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Re/code on TV: Taylor Swift, the Apple Slayer, and Marriage for One and All

The news don't stop for the first week of summer, and what a week of news it was.

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Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

The news don’t stop for the first week of summer and what a week of news it was.

Re/code Managing Editor Edmund Lee appeared on CNBC on Monday morning to discuss the remarkable power of Taylor Swift, who pretty much single-handedly pushed Apple into changing the terms of its Apple Music service to pay out more royalties to music owners.

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on Friday making same-sex marriage legal nationwide, co-Executive Editor Kara Swisher called in to CNBC to discuss the monumental event. “It’s really quite astonishing how quickly this issue has gelled and changed,” Swisher said, “and it’s largely because of companies and activists pressing on this issue of basic fairness and following the 14th Amendment.”

It was a week of firsts inside Re/code, too. Co-Executive Editor Walt Mossberg and Managing Editor of Reviews and Product Coverage Lauren Goode made their first appearance on the Verge’s Vergecast, as the two top product reviewers got acquainted with their new colleagues.

Reddit turned 10 this week and Associate Editor Eric Johnson explained the good, the bad and the ugly of the site’s legacy on NPR’s Here & Now.

Lastly, Lee was back on CNBC on Friday to discuss a potential IPO for MLB Advanced Media.

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