Vice News Tonight' (Josh Tyrangiel, executive vice president, Vice)10/11/2016
    31:58
  159. 167.
    Keith Olbermann: Covering Donald Trump is like covering a tsunami every day10/06/2016
    39:01
  160. 168.
    "Call Your Girlfriend" co-host Aminatou Sow on how to make a hit podcast09/29/2016
    34:26
  161. 169.
    Skip Bayless: Why I left ESPN for Fox Sports 109/22/2016
    47:10
  162. 170.
    CNN's Brian Stelter: No, CNN is not biased for Trump09/15/2016
    43:52
  163. 171.
    Gigaom founder Om Malik on the virtues of a heart attack09/08/2016
    44:39
  164. 172.
    The New York Times has to think like a tech startup (Sam Dolnick and Clifford Levy, editors, New York Times)09/01/2016
    50:33
  165. 173.
    Skift CEO Rafat Ali: Small media companies are beautiful08/25/2016
    38:58
  166. 174.
    Gawker wasn't always mean (Elizabeth Spiers, founding editor, Gawker.com)08/18/2016
    38:14
  167. 175.
    James Andrew Miller examines Hollywood's top agents in 'Powerhouse'08/11/2016
    39:33
  168. 176.
    We're not startup bros anymore (Ilan Zechory and Tom Lehman, co-founders, Genius)08/04/2016
    34:19
  169. 177.
    So, you’ve been shamed by Twitter (Virginia Heffernan, author, "Magic and Loss")07/28/2016
    39:23
  170. 178.
    Gary Vaynerchuk can't wait for the startup armageddon07/21/2016
    22:08
  171. 179.
    Donald Trump is bad for democracy (Jacob Weisberg, chairman, Slate Group)07/14/2016
    36:08
  172. 180.
    Documentarian Alex Gibney says the Stuxnet virus was a "new kind of weapon"07/07/2016
    32:10
  173. 181.
    Daring Fireball's John Gruber: "I'm a writer first and a businessman second"06/30/2016
    39:39
  174. 182.
    ​Steve Jobs "literally caught me with my pants down" (Brian Lam, founder, The Wirecutter)06/23/2016
    36:48
  175. 183.
    Malcolm Gladwell wants to make you cry06/16/2016
    35:08
  176. 184.
    The Ringer editor Sean Fennessey on ending Grantland, starting again06/09/2016
    34:04
  177. 185.
    "Warcraft" director Duncan Jones: Don't watch this movie on an iPhone06/02/2016
    26:41
  178. 186.
    You have to fight robots to see Beyoncé (Michael Rapino, CEO, Live Nation)05/26/2016
    50:39
  179. 187.
    How email saved Jason Hirschhorn's life05/19/2016
    1:02:57
  180. 188.
    Samantha Bee says hiring more women = better comedy05/12/2016
    29:57
  181. 189.
    Why Larry Wilmore used the N-word at the White House Correspondents' Dinner05/05/2016
    43:51
  182. 190.
    The NYT's Jenna Wortham just wants to "write about people who look like me”04/28/2016
    37:13
  183. 191.
    "Veep" Producer Frank Rich: Trump Can Win04/21/2016
    39:05
  184. 192.
    Snapchat Should Start Paying Its Users (Hunter Walk, Investor, Homebrew)04/14/2016
    38:40
  185. 193.
    From Fake Steve Jobs to HBO's "Silicon Valley" (Dan Lyons, Author, "Disrupted")04/07/2016
    39:30
  186. 194.
    Millennials Aren't an Alien Species (Philippe von Borries, co-CEO, Refinery29)03/31/2016
    37:24
  187. 195.
    Can Donald Trump Be Stopped? (Nate Silver, Founder, FiveThirtyEight)03/24/2016
    38:20
  188. 196.
    Digital Brands Are a "Sh*t-Ton of Work" (Troy Young, President, Hearst Magazines Digital)03/17/2016
    34:47
  189. 197.
    Peter Gould, Co-Creator, "Better Call Saul"03/10/2016
    30:37
  190. 198.
    Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, theSkimm Co-Founders03/03/2016
    31:13
  191. 199.
    Adrian Wojnarowski, Editor of The Vertical02/25/2016
    34:03
  192. 200.
    David Remnick, The New Yorker Editor02/17/2016
    35:04

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