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Plus: Roman Mars has a new show; First Look’s Leital Molad on how a job at WNYC led her to podcasts.
Plus: A new season of shows from Gimlet, award-winning audio fiction, and NPR’s Embedded returns.
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.
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.
Podcasts have benefited from the unique intimacy of its ads. Can that strength survive the rise of programmatic and dynamic ad insertion? Part 2 of a five-part series on the business of on-demand audio.
Podcasting’s biggest players put on a dog and pony show for advertisers. Plus: More details on The New York Times’ audio push, Starbucks gets in the game, and Questlove reads ads.
Plus: Midroll’s CEO steps down, Malcolm Gladwell goes audio, and how voice assistants (Siri, Alexa, Cortana) could impact NPR’s drive time programs.
Plus: Evidence of podcasts going mainstream, how advertisers see the iTunes charts, and a truly remarkable episode of Radiolab.
“The variety of companies that were brought on-stage collectively offered a broad range of content types — thus broadening the narrative of what podcasts are and what podcasts can be.”