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Digital media lifestyle brand Brit + Co is laying off most of its employees

Another casualty of Facebook and Google’s advertising duopoly.

Why is LinkedIn producing original journalism? LinkedIn editor-at-large Jessi Hempel explains.

Hempel joined the site’s editorial team this year after 17 years at magazines like Businessweek, Fortune, and Wired.

Netflix is booming internationally, but its growth is slowing in the US

The streaming company added 9.6 million subscribers last quarter — and it says it isn’t worried about Apple or Disney.

AMC Networks boss Josh Sapan wants the people who make TV to look at the data — but not too much

There’s no algorithm for creativity yet, Sapan says on the latest Recode Media.

If Congress cancels federal funding for PBS, rural areas will be hurt the most, says CEO Paula Kerger

All 335 PBS stations use federal funding, but the ones that depend on it are largely in Trump country.

Nancy Pelosi says Trump’s tweets “cheapened the presidency” — and the media encourages him

"He’s just being a freak."

Disney used to make hundreds of millions from Netflix. Now it will spend billions to fight it.

Bob Iger in 2015: "We look at Netflix as more friend than foe." Now it’s a very expensive war.

Everyone in TV news goes for outrage. That makes it “ripe for disruption,” says former CNN reporter Jessica Yellin

Yellin is trying to use her Instagram feed to offer people video news "without a panic attack."

Apple has sold lots of music subscriptions — so it thinks it will sell lots of other stuff, too

Apple Music has eclipsed Spotify in the US. Now Apple wants to do the same thing in news, games, and video.

The company that owns the New Yorker and Vogue is bleeding money. A new CEO is supposed to turn things around.

New Conde Nast boss Roger Lynch comes from Pandora and Sling.

Here are all the new products Snap launched at its first partner conference

Snapchat games, new shows, and more augmented reality.

Here’s who owns everything in Big Media today

It probably won’t look like this for long.

Valerie Jarrett has some advice for Democrats running in 2020

The longtime adviser to Barack and Michelle Obama wants to make sure the 2020 candidates don’t beat each other up too much.

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook may pay publishers to put their stuff in a dedicated news section

The Facebook CEO floated a "news tab to surface more high-quality news," and said he’s willing to write checks to support it.

Full Q&A: Brat co-founder Rob Fishman on Recode Media

Fishman is betting that young women who used to watch the CW or MTV will demand those sorts of shows from YouTube, too.

Bustle Digital, the company that bought Gawker and Mic, has acquired the Outline

More digital media mergers: Josh Topolsky is going to work for Bryan Goldberg.

Full Q&A: Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram on Recode Decode

Rameswaram talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the growth of podcasting, the trendiness of daily news explainer shows like the one he hosts and what’s next for the medium.

We still don’t know what’s in Apple’s streaming video service, how much it will cost or why we should pay for it

Oprah? Sure. Reese, Jen, and Steven, too. But Apple’s preview raises more questions than it answers.

Apple’s plan for its new TV service: Sell other people’s TV services

Apple’s TV plans, explained. (Spoiler: Apple isn’t taking on Netflix yet.)

The future of the podcast business isn’t advertising or subscriptions. It’s both.

Jacob Weisberg and Bethany McLean from Pushkin Industries and Marshall Williams from Ad Results Advertising discuss the booming audio biz on the latest Recode Media.

CNN’s Brian Stelter says it’s “vital” for regular people to hold newsrooms accountable

On the latest Recode Media, Stelter says that if viewers think someone is being covered unfairly in the 2020 campaign, they should write an email.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says the obvious: He won’t be working with Apple when it launches its new video plans

In other news: Turns out Netflix is not a tech company, Hastings says.

Everyone who used to run Time Warner is out the door less than a year after AT&T paid $85 billion for the media giant

Warner Bros boss Kevin Tsujihara is out after a casting-couch scandal. He’s the last man in a top position at Time Warner to leave the company.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, 2020 presidential candidate, explains how she would regulate Big Tech if she wins

Klobuchar spoke with Recode’s Kara Swisher on the latest episode of Recode Decode.

In HBO’s Theranos documentary “The Inventor,” director Alex Gibney says Elizabeth Holmes was fooled by her own lies

Gibney spoke with Recode’s Peter Kafka on the latest episode of Recode Media.

Spotify is asking European regulators to help it fight Apple — just before Apple launches a big new subscription service

Spotify has complained about Apple for years. Now it has filed a formal complaint with the EU.

Full Q&A: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talks about child safety, the Google walkout, and AI on Recode Decode

Wojcicki spoke with Recode’s Kara Swisher at the Lesbians Who Tech summit in San Francisco.

Where to find Kara Swisher, Peter Kafka and your favorite Recode podcasts at SXSW

Swisher and Kafka will be live podcasting from Vox Media’s Deep End and the SXSW official stage.

The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer says Congress should investigate if Trump ordered the DOJ’s AT&T-Time Warner lawsuit

Mayer recently published a bombshell investigation into the links between Fox News and the Trump White House. When she heard about the alleged incident, she says, "my jaw dropped."

Media startups trying to drive people to their websites are doing it wrong, says Overtime CEO Dan Porter

Don’t listen to the conventional wisdom about relying on Instagram or Snapchat, Porter says — just go where your audience is.

Laurene Powell Jobs says President Trump’s attacks on the press are “right out of a dictator’s playbook”

Powell Jobs founded the Emerson Collective, which owns Pop-Up Magazine and has a majority stake in the Atlantic.

Trump reportedly tried to order a lawsuit to block the AT&T/Time Warner merger

"I want that deal blocked!"