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Peter Kafka

Peter Kafka appears in the following:

The Predictably Sudden Shutdown of Gigaom

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The shuttering of tech industry site Gigaom has insiders trying to piece together what went wrong at a site that seemed so successful. Re/code's Peter Kafka deconstructs the breakdown.

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THE FUTURE OF STREAMING VIDEO

Friday, August 30, 2013

As eyeballs continue to shift from TV to streaming online video, it remains doubtful that digital ad dollars will ever rival their analog predecessors. Meanwhile, companies like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube continue to experiment with subscription and advertising models. Brooke sits down with Peter Kafka of All Things Digital, to ask him what the future holds for shows like Mad Men, and for YouTube stars like Ryan Higa.

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Vevo: Believing In Music Videos in 2013

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

We talk with a tech writer about the company that's betting that we still want to watch music.

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Bobby McFerrin’s Spiritual Past; Strong Feelings About The National; What The Heck Is Vevo Anyway?

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

In this episode: Best known for his solo performances, vocalist and conductor Bobby McFerrin goes back to his roots in jazz ensemble work on his new project called spirityouall, featuring an all-star lineup. He plays live.

Plus: Writer Carl Wilson recently penned a piece for Slate simply titled, “Why I Hate The National.” He joins us to talk about why he feels so strongly about the Brooklyn-based indie rock band, which recently released its sixth album, Trouble Will Find Me.

And: Music fans often stumble upon the name Vevo when they watch their favorite artists’ music videos online — particularly on YouTube. But what exactly is Vevo — and what are they trying to achieve? We talk with writer Peter Kafka, who covers the company for the website, All Things D.

The Future of Streaming Video

Friday, May 10, 2013

As eyeballs continue to shift from TV to streaming online video, it remains doubtful that digital ad dollars will ever rival their analog predecessors. Meanwhile, companies like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube continue to experiment with subscription and advertising models. Brooke sits down with Peter Kafka of All Things Digital, to ask him what the future holds for shows like Mad Men, and for YouTube stars like Ryan Higa.

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The Incredible Value of Live Sports

Friday, December 28, 2012

Live sports broadcasts account for a big part of your cable bill. Why? Because cable providers know they can count on sports to draw large audiences even as audiences shrink for other types of programming. Peter Kafka of the website All Things Digital returns to talk with Bob about the remarkable rise of ESPN and the importance of live sports to the cable ecosystem. 

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How We Watch TV

Friday, December 28, 2012

There are a lot of ways to watch TV: free streaming online, via a traditional cable or satellite package, paying for services like Hulu Plus, etc. But the TV industry makes vastly different amounts of money depending on how you choose to watch. We invited Peter Kafka, media reporter for the website All Things Digital, to play the part of a moustache-twirling cable baron, and explain which of our staffers have viewing habits he can support, and why.


Earle Hagen and Herbert W. Spencer - The Fishin' Hole

Red Foley - Television

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How We Watch TV

Friday, May 25, 2012

There are a lot of ways to watch TV -- free streaming online, via a traditional cable or satellite package, paying for services like Hulu Plus, etc. But the TV industry makes vastly different amounts of money depending on how you choose to watch. We invited Peter Kafka, media reporter for the website All Things Digital to play the part of a mustache-twirling cable baron and explain which of our staffers have viewing habits he can support and why.


Earle Hagen and Herbert W. Spencer - The Fishin' Hole

Red Foley - Television

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The Incredible Value of Live Sports

Friday, May 25, 2012

Live sports broadcasts account for a big part of your cable bill. Why? Because cable providers know they can count on sports to draw large audiences even as audiences shrink for other types of programming. Peter Kafka of the website All Things Digital returns to talk with Bob about the remarkable rise of ESPN and the importance of live sports to the cable ecosystem. 

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