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“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.”
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Plus: A middle ground in appeals for data; BuzzFeed’s politics podcast for the non-wonk; reservations over dynamic ad insertion.
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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.
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“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.”
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Plus: 1 in 5 Americans now listens to podcasts (sort of), Night Vale expands, and WNYC goes local and limited-run to cover gentrification in Brooklyn.
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The second season of Serial launched Thursday. Episode previews and supplemental materials will be made available through Facebook, as part of a broad new distribution strategy that also includes Pandora, Vine, and a TV show.
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The new app from NPR promises to learn from what you like and serve up a never-ending buffet of news and content. What’ll be the impact on local stations?
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Podcasting pioneer Dave Winer asks whether the field needs a reboot.
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It is the “center of a Venn diagram” between BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and BuzzFeed News.
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Tribune Publishing’s Michael Ferro says he wants to bring The Washington Post’s Arc CMS to its newspapers. Is that a grasp at credibility or a model for other news companies to outsource their tech stacks?
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