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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.
Following the launch of the Modern Love podcast earlier this year, the Times plans to launch several new shows this year, backed by advertising and designed to draw broad audiences.
“We’re trying to touch people just through sound, in a really profound way.”
The UX innovation we need. Plus: public radio executive pay, a boom in custom branded podcasts, and the aging of NPR’s audience.
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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?
The Texas Tribune and Houston Chronicle are home to reporters for Reveal, helping to produce new stories for the radio show as it gets ready to go weekly in 2016.
“Once the Internet got in the car — and the car is half of where all listening is — it was going to dramatically change not only the way people listened to audio, but the way it was created, organized and delivered.”
“In 2007, as digital people, we were expected to be 100 percent deferent to all traditional processes. We weren’t to bother reporters or encourage them to operate differently at all, because what they were doing was the very core of our journalism.”