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There’s a lot that subscription on-demand audio gambits can learn from the increasingly formidable world of mindfulness apps.
Plus: the BBC moves to monetize outside the U.K., talent agencies keep moving in, and 50 billion is a big number.
Plus: A subscription-first audio product doesn’t necessarily have to be big, grappling with politicians’ podcasts, and developments in podcast-to-broadcast.
Plus: Panoply grabs some big partners, question marks at Acast, and success in local podcasting through Hearken.
Plus: Podcast ad blindness, growth in the potential market for Audible Channels, and how audio ad dollars are seeking scale.
Plus: Gimlet ends Sampler, Science Friday expands, and a new resource makes it easier to discover podcasts by people of color.
Plus: A new star-studded show from the Welcome to Night Vale team, the state of Australian podcast listening, and a word on the lack of radio and podcast-related coverage in Fall Arts Previews.
Getting revenue directly from listeners is not an immediate priority for most podcast companies. But when payment does arrive, will the money go mostly to producers, networks, or platforms? Part 3 of a five-part series on the business of on-demand audio.
Plus: a new model for audio native advertising (sponsor-produced episodes in an otherwise editorial show), ESPN goes cross-platform, and The New York Times enters the competitive politics podcast space.
Plus: Shutting down a podcast after 11 years, Scripps tries out a new model, and Radiotopia picks its finalists.