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Plus: Getting podcast recs at hotel check-in, a bilingual radionovela, S-Town hits 40 million downloads, and Invisibilia gets ready to return.
Plus: First Look Media’s launches a new Richard Simmons podcast, Stitcher goes premium, Spotify looks into original podcast content, and Radiolab goes remix.
“The competition is getting tougher, and the top is crowded by podcasts that have teams and systems behind them. This is good in some ways!”
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.
“The news can be pretty divisive, especially in an election year like the one we’re having now. So how do you create spaces where people can find some common ground?”
Plus: New big-picture views from Pew, Malcolm Gladwell hits the promo circuit, and more growth in branded podcasts.
Plus: Midroll’s CEO steps down, Malcolm Gladwell goes audio, and how voice assistants (Siri, Alexa, Cortana) could impact NPR’s drive time programs.
The podcast is working with the app, Rolltape, to make it easier for listeners to submit their own audio.
“I’m not at Audible to build podcasts. I’m at Audible to start a revolution. In the way audio is produced, and in the way audio is distributed.”
Plus: Evidence of podcasts going mainstream, how advertisers see the iTunes charts, and a truly remarkable episode of Radiolab.