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May 29, 2020 California listens to more podcasts than any other US state
Must be something to do with Cupertino Visit https://podnews.net/update/california-listens for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 28, 2020 The Podcast Academy names its Board of Governors
Rob Greenlee is Chair; the Board also includes Apple, Spotify, NPR and iHeartMedia Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-academy-board-greenlee for all the links, and …
May 27, 2020 Time to rethink the podcast app?
A new app that won't let you subscribe Visit https://podnews.net/update/rethinking-the-podcast-app for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 26, 2020 iPhone vs Android across the world
Android's twice as big as iPhone Visit https://podnews.net/update/iphone-android for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 24, 2020 Podcasts are coming to Amazon
A new delivery from the company? Visit https://podnews.net/update/amazon-podcasts for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 22, 2020 Captivate gains IAB certified compliant stats
They're the first UK company to gain certification Visit https://podnews.net/update/captivate-iab-certified for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 21, 2020 Blubrry launches private podcasting tools
Secure audio and video for companies and organisations Visit https://podnews.net/update/blubrry-private for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 20, 2020 Joe Rogan signs exclusive deal with Spotify
The deal could be worth $200m Visit https://podnews.net/update/rogan-signs-exclusive-spotify for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 19, 2020 Podcast Addict returns to Google Play: but for how long?
A new Audacity is released - but it's buggy Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-addict-back for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 18, 2020 Google suspends Podcast Addict from Google Play app store
It's the third time this app has been wrongly suspended Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-suspends-competitor for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 15, 2020 Apple to make audio content
Spotify now producing local content, too Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-audio for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 14, 2020 Luminary 'losing $3.5m a month'
And a new feature coming soon on Spotify Visit https://podnews.net/update/luminary-losses for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 13, 2020 Google helps people move away from Google Play Music Podcasts
Are there too many new podcasts, not enough new listeners? Visit https://podnews.net/update/see-ya-wouldnt-wanna-be-ya for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 12, 2020 Majority of Chinese podcast consumers listen every day
A chat app is their #4 app Visit https://podnews.net/update/chinese-podcast-listeners for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 11, 2020 PodcastOne bought by LiveXLive for $18.1m
LiveXLive also renews agreement with iHeartMedia Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcastone-livexlive for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 8, 2020 Podcast Movement 2020 switches to October
And a new podcast database is launched Visit https://podnews.net/update/pm2020-now-october for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 7, 2020 New podcast network aims to sell out
NYT sees podcast ad revenue climb by 30% Visit https://podnews.net/update/fable-folly-network for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 6, 2020 Google launches an analytics - and submission - platform
And the publishers still blocking their podcasts on Google Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-podcasts-manager for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 5, 2020 This American Life wins first Pulitzer Prize for audio reporting
And today's most popular Android podcast app Visit https://podnews.net/update/this-american-life-wins-a-pulitzer for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 4, 2020 We Are Podcast plans 'House Sessions', a networking event while-at-home
And more new podcasts than ever before Visit https://podnews.net/update/wap-network-event for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 1, 2020 Spotify continues to gain on Apple: even in California
And Ireland, and Australia Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-apple-q120 for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 30, 2020 Now, Spotify hits one million podcasts
So soon after Apple Visit https://podnews.net/update/one-million-spotify for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 28, 2020 Podcast promoters are still a thing: we talk to one
We discover all his clients, too Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-promoter-chat for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 28, 2020 This American Life comes to Spotify
Finally Visit https://podnews.net/update/tal-spotify for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 27, 2020 Apple slow to update new episodes (and why it doesn't matter much)
Your subscribers won't be affected Visit https://podnews.net/update/slowly-does-it for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 24, 2020 New UK podcast consumption data shows record listening
34% of people do nothing else while listen to a podcast Visit https://podnews.net/update/rajar-midas-survey-q1-2020 for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 23, 2020 Quibi says 'Quit it' - and tells a fan podcaster to stop
Lawyers are why we can't have nice things Visit https://podnews.net/update/quibi-says-quitit for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 21, 2020 Libsyn: more people using computers to listen
Apple Podcasts are still in the lead Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-consumption-mar20 for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 21, 2020 Get with The Program: advice on promoting a podcast
How this podcast got into New and Noteworthy three times Visit https://podnews.net/update/the-program-podcast-launch for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 19, 2020 There are now over one million podcasts
54% have podfaded Visit https://podnews.net/update/one-million-podcasts for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 17, 2020 TWiT turns 15
The gang is back together Visit https://podnews.net/update/chief-twit for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 16, 2020 Nordic noir - true-crime plagiarism in Sweden
Mordpodden copied plenty from Kakelugnsmordet, a court finds Visit https://podnews.net/update/scandi-copier for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 15, 2020 Reach half of US weekly podcast consumers by buying just 5 networks
A sign of podcasting consolidation? Visit https://podnews.net/update/half-us-podcast-consumers for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 14, 2020 Triton Digital launches new US Podcast Report
NPR is in the lead Visit https://podnews.net/update/us-podcast-report for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 12, 2020 Podcast Addict adds reviews
The app has over half a million ratings, too Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-addict-reviews for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 10, 2020 Magellan: 4 out of 5 comedy podcasts talk COVID
And 1 in 4 of all true-crime shows Visit https://podnews.net/update/magellan-comedy-covid for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 9, 2020 Together Apart focuses on how we get together when we can’t
And another new Google thing Visit https://podnews.net/update/together-apart for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 7, 2020 RØDE's new wireless mics; Google removes old Google Play Music Podcasts from iOS
Is Google finally sorting its podcast offer out? Visit https://podnews.net/update/rode-giveth-google-taketh-away for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 6, 2020 New podcast focuses on the choices ahead
And more consumption data Visit https://podnews.net/update/making-the-call for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 6, 2020 New publishers make it to Podtrac's top 20
WarnerMedia, Slate and Fox News Radio make it to the list Visit https://podnews.net/update/podtrac-publishers for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 2, 2020 Spotify deletes some virus-related episodes
Particularly from alternative health podcasters Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-deletes for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 2, 2020 Plays on the web double as we work from home
New data from German podcast host Podigee Visit https://podnews.net/update/web-players-double for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 1, 2020 Listening vs downloads over the past few weeks
Downloads are down; listening is down more Visit https://podnews.net/update/listening-downloads for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 31, 2020 New RØDECaster Pro firmware released
It includes MP3 export Visit https://podnews.net/update/rodecaster-pro-firmware-211 for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 30, 2020 Podcast downloads are happening later in the day
Half of all podcast publishers say they're making coronavirus podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-downloads-later for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 27, 2020 AdsWizz automates buying host-read ads
Making ad sales easier, they say Visit https://podnews.net/update/adswizz-automation for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 26, 2020 Google Podcasts app launches on iOS: same, but different
We uncover some interesting differences Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-podcasts-ios for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 25, 2020 Anchor adds remote-recording features to its app
Deezer unveils a redesigned podcast player Visit https://podnews.net/update/anchor-remote-record for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 23, 2020 Google Podcasts redesign rolling out
It actually downloads podcasts now Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-podcasts-redesign-rolls-out for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 23, 2020 How is the coronavirus affecting podcast downloads?
Seeing a slight drop? Us too. Visit https://podnews.net/update/coronavirus-affecting-podcast-downloads for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 19, 2020 Podcasts now listened to by over 100m Americans every month
37% of US adults listen every month Visit https://podnews.net/update/how-popular-are-podcasts for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 18, 2020 Podcasters react to widespread school closures
Stuck at home? These podcasts might help. Visit https://podnews.net/update/school-closures for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 17, 2020 Tony Phillips joins Broccoli Content as CCO
He joins from the BBC and WNYC Visit https://podnews.net/update/tony-phillips-broccoli-cco for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 16, 2020 Is personalisation coming to Apple Podcasts?
It is, if their job openings are anything to go by Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-personalisation for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 15, 2020 Our Largest Download Day Ever - advertising a podcast
Promo ad-swaps, episode drops and crossovers Visit https://podnews.net/update/largest-download-day-ever for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 13, 2020 The coronavirus’s effect on podcasting
Cancellations and new shows Visit https://podnews.net/update/coronavirus-effect for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 11, 2020 Episode images: the apps that use them
ID3 or not ID3, that is the question Visit https://podnews.net/update/episode-images for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 11, 2020 HiStudios changes name and goes independent
ByeStudios Visit https://podnews.net/update/no-no---notorious for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 10, 2020 COVID-19 podcasts going viral
New podcasts about the virus Visit https://podnews.net/update/covid=19 for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 9, 2020 Gimlet's new Head of Content: and Chartable's new charts
We're finally in a chart, too! Visit https://podnews.net/update/gimlet-chartable for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 5, 2020 ‘A million’ podcasts won’t be playable in Chrome
You're probably okay though Visit https://podnews.net/update/chrome-https-audio for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 4, 2020 75% of Americans are now familiar with podcasting
That's 221 million people Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-familiarity for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 3, 2020 iHeart makes it to the Australian Podcast Ranker
And a podcast conference bingo game card Visit https://podnews.net/update/iheart-aussie-podcast-ranker for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 2, 2020 The oldest podcaster in the world? And how can we hit $2bn?
And the oldest PODCAST in the world too? Visit https://podnews.net/update/oldest-podcaster for all the links, and to subscribe.
March 1, 2020 Audio-Technica moves to USB-C
Get goodies for your RØDEcaster Pro Visit https://podnews.net/update/usb-c-microphone for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 28, 2020 Apple Podcasts reaches over 900,000 shows
50,000 were added in the last 30 days Visit https://podnews.net/update/how-many-podcasts-in-the-world for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 27, 2020 A look at podcasting in Lebanon and Levant
Also, this newsletter contains free beer Visit https://podnews.net/update/lebanon-levant-podcasting for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 25, 2020 Acast launches Acast Marketplace; iHeartPodcasts come to Australia
And our speech on international podcast consumption Visit https://podnews.net/update/acast-marketplace-iheartpodcasts-australia for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 25, 2020 Supercast announces $2m of funding; new CEO
The company plans to hire a remote team Visit https://podnews.net/update/supercast-funding-ceo for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 23, 2020 Edison Research releases top 10 podcast tracker
Obviously, Joe Rogan is number one Visit https://podnews.net/update/edison-research-top-10-podcast-tracker for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 20, 2020 Podcast advertising 'works way better than TV, print'
Coupon codes are also not very good for measurement, the company says Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-advertising-works for all the links, and to …
Feb. 19, 2020 Spotify listeners prefer comedy; Apple's prefer news
Spotify and Apple also much the same size in Germany Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-entertaining-apple-serious for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 19, 2020 RTÉ launches The Nobody Zone in five languages
Podcast in English, Danish, Spanish, German and Irish Visit https://podnews.net/update/nobody-zone-launches-in-five-languages for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 17, 2020 Podcasting in Egypt: data, and PodFest Cairo
Plus - podcasting to reach $1.1bn this year Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-in-egypt for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 16, 2020 The Podcast Academy launches: the speech, the Q and A, the reaction
A special edition, looking at the reaction and detail of The Podcast Academy Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-academy-launch-coverage for all the links, and …
Feb. 15, 2020 The Podcast Academy: listen to the full announcement and Q and A
from Podcast Movement Evolutions Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-academy-full-announcement for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 14, 2020 Podcast Movement Evolutions under way in LA
HubHopper stop republishing RSS feeds Visit https://podnews.net/update/pme-under-way for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 12, 2020 Conan: podcast success 'greatest surprise of my career'; and more from Podfront
Audioboom wants a buyer, too Visit https://podnews.net/update/conan-obrien-is-surprised for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 11, 2020 Chartable gets certified; another company hijacks podcast feeds
And, free podcast workshops in NYC Visit https://podnews.net/update/chartable-certified for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 10, 2020 Podcasting world converges on LA
Westwood One release new research Visit https://podnews.net/update/los-angeles-ca-podfront for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 9, 2020 How to advertise your podcast with paid ads
Andy Bowers leaves Megaphone; Podcast Radio to launch tomorrow Visit https://podnews.net/update/advertise-podcast-paid for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 7, 2020 Google Podcasts adds a front page, and podcast search, to the web
Google Play Music Podcasts to close later in 2020, say reports Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-podcasts-desktop for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 6, 2020 Spotify buys The Ringer, podcast listening up 200%
Wondery caught copying clips; a top podcast isn't a podcast Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-ringer-wondery-attribution for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 5, 2020 Another podcast host gets IAB Certification
Podkite adds episode Kitelinks; and the 29 power players of podcasting Visit https://podnews.net/update/empire-streaming-certification for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 4, 2020 The podcasters who earn the most
Somethin'Else and Sony Music Entertainment do a deal Visit https://podnews.net/update/who-earns-money-from-podcasting for all the links, and to subscribe.
Feb. 3, 2020 How you should advertise your podcast
Overcast rebuilds Voice Boost Visit https://podnews.net/update/advertising-your-podcast for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 31, 2020 BBC sees significant growth in podcast plays on BBC Sounds
The number of plays has doubled in-app, they say Visit https://podnews.net/update/bbc-sounds-growth for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 30, 2020 Why women are fascinated with true crime
Spotify gets five new true-crime shows Visit https://podnews.net/update/true-crime-podcasts for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 29, 2020 PodcastOne podcasts are now on Spotify
Daily Drive quietly launches in Australia, too Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcastone-spotify-partnership for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 28, 2020 Captivate launches a 'full transparency mode' privacy initiative
Also launches Privacy Policy for Listeners Visit https://podnews.net/update/captivate-full-transparency-mode for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 27, 2020 MTV to release five new podcasts
That ain't working - that's the way you do it Visit https://podnews.net/update/mtv-podcasts for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 24, 2020 The Pod Village at the European Radio Show impresses
Mais oui Visit https://podnews.net/update/pod-village for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 23, 2020 Podcast listening without the app
Serial is also for sale Visit https://podnews.net/update/podinstall-launches for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 21, 2020 Apple vs Spotify: the #1, according to the data, is...
We have an answer! Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-vs-spotify-the-data for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 20, 2020 Breaker gets a redesign for simplicity and discoverability
You can also use it without an account Visit https://podnews.net/update/breaker-redesigned for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 20, 2020 iHeart Podcast Awards winners and new UK podcast data
The Dropout wins Podcast of the Year Visit https://podnews.net/update/iheart-2020-winners for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 16, 2020 How the Apple Podcast Charts work: the patent
Yep - subscriptions, not downloads. Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-chart-patent for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 16, 2020 Can anyone list your podcast without asking?
Is consent optional? Visit https://podnews.net/update/can-anyone-list for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 15, 2020 Now, MIDiA claims Spotify is #1 for podcasts, kind of
Except the data looks flawed Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-beats-apple-podcasts-kind-of for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 14, 2020 Luminary unveils new, lower, pricing
The service could now cost as little as $2.99 a month. Visit https://podnews.net/update/luminary-pricing-change for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 13, 2020 The Australian Podcast Awards to return for 2020
The event moves from May to early November Visit https://podnews.net/update/aussie-podcast-awards-return for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 10, 2020 How Italians listen to podcasts
Spotify ad targeting is 'violation of privacy' says Mossberg Visit https://podnews.net/update/italian-podcast-listeners for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 9, 2020 Spotify launches targeted podcast advertising
Half of US adults use voice assistants Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-targeted-advertising for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 7, 2020 Morgan Stanley: Spotify is now #1 podcast platform, beating Apple
Apple wants you to swear Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-beats-apple-in-us for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 7, 2020 US Library of Congress starts archiving podcasts
Parcast names their podcasts the best names Visit https://podnews.net/update/congress-archiving for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 6, 2020 Podchaser launches recommendation sharing service
And another new podcast discovery website Visit https://podnews.net/update/podchaser-recommendations for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 2, 2020 Darknet Diaries shares statistics for 2019; Procast adds donate buttons
Chinese podcast really an audiobook? Visit https://podnews.net/update/darknet-diaries-stats-2019 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Jan. 1, 2020 A new chinese government podcast
Made by the government in Guizhou Province Visit https://podnews.net/update/guizhou-province for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 31, 2019 New Year, new privacy laws
Find out if they will matter for your podcast Visit https://podnews.net/update/ccpa-podcasters for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 30, 2019 A new way to get ratings
Castro lets you pay to promote Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-ratings-website for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 29, 2019 iHeartRadio launches a third all-podcast station
It's in a very eerie location Visit https://podnews.net/update/ihm-podcast-channel-3 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 26, 2019 Podcasting in the UAE: a new report
Plus, good examples of branded podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/uae-podcasting for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 25, 2019 Apple Podcasts grew podcast listening most in 2019
Spotify also responsible for the growth of the medium Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-growth for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 24, 2019 Ratings and reviews do not affect ranking in Apple Podcasts
Here's proof Visit https://podnews.net/update/ratings-reviews for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 23, 2019 Is anyone reading your Patreon posts?
Probably not. Plus, Brit podcasts doled out dosh. Visit https://podnews.net/update/patreon-posts-not-being-read for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 22, 2019 The Daily Show launches a new podcast; Podfollow celebrates growth
The Daily Show Podcast Universe launches in January Visit https://podnews.net/update/daily-show-universe for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 20, 2019 Triton Digital to produce a US podcast ranker
A new CEO for Audible and Audioboom Visit https://podnews.net/update/triton-digital-us-ranker for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 19, 2019 Libsyn restricts publishers from using some analytics
Podtrac revise their top podcasts list after our story yesterday Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-bans-podsights for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 18, 2019 EXCLUSIVE: A new entry in the Podtrac podcast charts - why it isn't all it seems
The figures include people who didn't play the podcast at all Visit https://podnews.net/update/podtrac-hot-hollywood-numbers for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 17, 2019 Now Spotify is beating Apple Podcasts in Canada
The US listens to comedy the most Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-beating-apple-in-canada for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 16, 2019 Amazon's Alexa gets podcasts from Apple and Spotify
in the US, at least Visit https://podnews.net/update/alexa-podcasts for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 13, 2019 Spotify helps new listeners discover podcasts
Google Podcasts also adds a recommended episodes tab for some people Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-topics for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 11, 2019 ART19 launches in Korea
Three videos from a recent conference on podcasting Visit https://podnews.net/update/art19-korea-launch for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 10, 2019 Podcast predictions for 2020
And there are now over 800,000 podcasts in Apple Podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/predictions-2020 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 10, 2019 National Lampoon first on Spotify; how popular is AAC audio in podcasts?
Plus - is podcasting going AAC? Visit https://podnews.net/update/national-lampoon-spotify-first for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 9, 2019 David Pakman says he's being 'bullied into sharing your data'
He's wrong Visit https://podnews.net/update/david-pakman-claims for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 6, 2019 Podcasts are getting shorter
Robert Krulwich is retiring Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasts-getting-shorter for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 4, 2019 Spotify gives podcasters 2019 Wrapped; and is podcasting going to get smart in 2020?
The Daily is 11% advertising, says research Visit https://podnews.net/update/2019-unwrapped for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 4, 2019 Podcorn, a new self-service ad platform, launches
and Boomtown launches Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcorn-launches-plus-boomtown for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 3, 2019 News podcasts grow; Spotify's most popular podcasts; and the company accused of podcasting click-fraud
Also, SoundCloud. Visit https://podnews.net/update/news-spoti-fraud for all the links, and to subscribe.
Dec. 2, 2019 1-in-4 frequent podcast listeners tip their favourite shows
Whooshkaa signs another Malaysian broadcaster Visit https://podnews.net/update/tipping-canada-eh for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 29, 2019 Fresh Air Production wins UK production company of the year
You, yes you, can be Joe Rogan Visit https://podnews.net/update/fresh-air-apa19 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 28, 2019 DAX unveils new publishers and multi-platform measurement
Happy Thanksgiving Special Edition Visit https://podnews.net/update/dax-publishers-measurement for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 26, 2019 Apple Podcasts responsible for 58% of podcast downloads
Pocket Casts doesn't appear to have increased much after going free Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-oct19 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 26, 2019 CBC/Radio-Canada sign with Acast; Syed appeal denied
A privacy symposium to be held in New York NY in February Visit https://podnews.net/update/cbc-acast-syed-appeal for all the links, and to …
Nov. 25, 2019 A gambling company is one of US podcasting's top advertisers
The French try to measure podcasting in a crazy-ridiculous way Visit https://podnews.net/update/draftkings-podcast-advertising for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 22, 2019 Subscription data: US podcasts rule the world
Apple podcast listeners more liberal; Android podcast listeners lean to the right Visit https://podnews.net/update/us-podcasts-across-uk-australia for all the links, and to …
Nov. 21, 2019 Acast launches new podcast host, Acast Open
The Joe Rogan Experience is the most popular US podcast, says new research Visit https://podnews.net/update/acast-open-launch for all the links, and …
Nov. 20, 2019 LA Times and Wondery launch new true-crime podcast
Libsyn gets passthrough for Spotify Visit https://podnews.net/update/detective-trapp for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 19, 2019 Spotify adds personalised podcast playlist
And Gumball launches, a podcast advertising marketplace Visit https://podnews.net/update/your-daily-podcasts-spotify for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 18, 2019 Netflix launches a podcast for The Crown
How many podcast episodes were published in 2018? Visit https://podnews.net/update/the-crown-netflix for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 15, 2019 Inside the iHeart Podcast Awards nominations
Apple's email yesterday contained an error, too Visit https://podnews.net/update/inside-the-iheart-podcast-awards-nominations for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 14, 2019 Is podcasting replacing radio?
Apple writes to us all again Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-replacing-radio for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 13, 2019 Podcast Radio to launch in London
Podcasts are also now on Pandora's web and desktop apps Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-radio-to-launch for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 12, 2019 63% of the world's smartphones run Android
Forever Dog go Sticher Premium Visit https://podnews.net/update/63-percent-android for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 10, 2019 Spreaker Prime: $1m in podcast ad revenue in first three months
75% of 16-39 year-olds in Asia-Pacific listen to podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/spreaker-prime-million for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 8, 2019 Adobe demonstrates automatic de-umming
Anchor launches easier podcast trailers Visit https://podnews.net/update/um-er-um-uh-gone for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 7, 2019 Deezer adds a dedicated podcast hub to their app
And a new podcast ranker for the Netherlands Visit https://podnews.net/update/deezer-podcast-hub for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 6, 2019 Manoush Zomorodi to host TED Radio Hour
New spoken word audio report to be released Visit https://podnews.net/update/zomorodi-ted-radio-hour for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 4, 2019 Brazil: the world's number two for podcast listening
Audible UK announces Audio Production Grant winners Visit https://podnews.net/update/brazil-number-2 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Nov. 4, 2019 Podcasting to be $1bn media market next year
TuneIn lose an important court case Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-billion for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 31, 2019 Netflix to launch an original scripted podcast with Spotify
Literally the Netflix of podcasting Visit https://podnews.net/update/netflix-launches-podcast for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 31, 2019 Podcasts in HBO's new app, and in a new kids app from Spotify
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Oct. 30, 2019 Voxnest: Spotify conquers Europe for podcasting
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Oct. 29, 2019 Glow drops charges for listener support; Audacity not for Catalina after all; unusual terms and conditions
The podcast host that won't let you make money without upgrading Visit https://podnews.net/update/glow-charges-dropped for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 28, 2019 Audacity's new update for Catalina; and RAIN Summit Europe tickets
Jonas Woost moves to Pacific Content Visit https://podnews.net/update/audacity-catalina-rain-summit for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 25, 2019 Luminary gets a new CEO
PRX's marketing secrets Visit https://podnews.net/update/luminary-gets-a-new-ceo for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 24, 2019 A podcast gets archived by the British Library
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Oct. 22, 2019 PodcastOne's Super Listeners study released
Super Listeners also love public radio, it seems Visit https://podnews.net/update/super-listeners-study for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 22, 2019 Women listen longer; and 'What A Day' to launch on Monday
IAB's revenue figures shows good increases for digital audio Visit https://podnews.net/update/women-listen-longer for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 21, 2019 The Podchaser Feed: a new way to discover podcasts
A new podcast monitoring service also launches Visit https://podnews.net/update/podchaser-feed-launch-tveye for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 18, 2019 Australia: new podcast research and a podcast ranker
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Oct. 17, 2019 Spreaker is now using IAB Certified numbers; and podcast listeners love their advertisers
CNN launches internal podcast unit CNN Audio Visit https://podnews.net/update/spreaker-iab for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 16, 2019 Choose-your-own adventure fiction podcast launches
Eight different endings. To their podcast, not this one. Visit https://podnews.net/update/choose-your-own for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 15, 2019 Podcast consumption in Germany: new study released
Also data from the UK shows podcast listening has doubled in two years Visit https://podnews.net/update/infinite-dial-germany-2019 for all the links, and …
Oct. 14, 2019 Radio Sodoma tops the charts in Finland; introducing 'microcasts'
OzPod releases all its audio Visit https://podnews.net/update/radio-sodoma-ozpod-audio for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 11, 2019 International Podcast Association shares interim survey results
Best practice and a resource directory are most wanted by podcasters Visit https://podnews.net/update/ipa-stats for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 10, 2019 ShePodcasts LIVE to stream live with Podbean Live
Podchaser has three million podcast credits in its database Visit https://podnews.net/update/shepodcasts-live-no-really-live for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 8, 2019 'Your Daily Drive' comes to Spotify in Germany
Luminary's launch has claimed a casualty. Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-daily-drive-germany for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 8, 2019 Apple Podcasts demonstrate 'Browse By Hosts And Guests'; changes at Libsyn
None of the data is in RSS Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-hosts-guests for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 7, 2019 British Podcast Awards launch a £50,000 funding scheme
and Audioboom's latest financials Visit https://podnews.net/update/bpa-funding-scheme for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 4, 2019 Libsyn now hosts 67,000 shows; but CFO resigns
A special shareholder's meeting is set for November 8th Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-resignations-and-records for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 2, 2019 Owen Grover on the demise of Apple, and being cautious of Spotify
He also is clear about whether they will share user data. Visit https://podnews.net/update/grover-ozpod for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 2, 2019 Apple is removing 260 podcasts a day
Goodness. Visit https://podnews.net/update/260-removals-a-day for all the links, and to subscribe.
Oct. 1, 2019 Podcast Alarm allows you to wake up to something different
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Sept. 30, 2019 The Messengers: free podcast documentary movie to celebrate International Podcast Day
Happy International Podcast Day! Visit https://podnews.net/update/messengers-watch-free for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 27, 2019 55% of podcast fans have bought something advertised on a podcast
and the Evening Standard to start a daily podcast Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-fans-buy-stuff for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 26, 2019 UK newspapers pass off podcast interview as their own
UK newspapers? Grubby thievery? Surely not. Visit https://podnews.net/update/uk-newspapers-nick-stuff for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 25, 2019 Branded podcasts 'more effective than TV'
They also out-perform radio ads Visit https://podnews.net/update/bbc-global-news-branded-podcasts for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 24, 2019 'Stuff' rises to #2 in Podtrac chart, and a positive podcast for prisoners
They have a captive audience... Visit https://podnews.net/update/podtrac-chart-aug for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 23, 2019 True-crime podcast 'plagiarised' by newspaper; actors love audio drama podcasts
Like Crime Junkie, but completely the other way round Visit https://podnews.net/update/darknet-diaries-quoted for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 20, 2019 Think most podcasts are downloaded before playing? Think again
Turns out you're probably streaming this Visit https://podnews.net/update/downloads-vs-streams for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 19, 2019 Descript’s Podcast Studio launches: we try it out
You can watch on YouTube. Visit https://podnews.net/update/descript-tryout for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 18, 2019 The Pocket Casts podcast app is now free
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Sept. 17, 2019 Podcoin app to close next week
Giving away money isn't a business plan, it turns out Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcoin-closes-shock for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 16, 2019 NPR: podcasting revenue bigger than radio in 2020
Podcasting also responsible for NPR being profitable Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-bigger-than-radio for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 13, 2019 Brexitcast filmed for TV
There's a 'faces for radio' joke here which we won't do Visit https://podnews.net/update/brexitcast-on-tv for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 12, 2019 RSS tool falls over; hundreds of podcasts fall offline
FeedPress was off for at least six hours Visit https://podnews.net/update/feedpress-downtime for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 11, 2019 Listening to podcasts on the web is increasing
Both Apple and Google seeing more plays Visit https://podnews.net/update/web-traffic for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 9, 2019 40% of new podcasts are hosted by women
The figure was just 12% in 2012 Visit https://podnews.net/update/40-percent-female-hosts for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 9, 2019 Podcasting workshop to be held in Jamaica, and new Spotify hirings
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Sept. 6, 2019 Podcasts on a plane; free ebook, webinar and classroom tools
And a podcast gets yanked in Detroit Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasts-on-a-mfing-plane for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 5, 2019 Happy 9th, 99% Invisible; Acast moves to IAB v2 guidelines
New number start Oct 1 Visit https://podnews.net/update/99pi-9 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 4, 2019 Audioboom partners with Voxnest for ad-tech; Boudet goes legal
Plus, questions about Himalaya Visit https://podnews.net/update/audioboom-voxnest-boudet for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 3, 2019 Unravel returns with a con artist; Crime Junkie served legal letter
It's just ignorance, adds Tanner Campbell Visit https://podnews.net/update/unravel-snowball for all the links, and to subscribe.
Sept. 2, 2019 Tom Webster: Let's put on a show
Webster puts his Podcast Movement speech online Visit https://podnews.net/update/webby2001 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 30, 2019 Help fund a new indie fiction podcast
A full cast, fully designed urban fantasy fiction podcast Visit https://podnews.net/update/valence-funding for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 29, 2019 Podchaser opens up the Social Feed
And money off the London Podcast Festival Visit https://podnews.net/update/podchaser-social-feed for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 28, 2019 OzPod podcasting conference returns for 2019
Thursday 3rd October in Melbourne VIC, Australia Visit https://podnews.net/update/ozpod-back-2019 for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 27, 2019 Another podcast accused of copying
Another dollop of plagiarism? Visit https://podnews.net/update/a-dollop-of-plagiarism for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 25, 2019 Fan podcast sells out live season finale
Podcast sold out a 500-seat venue in three days Visit https://podnews.net/update/fan-podcast-sell-out for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 23, 2019 WWE Podcast Network to launch
LLLLLLLLet's get ready to listen! Visit https://podnews.net/update/lets-get-ready-to-tumble for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 22, 2019 Apple Podcasts transcription search is now live
and more allegations of true-crime plagiarism Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-transcription-search for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 21, 2019 Conan signs a seven figure deal, apparently driving the podcast revolution
Driving? He's like a passenger who hopped on ten years late... Visit https://podnews.net/update/conan-blimp for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 19, 2019 Dr Death tops podcast charts across the world
Wondery launched international translations last week Visit https://podnews.net/update/dr-death-chart-topper for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 19, 2019 Crime Junkie episodes disappear after plagiarism claim
Also, accusations of suspicious reviews Visit https://podnews.net/update/cr-me-jun-ie for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 16, 2019 Podcast Movement wraps up
It's almost over in Orlando Visit https://podnews.net/update/pm19-wrap for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 15, 2019 Using music in podcasting moves a step closer
It's more complicated than that Visit https://podnews.net/update/music-podcasting-closer for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 14, 2019 The doors open to Podcast Movement 2019
You can watch live Visit https://podnews.net/update/pod-movement-2019-opens for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 13, 2019 Music: finally coming to podcasts?
And, Libsyn, Podtrac and Triton Digital gain IAB certification Visit https://podnews.net/update/music-podcasts-finally for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 12, 2019 Fun Kids launches children's podcast network; RadioPublic unveil PodPass
PodPass could mean an end to different apps for premium podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/fun-kids-network for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 8, 2019 Google adds podcast episodes to Google Search
A revamped look for Google podcast searches Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-podcasts-episodes-search for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 8, 2019 Radio tunes in: Entercom buys Pineapple Street/Cadence13; iHeart expands podcasts internationally
And PodcastOne launches a new, always-free podcast host Visit https://podnews.net/update/entercom-iheart for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 7, 2019 Veritone One launches new monetisation tool; Cleanfeed to launch browser-based multitrack recorder
Podcasters earn money once a transaction takes place Visit https://podnews.net/update/veritone-one-influencer-bridge for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 6, 2019 Second virtual summit for podcasters announced
It'll be on September 18th, and is free. Visit https://podnews.net/update/virtual-podcaster-summit for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 5, 2019 Podsights releases “Open Downloads” spec
They have cited their problems with the IAB v2 standard Visit https://podnews.net/update/podsights-odl for all the links, and to subscribe.
Aug. 2, 2019 The new Apple Podcasts categories go live
Finally! :) Visit https://podnews.net/update/new-apple-categories-live for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 31, 2019 Data: podcasting and the UAE
Podcast listeners spend a third more on fish. No, really. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-united-arab-emirates for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 31, 2019 Is Amazon AWS an alternative to a real podcast host?
Yeah, nah. Except... Visit https://podnews.net/update/aws-alternative-to-real for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 30, 2019 Do The Right Thing returns; Spreaker launches Spreaker Prime monetisation
The service offers free hosting and a revenue share Visit https://podnews.net/update/do-the-right-thing for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 29, 2019 UK - 92 percent of podcasts are listened-to alone
Compares with radio, where about half of listening is with other people Visit https://podnews.net/update/92-percent-alone for all the links, and to …
July 26, 2019 AdBarker promises ad insertion for podcasters on any host
And more about Apple Podcasts categories Visit https://podnews.net/update/adbarker for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 24, 2019 Spotify continues to gain on Apple, which rolls out new categories
Spotify now bigger than Apple in Netherlands, Germany and Bulgaria Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-vs-apple-jun19 for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 24, 2019 Apple are putting new podcast category changes live
Work appears to be in progress Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcast-categories-live for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 23, 2019 Audioburst launches on Android Auto and Bixby
It'll deliver tailored playlists, including podcasts, controlled by voice. Visit https://podnews.net/update/audioburst-android-auto-bixby for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 22, 2019 39 percent of internet users consume podcasts every month
39 percent across the world. But Australia is 22 percent. Or 8.1 percent. Research. Visit https://podnews.net/update/39-percent for all the links, …
July 19, 2019 Acast doubles revenue year-on-year; Spotify solicits Spanish shows
Acast claims 1.3bn listens last year Visit https://podnews.net/update/acast-revenue for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 17, 2019 Audioboom revenue grows by 171% year-on-year
88 percent of the company's revenue is from the US Visit https://podnews.net/update/audioboom-revenue-up-171-percent for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 17, 2019 Apple to make its own exclusive podcasts
A Bloomberg report claims Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-make-exclusive-podcasts for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 16, 2019 Podcasts are getting shorter
Pdcsts r gettn shrtr Visit https://podnews.net/update/pdcsts-r-gettn-shrtr for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 15, 2019 The battle of the one-star reviews
There's been a big increase in one-star reviews since 1 July. Visit https://podnews.net/update/one-star-podcast-reviews for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 12, 2019 Audioboom adds new NYC studios
New studios give Audioboom the ability to produce more than 40 shows Visit https://podnews.net/update/audioboom-nyc for all the links, and to …
July 11, 2019 Stitcher and Wondery expand into the UK; podcast targeted with one-star reviews
Podfront UK launched today Visit https://podnews.net/update/podfront-launch for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 10, 2019 BBC Sounds Controller announced; Nielsen announces new podcast advertising service
The new Controller has worked in podcasting for some time Visit https://podnews.net/update/bbc-sounds-controller for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 9, 2019 Castbox has 3m daily users; The Infinite Dial comes to Germany
The company should be profitable by year end Visit https://podnews.net/update/castbox-3m-daily-users for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 8, 2019 Podcasts to come first on new Apple iPhone OS
The Apple Podcasts app will appear on the front page of new iPhones Visit https://podnews.net/update/ios13 for all the links, and …
July 5, 2019 The Nod visits Johannesburg, South Africa; BBC Sounds resets ratings
The hosts of The Nod are in South Africa Visit https://podnews.net/update/the-nod-bbc-sounds for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 4, 2019 75 per cent of UK ad agencies plan to spend more money on podcasts
Digital audio as a whole, including music services, will see 85% of agencies spending more. Visit https://podnews.net/update/uk-ad-agencies-to-spend-more for all the …
July 3, 2019 Podimo - a European Netflix for podcasts - raises $6m
It joins similar products from Sweden, France and the US Visit https://podnews.net/update/podimo-funding for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 2, 2019 Whooshkaa adds free dynamic ad insertion and transcription for all
The company says they host for 6,000 podcasters across the world. Visit https://podnews.net/update/whooshkaa-ad-insertion for all the links, and to subscribe.
July 1, 2019 Who's the fastest podcast host?
Daniel J Lewis investigates Visit https://podnews.net/update/fastest-podcast-host for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 28, 2019 Wondery to go global with $10m of funding
It's also hired Declan Moore Visit https://podnews.net/update/wondery-global for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 27, 2019 Podtrac admits to website error; Apple slips to below 60% of podcast downloads
Podtrac a bit too hasty in claims around compliance Visit https://podnews.net/update/podtrac-error-apple-down for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 26, 2019 Anchor: skipping the approval queue, and filling Apple Podcasts with illegal copyright material?
Anchor helps pollute the podcast directory for everyone - but why? Visit https://podnews.net/update/anchor-skipping-the-queue for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 25, 2019 Almost Tangible wins big at the NY Festival Awards
The company wins Best Production Company of the year, and four gold trophies Visit https://podnews.net/update/almost-tangible-nyfest for all the links, and …
June 23, 2019 Podcast gets conviction overturned
APM's reporting used as part of reason for reversed conviction Visit https://podnews.net/update/conviction-overturned for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 21, 2019 The radio station earning money from subscription podcasts
They have over 17,000 subscribers Visit https://podnews.net/update/tok-fm for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 20, 2019 Castbox integrates with Waze
Drivers can now listen to their favourite podcasts on Castbox while navigating to their destination with the Waze app. Visit …
June 19, 2019 Household tips from the 1950's; and a PM19 session not to miss
Newsletter editors force themselves awake while the sun is actually in the sky Visit https://podnews.net/update/pass-it-on for all the links, and …
June 18, 2019 French podcast publishers work together; Duolingo make a dual French/English podcast
Working group formed to define best practice Visit https://podnews.net/update/we-love-the-moon-because-it-is-close-to-us for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 16, 2019 Spotify gets a podcast redesign - and lets advertisers target listeners
Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-podcasts-targeting-advertising for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 14, 2019 Record companies agree: podcasting helps music discovery
However, music licensing is a disaster Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-music for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 13, 2019 Triton Digital acquires Omny Studio
Melbourne-based enterprise podcast host is now part of the US audio giant Visit https://podnews.net/update/triton-acquires-omny-podcast-day for all the links, and to …
June 12, 2019 Applications now open for Jesse Cox Audio Fellowship
Open for Australian residents Visit https://podnews.net/update/jesse-cox-fellowship-now-open for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 11, 2019 Spotify adds embedded player for podcasts
The embedded player has been redesigned. Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-embedding for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 10, 2019 Podcast Live's Rugby At Twickenham; Spotify's Daily Podcast Playlist
Live podcast event plans a rugby themed day Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-live-rugby-spotify for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 7, 2019 Death in Ice Valley to return with a live show; and Spotify beats Apple in more countries
Spotify continues to grow in comparison with Apple Podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/diiv-spotify for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 6, 2019 More on Apple's new categories, and a Spotify curated podcast playlist
They're quite clever really Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-categories-2 for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 5, 2019 Apple make over 100 changes to podcast categories
Podcast hosting companies were not informed of this change beforehand Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-categories-changed for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 4, 2019 US podcasting ad revenues up 53% to $479m; Apple Podcasts adds full-text transcript search and device sync
Dynamically-inserted advertising is responsible for nearly half of all revenue. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-ad-revenue-2018 for all the links, and to subscribe.
June 2, 2019 Apple to kill iTunes: why it makes no difference for podcasters
Does it mean the end for podcasting? Visit https://podnews.net/update/rip-itunes for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 31, 2019 Castro adds podcast clip sharing to its app: but does it help podcasting?
Yes, it does. Visit https://podnews.net/update/castro-sharing for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 30, 2019 Audible UK announces audio drama production grant
Five grand and central London studios up for grabs Visit https://podnews.net/update/audible-grant for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 29, 2019 Is podcasting in China really worth $7bn?
No. No, it isn't. Not really. Visit https://podnews.net/update/china-podcasting-market for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 28, 2019 Apple fixes New and Noteworthy
People say it's the only one where reviews and ratings actually matter Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-fixes-new-noteworthy for all the links, and to …
May 27, 2019 Libsyn plans new advertising platform; and Inside Star Wars launches this week
The company also plans to expand outside the US Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-ad-platform for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 24, 2019 Gimlet launches a new scripted LGBTQ+ series
Two Princes comes out on June 4th. Visit https://podnews.net/update/gimlet-lgbtq for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 23, 2019 How Spain listens to online audio
40% listen to podcasting, it turns out Visit https://podnews.net/update/spanish-audio-research for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 22, 2019 Infinite Dial Canada 2019 released in full
36% of Canadian adults listen to a podcast every month Visit https://podnews.net/update/infinite-dial-canada-2019-release for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 20, 2019 Libsyn podcast revenue up 16% in Q1 2019
The company hosts 4.9m media files Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-revenue-increase for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 20, 2019 Awards nights - podcasting's winners in Britain and Australia
We list the winners from the British Podcast Awards and the Australian Podcast Awards Visit https://podnews.net/update/british-and-australian-podcasts for all the links, …
May 17, 2019 Rob Greenlee moves to Libsyn
He'll work alongside another man called Rob Visit https://podnews.net/update/greenlee-libsyn for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 16, 2019 BBC plans 'public service algorithm' for personalisation
The new algorithm designed to 'pop your bubble' Visit https://podnews.net/update/bbc-purnell for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 15, 2019 Spotify launch a browser-based podcast audio editor
The software is browser-based and works on any laptop Visit https://podnews.net/update/soundtrap for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 14, 2019 Chartable launch SmartLinks, get $1.5m funding
The company's SmartLinks offer trackable analytics Visit https://podnews.net/update/chartable-funding-smartlinks for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 13, 2019 Three companies get IAB Certified; Arabic podcasts on the rise
The three include ART19, Voxnest, and the first non-US company to get certification Visit https://podnews.net/update/iab-certified-three for all the links, and …
May 9, 2019 Growth in podcast listening in Canada
36% of Canadians are now monthly podcast listeners Visit https://podnews.net/update/canada-growth for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 8, 2019 Google adds podcast results within main desktop search
Google puts podcasts in front of 63,000 searches a second Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-podcasts-search for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 7, 2019 Podfund - a funding source for podcasters - launches
Podfund has initial funding of $2.3m. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podfund-launch for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 7, 2019 Luminary fixes show note links in their apps
In one of their views, anyway. Visit https://podnews.net/update/luminary-show-notes for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 6, 2019 Show notes: only 60% of apps support links
Show notes? No notes, more like. (In some cases.) Visit https://podnews.net/update/show-notes-oh-dear for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 4, 2019 How people find new podcasts
This is actually a test of how shownotes display Visit https://podnews.net/update/discoverability-shownotestest for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 3, 2019 How people discover new podcasts
Social media is important, but not the most important Visit https://podnews.net/update/discoverability for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 2, 2019 Acast launches secure paid-for podcasts in almost any app; Pacific Content bought by Rogers
An alternative to Luminary for premium podcasts in future? Visit https://podnews.net/update/acast-pacific-content for all the links, and to subscribe.
May 1, 2019 Auxbus launches; NPR press the wrong button
Auxbus is a new podcast host for brands; NPR needs to check their dodgy code Visit https://podnews.net/update/auxbus-npr for all the …
April 30, 2019 New podcast host RedCircle launches; Parcast cost Spotify $55m
The new podcast host is free, and ad-supported Visit https://podnews.net/update/redcircle for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 29, 2019 Overcast launches clip-sharing to social media
Now you can share clips of your favourite podcast with others Visit https://podnews.net/update/overcast-clip-sharing for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 26, 2019 Luminary removes proxy server, disguises app user-agent, truncates show notes, removes donation links: more publishers exit
What a week. Visit https://podnews.net/update/luminary-oh-dear for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 25, 2019 Acast buys Pippa; three more publishers come off Luminary
The move doubles the amount of shows Acast has in its network Visit https://podnews.net/update/acast-pippa for all the links, and to …
April 23, 2019 Podcast downloads by country; and the Peabody Awards
The US is the most popular place for podcasts, with Canada at #2 Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-downloads-by-country for all the links, and …
April 23, 2019 Luminary launches - without some popular podcasts
The Daily, Gimlet shows, and more are all missing Visit https://podnews.net/update/luminary-launches for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 22, 2019 18m Crime Junkies; a Swootiful social app; de-umming with Spext
Crime Junkie is celebrating 18m downloads in two months Visit https://podnews.net/update/crime-junkies-downloads for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 19, 2019 Countries where podcasting is growing fastest
The top 4 are Spanish-speaking. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-countries for all the links, and to subscribe.
April 18, 2019 Wondery does a deal with Universal Music
The deal reportedly means that Wondery can use UMG's music catalog in its podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/wondery-omg-umg for all the links, …
April 17, 2019 The podcast that crashes car radios
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April 16, 2019 The Daily, The Weekly, the Apple Watch, and more Google Podcasts features
Michael Barbaro and Lisa Tobin from The Daily are the subject of a long piece in The Hollywood Reporter. Visit …
April 15, 2019 Is this one word we should all stop using?
One of the pieces of data from the Edison Research Podcast Consumer study says this word is a no-no. Visit …
April 11, 2019 Podcast Consumer 2019 released; Luminary sneek peek
70% of podcast consumers are doing nothing else when listening to podcasts, according to the data Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-consumer-19 for all …
April 10, 2019 Apple Podcasts now available on the web
The pages are responsive, and work on desktop *and* on Android phones. Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-web for all the links, and to …
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