Peter Kafka

Recode

Guest

Senior correspondent at Recode, host of the podcast Recode Media.

Peter Kafka on KCRW

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

Good news for anyone who’s borrowed an HBO Go password to watch “Game of Thrones”: sometime in the next year, HBO plans to launch its own streaming service, so viewers can watch the…

HBO Goes Streaming

Good news for anyone who’s borrowed an HBO Go password to watch “Game of Thrones”: sometime in the next year, HBO plans to launch its own streaming service, so viewers can watch the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Los Angeles’ oldest children’s theater recently moved from downtown to Highland Park.

from Greater LA

More reported cases of novel coronavirus are popping up outside mainland China. More than 350 people have died. Health experts are warning of a pandemic.

from Greater LA

You are cleared for takeoff now, but come October the government may deem you too big a risk to fly.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Joe Biden is facing a possibly insurmountable obstacle in his bid for the presidency: his name.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The head of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will step down at the end of the month. We ask why.

from Greater LA

The state’s geographic center is often considered a political backwater, but that’s not the case this election season.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The Cave Fire sparked in Santa Barbara on Monday, and residents have been ordered to evacuate as it spreads. Fires are the norm in California, as well as Australia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In UC Santa Barbara’s “Parties and Polarization” class, seniors are seeing the impeachment trial playing out before their eyes.

from KCRW Features

The BLVD is a pint-sized, unassuming dive bar in Boyle Heights that hosts rap battles every other Friday. The last winner of the rap battles took home $1000 cash.

from Greater LA