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Plus: PRX expands, WNYC shuffles, NPR stagnates, Dirty John adapts, Macmillan strategizes, and Gimlet parties.
Plus: Radiotopia finds expanding a donor base a different challenge than starting one, NPR refocuses for innovation, and The New York Times reaches its youngest audience ever with podcasts.
Shows are moving well beyond a simple MP3 file and an RSS feed. But will new data, targeting, discoverability, and social tools push podcasting in the direction of commercial radio? Part 4 of a five-part series on the business of on-demand audio.
Plus: Best of Car Talk will sign off next year, the early days of podcasts in France, and the value of dedicated spaces for local podcast recording.
Plus: Midroll’s CEO steps down, Malcolm Gladwell goes audio, and how voice assistants (Siri, Alexa, Cortana) could impact NPR’s drive time programs.
Plus: Parsing the RadioPublic announcement; premium podcast subscriptions; Bill Simmons oversimplifies things.
“Building an app is just the tip of the iceberg.”
“Here we have a public radio station that seems to not only fail to recognize who its natural friends are, but one that is lashing out at potential allies.”
“It’s not just about the idea, it’s about how you develop the sustainability of something as well.”
Plus: Remixing podcast talent to build new shows, Google prepares to enter the market in a big way, and how to avoid “radiosplaining.”