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Articles tagged Maximum Fun (6)

Plus: Maximum Fun finds big success with its fundraising campaign, The Bernie Sanders Show finds a big audience with low production values, and a look at the live podcast events business.
Plus: Midroll’s CEO steps down, Malcolm Gladwell goes audio, and how voice assistants (Siri, Alexa, Cortana) could impact NPR’s drive time programs.
Also: Was there a lag in the “Serial effect” on podcast awareness?
Plus: Evidence of podcasts going mainstream, how advertisers see the iTunes charts, and a truly remarkable episode of Radiolab.
Everybody’s trying to figure out how to make audio more shareable. Will audio spread more widely if it’s producers doing the curation or listeners?
Thorn hopes the show, which focuses on culture and interviews, will be a good fit for NPR weekends. Justin Ellis