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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.

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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.

    BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti reboots his business plan

    BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti reboots his business plan

    BuzzFeed CEO, Jonah Peretti, sits down with Recode’s Peter Kafka live from the Digital Content Next Summit in Miami to discuss BuzzFeed's new direction.

    Featuring: Jonah Peretti (@peretti) CEO & Founder of BuzzFeed
    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.
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    • 30 min
    NBC’s Peacock enters the Streaming Wars

    NBC’s Peacock enters the Streaming Wars

    Recode's Peter Kafka and Rani Molla break down everything you need to know about NBC's new upcoming streaming service, Peacock, and share their thoughts on how it will fair against its competitors.

    Featuring: Rani Molla (@ranimolla) Senior Data Reporter at Recode
    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.
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    • 22 min
    Anna Wiener on disillusionment with startup culture

    Anna Wiener on disillusionment with startup culture

    The New Yorker’s Anna Wiener chats with Recode’s Shirin Ghaffary about her new memoir, Uncanny Valley, which gives insight on her time working in the tech startup industry, and how being one of the few women in it, gave her a whole new perspective.

    Featuring: Anna Wiener (@annawiener) author and writer for The New Yorker
    Host: Shirin Ghaffary (@shiringhaffary), Reporter 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.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    How The Safdie Bros. landed Adam Sandler for Uncut Gems

    How The Safdie Bros. landed Adam Sandler for Uncut Gems

    Filmmakers Josh & Benny Safdie join Recode’s Peter Kafka for a great discussion on their early path to making movies and why Adam Sandler originally turned down the part of Howard in their latest movie Uncut Gems.

    Featuring: Josh & Benny Safdie (@JOSH_BENNY) writers and directors of Uncut Gems
    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.
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    • 34 min
    Adam Davidson on how to thrive in this economy

    Adam Davidson on how to thrive in this economy

    The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson chats with Recode’s Peter Kafka about his start as a financial reporter, launching NPR's Planet Money, the science of consumerism, and his new book “The Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century”.

    Featuring: Adam Davidson (@adamdavidson) author and writer for The New Yorker
    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.
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Streaming wars! (Don’t call them streaming wars!) and everything else we learned in 2019, with Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw

    Streaming wars! (Don’t call them streaming wars!) and everything else we learned in 2019, with Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw

    Bloomberg Business reporter, Lucas Shaw joins Recode's Peter Kafka to wrap up the decade by reviewing the year in media. They also discuss the current state and future of streaming.

    Featuring: Lucas Shaw (@Lucas_Shaw), reporter for Bloomberg Business
    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.
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    • 44 min

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