A new approach to video about politics that won't waste your time or insult your intelligence.

The Recount

Recount Media is a new approach to short-form video covering political news, answering the question, "Where can I go to see and understand what's happening in politics, right now?"



New York, NY


John Battelle & John Heilemann

Business Category:

Podcast, Media, News, Politics

Main Co-Investors:

Union Square Ventures, True Ventures, ViacomCBS

Company Insights

Recount Media is a new, independent digital media startup based in New York City founded with the intent to deeply rethink the way the public consumes political news. Their first product, The Daily Recount, is a 5-minute, quick-paced, video mashup of the day’s political news, hand curated by Recount’s in-house team of editors and producers. Recount Media’s founders have a combined 75 years of experience founding companies and launching television, online, and print brands, many of which are household names.

The Founders

Burda Invests in Recount Media