Episode from the podcastThe Ezra Klein Show

Lessons from Vox’s first 5 years

Released Thursday, 25th April 2019
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This is a special episode for me. Vox turns 5 this week! So I sat down with my co-founders, Melissa Bell and Matt Yglesias, to discuss what went right, what went wrong, what changed in the media environment, and what we learned along the way.
Matt’s recommendations:
Vox’s Explained on Netflix — Episode 4: “K-Pop”
Our incel problem” by Zack Beauchamp
“We visited one of America's sickest counties. We'…
Vox’s The Weeds podcast
Melissa’s recommendations:
Vox Observatory by Joss Fong
“Apollo astronauts left their poop on the moon. We…
Today, Explained: “Friends without benefits”
Ezra’s recommendations:
“Hospitals keep ER fees secret. We’re uncovering t…
“The rise of American authoritarianism” by Amanda …
“Show me the evidence” by Julia Belluz
Today, Explained: “HQ2-1”
This special episode of The Ezra Klein Show was taped in celebration of Vox’s fifth anniversary. Today, we’re hosting live tapings of The Weeds and Recode Decode with Kara Swisher at The Line Hotel in Washington, DC. Subscribe to those shows for free in Apple Podcasts, or in your favorite podcast app, to be the first to hear them when they’re released.

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