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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.
Plus: How the Equality in Audio Pact came together, and Apple rolls out an exclusive show.
The terms for the Spotify licensing deal were not disclosed, but I imagine a crap-ton of money was involved in this arrangement.
The number of pop-up newsletters and podcasts is expected to keep climbing.
Can the streaming audio giant really turn Bill Simmons’ operation into “the next ESPN”? Or is the goal of building “the world’s flagship sports audio network” too ambitious?