Re/code and NCTA Launch Event Partnership
WASHINGTON, DC -- Re/code, the independent tech news, reviews and analysis site headed by veteran journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), today announced a partnership for a series of events beginning this week in San Francisco.
Under the agreement, Re/code will program and conduct portions of two prominent General Sessions at NCTA’s 2015 Internet & Television Expo (INTX), in Chicago on May 5-7, 2015. Re/code will recruit panel participants for its segments, and a Re/code journalist will host that part of the session. Re/code will have complete editorial control of its portions of the INTX General Sessions.
For its part, NCTA becomes a Founding Partner for two upcoming Re/code conferences, Code/Media Series: San Francisco, on December 4, 2014, and Code/Media in Dana Point, CA, February 17-18, 2015. As a Founding Partner, NCTA will receive conference sponsorship and marketing recognition.
“Our partnership on INTX General Sessions is an ideal opportunity to put Re/code’s stamp on a new and exciting event that is exploring one of the most fascinating trends in modern media and technology – the intersection of Internet and TV,” said Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editors, Re/code and Co-Executive Producers, The Code Conference.
Added Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA, “We’re thrilled that Re/code is joining the inaugural year of INTX as we establish a national platform where the brightest minds and innovative leaders in media, technology and entertainment will gather annually. We’re excited that Re/code will bring to INTX its great editorial talent and the journalistic prowess to program fantastic segments for our General Sessions.”
Further information about Re/code’s partnership on portions of INTX General Sessions will be announced in 2015. For information about, and to register for, INTX 2015, please visit https://intx15.ncta.com/.
For information about, and to register for, Re/code’s Code/Media Series, please visit http://recode.net/events/.
Re/code [http://recode.net/] is an independent tech news, reviews and analysis site from the most informed and respected journalists in technology and media. Because everything in tech and media is constantly being rethought, refreshed, and renewed, Re/code’s aim is to reimagine tech journalism.
Led by Walt Mossberg, Kara Swisher and the rest of the team who formerly built the trusted AllThingsD site and the legendary D: All Things Digital conferences, Re/code launched the site and inaugural Code Conference in 2014.
Re/code is owned by the new, independent media company, Revere Digital LLC. The minority investors and strategic partners in Revere are NBCUniversal News Group and Terry Semel’s Windsor Media.
NCTA is the principal trade association for the U.S. cable industry, representing cable operators serving more than 90 percent of the nation's cable television households and more than 200 cable program networks. The cable industry is the nation’s largest broadband provider of high-speed Internet access, serving more than 54 million customers, after investing $210 billion since 1996 to build two-way interactive networks with fiber optic technology. Cable companies also provide state-of-the-art digital telephone service to more than 28 million American consumers.