Peter Kafka

Recode and co-host of “Land of the Giants”

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Senior correspondent at Recode and co-host of Land of the Giants.

Peter Kafka on KCRW

The birth of Netflix wasn’t just the death knell for video stores like Blockbuster. It reshaped how the world watches TV.

Netflix’s rise and nearly cult-like corporate culture

The birth of Netflix wasn’t just the death knell for video stores like Blockbuster. It reshaped how the world watches TV.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Sacramento-based newspaper giant McClatchy filed for bankruptcy today. This could affect several newspapers in California, including the Sacramento Bee.

McClatchy files for bankruptcy: The latest hollowing out of journalism

The Sacramento-based newspaper giant McClatchy filed for bankruptcy today. This could affect several newspapers in California, including the Sacramento Bee.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Disney has agreed to a $52 billion deal to take over the majority of 21st Century Fox. We learn how the purchase could change what you watch on TV, in theaters, and online.

Disney-Fox deal's potential impact on Hollywood, the economy

Disney has agreed to a $52 billion deal to take over the majority of 21st Century Fox. We learn how the purchase could change what you watch on TV, in theaters, and online.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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