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Every aspect of La Brega, from the scripts to the sound design to the original music and illustrations by Puerto Rican artists, was produced in a way that would speak to a Puerto Rican audience.
“It is unbelievably complicated to find out what happens in these meetings, even though all the information is online.”
The social media service is tapping into the creativity, intimacy, and authenticity that audio can deliver, a trend that lies at the heart of the current golden age of podcasting.
Deep dives! Extended chats! News bulletins! Microbulletins!
The Swedish music giant is apparently testing out podcast-only subscription offers. But the market for paid premium podcasts is pointedly unproven.
Plus: A look at how the pandemic has affected podcast advertising in the U.S., and SiriusXM’s acquisition of Stitcher is official.
“You can look at any number of instances over history in our country. Black creators often get the short end of the stick when it comes to ownership.”
Plus: A mid-year podcast check-in.
Publishers will need to step up the personality and stickiness of their digital news products if they are to compete with platforms and aggregators.