Land of the Giants — a narrative podcast from Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network — returns June 23rd with The Netflix Effect. The seven episode season will explore how Netflix disrupted Hollywood, changed the way we watch TV and film, and how the company is preparing for the dramatic changes to streaming and personal entertainment ahead. Hosted by Recode senior correspondent Peter Kafka (@pkafka) and senior data reporter Rani Molla (@ranimolla), Land of the Giants: The Netflix Effect will cover the streaming giant with a level of depth and access no other podcast has. New episodes of the show will publish weekly on Tuesday mornings.
Land of the Giants is a narrative podcast about the five technology giants — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google, or FAANG — and how they dominate our lives, for better or for worse. In its first season, the show covered the rise of Amazon with Recode’s senior commerce correspondent Jason Del Rey.
About Land of the Giants: The Netflix Effect: Facebook. Apple. Amazon. Netflix. Google. These five tech giants have changed the world. But how? And at what cost? In the new season of Land of The Giants, “The Netflix Effect,” we’ll explore how Netflix disrupted Hollywood, changed the way we watch TV and film, and how they’re preparing for the dramatic changes to streaming and personal entertainment ahead. Land of the Giants: The Netflix Effect is co-hosted by Recode’s Peter Kafka and Rani Molla.
About Peter Kafka: Peter Kafka (@pkafka) is a senior correspondent at Recode, the business and technology network from Vox Media; host of Recode Media, the weekly podcast dedicated to the future of media and technology; and the producer of the Code Media Conference, the live event that hosts hard-hitting interviews with the media and tech industry’s leading players. He has been covering media and technology since 1997, when he joined the staff of Forbes magazine, and has worked at outlets including Silicon Alley Insider (the predecessor to Business Insider) and AllThingsD.com.
About Rani Molla: Rani Molla (@ranimolla) is a senior data reporter at Recode, covering business and technology news through charts, images, maps, audio and sometimes even text. Before joining Recode, Rani was a data columnist at Bloomberg Gadfly and a visual reporter at The Wall Street Journal. In those positions, she charted everything from our growing internet addiction to the underlying energy production that makes our life online possible. She has degrees from Oberlin College and the Columbia Journalism School.