Open or closed: Who will control the paid-podcast experience, podcasters or tech companies?

Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 222, dated August 20, 2019 PodPass: Open vs. closed. It’s becoming increasingly common to monetize podcasts via a direct connection with listeners, whether via merchandise, donations, live events, or bonus or ad-free content. Big networks and publishers are doing it (e.g., Wondery Plus, Stitcher … Continue reading Open or closed: Who will control the paid-podcast experience, podcasters or tech companies?