Peter Kafka

senior correspondent at Recode

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

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AT&T will spin off WarnerMedia (the parent company of HBO, CNN, and Warner Brothers film studio) and merge it with Discovery (which owns HGTV, TLC, and Animal Planet) to create a new…

AT&T has owned WarnerMedia for 5 years and now wants to merge it with Discovery instead. Why?

AT&T will spin off WarnerMedia (the parent company of HBO, CNN, and Warner Brothers film studio) and merge it with Discovery (which owns HGTV, TLC, and Animal Planet) to create a new…

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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

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