Vox Media Acquires Re/code


Digital media conglomerate Vox Media has acquired Re/code, the technology industry news publication led by renowned tech journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. The news was first reported today by the New York Times.

Financial details of the size of the deal, which was reportedly all-stock, have not been disclosed.

Re/code launched in January 2014 by Swisher and Mossberg and a number of their colleagues from AllThingsD, the erstwhile tech news vertical of the Wall Street Journal which spun out as an independent entity in September 2013 after months of negotiations. According to the New York Times, Re/code has 44 full-time employees, all of whom are expected to join Vox as part of the acquisition.

It’s also worth mentioning that Vox Media owns the Verge, so this deal brings two formidable tech publications — with quite different focuses and reporting styles — together under one roof. It will…

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