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News from Vox Media: Week of September 7

Vox Creative, Eater partnered with Museum of Food & Drink; Re/code hosted An Evening with Code/Media; SXSW announced Featured Speaker Jim Bankoff.

An Evening with Code/Media: Re/code's Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher interview Dean Baquet of The New York Times (9/9/15)
An Evening with Code/Media: Re/code's Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher interview Dean Baquet of The New York Times (9/9/15)

Welcome to the weekly roundup of notable coverage of, and announcements from, the world of Vox Media.

SXSW Interactive announced that Vox Media CEO Jim Bankoff will appear as a Featured Speaker at the 2016 festival, speaking on creating the modern media company.

The New York Times announced the collaboration between Eater and Vox Creative and the Museum of Food and Drink for the opening of the MOFAD Lab this October, sponsored by Infiniti. Along with the creation of a public brick-and-mortar studio in Brooklyn, Eater will offer its own original content: tutorials on food science, an in-depth look at how MOFAD is building a cultural institution, and explorations into the reverse engineering of flavor and how smell contributes to flavor.

Chad Mumm, Creative Director of Vox Media and founder of Vox Entertainment, spoke at GRID15, the yearly media summit in Stockholm.

Chairman and CEO Jim Bankoff spoke with Ad Age about how digital-native publishers are dealing with ad blocking.

Marty Moe, President, and Jonathan Hunt, VP of Global Marketing, spoke with Digiday on distributed content and Apple News as the company prepares to launch all eight media brands on the new app.

Re/code hosted An Evening With Code/Media in New York City, where Executive Editor Kara Swisher and Senior Editor Peter Kafka spoke on stage with AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan, Thrillist CEO Ben Lerer, and New York Times' top editor Dean Baquet. The event was covered by Quartz, Politico, and the Financial Times.

Re/code Executive Editor Walt Mossberg debuted his weekly column on The Verge, Mossberg, with What I Learned This Week About Tim Cook's Apple.

The New York Times explored how advertisers creatively align themselves with football beyond TV commercials, such as technology company Lenovo's Fantasy Online College campaign created in partnership with Vox Creative.

LinkedIn named Vox.com's Dylan Matthews, Senior Correspondent and the creator of the Vox Sentences daily newsletter, a top 10 rising media star under 35.

Ellen Pao, a former partner at Kleiner Perkins, revealed in an essay on Re/code that after three and a half years she decided not to appeal the loss of her gender discrimination suit against her former employer: "I am now moving on, paying Kleiner Perkins' legal costs." The breaking news was covered in USA Today, Wired, NPR, Fortune, New York Times, Washington Post, among many other publications.

SB Nation's news-breaking longform Can Boxing Trust USADA? by Thomas Hauser was picked up by ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Los Angeles Times, and New York Post, among others. It also prompted the United States Anti-Doping Agency to issue a statement in response to SB Nation's questions surrounding drug testing at the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.

Re/code Executive Editor Kara Swisher joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss the latest developments from Apple.