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The man who co-founded Bleacher Report is leaving the sports site

One of the world’s most popular sports properties is getting a new boss.

Digital advertising in the US is finally bigger than print and television

TV and newspapers are out. Facebook and Google are in.

“Hollywood is now irrelevant,” says IAC Chairman Barry Diller

Diller, the former CEO of Paramount and Fox, talks about the diminished power of movie studios and why "Netflix has won this game" on the latest Recode Decode.

How long before big media companies become big sports-gambling companies?

Sooner than you think. But AT&T, which owns HBO, TNT, and CNN, says they won’t be taking your bets.

Why venture capital doesn’t work for everyone

On the latest Recode Media podcast, Indie.vc founder Bryce Roberts says it’s only for the 1 percent of the 1 percent.

The logic behind Apple’s give-us-half-your-revenue pitch to news publishers

Magazine publishers are on board with Apple’s new subscription news service. Newspapers aren’t.

Full Q&A: Zucked author Roger McNamee on Recode Decode

McNamee was an adviser to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and helped recruit Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, but now he’s speaking out against the social giant.

The alternative to your dying local paper is written by one person, a robot, and you

Patch is reemerging as local newspapers decline.

Full Q&A: Fortune CEO Alan Murray on Recode Media

Murray recently sold the Fortune Media Group to Chatchaval Jiaravanon, a Thai billionaire you’ve probably never heard of.

Full Q&A: Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber explain why they sold Gimlet to Spotify

Blumberg and Lieber spoke with Recode’s Peter Kafka on the latest episode of Recode Media.

The Mastermind author Evan Ratliff explains how tech enabled a drug kingpin

Ratliff’s new book traces the rise and fall of Paul Le Roux, the leader of the first internet drug cartel (but he won’t be the last).

Facebook is taking down 22 more Pages tied to Infowars founder Alex Jones

Facebook banned a number of Jones’s Pages in August. Now it’s citing a new policy for banning even more.

BuzzFeed layoffs show that “winter is here for digital news,” says former NYT editor Jill Abramson

Abramson’s new book Merchants of Truth profiles the New York Times, the Washington Post, Vice, and BuzzFeed.

Full Q&A: “Be Fearless” author and early AOL executive Jean Case on Recode Decode

Case talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her new book, which explains how to make breakthroughs and find purpose in your life.

Apple is getting closer and closer to spelling out its TV strategy

Tim Cook won’t come out and explain Apple’s plan to take on Big TV. But he’s almost there.

What’s all this fuss about “digital detox” — and does it really work?

Too much tech can be bad for you. Here’s what happens when people are left to fighting their own devices.

Full Q&A: Attorney Laura Wasser on making a “TurboTax for divorce”

Wasser’s online platform, It’s Over Easy, is aimed at people who couldn’t afford her $850/hour fees.

Will Tesla change the world or go out of business? Yes.

Scott Galloway and Kara Swisher discuss Tesla on the latest Pivot, plus Tucker Carlson, Fyre Festival and the MAGA teens from Covington Catholic.

BuzzFeed has started its layoffs, but it’s also talking about a merger

BuzzFeed is cutting costs and getting leaner, but it still wants to get bigger — by exploring a deal with Group Nine.

WhatsApp is fighting fake news by limiting its virality. Could Facebook and Twitter do the same?

What if Facebook and Twitter were less viral?

NYU’s Jay Rosen says 2020’s political journalism will be even worse than 2016’s

"This should be a time when people in the political press are searching for alternatives to the horse race," Rosen says. But they aren’t.

BuzzFeed is laying off more than 200 people, its second round of cuts in 14 months

"Unfortunately, revenue growth by itself isn’t enough to be successful in the long run," CEO Jonah Peretti wrote in an email to staff.

Verizon says some of its media assets are so useless it won’t try to sell them

The wireless giant is shutting down some of its AOL and Yahoo properties. It’s also laying off 800 people.

Hulu is cutting the price of its most popular streaming service — and raising the price of its most expensive one

The moves come after a Netflix price hike.

Full Q&A: McSweeney’s editor Claire Boyle and EFF boss Cindy Cohn on Recode Decode

The EFF and McSweeney’s teamed up last year to produce a special edition of the quarterly magazine about the "end of trust."

Is being woke the business strategy of 2019?

On the latest episode of Pivot, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss the Gillette ad and more.

A resolution for journalists in 2019: Earn the public’s trust by showing your work

CNN.com Editor in Chief Meredith Artley says slogans like "facts first" aren’t enough.

Netflix is finally sharing (some of) its audience numbers for its TV shows and movies. Some of them are huge.

The streaming service says it now accounts for 10 percent of TV viewing time.

Full Q&A: Axios business editor Dan Primack on newsletters, IPOs, and the economy in 2019

"I want to tell a reader something they don’t know yet ... I want to make them feel smart when they get to work and feel like they’re ready to do their jobs."

Full Q&A: Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on the “art and science” of the beauty business

Glossier wants to rekindle the "humanity of things and the connections you feel with people" while shopping.

Facebook made a $300 million pledge to help journalists — just like Google did last year

The internet giants make billions from ads. They want news publishers to sell subscriptions instead.

America desperately needs fiber internet, and the tech giants won’t save us

Harvard’s Susan Crawford explains why we shouldn’t expect Google to fix slow internet speeds in the US.