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The news site has an unusual policy on crime reporting: No names or mugshots of those arrested unless they’re public figures, the arrest is judged to be a public emergency, or its reporters are able to interview the accused directly.
Plus: Using TV’s playbook to pitch podcasts to advertisers, moving from magazines into audio, and a Slack experiment aims to make Gimlet’s core listeners feel engaged.
Plus: USA Today’s podcast download numbers, Google Play Music finally buys into podcasts, and whether independent podcasts don’t get enough attention.
Today’s teens and twentysomethings turn to their phone for audio, not their radio. What kind of future is there for businesses built on a terrestrial radio signal?
Kelly McEvers: “A lot of the great storytelling podcasts happen in the studio. I hope ours opens the door to people thinking more about what you can do in the field, when things don’t go as planned and are unexpected.”
“We’re trying to touch people just through sound, in a really profound way.”
The UX innovation we need. Plus: public radio executive pay, a boom in custom branded podcasts, and the aging of NPR’s audience.
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
The magazine is collaborating with WNYC Studios to launch a new radio show and podcast. So what, exactly, does The New Yorker sound like?