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A bad day for Texture: Amazon continues to rebuild the content bundle, this time by relying on established publishers and brands.
Plus: Panoply expands to London, Midroll makes a bigger bet on live events, and Bloomberg finds audio success.
Plus: The economics of an independent podcast, a so-so new set of podcast advertising guidelines, and the rise of the “ear computer.”
Plus: Staffing changes at NPR, a new player in podcast advertising, and iHeartRadio hearts podcasts a bit more.
“What will surprise people is how often we’re putting out material at the level we’re doing.”
Plus: Shutting down a podcast after 11 years, Scripps tries out a new model, and Radiotopia picks its finalists.
The forces behind BuzzFeed’s and Longform’s podcasts are going into business for themselves, with an impressive initial list of clients — including The New York Times.
“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.”
The podcast/audio world has been waiting for Audible to make its big move into the space. It’s here, including original content from major publishers like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post.
New podcast companies aren’t “working to solve the journalistic problem that a legacy organization like NPR fights to negotiate.”