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Daily news about the global podcasting and on-demand audio industry. Curated by James Cridland editor@podnews.net - visit https://podnews.net to get our free newsletter for all the links and more. [Podhero.com]

Daily news about the global podcasting and on-demand audio industry. Curated by James Cridland editor@podnews.net – visit https://podnews.net to get our free newsletter for all the links and more. [Podhero.com]

Episodes

APR 22, 2021 New Apple Podcasts system: shows disappear, multiple bugs
In Podnews today: Disappearing podcasts! Changing categories! 24-hour waits for access! Breaking third party apps! Come and get it! Also - Himalaya gives up on podcasts and Reddit's Clubhouse clone Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-bugs-disappearances for all the podcasting news, and …
APR 20, 2021 Apple Podcasts Subscriptions is launched
In Podnews today: Everything you need to know about Apple's new announcements: how you can benefit, and what might be next. And the bug that's pulled us off the platform entirely Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcast-subscriptions-hello for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily new…
APR 20, 2021 Facebook to add a podcast player and recording tool
In Podnews today: Facebook adds tons of new podcast features, as Apple prepares to announce new things too Visit https://podnews.net/update/facebook-podcasts-player for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 18, 2021 Facebook to get serious about podcasting
In Podnews today: Apple Podcasts Connect turns off new podcast submissions; Spotify's views on RSS - nice, but limited; Google Podcasts adds recommendations on the web Visit https://podnews.net/update/facebook-is-coming for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 16, 2021 iVoox builds Spanish podcast ad marketplace
In Podnews today: Apple Podcasts tweaks for iOS14.5; Resonate launches a Remote Recorder; we're giving away $400m of additional value; The Book Review is 15 Visit https://podnews.net/update/ivoox-spanish-ad-marketplace for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 15, 2021 Spotify announces new podcast charts
In Podnews today: New charts; Feedburner - it's alive; Audioboom in profit; Backupmypodcast launches; Podthon'21 is happening; Wondery spills the Secret Sauce Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-charts-how-they-work for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 14, 2021 Google Podcasts hits new installation milestone
In Podnews today: Amazon Podcasts launches to another 1.5bn people. RØDE adds new software. Poductivity enters alpha mode. Who killed the radio star? Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-podcasts-hits-100m for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 13, 2021 WTF - an award at The Ambies
In Podnews today: Libsyn has been shopping again; a podcast-format UpFront from Sounds Profitable; Audioboom signs more agreements Visit https://podnews.net/update/wtf-award-ambies-update for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 12, 2021 Stay Tuned for a new Vox Media acquisition
In Podnews today: The 36% of shows with more than 10 episodes. Audioboom's finances. Podcasting in France. Value4Value takes off Visit https://podnews.net/update/stay-tuned-vox-media for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 8, 2021 Union agreement at Gimlet, The Ringer
In Podnews today: Podcasting is bigger than Pandora or Spotify; and a new Clubhouse-like app Visit https://podnews.net/update/union-agreements for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 8, 2021 New features for the RØDECaster Pro
In Podnews today: The NYT looks for student podcasters; Spotify removes more Joe Rogan shows Visit https://podnews.net/update/rodecaster-firmware for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 7, 2021 Time to rename the Apple Podcast Chart?
In Podnews today: Google Podcasts tests 'heart' buttons for recommendations; Breez makes Bitcoin from your podcast a little easier; Casted raises $7m Visit https://podnews.net/update/rename-apple-podcast-chart for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 6, 2021 The illusion of 2 million podcasts
In Podnews today: Do we really have 2 million podcasts? Should we be counting shows with just 3 episodes or fewer? Visit https://podnews.net/update/2-million-illusion for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 5, 2021 Wondery to double in size this year
In Podnews today: Reviews for good returns; Canadian Podcast Awards open; Spotify launches Daily Drive (without the drive) in France Visit https://podnews.net/update/wondery-doubling for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
APR 2, 2021 Libsyn buys podcast ad company
In Podnews today: The latest acquisition from Libsyn; plus Audioburst adds podcasts into any app, and Godcasts no longer the no.1 format in Apple Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-advertisecast for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 31, 2021 New children's book aims to teach podcasting ad-tech
In Podnews today: A new timely podcast; AccuRadio to switch to AM; Mark Cuban's Fireside; new podcaster's bracelet; and more Visit https://podnews.net/update/kids-book-on-podcasting for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 31, 2021 Libsyn 5 available to all in beta
In Podnews today: Spotify buys Clubhouse-a-like and launched new Sound Up programs. Entercom has a new name Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn5-beta-launched for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 30, 2021 The acclaimed West Cork now available for free
In Podnews today: Acast+ launches, Apple Podcasts Connect is a bit broken, go and vote for The Ambies, and NPR's student finalists Visit https://podnews.net/update/west-cork-free for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 29, 2021 The Ramsey Show hits a billion
In Podnews today: Podcasters can now earn Bitcoin from their podcast. And, learn what a beignet is Visit https://podnews.net/update/ramsey-billion for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 26, 2021 Samsung launches Samsung Podcasts
In Podnews today: Blubrry and Libsyn are first to partner with the phone company. And Alex Jones is still podcasting Visit https://podnews.net/update/samsung-podcasts for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 25, 2021 The female economy - podcast listening among women
In Podnews today: Clubhouse - male and young, says research; The Podcast Academy to start sharing resource guides Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-listening-women for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 24, 2021 There are now 2 million podcasts
In Podnews today: The total number of shows hit 2,004,462 overnight. And Bryan Barletta shows us how podcast prefix analytics work Visit https://podnews.net/update/2-million-podcasts for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 23, 2021 PodTV launches on smart TVs and the web
In Podnews today: Podcasters don't want to pay to listen, claims some data. Dan Bongino owes his radio career to podcasting Visit https://podnews.net/update/podtv-smart-tv for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 22, 2021 Podcasting: a billion dollar market in the US this year
In Podnews today: iVoox celebrates Spanish-language success; religious podcasts publish the most episodes; the podcast with 12,000 episodes Visit https://podnews.net/update/billion-dollars-podcasting for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 18, 2021 Live captions for every podcast in Google Chrome
In Podnews today: Spotify India advertises podcasts on TV; Triton Digital's new podcast ranker for the US Visit https://podnews.net/update/google-live-captions-chrome for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 18, 2021 It's a date! Podcast Movement confirms dates and venues for 2022
In Podnews today: In-person events next year; a proposal for an incognito mode for podcast apps; Libsyn's new director and how he could help the company Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-movement-2022-dates for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 17, 2021 Overcast to skip stats services
In Podnews today: City Cast launches in Chicago; data from France; and hello Blubrry Visit https://podnews.net/update/overcast-skips-redirects for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 16, 2021 When 1 second of listening means a 90 second download
In Podnews today: More changes to Apple Podcasts, as it drops the word 'free' Visit https://podnews.net/update/streaming-myth for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 15, 2021 Free music packs for podcasts
In Podnews today: Free tickets to Podbean's Finance Podcast Week, too; and why to invest in @libsyn Visit https://podnews.net/update/free-music-podcasts for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 12, 2021 Triton Digital and Edison Research: Podcast listening up to a new high
In Podnews today: 41% of US adults 12+ now listen to podcasts monthly, says the data Visit https://podnews.net/update/infinite-dial-21 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 11, 2021 How no commuting affected podcasts last year
In Podnews today: Apple Podcasts isn't changing automatic downloads after all Visit https://podnews.net/update/no-commuting-no for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 10, 2021 Entercom acquires podcast influencer marketplace Podcorn
In Podnews today: The company valued at $22.5m. And Apple Podcasts will no longer automatically download new episodes by default. Visit https://podnews.net/update/entercom-podcorn-up for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 9, 2021 'Follow our podcast': Apple Podcasts to stop using 'subscribe'
In Podnews today: The way we talk about podcasts will change forever: no more 'subscribe', a lot more 'follow', as Apple follows Spotify, Amazon and Stitcher Visit https://podnews.net/update/follow-not-subscribe for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 8, 2021 Spotify announces a new focus on women creators
In Podnews today: Spotify's EQUAL; one new podcast episode every six seconds; Aussie podcast data; recording in Clubhouse is now easier; new Podcast Index API documentation Visit https://podnews.net/update/spot-womn for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 5, 2021 The Ambies 2021: the full nominations
In Podnews today: The nominations in full for the Ambies; Google Podcasts and Apple Podcasts to both improve, Guy Raz on Clubhouse Visit https://podnews.net/update/ambies-2021-noms-up for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 4, 2021 The first podcast to be released as an NFT?
In Podnews today: More stories about Gimlet's working environment. People have been keeping their LinkedIn data updated. Pavarotti Visit https://podnews.net/update/nft-wtf for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 3, 2021 The road ahead: Spotify to overtake Apple?
In Podnews today: Spotify to overtake Apple - for listeners, if not downloads - this year? And there's free RAIN in New York today Visit https://podnews.net/update/the-road-ahead for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
MAR 2, 2021 Lady Bird Johnson's daily audio diaries make it to podcast
In Podnews today: A new archive podcast. Plus: the IAB Tech Lab asks for public feedback to an email inbox that doesn't work Visit https://podnews.net/update/johnson-iab for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 28, 2021 Nielsen: US podcast listeners are more diverse than population
In Podnews today: Harry and Meghan's podcast is worth $25m. Interviewee takes Spotify to court, alleging it cast doubt on her judgement. IPv6 is coming Visit https://podnews.net/update/diversity-of-podcast-listeners for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 25, 2021 Android gains against iOS worldwide
In Podnews today: iHeartMedia splits into two divisions; there's a podcast studio coming to the Wynn Las Vegas; Clubhouse dodginess Visit https://podnews.net/update/android-gaining-on-ios for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 25, 2021 BetterHelp spent $4.4m on podcasts in January
In Podnews today: The #1 podcaster in the US, DAX goes for Canada-NPR-eh, iHeart goes for the UK Visit https://podnews.net/update/betterhelp-jan for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 24, 2021 Attacks briefly knock some podcast hosts offline
In Podnews today: We speak to the hacker behind a set of DDoS attacks on podcast hosts. A company transcribes podcasts without permission. Cumulus Media sees 1bn downloads Visit https://podnews.net/update/ddos-attacks for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 23, 2021 Subscriptions, new features and The Bosses: Spotify's big day
In Podnews today: Spotify launches paid subscriptions, podcast advertising, better searching, video podcasting, new shows, more countries, etc etc etc Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-stream-on for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 22, 2021 TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts
In Podnews today: Buzzsprout suffers DDOS attack, Podimo attracts more funding, and the tech stuff Visit https://podnews.net/update/ted-audio-collective-launched for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 19, 2021 Who's moving where?
In Podnews today: Live data to show the hosts that established podcasts are switching to. RadioPublic acquired by Acast. And, trouble at @replyall Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasters-choosing-new-hosts for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 17, 2021 iHeartMedia to buy Triton Digital
In Podnews today: The #1 in podcasting gets more #1-like. AdsWizz gets new IAB certification. PodcastOS, and Clubhouse Visit https://podnews.net/update/iheart-triton for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 16, 2021 Andy Bowers is co-founder of new podcast company
In Podnews today: Amazon Music is hiring; Spotify is doing a live event thing; Buzzsprout imports podcast stats Visit https://podnews.net/update/andy-bowers-pitaya for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 16, 2021 Acast reaffirms commitment to open podcasting
In Podnews today: Open podcasting is the thing, says Acast. Spotify posts clips of Joe Rogan on open RSS to entice listeners. MENA podcast listening data Visit https://podnews.net/update/acast-open-podcasting for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 14, 2021 Who wants to moderate podcasts?
In Podnews today: A new job at Apple; another French ranker; ffmpeg command line fun; iHeart's new collaboration with APM and the BBC Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-moderation for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 12, 2021 Libsyn acquires production platform Auxbus
In Podnews today: Happy Africa Podcast Day! NPR listeners are getting more loyal; and money off Hindenburg tomorrow Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-auxbus for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 11, 2021 iHeartRadio still No.1 in Australia
In Podnews today: iHeart still No.1 For Podcasts; Podz launches; Libsyn5 in beta; and Austrian podcasts awarded Visit https://podnews.net/update/iheart-australia-jan21 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 9, 2021 iHeart 3D Audio to make podcasts more immersive
In Podnews today: Binaural podcasting to be more of a thing; Edison Research release top shows of 2020; Backtracks' new player SDK Visit https://podnews.net/update/iheart-3d-audio-binaural for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 9, 2021 Mark Cuban's 'next-gen' podcasting platform
In Podnews today: Cuban to launch Clubhousealike; Acast Norway sees 266% increase in revenue; and how to get another billion podcast listeners Visit https://podnews.net/update/cuban-fireside-not-that-fireside for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 8, 2021 Fair use - what it means for podcasters
In Podnews today: Fair use and you; Andy Mills resigns from the NYT; Paris Hilton and Mike Pence to make (separate) podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/fair-use-podcasters-mills for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 5, 2021 The New York Times made $36m from podcast ads in 2020
In Podnews today: Michael Barbaro apologises; Google Podcasts tweaks; Lantigua-Williams launches; Joe Budden confusion Visit https://podnews.net/update/nyt-q2020 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 4, 2021 A quarter of Spotify users now use podcasts there too
In Podnews today: Podcast consumption in Denmark grows; support for podcast:location tag, and Radio France does a deal Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-q42020 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 3, 2021 There were two new podcasts every minute in 2020
In Podnews today: Amazon Music launches in Canada; iHeartRadio still #1; Resistance returns Visit https://podnews.net/update/two-a-second for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 2, 2021 New podcast shows off DAI building blocks
In Podnews today: New version of SquadCast; Apple Podcasts to get a redesign; and when 'forever free' isn't forever Visit https://podnews.net/update/dai-podcast for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
FEB 1, 2021 New Spotify book, and patent for mood detection by voice
In Podnews today: A new microphone for under $100; 1-in-10 podcasts using the new podcast namespace tags; and Sounds Profitable starts a new podcast Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-book for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 28, 2021 New global podcasting conference announced
In Podnews today: Spotify is #1 in Spain; the NYT's audio department gets a supervisor; and the meaning of the Anchor logo Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcastday24-conference for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 27, 2021 PodcastOne: 'Podcasting to grow to $5-10bn through video'
In Podnews today: Transistor's Justin Jackson says podcasting's slow and steady growth is right for the industry, though. Downloads slump almost 10% during holiday season. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-one-video for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 26, 2021 Anchor gets a new look
In Podnews today: Spotify adds audiobooks. New players for Backtracks and Shuffle. Libsyn adds Podcast Index namespace. The podcasts earning the big bucks from Patreon. Visit https://podnews.net/update/new-look-for-anchor for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 25, 2021 How Jordan Harbinger buys $40,000 of host-read ads a month
In Podnews today: What a podcast advertiser is looking for in a good host-read ad. Podmetrics launches monetisation for podcasts of all sizes. Podcast ad growth. A new big podcast Visit https://podnews.net/update/jordan-harbinger-host-read for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newslette…
JAN 25, 2021 Magellan AI launch 'Really Good Podcast Ads'
In Podnews today: A place to find really good podcast ads. Andrew Yang sells bidets. Larry King on interviewing. How to get great show notes Visit https://podnews.net/update/really-good-podcast-ads for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 22, 2021 Office Ladies is Podcast of the Year at the iHeart Podcast Awards
In Podnews today: Spotify launches Streaming Ad Insertion in the UK and Germany. Anchor buys ads for itself on its own service; and more on podcasting's 20th anniversary. Visit https://podnews.net/update/office-ladies-podcast-of-the-year for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 20, 2021 New tool lets you explore your podcast's neighbourhood
In Podnews today: A deep-dive into Triton Digital Podcast Metrics; more on Apple's subscription service; Vox releases new short-form podcast collection Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-audience-graph for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 19, 2021 Happy 20th Birthday, Podcasting
In Podnews today: It's 20 years since the first ever podcast feed. Apple Podcasts is #1 in Russia; ProPublica reports on extremists using Apple Podcasts; SoundCloud and AdsWizz sign a deal in Europe Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-20-years-old-today for all the podcasting news, and to g…
JAN 19, 2021 Apple Podcasts shines a spotlight on independent voices
In Podnews today: Massive, $416m podcast consolidation deal; CES brings new ideas; and why not to ignore Instagram Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-spotlight for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 17, 2021 Apple to launch podcast subscriptions?
In Podnews today: Apple plans monetisation for podcasters, and privately tests an Apple Podcasts app on Windows. Spotify's podcasts not successful, says investors; Barbaro apologises Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcast-subscriptions for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsl…
JAN 15, 2021 Losing money, Pocket Casts is put up for sale
In Podnews today: Infinite Dial date announced; Triton Digital deep dive; why Captivate is off YouTube; Clubhouse for podcasters; dogs Visit https://podnews.net/update/pocket-casts-for-sale for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 13, 2021 Todd Cochrane makes it to 1,500 Geek News Central episodes
In Podnews today: Podchaser announces a $4m funding round; Choses à Savoir est maintenant aussi une chose aux États-Unis; more Daily drama; Clubhouse vs Twitter Spaces Visit https://podnews.net/update/geek-news-central-episode-1500 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 13, 2021 Condé Nast podcast management criticised
In Podnews today: Condé Nasty? Spotify removes another podcast for conspiracy theories; Descript gets $30m; Libsyn talks privacy; and how the Apple Podcast Charts works, according to Apple themselves. Visit https://podnews.net/update/conde-nasty for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily new…
JAN 12, 2021 Social podcast app Breaker won't close after all
In Podnews today: Buzzsprout launches dynamic content; Aussie podcast ranker is published; free Asian podcast ever from Acast Visit https://podnews.net/update/breaker-sold-to-maple for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 11, 2021 'Wow in the World' gets 100 million downloads
In Podnews today: Pandora now worth $1bn less. New Chairperson for the Podcast Academy is Donald Albright. BBC says trails for podcasts work. And directories to be in. Visit https://podnews.net/update/wow-100-million-downloads for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 8, 2021 Adelicious, a podcast monetisation agency, publicly launches
In Podnews today: Three new people on The Podcast Academy board; Amazon charge for podcasts; Headliner works for diversity in images Visit https://podnews.net/update/adelicious-launches-uk for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 7, 2021 Greenlee to step down as Podcast Academy Chair
In Podnews today: Libsyn won't support Podcasting 2.0 yet; AdsWizz and Simplecast release podcast trends report; BBC launch African podcast competition Visit https://podnews.net/update/greenlee-to-step-down for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 6, 2021 Megaphone added to ad-block lists
In Podnews today: Google Podcasts tweaked; Welsh language podcasts increase; talkRADIO banned; Amazon make another big purchase Visit https://podnews.net/update/megaphone-block-list for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 4, 2021 Breaker team to join Twitter; podcast app to close
In Podnews today: Twitter buys Breaker - the people, but not the app. And there were 1,038,191 new podcasts last year Visit https://podnews.net/update/breakertwitterfuntimes for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
JAN 4, 2021 Evergreen Podcasts to double output in 2021
In Podnews today: The biggest podcast advertiser last week; Parler is auto-downloading podcasts; and the 7 companies that control 75% of podcast feeds Visit https://podnews.net/update/evergreen-to-double for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 31, 2020 '246 companies' get your Spotify data
In Podnews today: Spotify and Apple's interesting privacy choices. PRX's 2020; what Hernan Lopez will do next Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-privacy for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 30, 2020 Amazon buys Wondery
In Podnews today: For a rumoured price of $300m, is it the last big podcast purchase? Read our analysis of what Amazon sees in Wondery, and what might be next Visit https://podnews.net/update/amazon-buys-wondery for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 30, 2020 Spotify's podcast problem: bootlegs
In Podnews today: Too many people uploading naughty versions of songs, says Variety. Fable and Folly announce new shows; and Podpage gets a glowing review in TechCrunch Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-bootlegs for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 29, 2020 New podcast digs into weird news in local newspapers
In Podnews today: Sounds Profitable to launch an ad-tech podcast; ProSound reviews new microphones; Apple still #1 say Libsyn Visit https://podnews.net/update/strange-things-in-newspapers for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 28, 2020 Chinese government increasingly interested in podcasts
In Podnews today: The biggest advertiser in podcasts during November; podcasting to 'peter out' in 2021; and the best audio drama from 2020 Visit https://podnews.net/update/china-censor for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 25, 2020 Questions asked of the New York Times after Caliphate
In Podnews today: Questions about ethics and fairness surround the show. Plus - grab a free tool for remote recording, and Rob Greenlee looks at 2021 in podcasting Visit https://podnews.net/update/caliphate-questions for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 23, 2020 The podcast:location tag is finalised
In Podnews today: New location tags help podcast discovery. Joe Rogan has a new advertiser. We publish our RSS logs. Spotify's trying something new Visit https://podnews.net/update/location-location-location for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 23, 2020 Triton Digital: US podcast downloads dip into the holidays
In Podnews today: Blubrry adds JioSaavn and Gaana; Spotify's Jay Richman reckons they're much better than everyone else; and when 'just good enough' isn't Visit https://podnews.net/update/down-down-downloads-are-down for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 22, 2020 Satirical podcast News Fighters goes SansPants
In Podnews today: A free bootcamp for aspiring podcast editors from underrepresented groups; a new Latin American podcast ranker; Libsyn to support new podcasting tags; and @dylabolical's News Fighters Visit https://podnews.net/update/news-fighters-without-trousers for all the podcasting news, and …
DEC 21, 2020 Spotify's podcast boss Liz Gateley to leave?
In Podnews today: Trouble at the top at Spotify? Big shows in Nigeria and India; a new man at the top of NZME's digital audio; the NYT gets a thing wrong Visit https://podnews.net/update/gateley-leaving-maybe for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 17, 2020 Netflix's audio-only mode could threaten podcasting
In Podnews today: Triton says US podcast downloads fell 5% in November. ESPN has a record year. Vox Media Studios to double their shows. A sports podcast crowd-funds $135,000 Visit https://podnews.net/update/netflix-threatening-podcasting for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 17, 2020 Why has music streaming stopped growing?
In Podnews today: A gift guide for the podcaster in your life; a fancy voice booth; bye Google Play Music Podcasts we hardly used you; and a podcast about regular expressions Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasts-killed-the-recording-star for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsle…
DEC 16, 2020 Spotify signs Meghan and Prince Harry
In Podnews today: The Bello Collective publishes its 100 Outstanding Podcasts of 2020. The Podscape remembers who we are. The IAB to move Podcast Upfronts to May. And how to spot Google Podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/hazza-and-mezza for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsl…
DEC 15, 2020 Podcast Taxonomy Consortium gives us clearer job descriptions
In Podnews today: Spotify's podcasters go on strike; Chartable release privact report; The Ambies close today; podcast advertising still growing Visit https://podnews.net/update/taxonomy-consortium for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 14, 2020 Newsletter service Substack is the latest free podcast host
In Podnews today: The company that removed podcasts from their app after podcasters demanded consent. A new Puerto Rican podcast host. And happy 20th, podcasting! Visit https://podnews.net/update/substack-podcasting for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 10, 2020 Patreon comes out top for donations, says podcaster
In Podnews today: Spotify does something cool in Sweden, Refer-o-matic shares podcasts shared, Deezer fastest growing Mexican music app Visit https://podnews.net/update/patreon-coins for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 10, 2020 Night-time is podcast time in India
In Podnews today: A new Aussie #1 podcast; Podcast Radio to make shows as well as broadcast them; and YouTube knows who's won the US Presidential election Visit https://podnews.net/update/night-time-podcast-time for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 9, 2020 38% believe there are too many ads in podcasts
In Podnews today: People still feel positive towards podcast ads though. Predictions for 2021; and Howard Stern signs on with SiriusXM but no podcasts? Visit https://podnews.net/update/super-listeners-2020 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 8, 2020 A closer look at the New York Times's podcasting
In Podnews today: How much money does it make? And does our Editor have a tedious story about East 17's Brian Harvey? Visit https://podnews.net/update/nyt-look for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
DEC 7, 2020 AdsWizz launches survey
In Podnews today: How does your podcast artwork look in apps? We've a tool to help. Funding for audio drama - how's that work? And namespace news. Visit https://podnews.net/update/adswizz-survey for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 27, 2018 Podnews - your daily briefing for podcasting and on-demand
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