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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.

Latest Episodes

How Survivor and The Sopranos created Trump, with New York Times critic James Poniewozik

Chief television critic for The New York Times James Poniewozik explores how television and the modern media landscape played a critical role in the rise of Donald Trump as both a reality television star and political leader.Featuring: Chief television critic for The New York Times James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) Host:Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at Recode More to explore: Subscribe for free to Recode Media, Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians, and more to get their take on today's media landscape. About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.

55 MIN5 days ago
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How Survivor and The Sopranos created Trump, with New York Times critic James Poniewozik

Apple TV+ is coming. Will you pay for it?

At today's Apple’s iPhone 11 event Tim Cook unveiled new details about their upcoming streaming service Apple TV+. Recode Media Senior editor Peter Kafka breaks down everything you need to know it. Come See Recode Live in Brooklyn with Craigslist's Craig NewmarkWe will hold 10 spots for Recode Media fans. First 10 to rsvp at voxmediaevents.com/recodelive will be confirmed for the event.Featuring: Vox Media Senior Producer Zach Mack (@zachthemack)Host: Senior Editor at Recode, Peter Kafka (@pkafka), More to explore: Subscribe for free to Recode Media, Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians, and more to get their take on today's media landscape.About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.

20 MIN6 days ago
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Apple TV+ is coming. Will you pay for it?

The epic battle for Uber, with Mike Isaac from the New York Times

New York Times technology reporter Mike Isaac joins Peter Kafka to discuss Uber and his ongoing investigation into the transportation giant’s tumultuous leadership issues. In his new book ‘Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber’ he unpacks how Travis Kalanick, the contentious founder and original CEO of Uber, was ousted and how Uber’s growth at all costs mentality is indicative of a larger issue in tech.Later on, Peter is joined by two special guests to discuss what the kids are up these days.

55 MIN1 weeks ago
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The epic battle for Uber, with Mike Isaac from the New York Times

The decline of the right wing troll with CNN’s Oliver Darcy

CNN Senior media reporter Oliver Darcy chats with Recode’s Peter Kafka about Fox News, Breitbart, The Drudge Report and the current state of attack politics in right-wing media. Darcy also outlines his own path into media from a conservative writer for Glenn Beck’s The Blaze to his current role covering the media at CNN.Featuring:CNN Senior media reporter Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) Host:Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at Recode More to explore: Subscribe for free to Recode Media, Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians, and more to get their take on today's media landscape. About Recode by Vox:Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.

52 MIN2 weeks ago
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The decline of the right wing troll with CNN’s Oliver Darcy

Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley wants to know where you are

Foursquare co-founder and executive chairman Dennis Crowley speaks with Peter Kafka about the business of tracking and selling location data and Foursquare's pivot into that space. Crowley also discusses his personal transition from CEO to executive chairman and why he finds more joy in tinkering and running Foursquare labs than he ever did as CEO.

51 MIN3 weeks ago
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Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley wants to know where you are

The Sportswriter: The Ringer's Bryan Curtis on the sports-media-politics mash-up

Bryan Curtis is Editor-at-Large at The Ringer, and co-hosts The Press Box podcast, and talks to Peter Kafka about the intersection of sports, media, and politics. Curtis discusses the relationship between journalists and the players they cover, and what happens when players bypass the media to tell their own stories. Also: why podcasting didn’t come naturally to him, his obsession with the New York Times, and - do audiences really know what they want?

52 MINAUG 15
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The Sportswriter: The Ringer's Bryan Curtis on the sports-media-politics mash-up

Taylor Lorenz on TikTok, Twitter … and Tumblr

Taylor Lorenz writes about internet culture for The Atlantic, and talks to Peter Kafka about how she fell in love with Tumblr, why all the kids are now on TikTok, and why Twitter is broken. She also talks about the ‘influencer industry’ and why understanding the mechanics of how people consume news is crucial. And she schools Peter on internet circa 2019: micro-memes on Facebook, authenticity on Instagram, and what’s a tea account, anyway?

59 MINAUG 8
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Taylor Lorenz on TikTok, Twitter … and Tumblr

John Harris, co-founder of Politico

John Harris talks to Peter Kafka about how he helped start Politico, how its subscription model works, and owning your mistakes. Also Donald Trump’s relationship with the media, and his obsession with the intricacies of coverage.

46 MINAUG 1
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John Harris, co-founder of Politico

Splice's Steve Martocci wants to remake the music business + All things Amazon with Recode's Jason Del Rey

Steve Martocci talks to Peter Kafka about his venture, Splice, a platform for digital music creation, and why big name artists and teenagers alike are using it to share pieces of music and their creative process. Martocci also talks about his previous business GroupMe, a group messaging app ahead of its time.

65 MINJUL 25
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Splice's Steve Martocci wants to remake the music business + All things Amazon with Recode's Jason Del Rey

Chuck Klosterman on Trump, Twitter and cancel culture - and his new book

Journalist and author Chuck Klosterman is back to talk all things pop culture and politics with Recode’s Peter Kafka. Their wide-ranging chat touches on Trump, Twitter, cancel culture, keeping up (or not) with pop culture and paying college athletes. They also talk about “Raised in Captivity” Klosterman’s, new book of (very) short stories, which he describes as “fictional nonfiction”. You can buy that here: https://www.amazon.com/Raised-Captivity-Nonfiction-Chuck-Klosterman/dp/0735217920

54 MINJUL 18
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Chuck Klosterman on Trump, Twitter and cancel culture - and his new book

Latest Episodes

How Survivor and The Sopranos created Trump, with New York Times critic James Poniewozik

Chief television critic for The New York Times James Poniewozik explores how television and the modern media landscape played a critical role in the rise of Donald Trump as both a reality television star and political leader.Featuring: Chief television critic for The New York Times James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) Host:Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at Recode More to explore: Subscribe for free to Recode Media, Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians, and more to get their take on today's media landscape. About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.

55 MIN5 days ago
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How Survivor and The Sopranos created Trump, with New York Times critic James Poniewozik

Apple TV+ is coming. Will you pay for it?

At today's Apple’s iPhone 11 event Tim Cook unveiled new details about their upcoming streaming service Apple TV+. Recode Media Senior editor Peter Kafka breaks down everything you need to know it. Come See Recode Live in Brooklyn with Craigslist's Craig NewmarkWe will hold 10 spots for Recode Media fans. First 10 to rsvp at voxmediaevents.com/recodelive will be confirmed for the event.Featuring: Vox Media Senior Producer Zach Mack (@zachthemack)Host: Senior Editor at Recode, Peter Kafka (@pkafka), More to explore: Subscribe for free to Recode Media, Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians, and more to get their take on today's media landscape.About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.

20 MIN6 days ago
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Apple TV+ is coming. Will you pay for it?

The epic battle for Uber, with Mike Isaac from the New York Times

New York Times technology reporter Mike Isaac joins Peter Kafka to discuss Uber and his ongoing investigation into the transportation giant’s tumultuous leadership issues. In his new book ‘Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber’ he unpacks how Travis Kalanick, the contentious founder and original CEO of Uber, was ousted and how Uber’s growth at all costs mentality is indicative of a larger issue in tech.Later on, Peter is joined by two special guests to discuss what the kids are up these days.

55 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
The epic battle for Uber, with Mike Isaac from the New York Times

The decline of the right wing troll with CNN’s Oliver Darcy

CNN Senior media reporter Oliver Darcy chats with Recode’s Peter Kafka about Fox News, Breitbart, The Drudge Report and the current state of attack politics in right-wing media. Darcy also outlines his own path into media from a conservative writer for Glenn Beck’s The Blaze to his current role covering the media at CNN.Featuring:CNN Senior media reporter Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) Host:Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at Recode More to explore: Subscribe for free to Recode Media, Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians, and more to get their take on today's media landscape. About Recode by Vox:Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.

52 MIN2 weeks ago
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The decline of the right wing troll with CNN’s Oliver Darcy

Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley wants to know where you are

Foursquare co-founder and executive chairman Dennis Crowley speaks with Peter Kafka about the business of tracking and selling location data and Foursquare's pivot into that space. Crowley also discusses his personal transition from CEO to executive chairman and why he finds more joy in tinkering and running Foursquare labs than he ever did as CEO.

51 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley wants to know where you are

The Sportswriter: The Ringer's Bryan Curtis on the sports-media-politics mash-up

Bryan Curtis is Editor-at-Large at The Ringer, and co-hosts The Press Box podcast, and talks to Peter Kafka about the intersection of sports, media, and politics. Curtis discusses the relationship between journalists and the players they cover, and what happens when players bypass the media to tell their own stories. Also: why podcasting didn’t come naturally to him, his obsession with the New York Times, and - do audiences really know what they want?

52 MINAUG 15
Comments
The Sportswriter: The Ringer's Bryan Curtis on the sports-media-politics mash-up

Taylor Lorenz on TikTok, Twitter … and Tumblr

Taylor Lorenz writes about internet culture for The Atlantic, and talks to Peter Kafka about how she fell in love with Tumblr, why all the kids are now on TikTok, and why Twitter is broken. She also talks about the ‘influencer industry’ and why understanding the mechanics of how people consume news is crucial. And she schools Peter on internet circa 2019: micro-memes on Facebook, authenticity on Instagram, and what’s a tea account, anyway?

59 MINAUG 8
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Taylor Lorenz on TikTok, Twitter … and Tumblr

John Harris, co-founder of Politico

John Harris talks to Peter Kafka about how he helped start Politico, how its subscription model works, and owning your mistakes. Also Donald Trump’s relationship with the media, and his obsession with the intricacies of coverage.

46 MINAUG 1
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John Harris, co-founder of Politico

Splice's Steve Martocci wants to remake the music business + All things Amazon with Recode's Jason Del Rey

Steve Martocci talks to Peter Kafka about his venture, Splice, a platform for digital music creation, and why big name artists and teenagers alike are using it to share pieces of music and their creative process. Martocci also talks about his previous business GroupMe, a group messaging app ahead of its time.

65 MINJUL 25
Comments
Splice's Steve Martocci wants to remake the music business + All things Amazon with Recode's Jason Del Rey

Chuck Klosterman on Trump, Twitter and cancel culture - and his new book

Journalist and author Chuck Klosterman is back to talk all things pop culture and politics with Recode’s Peter Kafka. Their wide-ranging chat touches on Trump, Twitter, cancel culture, keeping up (or not) with pop culture and paying college athletes. They also talk about “Raised in Captivity” Klosterman’s, new book of (very) short stories, which he describes as “fictional nonfiction”. You can buy that here: https://www.amazon.com/Raised-Captivity-Nonfiction-Chuck-Klosterman/dp/0735217920

54 MINJUL 18
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Chuck Klosterman on Trump, Twitter and cancel culture - and his new book

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