Welcome to the weekly roundup of notable coverage of, and announcements from, the world of Vox Media.
Vox Media launched this week on The List App, where all eight brands have created lists to discover about the future, TV & film, music, food, sports, news, fashion, and more.
Ryan Sutton, Eater's chief restaurant critic, exclusively reported that Danny Meyer would be eliminating all tipping at his restaurants. A collaboration with Eater's features editor Helen Rosner and a custom Vox Product project, the piece was also a successful experiment in storytelling within Chorus. Amanda Kludt, editor-in-chief of Eater, explained the breaking news on the Today Show; NY Editor Greg Morabito spoke with CBSN and NY1; and Ryan Sutton was interviewed on WNYC and HuffPost LIVE. It was also shared widely by NPR, The Atlantic, Forbes, and Slate among many other publications.
Curbed welcomed Alexei Barrionuevo as its new editor-at-large. A former New York Times and Wall Street Journal scribe-turned-documentary filmmaker, Barrionuevo's first weekly Curbed column will launch Tuesday, October 20.
Forbes names Re/code Decode with Kara Swisher a best podcast for entrepreneurs. Recent guests include Lenny newsletter co-founders Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner and White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett.