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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!"

Can the media business be saved? A “Spotify for news” is not the answer, says News Media Alliance CEO David Chavern.

Chavern’s organization advocates on behalf of 2,000 print and online media outlets.

AT&T;’s WarnerMedia shake-up tells you how it views the future of media

HBO’s famous boss is going because the TV business is changing. Warner Bros.’ boss is staying because the movies aren’t going anywhere.

Spotify and Warner Music are fighting, so Spotify users in India can’t listen to Cardi B or Ed Sheeran

Big Tech and Big Music are used to being frenemies. Now things are getting feistier.

Meet J2’s Vivek Shah, the CEO quietly presiding over a $4 billion media business

J2 Global owns a portfolio of media and internet service companies that includes PCMag, Mashable, and Speedtest by Ookla.

The AT&T-TimeWarner; deal has been blessed by the courts — again

AT&T; now has full control of the giant entertainment company and is going to start moving pieces around.

Chart: How the definition of “journalist” is changing

The plight of journalists might not be that bad if you’re willing to consider a broader view of "journalism."

How do you preserve art when it was made for people using Netscape Navigator on Windows 98?

That’s one of the questions Rhizome artistic director Michael Connor has to face as he and his team chronicle "net art."

Full transcript: New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd on Pivot

Dowd joins Kara Swisher on the latest episode, sitting in for Pivot’s regular co-host Scott Galloway.

Full Q&A;: AT&T; CEO Randall Stephenson on Recode Media

Stephenson talks about sports gambling, the potential of 5G, and buying Time Warner.

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.