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Plus: The latest podcast-listening statistics, podcaster burnout, and messes and misconduct.
Plus: What we’ll cover in 2019, and the most interesting companies to watch.
Plus: How the BBC is decentralizing political podcasting, and the battle of the Thanksgiving afternoon podcasts.
Plus: Alexa for U.S. election information, daily news podcasts that aren’t U.S.-centric, and the state of Recode’s podcasts.
Plus: The state of Slate, Podtrac wariness, and national/local podcast collaborations.
“If you didn’t read The Guardian or know anything about it, you should be able to listen to that podcast and get an idea of the stories we thought were important. We certainly tried to reflect The Guardian’s values.”
“There’s just this prevailing, unshakeable feeling that everybody’s drilling for oil in the same spot because some other guy found oil there already.”
Plus: A big fat Leonard Lopate debacle at WBAI, “podcasts by women, for everyone, no creeps allowed,” and publishers are building teams around smart speakers.
“I’ve always had a soft spot for print design and aesthetics that have a point of view or opinion. But I’ve been working in tech for quite some time and am just tired of this A/B-tested, data-proven, metric-driven design.”
There’s a lot that subscription on-demand audio gambits can learn from the increasingly formidable world of mindfulness apps.