Recode Media

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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Gigaom founder Om Malik on the virtues of a heart attack

True Ventures partner Om Malik talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about his varied career in tech journalism, including the launch and eventual shutdown of his eponymous site Gigaom. Malik describes himself as a workaholic journalist, but a heart attack in


 2016-09-08  44m

The New York Times has to think like a tech startup (Sam Dolnick and Clifford Levy, editors, New York Times)

New York Times associate editor Sam Dolnick and assistant masthead editor Clifford Levy talk with Recode's Edmund Lee about how the 164-year-old newspaper is modernizing for the web. Levy reflects on the now-defunct NYT Now mobile app, which showed the T


 2016-09-01  50m

Skift CEO Rafat Ali: Small media companies are beautiful

Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about how media entrepreneurship has evolved since he launched his first company, PaidContent, in 2002. Ali left PaidContent after an acquisition by the Guardian (that went nowhere) and laun


 2016-08-25  38m

Gawker wasn't always mean (Elizabeth Spiers, founding editor,

Elizabeth Spiers, the first person to write and edit, talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about launching the site in 2003, and reflects on how it has evolved since then. Now that Gawker Media has been sold to Univision for $135 million, many wond


 2016-08-18  38m

James Andrew Miller examines Hollywood's top agents in 'Powerhouse'

James Andrew Miller, author of the new book "Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency," talks with Recode's Peter Kafka. Miller says the Creative Artists Agency, or CAA, transformed the entertainment business forever, led by th


 2016-08-11  39m

We're not startup bros anymore (Ilan Zechory and Tom Lehman, co-founders, Genius)

Genius co-founders Ilan Zechory and Tom Lehman talk with Recode's Peter Kafka about how they and their business are maturing. Genius, which started as music-annotating service RapGenius, is now striking deals with major media companies to let users and b


 2016-08-04  34m

So, you’ve been shamed by Twitter (Virginia Heffernan, author, "Magic and Loss")

Virginia Heffernan, author of the new book "Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art," talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about the physical things we risk losing as we digitize more and more of our lives. She praises Snapchat's "brilliance" for preserving imper


 2016-07-28  39m

Gary Vaynerchuk can't wait for the startup armageddon

Investor and VaynerMedia co-founder Gary Vaynerchuk talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about how he parlayed early success on Google AdWords and YouTube into an agency that helps other brands succeed online. A social media celebrity in his own right, Vayner


 2016-07-21  22m

Donald Trump is bad for democracy (Jacob Weisberg, chairman, Slate Group)

Slate Group Chairman Jacob Weisberg talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about his podcast Trumpcast, which obsesses over presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and his following. Weisberg says Trump will leave a big mark on American politics even if he


 2016-07-14  36m

Documentarian Alex Gibney says the Stuxnet virus was a "new kind of weapon"

"Zero Days" director Alex Gibney talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about his new film's focus on the Stuxnet virus, which sabotaged the Iranian nuclear program. He compares Stuxnet's attack to the first nuclear bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and ca


 2016-07-07  32m