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When radio ratings got more precise, it changed how programmers saw their audience. Are podcasters heading for something similar?
Plus: Gimlet makes a curious acquisition, a new run at fixing podcast discovery, and an under-the-hood technical shift.
Plus: Civics 101 expands its syllabus, an Apple tease, a new kind of daily news podcast, and Midroll tightens up its brands.
Plus: “The number of potential distribution points for on-demand audio is kinda getting out of hand.”
Plus: Panoply expands to London, Midroll makes a bigger bet on live events, and Bloomberg finds audio success.
With a new paid subscription option and its sights set on non English-speaking countries, the Swedish podcasting startup is looking for listeners (and shows) beyond the iTunes set.
“Here we have a public radio station that seems to not only fail to recognize who its natural friends are, but one that is lashing out at potential allies.”
Plus: A middle ground in appeals for data; BuzzFeed’s politics podcast for the non-wonk; reservations over dynamic ad insertion.
The forces behind BuzzFeed’s and Longform’s podcasts are going into business for themselves, with an impressive initial list of clients — including The New York Times.
“The key to evaluate NPR’s fate, I believe, lies in the way the institution views radio and digital/podcast audiences as two separate categories with separate strategies for audience development.”