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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.
“The key to evaluate NPR’s fate, I believe, lies in the way the institution views radio and digital/podcast audiences as two separate categories with separate strategies for audience development.”
Plus: 1 in 5 Americans now listens to podcasts (sort of), Night Vale expands, and WNYC goes local and limited-run to cover gentrification in Brooklyn.
The second season of Serial launched Thursday. Episode previews and supplemental materials will be made available through Facebook, as part of a broad new distribution strategy that also includes Pandora, Vine, and a TV show.
The new app from NPR promises to learn from what you like and serve up a never-ending buffet of news and content. What’ll be the impact on local stations?
iTunes 4.9 screen shot
Podcasting pioneer Dave Winer asks whether the field needs a reboot.
Screen shot of Apple's Podcasts app for iOS
Podcasts get promoted/demoted on iOS devices, getting their own app but losing the exposure of iTunes.
February 17, 2011