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Recode Media

By Recode

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.

  1. 1.
    Gimlet’s Lydia Polgreen wants to shake up podcasting11/25/2020
    43:36
  2. 2.
    BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti explains his HuffPost deal11/20/2020
    26:40
  3. 3.
    ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish on Paramount+, Pluto TV11/19/2020
    35:54
  4. 4.
    Fox and the New York Times face the end of the Trump era11/12/2020
    1:04:42
  5. 5.
    NY Mag's Olivia Nuzzi takes us inside Trumpworld, post Election Day11/05/2020
    47:23
  6. 6.
    Election 2020: What happens next?11/04/2020
    42:25
  7. 7.
    Why Zeynep Tufekci saw the pandemic coming - and what else she knows10/29/2020
    1:09:50
  8. 8.
    Google vs The U.S. Government10/22/2020
    39:51
  1. 9.
    ESPN’s Pablo Torre on balancing sports and politics10/15/2020
    43:20
  2. 10.
    Congress comes for big tech; Axios thrives in the pandemic10/08/2020
    1:07:45
  3. 11.
    Is big media bouncing back from the pandemic?10/01/2020
    50:07
  4. 12.
    Politico editor Carrie Budoff Brown on the challenge of covering 202009/24/2020
    46:07
  5. 13.
    QAnon Explained with NBC's Ben Collins09/17/2020
    53:25
  6. 14.
    Ben Thompson explains TikTok, Trump and China09/16/2020
    24:01
  7. 15.
    Morning Brew CEO Alex Lieberman is building a media brand one newsletter at a time09/10/2020
    32:54
  8. 16.
    Baratunde Thurston wants to teach us how to be a good citizen09/03/2020
    43:18
  9. 17.
    NYT’s James Poniewozik on the virtual conventions; CNN’s Brian Stelter on Trump + Fox08/27/2020
    55:57
  10. 18.
    Why Desus & Mero are pandemic-proof08/20/2020
    47:29
  11. 19.
    NYT CEO Mark Thompson on subscriptions, platforms and internal Slack fights; IAC’s Joey Levin bets on betting.08/13/2020
    57:53
  12. 20.
    Kurt Andersen on the “Evil Geniuses” that got America into this mess08/06/2020
    49:02
  13. 21.
    Sports are back! But for how long?07/30/2020
    57:04
  14. 22.
    Why your favorite writers are taking their talents to Substack. Plus: Peacock!07/23/2020
    42:07
  15. 23.
    Hank Green on everything YouTube, Tik Tok, podcasting, and Montana07/16/2020
    49:24
  16. 24.
    How to run a newspaper in Hong Kong: South China Morning Post CEO Gary Liu07/09/2020
    40:29
  17. 25.
    Why Fox bet $450 million on Tubi and free streaming07/02/2020
    36:35
  18. 26.
    How Netflix became a streaming giant06/25/2020
    27:38
  19. 27.
    W. Kamau Bell wants to help you understand racism06/18/2020
    46:03
  20. 28.
    Wondery CEO Hernan Lopez wants to make the Marvel of podcasts06/11/2020
    59:38
  21. 29.
    Conferences were a great business — before the pandemic06/04/2020
    1:09:52
  22. 30.
    Twitter, Trump, Facebook and George Floyd with NYT’s Charlie Warzel06/01/2020
    48:41
  23. 31.
    HBO Max is here!05/26/2020
    36:08
  24. 32.
    Meet the man who made Netflix’s most popular movie05/21/2020
    40:38
  25. 33.
    Joe Rogan takes his podcast to Spotify05/20/2020
    15:45
  26. 34.
    It’s Twitch’s Time: Talking live streaming with gamer Dr. Lupo and journalist Bijan Stephen05/14/2020
    54:29
  27. 35.
    How Tara Reade told her story05/11/2020
    42:19
  28. 36.
    Michael Jordan's Last Dance, with director Jason Hehir05/07/2020
    34:13
  29. 37.
    The man behind The Office brings you the future, on Amazon04/30/2020
    50:44
  30. 38.
    Matthew Ball on how the pandemic will remake TV, movies and video games04/23/2020
    57:21
  31. 39.
    How the Atlantic is thriving in the pandemic04/16/2020
    48:18
  32. 40.
    Jeffrey Katzenberg's $1.75 billion bet on Quibi04/06/2020
    1:10:13
  33. 41.
    TikTok, Facebook and podcasts respond to the pandemic04/02/2020
    54:11
  34. 42.
    Making people laugh during a pandemic, with Jon Lovett and Jon Gabrus03/26/2020
    1:08:23
  35. 43.
    How social media works - and doesn’t — during the pandemic03/19/2020
    54:34
  36. 44.
    Why the Coronavirus canceled the NBA, with ESPN’s Brian Windhorst03/12/2020
    59:44
  37. 45.
    How streaming changed comedy with Vulture’s Jesse David Fox03/05/2020
    1:01:36
  38. 46.
    ViacomCBS gets into the streaming wars, too. Sort of.02/27/2020
    30:46
  39. 47.
    Food52’s surprising success story, with co-founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs02/20/2020
    53:06
  40. 48.
    Local news is dying. John Thornton wants to save it.02/13/2020
    46:30
  41. 49.
    Spotify, The Ringer and the future of podcasts02/06/2020
    20:17
  42. 50.
    How Netflix is changing The Oscars02/06/2020
    49:49
  43. 51.
    Why Ben Smith is leaving BuzzFeed for the New York Times01/30/2020
    36:36
  44. 52.
    BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti reboots his business plan01/23/2020
    30:10
  45. 53.
    NBC’s Peacock enters the Streaming Wars01/17/2020
    22:09
  46. 54.
    Anna Wiener on disillusionment with startup culture01/16/2020
    1:03:10
  47. 55.
    How The Safdie Bros. landed Adam Sandler for Uncut Gems01/09/2020
    32:56
  48. 56.
    Adam Davidson on how to thrive in this economy01/02/2020
    1:03:12
  49. 57.
    Streaming wars! (Don’t call them streaming wars!) and everything else we learned in 2019, with Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw12/26/2019
    44:26
  50. 58.
    Eat up! Food talk with The Infatuation’s Chris Stang and the New Yorker’s Helen Rosner12/19/2019
    1:28:58
  51. 59.
    Vice Media CEO Nancy Dubuc on the internet, TV and her famous founder12/16/2019
    31:36
  52. 60.
    The anatomy of a hit song, with Switched on Pop’s Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding12/12/2019
    52:32
  53. 61.
    Roger Lynch’s plan to save Condé Nast12/09/2019
    35:14
  54. 62.
    DAZN's John Skipper and the future of streaming sports12/05/2019
    32:15
  55. 63.
    The men who want to remake Sports Illustrated: Maven’s James Heckman and Ross Levinsohn12/02/2019
    45:17
  56. 64.
    Carolyn Everson runs the Facebook ad machine11/27/2019
    39:59
  57. 65.
    John Stankey’s plan for HBO, HBO Max and WarnerMedia11/25/2019
    39:44
  58. 66.
    Meet the man behind Disney+: Live from Code Media with Kevin Mayer11/21/2019
    43:28
  59. 67.
    Scott Z. Burns on making movies with Amazon, Netflix & Steven Soderbergh11/18/2019
    46:15
  60. 68.
    Did Disney+ and Apple TV+ live up to the hype?11/14/2019
    38:35
  61. 69.
    What's next for The New York Times after The Daily?11/11/2019
    39:13
  62. 70.
    Matt Levine left Goldman to become a journalist. Great move!11/07/2019
    52:52
  63. 71.
    It's not HBO... It's HBO Max. Plus Steve Swartz, CEO of Hearst on turning a magazine publisher into a diversified media company10/31/2019
    54:32
  64. 72.
    How the Wu-Tang Clan raised Sophia Chang10/24/2019
    38:30
  65. 73.
    Introducing Reset: Can AI Teach You To Write Better?10/20/2019
    24:27
  66. 74.
    How The Athletic CEO Alex Mather convinced people to pay for sports news on the internet10/17/2019
    46:53
  67. 75.
    How Shea Serrano used the internet to become a best-selling author10/10/2019
    43:22
  68. 76.
    BuzzFeed News' Ben Smith on covering Trump and making money10/03/2019
    58:54
  69. 77.
    Complex CEO Rich Antoniello on running a youth culture media empire09/27/2019
    55:21
  70. 78.
    Vox Media + NY Media CEOs Jim Bankoff and Pamela Wasserstein go behind the deal09/25/2019
    32:35
  71. 79.
    Behind the scenes of the Brett Kavanaugh investigation with NYT's Kate Kelly09/24/2019
    50:56
  72. 80.
    Craiglist's Craig Newmark is using his power and money to save journalism09/19/2019
    34:53
  73. 81.
    How Survivor and The Sopranos created Trump, with New York Times critic James Poniewozik09/12/2019
    53:27
  74. 82.
    Apple TV+ is coming. Will you pay for it?09/10/2019
    20:16
  75. 83.
    The epic battle for Uber, with Mike Isaac from the New York Times09/05/2019
    53:29
  76. 84.
    The decline of the right wing troll with CNN’s Oliver Darcy08/29/2019
    50:38
  77. 85.
    Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley wants to know where you are08/22/2019
    49:33
  78. 86.
    The Sportswriter: The Ringer's Bryan Curtis on the sports-media-politics mash-up08/15/2019
    50:35
  79. 87.
    Taylor Lorenz on TikTok, Twitter … and Tumblr08/08/2019
    57:53
  80. 88.
    John Harris, co-founder of Politico08/01/2019
    45:01
  81. 89.
    Splice's Steve Martocci wants to remake the music business + All things Amazon with Recode's Jason Del Rey07/25/2019
    1:04:00
  82. 90.
    Chuck Klosterman on Trump, Twitter and cancel culture - and his new book07/18/2019
    54:28
  83. 91.
    Media mogul watch at Sun Valley with Dylan Byers + Erin Lee Carr on making true crime documentaries07/11/2019
    47:42
  84. 92.
    The Texas Tribune’s secret sauce, with Emily Ramshaw07/04/2019
    44:03
  85. 93.
    How Roger Ailes built Fox News - and how Gabriel Sherman turned Ailes’ story into a TV show06/27/2019
    39:40
  86. 94.
    Vimeo’s Anjali Sud shifted the company’s strategy — and became its CEO + The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson on the limits of the ‘attention economy’06/20/2019
    1:19:13
  87. 95.
    New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger at the Code Conference06/13/2019
    29:56
  88. 96.
    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki at the Code Conference06/11/2019
    39:23
  89. 97.
    Matthew Ball on Amazon vs Apple vs Netflix vs Disney, and how he built a digital media career by writing for free06/06/2019
    58:16
  90. 98.
    ESPN’s Jimmy Pitaro on how he’s reshaping the network05/30/2019
    52:38
  91. 99.
    YouTube’s Neal Mohan is trying to police the world’s largest video site + Game of Thrones is gone. What’s next?05/23/2019
    51:08
  92. 100.
    Eugene Wei explains why we’re all ‘status monkeys’ on social media05/16/2019
    59:08
  93. 101.
    Nick Hornby on writing for TV, 10 minutes at a time05/14/2019
    39:09
  94. 102.
    Game of Thrones is down to its last dragon + Hulu CEO Randy Freer05/09/2019
    1:09:00
  95. 103.
    Digital media pioneer Jason Hirschhorn on Netflix vs. Everyone Else05/07/2019
    1:01:48
  96. 104.
    Kickstarter’s Perry Chen on 10 years and billions of dollars of crowdfunding05/02/2019
    1:02:54
  97. 105.
    New York Magazine editor David Haskell on taking over after an industry legend04/25/2019
    46:30
  98. 106.
    Why Jessi Hempel left a superstar writing career for LinkedIn04/18/2019
    45:44
  99. 107.
    Disney enters the streaming wars + AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan04/16/2019
    1:05:04
  100. 108.
    "Savage News" author Jessica Yellin on the dark side (and the silly side) of TV news04/11/2019
    47:22
  101. 109.
    Nilay Patel and Peter Kafka talk about Apple's media event04/04/2019
    49:15
  102. 110.
    How Brat co-founder Rob Fishman is making TV for the internet's young women03/28/2019
    38:46
  103. 111.
    The business of podcasting with Jacob Weisberg, Bethany McLean and Marshall Williams03/21/2019
    1:04:53
  104. 112.
    Brian Stelter, host of CNN's "Reliable Sources"03/19/2019
    1:02:14
  105. 113.
    Alex Gibney, director of HBO's Theranos documentary "The Inventor"03/14/2019
    35:19
  106. 114.
    "Shark Tank" star Mark Cuban on investing, sports gambling and how he helped Elon Musk03/12/2019
    44:26
  107. 115.
    The New Yorker's Jane Mayer on Fox News and the Trump White House03/08/2019
    13:54
  108. 116.
    Overtime CEO Dan Porter on making sports media for Gen Z03/07/2019
    50:12
  109. 117.
    J2 Global CEO Vivek Shah on being a serial acquirer of media businesses02/28/2019
    43:16
  110. 118.
    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on sports gambling and buying Time Warner02/21/2019
    29:45
  111. 119.
    Indie.vc founder Bryce Roberts: Why venture capital doesn't work for everyone02/14/2019
    45:54
  112. 120.
    Gimlet co-founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber, plus Fortune CEO Alan Murray02/07/2019
    1:04:13
  113. 121.
    Jill Abramson on BuzzFeed layoffs, "Merchants of Truth" and the local news crisis 01/31/2019
    46:35
  114. 122.
    NYU's Jay Rosen says 2020's political journalism will be even worse than 2016's01/24/2019
    53:52
  115. 123.
    Axios business editor Dan Primack on newsletters, IPOs and the economy in 201901/17/2019
    46:43
  116. 124.
    Harvard's Susan Crawford on the importance of fiber internet01/10/2019
    34:35
  117. 125.
    Neil Vogel on turning around an aging internet property01/03/2019
    44:15
  118. 126.
    Filmmaker Hao Wu and Loretta Chao on streaming culture in China12/27/2018
    43:17
  119. 127.
    Lydia Polgreen talks to Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian12/20/2018
    1:35:13
  120. 128.
    The big business of being a social media star12/13/2018
    52:32
  121. 129.
    Axios reporter Jonathan Swan talks to Maggie Haberman about reporting on the Trump administration12/06/2018
    43:43
  122. 130.
    Former GE and NBC executive Beth Comstock11/29/2018
    56:02
  123. 131.
    How Twitch's CEO thinks about tech addiction11/22/2018
    51:16
  124. 132.
    Netflix will get ads, predicts The Trade Desk CEO Jeff Green11/15/2018
    50:43
  125. 133.
    Is the Daily Beast the new Gawker?11/13/2018
    33:12
  126. 134.
    John Skipper: You’ve heard of ESPN. Now give DAZN a try.11/08/2018
    54:30
  127. 135.
    'The Front Runner' director Jason Reitman11/01/2018
    36:42
  128. 136.
    Snap VP of Content Nick Bell10/25/2018
    43:59
  129. 137.
    NFL Network analyst Maurice Jones-Drew10/23/2018
    58:49
  130. 138.
    'The Fairway' author Matt Taibbi10/18/2018
    47:29
  131. 139.
    Rival CEO Nathan Hubbard10/11/2018
    50:26
  132. 140.
    Vanity Fair editor Radhika Jones10/04/2018
    40:35
  133. 141.
    'The Big Disruption' author Jessica Powell10/02/2018
    56:29
  134. 142.
    The Markup co-founder Julia Angwin09/27/2018
    51:03
  135. 143.
    'Big Game' author Mark Leibovich09/25/2018
    57:29
  136. 144.
    Business of Fashion editor in chief Imran Amed09/20/2018
    49:50
  137. 145.
    'The Land of Steady Habits' director Nicole Holofcener09/18/2018
    30:23
  138. 146.
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey09/14/2018
    51:25
  139. 147.
    Roku CEO Anthony Wood09/13/2018
    50:21
  140. 148.
    Substack CEO Chris Best09/06/2018
    47:00
  141. 149.
    ThinkProgress founder Judd Legum08/30/2018
    46:34
  142. 150.
    Redef CEO Jason Hirschhorn08/23/2018
    1:02:45
  143. 151.
    Digiday editor in chief Brian Morrissey08/16/2018
    54:03
  144. 152.
    Discord CEO Jason Citron08/09/2018
    43:21
  145. 153.
    Product Hunt CEO Ryan Hoover08/02/2018
    49:13
  146. 154.
    'Eighth Grade' director Bo Burnham07/26/2018
    43:15
  147. 155.
    'Billions' producer Brian Koppelman07/19/2018
    47:38
  148. 156.
    Manoush Zomorodi: Can blockchain save journalism?07/12/2018
    56:28
  149. 157.
    Eugene Wei: The invisible ceilings to Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter’s growth07/05/2018
    1:01:39
  150. 158.
    ‘The King of Content’ author Keach Hagey explains the Redstone dynasty06/28/2018
    42:41
  151. 159.
    Spotify CEO Daniel Ek (Live at Code 2018)06/21/2018
    37:38
  152. 160.
    Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer06/19/2018
    51:02
  153. 161.
    Gimlet founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber06/14/2018
    49:01
  154. 162.
    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson (Live at Code 2018)06/12/2018
    39:13
  155. 163.
    Momofuku chef David Chang (Live at Code 2018)06/09/2018
    37:07
  156. 164.
    Jessica Pressler talks 'lady grifters' + Ken Auletta on the 'frenemies' of the ad business06/07/2018
    1:16:36
  157. 165.
    James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox (Live at Code 2018)06/05/2018
    39:36
  158. 166.
    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schroepfer (Live at Code 2018)05/31/2018
    55:27
  159. 167.
    Roman Mars, host of 99 Percent Invisible: Don't put podcasts behind a paywall05/29/2018
    29:41
  160. 168.
    Ezra Klein explains Vox's new Netflix show 'Explained'05/24/2018
    1:03:44
  161. 169.
    YouTube's Lyor Cohen on YouTube Music, Childish Gambino and Kanye West05/22/2018
    43:50
  162. 170.
    What people get wrong about Robin Williams’ life — and his death05/17/2018
    48:29
  163. 171.
    The Outline CEO Josh Topolsky: Online ads are stuck in the '90s05/10/2018
    1:00:18
  164. 172.
    'Chasing Hillary' author Amy Chozick looks back on a decade of writing about Hillary Clinton05/03/2018
    46:02
  165. 173.
    This is how the New York Times reports Pulitzer Prize-winning stories04/26/2018
    55:03
  166. 174.
    Our hoax-filled internet, now available as a book (Rex Sorgatz, author, 'The Encyclopedia of Misinformation')04/19/2018
    41:21
  167. 175.
    Outside Magazine editor Axie Navas: Yep, we're getting more political.04/15/2018
    45:01
  168. 176.
    How Marques 'MKBHD' Brownlee got six million subscribers on YouTube04/12/2018
    41:48
  169. 177.
    Financial Times CEO John Ridding: How to make people pay for media04/05/2018
    39:03
  170. 178.
    Why every Hollywood movie is a superhero movie03/29/2018
    39:36
  171. 179.
    What it's like to be the only woman in a TV writers’ room03/22/2018
    35:05
  172. 180.
    Houseparty CEO Ben Rubin on livestreaming and SXSW fame03/17/2018
    29:24
  173. 181.
    'Get Out' producer Jason Blum (Live at SXSW)03/15/2018
    45:16
  174. 182.
    How to make a hit TV show for Amazon03/08/2018
    37:07
  175. 183.
    SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor (Live at Code Media 2018)03/01/2018
    28:04
  176. 184.
    Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Live at Code Media 2018)02/24/2018
    38:35
  177. 185.
    How Lauren Duca became an internet star overnight02/22/2018
    35:10
  178. 186.
    Hollywood Reporter part owner Janice Min (Live at Code Media 2018)02/20/2018
    37:58
  179. 187.
    BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti (Live at Code Media 2018)02/17/2018
    36:03
  180. 188.
    Facebook's Adam Mosseri and Campbell Brown (Live at Code Media 2018)02/15/2018
    54:16
  181. 189.
    MoviePass sounds too good to be true. Is it?02/08/2018
    40:21
  182. 190.
    Paywalls make content better (Nick Thompson, editor in chief, Wired)02/01/2018
    43:42
  183. 191.
    How we pivoted from Facebook to Instagram (Dave Finocchio, CEO, Bleacher Report)01/25/2018
    53:01
  184. 192.
    NYU’s Jay Rosen, CNN’s Oliver Darcy and BuzzFeed’s Charlie Warzel talk Trump and the media01/18/2018
    1:29:26
  185. 193.
    Digital media companies are headed for a crash (David Carey, president, Hearst Magazines)01/11/2018
    44:51
  186. 194.
    Will Trump still dominate the news in 2018?01/04/2018
    42:47
  187. 195.
    Kara Swisher reviews the media, 2017 edition12/28/2017
    46:22
  188. 196.
    Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir want to make figure skating great again12/21/2017
    33:27
  189. 197.
    How Netflix makes a hit (Steven Soderbergh and Scott Frank, co-creators, ‘Godless’)12/14/2017
    50:59
  190. 198.
    I'm more famous than Anderson Cooper (Cenk Uygur, CEO, The Young Turks)12/07/2017
    41:22
  191. 199.
    Andy Weir on 'The Martian,' 'Artemis' and when we'll live on the moon11/30/2017
    44:44
  192. 200.
    Hollywood’s sexual harassment story is far from over (Kim Masters, editor-at-large, Hollywood Reporter)11/22/2017
    41:11

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