My name is Janko Roettgers. I was a senior reporter for, where I covered the intersection of technology and entertainment, until the publication shut down in November 2022.

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At Protocol, I was one half of the entertainment team, which had the highest number of page views per reporter among all of the site’s verticals in 2022. But page views aren’t everything, we also produced some great stories that regularly got picked up by outlets from around the world.

Here are some of my recent stories:

Amazon and Google make peace over smart TV competition

Meta CTO Andrew Bosworth: The $1,500 Quest Pro is a prosumer device

The story behind Freevee, Amazon's free video service

Google wants to take on Dolby with new open media formats

Get ready for inflation gadgets