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Plus the three most interesting podcast companies out there today.
This crowdfunding startup wants to be the bridge between declining advertising revenues and paywalls with low conversion rates.
“There’s a lot of context around last summer and Ferguson. This was so much more violent and widespread. I thought it would be interesting to let that unfold to readers, to get a sense of that intensity with how the story is published.”
Matter focused on five areas in selecting its new class: diversity and inclusion, security, emerging technology, trust in media, and going beyond advertising.
Plus: Gimlet makes a curious acquisition, a new run at fixing podcast discovery, and an under-the-hood technical shift.
Plus: StartUp is becoming a TV show, Audible’s Ponzi Supernova gets released into the wild, and the semantics of windowing.
Plus: A new season of shows from Gimlet, award-winning audio fiction, and NPR’s Embedded returns.
Plus: Gimlet announces a new slate of shows, NPR focuses on internal talent development, and Audible puts one of its shows outside the paywall.
Plus: Radiotopia turns to its listeners for support again, a podcast network partners with a book publishing house, and WNYC starts rolling out internships paid at something closer to a reasonable wage.
Plus: The Washington Post start an audio game show, Vox Media is staffing up for podcast growth, and why celebrities are so compelling to advertisers as show hosts (even if their shows are only so-so).