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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/mp3]

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/mp3]

Episodes

OCT 25, 2021 Learnings from She Podcasts LIVE
In Podnews today: Tom Webster shares his keynote; Captivate to launch AMIE; new schema for podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/she-podcasts-learnings for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 21, 2021 Anchor and Spotify launch proprietary video podcasts
In Podnews today: They're video podcasts, but not as you know it, Jim. And, Podchaser adds new community features Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-video-podcasts for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 21, 2021 Chartable launches 'sales sheets' for your advertisers
In Podnews today: Independent data to promote your show; Audacy buys a bit of WideOrbit; Facebook's podcast plans Visit https://podnews.net/update/chartable-sales-sheets for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 20, 2021 New Media Show to chat with Facebook about podcasting
In Podnews today: What's up at Facebook? We might find out. Plus, which CDNs does podcasting use, and what Spotify is hiring for Visit https://podnews.net/update/nms-facebook-podcasting for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 19, 2021 Harbinger renews with PodcastOne for 'high seven figure deal'
In Podnews today: He does almost 11m monthly downloads; Megaphone launches in some European countries; Spotify's guest recommendations Visit https://podnews.net/update/jordan-harbinger-renews for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 18, 2021 Apple explains how automatic downloads work
In Podnews today: Apple opens up; AdLarge posts buying guide; TargetSpot revenue increases; Aussie podcaster on US television Visit https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcast-downloads-explanation for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 15, 2021 Budden ex-buddies sign with Stitcher
In Podnews today: Rory and Mal head to SiriusXM; Spotify is breaking podcasts; Audacy buys something for $40m Visit https://podnews.net/update/rory-and-mal-and-stitcher for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 14, 2021 Last Podcast on the Left to stop being Spotify Exclusive
In Podnews today: Spotify adds a new video podcast in the UK; iHeartRadio announces nominees for awards, and Audiomeans publishes Podcast City Visit https://podnews.net/update/last-podcast-goes-right-off-spotify for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 13, 2021 A fluent Spanish podcast from a non-Spanish speaker
In Podnews today: Synthetic voices sound amazing. Plus, Google Podcasts is blocking access to some podcasts, and a new International Head of Apple Podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/fluent-spanish-non-speaker for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 12, 2021 Exclusive: Spotify catching up with Apple: but are they?
In Podnews today: It all depends what you measure. Plus, Facebook launches an Audio hub on their mobile app, in the Watch tab, because that makes sense Visit https://podnews.net/update/wacky-races for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 11, 2021 Eric Nuzum's Lisbon masterclass
In Podnews today: Data from Europe, the YouTube of Podcasting, Zencastr goes for transcriptions Visit https://podnews.net/update/eric-nuzum-podcastguru for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 8, 2021 'Fat Leonard' podcast exposes corruption in US military
In Podnews today: Anchor still leading the pack; data from Latvia and Norway; Audioboom launches Audioboom Studios (again); and Techmeme Ride Home's investment fund Visit https://podnews.net/update/fat-leonard for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 7, 2021 Spotify and Anchor unveil new podcast monetisation options
In Podnews today: A number of new ways to earn money from podcasts on Spotify; plus, new toys from Descript and Clubhouse Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-anchor-podcast-monetisation for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 6, 2021 13-23 year-olds prefer Spotify
In Podnews today: This may not be a good thing, though. Plus, iHeart still #1; a new Black Podcasting App; and more sign to Acast Visit https://podnews.net/update/genz-prefer-spotify for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 5, 2021 Why do we call it a 'podcast'?
In Podnews today: Ozy Media is the undead, a new social audio platform in Nigeria, and a show goes on the road Visit https://podnews.net/update/why-do-we-call-it-a-podcast for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 4, 2021 OZY Media shuts down after reports about business practices
In Podnews today: The Daily is preferred over NPR shows, even by NPR listeners, says survey, and Fireside Chat changes terms governing your use of your own content Visit https://podnews.net/update/ozy-media-closes for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
OCT 1, 2021 Spotify add Q&A and polls; Clubhouse to enable recording
In Podnews today: Spotify launches proprietary Q&A; and polls; Captivate adds guest booking system; Clubhouse says recording is coming Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-qa-polls for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 30, 2021 Apple, Omny Studio release data; Acast promote shows
In Podnews today: FIRST LOOK: Popular paid subscriptions, and free channels, from Apple; data from Omny Studio, and podcasts are now on radios Visit https://podnews.net/update/int-podcast-day-21 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 29, 2021 iOS 15's Private Relay - and its impact on podcasting
In Podnews today: Clubhouse's creators realise they're better off podcasting; Wondery launches new kids service; Scott Aukerman launches premium comedy network Visit https://podnews.net/update/private-relay-effect for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 28, 2021 Popular US rom-com podcast's first international production
In Podnews today: A new automatic audio check; Hindenburg discounts on the way; The Economist focuses on the climate emergency; new player from Captivate Visit https://podnews.net/update/meet-cute-nigeria for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 27, 2021 Sweden is #1 for podcasting
In Podnews today: Ireland and Brazil also top the list. Plus, a new tool to help you organise your show; and all the swear words ever spoken in the UK Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasting-popular-countries for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 23, 2021 Ashley Flowers non-profit gets arrest in unsolved case
In Podnews today: Funding group is helping with 31 cases. An indie podcast gets into the papers. Himalaya pivots again. Clubhouse adds Wave Visit https://podnews.net/update/season-of-justice-arrest for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 23, 2021 A podcast network for women
In Podnews today: Plus, awards to enter, surveys to fill in, Spotify in trouble again, and Google Podcasts to get a new lick of paint Visit https://podnews.net/update/ossa-collective for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 22, 2021 Advertisers underinvest in audio, says study
In Podnews today: Advertisers missing out on audio. Spotify might overtake Apple by the end of the year, except they have already, except they're nowhere near, except WHO KNOWS REALLY? Visit https://podnews.net/update/mind-the-gap for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 21, 2021 Virgin Atlantic chooses indie podcast
In Podnews today: If a small indie podcaster can, so can you. Plus, a webinar from Magellan AI, a bite-sized video clip generator, and Blubrry makes changes Visit https://podnews.net/update/virgin-atlantic-chooses-indie for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 20, 2021 Early podcast history in the UK
In Podnews today: British podcast history; iOS 15 released today with new podcast features; Cuban podcasting growing; naming your podcast Visit https://podnews.net/update/early-uk-podcast-history for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 16, 2021 US Latinos - non-podcast listeners already listening to spoken word
In Podnews today: iVoox launches new podcaster dashboard; Zencastr has a pause removal tool; C13Features signs more Hollywood stars Visit https://podnews.net/update/us-latino-21-report for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 16, 2021 October's NAB Show cancelled
In Podnews today: Show cancels with just a few weeks to go. Nielsen release Podcasting Today report with useful data. Samsung Free expands Visit https://podnews.net/update/nab-show-2021-cancelled for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 14, 2021 Brad Smith promoted at SiriusXM
In Podnews today: New shows from Evergreen Podcasts, Pitches On Fire! and a podcast turns into a play Visit https://podnews.net/update/brad-smith-promoted for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 14, 2021 TED uses dynamic audio insertion to make a random episode
In Podnews today: Mail-Climp is bought; Australian Podcast Ranker released; new female-focused podcasts from DM Podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/dynamic-insertion-ted for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 13, 2021 Inside the Player FM redesign
In Podnews today: Our Editor asks Spotify what they know about him. Australian Podcast Awards announce new partners. And a value4value podcast search Visit https://podnews.net/update/inside-player-fm-redesign for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 10, 2021 iVoox releases Spanish podcast data
In Podnews today: Spanish podcasts grew 6.8x last year. Get ready for 'Canción Exploder'; and Ximalaya cancels its US IPO Visit https://podnews.net/update/ivoox-spain-podcast-data for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 9, 2021 Analyst: Spotify needs a new approach
In Podnews today: 'We think Spotify needs new management and a new approach' - ouch. Australia's Podcast Ranker now ranks by audience reach, and Blubrry's new dashboard Visit https://podnews.net/update/wrong-way-go-back for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 8, 2021 Libsyn's AdvertiseCast to release monthly ad-rates report
In Podnews today: Monthly data to help the industry; Acast works with US publishers for non-US revenue; Fresh Air Production and Pacific Content join forces; Hot Pod acquired Visit https://podnews.net/update/libsyn-advertisecast-adrates for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 7, 2021 SmartLess jumps into the Podtrac top 20
In Podnews today: Less is more. Popular. Magellan, sie lieben die deutsche sprache. Paid podcasting in Europe; Erick Erickson signs with BG Visit https://podnews.net/update/smartless-is-more for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 5, 2021 Podcast listening grows in Germany
In Podnews today: Apple Podcasts is 7th biggest app in Germany. Also, data from New Zealand and Clubhouse, and a concern from Kenya about data costs Visit https://podnews.net/update/german-podcast-statistics for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
SEP 2, 2021 Supercast sees success in cross-platform paid podcast subscriptions
In Podnews today: 10,000 paying subscribers in just two days. RedCircle raises $6m. Callin raises $12m. Twitter to help podcasts earn money, maybe; and Spotify wants to label swears Visit https://podnews.net/update/supercast-subscription-points for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily news…
SEP 1, 2021 US podcast ad spend up by almost a quarter
In Podnews today: Joe Rogan has COVID-19; Apple forced to allow alternative payment methods; Spotify takes to the air; and a Podnews industry news ranker Visit https://podnews.net/update/us-adspend-m521 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 31, 2021 Zack Reneau-Wedeen leaves Google Podcasts on a high
In Podnews today: We look back on the world's #3 podcast app. Amazon to build a Clubhouse-a-like. Rabia Chaudry partners with Kast Media Visit https://podnews.net/update/zach-leaves-goog for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 31, 2021 Darknet Diaries sees success with Apple Podcasts paid subscriptions
In Podnews today: Success for one indie; plus, podcast listeners are incredibly attractive, and Apple Music is to go classical Visit https://podnews.net/update/darknet-diaries-apple-subs for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 29, 2021 Tascam launches the Mixcast 4
In Podnews today: Clubhouse adds spatial audio, podcast subscription revenue might not be easy, a best practices website Visit https://podnews.net/update/tascam-mixcast-4 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 27, 2021 Kiernan Shipka to appear in feature-length scripted podcast
In Podnews today: Evo's podcast app manifesto; podcasting 'ideal for misleading information'; an audio drama day in London, and Cuban podcast platform closes Visit https://podnews.net/update/kiernan-shipka-feature-length for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 26, 2021 Podsights terminates contract with Libsyn, citing bad conduct
In Podnews today: Libsyn's also paying penalties for late filing. Joe Rogan has lost influence since moving to Spotify; and Audioboom might have found a buyer Visit https://podnews.net/update/advertisecast-podsights for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 25, 2021 Spotify opens paid subscriptions to all US Anchor users
In Podnews today: Now any Anchor user in the US can charge for their shows. Podopolo launches, and there's a strange #9 show in Spotify's top 10 Visit https://podnews.net/update/spot-paid-anchor-aug25 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 24, 2021 Shhh - internal Spotify podcast data leaked
In Podnews today: Gimlet's not doing very well, the numbers suggest. The Australian Podcast Awards return. Podchaser spiffs up their creator profiles, and we make up a number Visit https://podnews.net/update/shhh-spotify-leak for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 22, 2021 HP gets into podcast advertising
In Podnews today: Spotify make more shows exclusives, Apple doubles affiliate payout for podcasting, and an audio splitter powered by AI Visit https://podnews.net/update/hp-podcast-advertising for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 20, 2021 Podcast downloads fall worldwide following Apple bug
In Podnews today: It's not just you. Plus, The Ringer signs a deal with WWE; and the top female-run podcast companies Visit https://podnews.net/update/downloads-are-down for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 19, 2021 The IAB Podcast Upfront announces final agenda
In Podnews today: It's Sep 9-10. Spotify adds more Music and Talk territories, Apple Podcasts under renewed criticism, Riverside releases v2.0 Visit https://podnews.net/update/iab-podcast-upfront-21-agenda for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
AUG 18, 2021 The winners and losers when IP addresses go away
In Podnews today: Acast release significant growth figures; German podcast data; and avoiding burnout Visit https://podnews.net/update/ip-addresses-disappear 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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