Recode To Be Folded Into

The Wall Street Journal reports that Recode, a technology website that was among the first in a wave of journalist-led media startups, is being folded into sister site Vox Media publisher Melissa Bell said in a memo that Recode would relaunch as a section of starting next year. Recode will continue to exist as a brand and business, and Recode’s staff will report to Vox Editor in Chief Lauren Williams, Bell said. Journal subscribers can read the full story here.

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