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Plus: Gimlet launches a history show, DGital Media rebrands, and the launch of a new “improvised sci-fi sitcom.”
Plus: iHeartRadio digs deeper into on-demand audio, Gimlet deals with another cancellation, and even a small public radio station is finding success in true-crime podcasts.
Plus: Panoply expands to London, Midroll makes a bigger bet on live events, and Bloomberg finds audio success.
The podcast world is much broader than those who first heard about it through Serial would think. But what role can news and journalism play in the evolving medium? Part 5 of a five-part series on the business of on-demand audio.
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: a new model for audio native advertising (sponsor-produced episodes in an otherwise editorial show), ESPN goes cross-platform, and The New York Times enters the competitive politics podcast space.
Plus, 21st Century Fox invests in a new podcast network, and some thoughts on the second season of Serial.