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Plus: The BBC is fully on board with podcasting now, Serial has its biggest season yet, and boy, the new Ron Burgundy podcast escalated quickly.
In the BBC’s final two experimental rounds, the R&D team focused on 1) tweaking the stories based on each reader’s information needs and 2) breaking down the news into more digestible bits.
News publishers of all sizes are partnering to “save democracy” at the local level; more than 35,000 stories have been published.
Plus: The state of Slate, Podtrac wariness, and national/local podcast collaborations.
A highlight in an article that reveals context when it’s clicked. A video with a scrollable transcript that speeds up or reverses the video, too. A movie trailer–like intro, drawing readers into the setup of the story. Which ones worked?
News organizations’ audiences are increasingly moving from public social media to closed or semi-closed platforms like WhatsApp, Discord, and Facebook Groups. But there are still opportunities for good reporting on the communities we cover.
Plus: the BBC moves to monetize outside the U.K., talent agencies keep moving in, and 50 billion is a big number.
Plus: The impact of bad true crime podcasts, programmatic advertising is coming for your show, and the first children’s podcast festival.
“I think there’s a very viable long-term financial model for commercial media. But I don’t necessarily think that applies directly to journalism.”
Plus: What’s going on with Stitcher Premium, Gimlet isn’t actually going to buy NPR One, and how membership works in the age of podcasts.