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“She said…‘What you’re describing in the episode is what I’ve lived and what my family has experienced.’ She started sharing her experience. That completely changes the mood, the direction of the conversation.”
Plus: NPR expects Podcast $$ to surpass Broadcast $$ by next year.
It’s a fitting change to make near the end of Jarl Mohn’s time as NPR CEO, where he’s breathed new life into radio shows some thought had dim prospects for growth.
“Forming a relationship with people on their speakers in the kitchen may make it easier to form a relationship with them on their headphones and in their cars.”
People are still much more likely to use smart speakers for music and weather than news. But that could change as news organizations design news briefings specifically for the speakers.
“Whenever you have an individual interaction, a lot of the bluster, a lot of the generalizations, a lot of the group identifications fall away,” one participant in Pennsylvania said.
Plus: Alex Jones gets deplatformed, a new alternative to Patreon for producers, and some contradictory data about how people use Alexa.
Plus: S-Town gets sued, Spotlight goes audio, and a remarkable new podcast player named Wilson FM.
Plus: Crooked Media goes audio doc, Maximum Fun goes scripted fiction, and The Pub goes the way of all flesh.