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May 2024

Podcasts reach younger audiences
Vancouver’s Pacific Content to close
Podcast Day Asia announced for September in KL
10,000 visit London
Lemonada to make pop culture podcast with the BBC
New data shows Spotify’s global dominance
Podcasters to gather in London for The Podcast Show
Wondercraft launches “parrot mode”
Study: podcast listeners are affluent and educated
Spotify changes Megaphone monetisation “price floor”
The top 50 US podcasts for Q1/2024
Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets Webby Podcast of the Year
BBC podcast ads would be “disastrous”
Jon Stewart to launch The Weekly Show podcast
US podcast ad revenue growth slowed in 2023
Wondery Ad Analytics launched for clients
The country with the most regular podcast listeners
Podcaster’s show pirated in another language
IAB Podcast Measurement v2.2 rolls out
Spotify is now #1 for downloads
Younger listeners: podcasts vs radio

April 2024

SiriusXM’s Greenstein confirmed for The Podcast Show
Three US presidents make it onto SmartLess
Blubrry partners with BackBeat for premium host-read ads
The future of podcasting on YouTube
Spotify makes a billion
Exclusive: Webby Awards - podcast highlights
Spotify leaves the IAB; no longer certified
Sports fans listen longer
The Lewitt Ray microphone has laser-focused sound
Max Cutler launches PAVE Studios
2.5 million podcast episode transcripts
Audioboom sees revenue growth
Hot Pod newsletter “on hiatus” as Ariel Shapiro departs
Winners of Global Podcast Ondas Awards 2024 announced
Steven Bartlett launches major new podcast company
Acast is #1 in Podtrac
SB Nation’s local sports podcasts go dark
The News Agents splits with Persephonica
Podcast Movement announces meetups
Webby Awards nominees revealed
Podcasts: as big as TV
YouTube announces creator workshop

March 2024

US podcast listening reaches all-time high
Podnews Report Card unveiled for 2024
Focusing on the effects of iOS 17’s changes
Podcasting comes to LA, with The Ambies live tonight
Adobe Podcast Studio launches in beta
How big is Joe Rogan?
RedCircle’s open host-read ad system
Spotify’s new Podcast Streams can promote your show
Vid2Pod turns YouTube videos into podcasts
Wondery adds sports podcasts to Prime Video
Appearing higher in podcast searches
Promoting your show in podcast apps
Lessons from Europe in paid subscriptions
The iHeart Podcast Awards 2024 winners
Joe Rogan dives back into YouTube
Podcaster wins legal case against same-name show
Deleted: the Spotify podcaster vs the algorithm
Transcripts now available in Apple Podcasts
Trixie Mattel to host The Ambies
Buzzsprout launches an iOS app
Serial returns

February 2024

Podcasting’s rural opportunity?
Top result? Ausha’s podcast search optimisation open to all
The Podcast Show announces 2024 details
Earwolf to Lemonada
Now, it’s IAB Podcast Measurement Guidelines v2.2
The top 10 podcasts among US Black listeners
Independent Podcast Awards to return
Are voice messaging apps the next place for podcasts?
The Peers Project to launch in US
Cloudy outlook: iOS 17’s effective ads but lower downloads
The growth of podcasting in Latin America
Meghan signs with Lemonada
Acast makes profit
AntennaPod hits 150,000 monthly active users
Infinite Dial 2024 to be unveiled at Evolutions
“Brand safety” cuts revenue at The New York Times
Spotify’s new podcast strategy explained
Nominees announced for iHeart Podcast Awards
Joe Rogan renews; no exclusivity
Help score the podcast platforms
Call Her Daddy now available everywhere

January 2024

Podcast app Castro gets a new owner
SmartLess to jump to SiriusXM for $100mn
Broccoli Productions to close
Apple to add transcripts for every podcast
NZ Podcast Summit returns
Audacy plans an audio subscription service
How a podcast award works
AI makes podcast ads for news publisher
Amy Poehler to speak at Evolutions
Podcasts and TV go together, says research
Make podcast ads funnier, says research
Election season starts for podcasting
Audioboom posts financial results
The iHeartPodcast Awards head to SXSW
2024 Podcast Hall of Fame inductees announced
PRX to distribute Condé Nast shows
NPR news shows are safer for brands
Up to ten companies may lose IAB measurement certification
The best audio fiction in 2023
The worst month to launch a podcast is…
Podcast ads achieved $22.58 CPM in 2023
There were 1.7mn podcast episodes last month
Amazon Music names RedHanded British podcast of 2023

December 2023

Future-gazing into podcasting in 2024
Spotify has more than 100,000 video podcasts
Guy Raz’s tips and tricks for podcasters
Keeping your podcast going in the holidays
Dave Jackson announces his Podcast of the Year
Laura Ingraham “owed $919,660” by podcast firm
In Europe, they’re still investing in podcasts
Podimo reflects on 2023
Podcast-to-podcast ad attribution launched by Magellan AI
Are you bigger than a Netflix show?
Mailchimp monkeys with the unions
NPR consolidates its apps
Bookmarks for Pocket Casts
Layoffs at Leo Laporte’s TWiT
Acast’s Aussie $31mn payout
Spotify’s CFO Paul Vogel quits (with $12.6mn)
The company sending bills to podcast directories
Doja Cat and Ice Spice appear on podcast from Instagram
Spotify lays off 1,500; companies might lose IAB certification
iOS 17 has cut Apple’s download numbers
More precise targeting to bring local ad boom

November 2023

Spotify launches 2023 Wrapped for Podcasters
Podcast app Castro reaches the end of the road
Company plans to cut out podcast ads
Mind the revenue gap - rest-of world lags behind
Spotify to sunset in Uruguay
Overcoat Media wins Production Company of the Year
Going down: Apple’s share is dropping
The Australian Podcast Awards 2023: winners
Goodpods removes AI-generated descriptions
Netflix launches The Official Rustin Podcast
New AI tools launched for podcasters
Spotify’s Megaphone: older listeners listening longer
Podcasters targeted in Facebook scam
The winners of the AIBs 2023
Spoken Word audio is now more popular than ever
Spotify: Video podcasts are more popular at night
Payne Lindsey’s new weekly podcast
Theo Von now has the #5 podcast in the US
Podhome, a new v2.0 podcast host, launches
PRX publishes annual report
Audioboom hits a billion impressions
BBC publishes new audio consumption data

October 2023

Podcast Graveyard - a show about dead podcasts
Get ready for listeners to unwrap Spotify's 2023 Wrapped
Nearly half of US kids listen to podcasts every week
Acast has paid €9mn to French podcasters
Spotify is back in profit
Wondery launches three TV channels
Audio Production Awards 2023 - the nominees
Gen-Z is fastest-growing generation of podcast listeners
A new denoiser removes noise from everything
Podcasters are most trusted people in media
Your next co-host could be AI
Ausha launches podcast search optimisation tools
IAB releases “Podcasting Buyer-Seller Checklist”
It’s a steal: creators criticise new services
The winners of the 2nd Annual Signal Awards
Podcasts in YouTube make it to the UK
TMI cover stars for The Podcast Sessions
Latino listening increases four times faster
Figures down 10% in September, says Podtrac
Resound adds five new AI-powered editing tools
Canada to regulate podcasts
Black Love Inc wins six Black Podcasting Awards

September 2023

British Podcast Awards winners announced
Podchaser's AI works out a podcast's audience
Google Podcasts to close in 2024
Spotify uses AI for cloned voice translation
The UK gets its first ever podcast ranker
Acast turns up criticism of Spotify’s ad analytics
Eddy’s ready in Headliner
Sony Music to lay off “significant” number in podcast division
iOS 17 brings episode art to Apple Podcasts
A way to promote your podcast you’re not using yet
Where did the $4mn owed to Kast Media’s creators go?
People in marketing are not like consumers
Adtech consolidation: Claritas buys ArtsAI
Podcaster asks: “was my dad involved in a murder?”
Podcast downloads are going up
PodcastOne goes onto the NASDAQ today
Four years later: Luminary partners with Acast for ads
Podcast Day Asia takes place in Malaysia
Spotify’s $250,000 podcast episodes
Ambassador Ads change on Spotify
US podcast listeners rise 68% in five years

August 2023

The power of comedy podcasts
Late night hosts launch podcast fundraising for striking staff
The podcasts that podcasters are listening to
Considered That: why NPR’s news show is no longer localised
On-demand now more popular than live audio
Spotify enhance podcast creator tools
YouTube podcasts enhancements unveiled
Apple Podcasts adds analytics for premium subscriptions
Podcast consumers now think podcasts are “video or audio”
Arabic podcast network suspends operations
Glenn Beck falsely claims show ‘censored by Apple Podcasts’
Descript acquires SquadCast
Revenue more than doubles in a year, says podcast company
Audacy’s ‘onerous’ podcast advertising agreement with APM
Podcast listener gets tattoo
Patreon patron-exclusive content now in Spotify
iHeart posts podcast revenue increase
Film festival cancels podcast contract
The Rest is Football launches today
Sweet news in Acast’s financials
Realm buys Pinna and Lipstick & Vinyl
Unplugged: the brand suitability tools that block Black content
Black Podcasting Awards announces lead judge

July 2023

Adam Curry launches music podcast
The effect of corporate dollars on podcasting
Radio ads: killing the podcast star?
Spotify’s podcast reorg cost $57mn
Pocket Casts adds star ratings
Kast Media accused of "not paying creators"
US podcast consumers listening more while commuting
European podcast companies: revenues and costs both up
Where new listeners start? New YouTube study
Exclusive Australian podcast data
SAG-AFTRA joins Writers Guild in strike
Is YouTube Music rolling out podcasts internationally?
A new ‘civility score’ for podcasts
Pocket Casts launch podcasts on your wrist
Esther Perel begins again after Spotify
José Andrés Media signs with Lemonada Media
Special: Happy 20th Birthday, Podcasting
Study: Spotify skews younger than other platforms
Adios Audm; Sayonara Sonora? Closures and cutbacks
Podcast listeners love AI
A new show for NAIDOC Week

June 2023

Android still highly fragmented for podcast apps
Spotify: video podcasts are catching on
The Stitcher podcast app is to close
Australia leads the world for podcasts
A new CEO for Libsyn
A new podcast app just for kids
Magellan AI to monitor video as well as audio
Podcast Day Asia launched
Trevor Noah to get new show
Spotify breaks up with Meghan
True crime is the top-ranked podcast category
Logitech’s Streamlabs launches a new, free, podcast editor
Auphonic’s automatic episode note generator
Breaking: Spotify Ad Analytics launched
RSS.com launches chapter-aware YouTube uploads
Radiodays North America takes place in Toronto
Speakers announced for Podcast Movement in Denver
A deep-dive into podcasting in Vietnam
200 podcasting jobs cut at Spotify
Another exclusive show to leave Spotify?
Gen Z listeners: more diverse, more listening
The top ten podcasts reach a third of all listeners

May 2023

PodX Group acquires podcast producer Listen
New management at Podimo in Spain
Podcast aggregator for shows led by Black hosts
Two new AI tools for podcasters launch
The UK gets a podcast ranker, finally
Exclusive: YouTube’s plans for RSS
Spotify to use AI for host-read ads
Spotify CEO: goal is to be “the best partner for creators”
Podcast hosting companies: “copycats, not innovators”
A new, exclusive, audio app from The New York Times
This deal’s on fire - a podcast on sale for $15 million
Video streaming platform Rumble gets into podcasts
iHeart launches Ruby, a branded podcast unit
US podcast ad revenues grew 26% in 2022
More financials, and Podcast Upfronts is today in New York
Denmark’s DR plans to restrict open podcasts
Spotify Audience Network for more European countries
The platform fight: Amazon pays listeners AUD $5
YouTube numbers “not doing so well”
The launch of Pod Save the UK
Spotify for Podcasters starts to roll out monetisation
The State of Audio: new data released
Reviewed: the Nomono Sound Capsule

April 2023

YouTube launch podcasts into YouTubeMusic in the US
A deep dive into podcasting in Indonesia
Podcasts appear in YouTube Music - on the web
Profit for Irish podcast
UK podcast listening unveiled
Nomono launch its ‘sound capsule’ microphone system
Spotify’s All Ears event is on now in Berlin
Podcasts as a source of news and information: study
Spotify’s walled garden loses more exclusives
RØDE launch new products at the NAB Show
Buzzsprout adds automatic midroll dynamic audio
The biggest new shows of 2022
A new Apple Podcasts exclusive, do do de doo de doo
Will Leo Schofield get parole?
Podnews acquires Podcast Business Journal
YouTube rolls out podcast tab, as Headliner generates 1.7mn
Data: true crime hits it out of the park
The “13” podcast’s live event
Spotify Live - but not for long
It’s Adopt-a-Listener Month

March 2023

Deirdre Tshien’s Capsho launches v2.0
Podcasting in Korea - a deep dive
Riverside upgrade brings transcription and text-editing
A new coalition, advocating for open podcasting
Podcasting discussed in Prague
Layoffs and closed shows at NPR
Spotify’s promises of money don’t materialise
Q&A with Marc Maron and Brendan McDonald on ads
Schein signs for four more
YouTube release podcast tools to all
Spotify and NPR outline partnership
Nomono wins at SXSW
The winners of the iHeartPodcast Awards
Spotify loses another show
Biggest: Apple or Spotify?
What’s in the Podnews Report Card?
Anchor goes away: Spotify make big changes
The Ambies 2023 - the winners
Podcasting gathers in Las Vegas
RSS.com launches free transcripts for all customers
As podcast listening hits a new high, Spreaker goes free
Wish your favourite show was faster?
Australian Podcast Ranker adds three new publishers

February 2023

Last day to take part in the Report Card
Podnews launches series of live events
YouTube Music to get podcasts (in US)
Podcasting in Japan: a deep-dive
Max Cutler leaves Spotify
“Listen Time” - how to calculate it for your podcasts
YouTube testing new features for podcast creators
What's new for Apple Podcasts in iOS 16.4
Acast up; Aussie podcast ads up; Podimo go to Mexico
The $300,000 copcast
Trade Secrets: hear the show again
Exclusive: Hindenburg PRO v2 adds transcriptions
Africa Podcast Day is this Sunday
What podcast listeners are doing while they listen
Video attracted the radio star
Google Search dumps podcasts from Feb 13
Chart-topping podcasts analysed
“Big tech is bad for podcasting” - Laporte
Theroux signs exclusive deal with Spotify
Spotify's CEO: “I got carried away”

January 2023

Podcasting in East and South East Asia explored
Two new studies from Edison Research
Spotify clarifies new podcast leadership team
Podcast downloads were up in 2022 - by 20%
Dramatic drop in new podcasts? It’s better than it looks
Spotify to bin around 600 jobs
The NZ Podcasting Summit to return for 2023
Research gives insight into how people listen to podcasts
New tool makes YouTube podcasting easier
Google Podcasts disappears from Google Search
The podcast category listened-to longest
Payne Lindsey's new show
Podcast listeners want video, says survey
A new role for Riismandel
Major revelations about UK's prime minister come to podcasting
Apple rolls out Delegated Delivery
LeVar Burton to make a show for children
Acquisition target: Laura Mayer joins ABC Audio’s podcast division
The podcast deal that never was
PRX launches ‘Value 4 Value’ micropayments
Spotify enhances chapter support for podcasters
Is adblocking coming to podcasts?

December 2022

RADIO.COM for sale
Transcript services compared
Podcasts take to the stage
Podcast advice written by AI
Adobe Podcast Beta… is it any good?
Buzzsprout’s Review of the Year
First speakers announced for Podcast Movement Evolutions
How this fiction podcast makes money
Goodbye, Anchor?
Belgian government to make their own podcast platform
iHeartPodcast Awards nominees announced
Apple Podcasts Top Shows of 2022: global edition
iOS 16.2 brings a change to Apple Podcasts
Audio drama company drama
Amazon Music covers London with podcasts
2022 podcast trending data released
Listener brand safety study released
SXM Media is #1 for podcasts
The effect of Samsung’s automatic downloads
Spotify wraps up some stats
Podtrac publishes top new podcasts of 2022
More women listening to podcasts, says research

November 2022

The New York Times experiments with spatial audio
Samsung app to get update
Historical blog post resurfaces
The Podcast Show to return
Vietnamese audio company raises $1.8m for podcasting
Free podcast host closes
Anchor adds audio enhancement
Australian Podcast Awards announce winners
Another exclusive for Spotify
YouTube gives tips for podcasters
Spotify rolls out video podcasting globally
Apple Podcasts is auto-tagging episodes with topics
Podcasting listening up in the US
German podcast listeners double in four years
Annual re-certification now required by IAB
Acast up, Audacy down
New Podcast Buying Guide published
Canadian Podcast Awards winners announced
Acast sign with Amazon for ad-free podcasts
Joe Biden guests on Smartless
Amazon parcels up ad-free podcasts for Prime users
Podcast advertising continues to increase

October 2022

Buzzsprout tackles podcast spam email
Podcasts benefit from growth in spoken word audio
Exclusive: the podcast app that shared every listener’s location
Spotify sees ad revenue increase by 19%
Apple Podcasts on iPad gets a makeover
Podcast data from Saudi Arabia, plus Italy, BBC and ABC
Ad revenue falls for podcast company
Podcast releases new episode on cassette
Podtrac launches Sales Network Ranking
British podcast listeners listen to 6.5 hours a week
TikTok prepares to launch podcast app
Podcast co-listening is most popular in the car
Podcaster ordered to pay $964m
French podcast platform Ausha launches in US
Alitu launches a podcast host
The Spotify layoffs: “it didn’t have to be this way”
Spotify makes show without original hosts
Spotify buys platform safety company
Is Cadence13 being sold?
Apple Podcasts still #1 in Australia
Fiction podcasts get completed more than tech ones

September 2022

International Women's Podcast Awards winners
Fi Glover and Jane Garvey to speak at Podcast Day 24
Gaming the system? Podcast publishers buying plays
Host-read ads get their own detective tools
Winners of African podcast awards announced
Marc Maron's WTF comes to London
Podcast episodes are getting shorter
Spotify launches audiobooks
Adnan Syed is out of jail
It's twenty years since RSS 2.0
Acast to lay off 70 people
The most, and least, crowded active podcast categories
Spotify is now #1 podcast publisher in US
Twitter podcasts rolling out to more users
Top shows up 7% in August, say Podtrac
A new adaptive podcast player
SoundCloud podcasts stop working
Is podcast search broken?
BBC Global News Podcast goes live in KL
YouTube: 'transforming' podcasting?
Comments: coming to podcasts on Spotify?
Comedy is #1 in podcasting

August 2022

There are now 5.2m podcasts
Imprisoned after podcast investigation
Dateline NBC: a new premium subscription on Apple Podcasts
Podcasts are coming to Twitter
Podfather speaks at Podcast Movement
Live reads or announcer-read spots? Use both, says the data
YouTube Podcasts starts to roll out
Study: Spotify never recommends Joe Rogan
SiriusXM: podcast transcript lawsuit "unnecessary", "unreasonable"
Blubrry turns on programmatic ads for all
Libsyn expands to Europe; Latino Podcast Listener Report released
Apple examines Jack Rhysider’s Darknet Diaries
Less ad repetition leads to better effectiveness
Two legal filings that could challenge podcasters
Spotify adds filter tabs for podcasts and music
How to get started with programmatic advertising
Podtrac to measure sales networks
A top 100 hit in Apple Podcasts with just 10 listens
Big US broadcasters release financials
The podcasts that charge guests $50,000
Cleanfeed wins an Emmy Award
A smörgåsbord of good news in Acast’s Q2/22
New hires at UK production company Listen

July 2022

10,000 votes in the Irish Podcast Awards in two days
Spotify financials: it has 4.4m podcasts now
Podcast contains clues to $50,000 of hidden treasure
Was he the first podcaster?
The British Podcast Awards winners for 2022
Podcast listening on the up, says Edison Research
Heather McGhee hosts new Higher Ground podcast on Spotify
The podcast industry's biggest spammer
Audioboom posts 10x profit, but warns of dark clouds
Acast buys Podchaser for $34m
The robot podcast hosts are coming
Bright results for Libsyn's Glow
Is RSS hindering podcasting?
A new #2 podcast from Wondery
Spotify signs another exclusive podcast
$2.5m for Blue Wire
Podcast Day 24 speakers announced
Podcast ads: repetition or reach?
Visualising your podcast audience
Time to look beyond the big cities?
Canada overtakes US for weekly podcast listening

June 2022

A bigger sample size for Edison Podcast Metrics
The Creators - podcast creators are diverse, but male
Video podcasts are on the rise
Has Spotify's podcast bet paid off?
A new chapter for Julie Shapiro
Announced: another season of Batman Unburied
Fountain now rewards listeners and creators with Bitcoin
British Podcast Awards announces nominees
YouTube share tips for posting podcasts
Smart-speaker use continues to grow
New speakers announced for Podcast Movement
How Apple Podcasts search works
How The Piketon Massacre was made
Fathom launches, promising better discoverability
What's X, Y and Z? And how has Anchor helped?
Spotify - €200m from podcasts last year
Podcast rankers: are they accurate?
Better podcast data coming for iOS apps
Buzzsprout Ads launches, for podcast discovery
Spotify publish new content rules
Focusrite launches Vocaster, an audio interface for podcasters
Podcast ad prices steady in March

May 2022

Multi-hour outage at Megaphone; every podcast falls offline
iHeart and Bloomberg launch new shows
The podcast advertising long-tail
Spotify rolls out call-to-action cards
The Podcast Show in London gets underway
YouTube delivers bigger, more engaged audiences: Podtrac
Spotify error puts ads for booze on podcasts
Leaked: the new RØDECaster Pro II
The Podcast Show 2022 in London: speaker details
Spotify - scripted podcasts could grow
Apple Podcasts updates
The secret of podcast success? Habit
Edison: Rogan is #1 podcast in US
Nielsen: more new listeners than ever
Podcasting's stars are disappearing
Tom Webster joins Sounds Profitable as Partner
The Podcast Academy removes a governor
iHeartMedia - still #1, with more podcast revenue
My Favorite Murder: a new entry at 6 in Podtrac
The UK's podcast winners from the ARIAS
Facebook bins podcasts
A quarter of all podcast episodes last month were on Anchor

April 2022

Does repetition build reputation?
Unlocking the archive in full: or one day at a time
Triton Digital releases inaugural Canada Podcast Report
Substack improves its podcast player
Multitrack Audio Fellowship expands
Spotify's Anchor launches video podcasts
Why people stop listening to podcasts
A multilingual podcast in French and Mandarin
Spotify's Greenroom Creator Fund closes, doesn't pay
Podcast guest booking platforms tested
Facebook loses interest
A podcast network just for shorter shows
Podcasting is growing in China
Anchor podcast is a 'shameless rip-off'
Anchor adds 35 different languages
New Board of Governors for The Podcast Academy
Say hallå to a new podcast investment company from Sweden
Who'll be at The Podcast Show
Podmachine launches: produce, grow, manage
The biggest podcast hosts
Growth in female podcast listening

March 2022

Preview Spotify's new podcast discovery tool
Exclusive: YouTube's plans for podcasting
RØDE gets into headphones
A new podcast interface for Spotify?
Podnews's report card results revealed
Infinite Dial 2022 is released
The Ambies 2022: the winners
Apple to add follower numbers
Consolidation in podcasting: happening fast
Serial gets a governors award
Research says people pay attention to podcast ads
Indie podcaster takes show to TV
iOS 15.4 release updates Apple Podcasts
iVoox sees more growth in 2021
Google's new dubbing tool
YouTube podcast director to speak at Podcast Movement Evolutions
Amazon turns social audio up to 11
Women's podcast listening revealed
YouTube and TikTok make moves into podcasting
Podcast chapters: who's using them?
Twitter could be adding podcasts
iHeartRadio adds 'Talk Back' voice comments
Spooler could change the sound of news podcasts

February 2022

iHeart to recognise podcast union
Apollo: a podcast app just for fiction podcasts
Will Ferrell confirmed for Podcast Movement keynote
Libsyn launches free podcast platform; buys PAR
Podcast ads: 'highest level of engagement yet'
'Making headlines, not podcasts'
Super listeners pay attention to podcast ads
Spotify buys Podsights and Chartable
The Podnews report card: your views on podcast platforms
Tickets go on sale for The Podcast Show 2022
Is Audioboom on Amazon's wishlist?
Dan Snow takes his podcast to Antarctica
Infinite Dial data to be presented live in LA
Podcasting Hall of Fame inductees to be named today
Should Spotify have editorial control? Research says yes; but opinions differ
Dealt a bad hand: Audiochuck accused of plagiarism
The iHeartRadio Podcast Awards winners
Ad revenue up for SiriusXM and Spotify
Google switches podcasts to pirate copies
Resonate Originals launches with more 'Culpable'

January 2022

Spotify's Rogan problem: a special edition
More Lemonada, after funding round
Jad Abumrad leaves Radiolab
TED Audio Collective partners with Transmitter Media
Amazon buys rights to another big podcast
Lovin' it: McDonald's signs podcast deal with former employee
Libsyn launches new Libsyn5 interface
Podcasting's sweet new advertiser
A thousand episodes of Start Here from ABC News
Umbrel's new release includes podcasting feature
Almost half all downloads are of archive shows
True crime topped the top charts of 2021
The Podcast Hall of Fame to return
Google Podcasts adds a privacy warning
Facebook hits the mute button on podcasts with music
Audioboom in profit; posts 125% year-on-year revenue increase
Spotify launches podcast ad banners
1 in 10 Brits plan to start a podcast this year
How to succeed in podcasting: give it time, says survey
A new icon font to make podcast websites easier
400,000 sound recordings come out of copyright

December 2021

How many new shows in 2021?
Data: podcasts 'resonate with diverse audiences'
Facebook Podcasts coding issue leads to inflated numbers
The Young Audio Awards return for 2022
Podcasting - the game!
Veteran comedy writer Barry Cryer launches podcast
Fat Leonard podcast makers sued for their interview tapes
Ten Percent Happier to launch its own podcast studio
Spotify's new Pod City
Breaking: Media giant Global acquires Captivate
Spotify add star ratings; buy another podcast host
SiriusXM sued for no podcast transcripts
How much money you need to buy ads on Joe Rogan
Apple Podcasts helps new listeners and long-time ones
Your next podcast might be made using AI
iHeart Podcasters want a union
The New York Times releases a new audio app
Spotify's big shows - where are they?
Comedy albums pulled from Spotify :sadface:
Music licensing for podcasts - more complex than you think
Podcasting in the UK as popular as the US
Slate and Pushkin both add Spotify paid subscriptions
Apple Podcasts publishes the best of 2021

November 2021

27% of young Americans listen to podcasts every day
Who's advertising against your podcast's name?
Marketing, revenue and growth case study for indie podcasters
The Infinite Dial UK to be revealed on Dec 2
Production company Podimo raises $78m
Samsung Free launches podcasts in Europe
Spotify is ready to buy more
Tenderfoot TV to fund a podcast from Bitcoin
The latest top 50 podcasts in the US
Medium buys into audio, Vox Media gets criminal
Dixo acquired by Hollywood content producer
The Dubai PodFest takes place
Continued growth in spoken word; as Spotify buys audiobook company
Audioboom launches Showcase podcast global marketplace
Jon Ronson returns - for some
Apple Podcasts brings back the 'refresh' button
Podcast Index experiments with cross-app comments
Libsyn acquires podcast monetisation company PODGO
Now you can auto-post your podcast to YouTube
Amazon adds podcast transcripts
Almost half of all US podcast listeners listen to an indie podcast
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson has a new podcast

October 2021

Facebook Podcasts rolling out internationally?
More podcasts, more listeners, more revenue, says Spotify
Ashley Flowers's Audiochuck signs with SiriusXM
Acast and the BBC renew podcast advertising deal
Learnings from She Podcasts LIVE
Anchor and Spotify launch proprietary video podcasts
Chartable launches 'sales sheets' for your advertisers
New Media Show to chat with Facebook about podcasting
Harbinger renews with PodcastOne for 'high seven figure deal'
Apple explains how automatic downloads work
Budden ex-buddies sign with Stitcher
Last Podcast on the Left to stop being Spotify Exclusive
A fluent Spanish podcast from a non-Spanish speaker
Exclusive: Spotify catching up with Apple: but are they?
Eric Nuzum's Lisbon masterclass
'Fat Leonard' podcast exposes corruption in US military
Spotify and Anchor unveil new podcast monetisation options
13-23 year-olds prefer Spotify
Why do we call it a 'podcast'?
OZY Media shuts down after reports about business practices
Spotify add Q&A and polls; Clubhouse to enable recording

September 2021

Apple, Omny Studio release data; Acast promote shows
iOS 15's Private Relay - and its impact on podcasting
Popular US rom-com podcast's first international production
Sweden is #1 for podcasting
Ashley Flowers non-profit gets arrest in unsolved case
A podcast network for women
Advertisers underinvest in audio, says study
Virgin Atlantic chooses indie podcast
Early podcast history in the UK
US Latinos - non-podcast listeners already listening to spoken word
October's NAB Show cancelled
Brad Smith promoted at SiriusXM
TED uses dynamic audio insertion to make a random episode
Inside the Player FM redesign
iVoox releases Spanish podcast data
Analyst: Spotify needs a new approach
Libsyn's AdvertiseCast to release monthly ad-rates report
SmartLess jumps into the Podtrac top 20
Podcast listening grows in Germany
Supercast sees success in cross-platform paid podcast subscriptions
US podcast ad spend up by almost a quarter
Zack Reneau-Wedeen leaves Google Podcasts on a high

August 2021

Darknet Diaries sees success with Apple Podcasts paid subscriptions
Tascam launches the Mixcast 4
Kiernan Shipka to appear in feature-length scripted podcast
Podsights terminates contract with Libsyn, citing bad conduct
Spotify opens paid subscriptions to all US Anchor users
Shhh - internal Spotify podcast data leaked
HP gets into podcast advertising
Podcast downloads fall worldwide following Apple bug
The IAB Podcast Upfront announces final agenda
The winners and losers when IP addresses go away
Pocket Casts begins 'scaling back up'
Fireside Chat updates its terms
Podcasts made with AI
Something's wrong with Apple Podcasts
Use the right words to get a more popular podcast
The top 50 podcasts in the US
Now, 'boosts' come with messages from your listeners
Cuban and Fatemi's Fireside Chat at Podcast Movement
#RobotSharon steals the show at Podcast Movement
Acast: 'we're number three'
SiriusXM gives the nod to the return of For Colored Nerds
More than 1,000 shows are using Apple Podcasts paid subscriptions

July 2021

Fixed - the Apple Podcasts download bug
Lore's Aaron Mahnke launches new show: Bridgewater
Spotify opens paid podcast subscription access
Audacy launches PodSauce - all that's hot in new podcasts
New Hollywood podcast forced to change name by indie
Audacity updates its privacy policy
Canadian radio to broadcast podcasts
Crooked Media goes international for ads with Acast
Shure adds a tripod to MV7 Podcast Kit
Popular podcast app Pocket Casts has a new owner
Fiction podcasting: growing by more than 300 percent
Ripping old ads out to put new ads in
What data do podcast apps use to help people find your show?
The rise of the smart speaker
The winners of the British Podcast Awards
Netflix hires first Head of Podcasts
PodcastOne launches LaunchpadOne, a free podcast host
Acast CEO: 'RSS is the cornerstone of open podcasting'
All the same: episode notes now display consistently
Audacity to share app analytics data
Bug results in lower downloads
HTML links are back in Apple Podcasts

June 2021

Amazon buys SmartLess podcast for around $80m
Spotify Audience Network launches in Australia, Canada and UK
Chaux: 'most consumption will be 3 minute episodes'
Prime day: Amazon buys ART19
Dane Cardiel joins Gumball
Data: podcast listening around the world
Facebook launches podcasts for US users
Squadcast launches v4.0
Stitcher is the #1 podcast network in US
Like Clubhouse, but it records: Spotify Greenroom launches
Spotify buys another exclusive podcast for $60m
Subscriptions and Channels go live in Apple Podcasts
Podcasts receive premieres at 2021 Tribeca Festival
The podcast company burning through $100m of imaginary cash
Ear Hustle to be available as a book
Captivate upgrades to 2.0
Apple to reveal where your podcast data goes
Podcast Day 24 currently underway
Consumers prefer podcast ads to TV ads
How long should a podcast ad be?
Writing great podcast advertising copy
Overcast wins accessibility award

May 2021

Apple delays paid podcast launch; admits problems
British Podcast Awards - watch the nominations
Podchaser launches an API
Keeping private podcasts private
Apple Podcasts Subscriptions are here
Samsung jumps into podcast advertising
App that offers clips of podcast shows accused of theft
Getting with The Program: ads for a podcast in an unusual place
Spotify or Apple? Who's bigger for podcasts?
Lossless audio comes to Apple, Spotify and Amazon
The Ambies 2021: all the winners
Canadians enjoy the taste of podcasts
US Podcast Ad Revenues grew 19% in 2020
CNN Audio plans Apple Podcasts subscriptions
Spotify's new social-sharing features
Up Next - a podcast up front - goes live
An end to AppleCoreMedia useragents?
Podcast Day 24 will be in-person in Sydney
Apple Podcasts changes format for episode notes
Ricky Gervais to sell subscription to new podcast
A quarter of all Brits listen to podcasts every week

April 2021

Why Apple Podcasts seems slower to get new episodes
SiriusXM revenue up, Spotify back in profit
Spotify launches Paid Subscriptions for podcasts
99% Invisible bought by SiriusXM
AppleCoreMedia: what it is, and isn't
Riverside.fm launches new 'magic editor'
New Apple Podcasts system: shows disappear, multiple bugs
Apple Podcasts Subscriptions is launched
Facebook to add a podcast player and recording tool
Facebook to get serious about podcasting
iVoox builds Spanish podcast ad marketplace
Spotify announces new podcast charts
Google Podcasts hits new installation milestone
WTF - an award at The Ambies
Stay Tuned for a new Vox Media acquisition
Union agreement at Gimlet, The Ringer
New features for the RØDECaster Pro
Time to rename the Apple Podcast Chart?
The illusion of 2 million podcasts
Wondery to double in size this year
Libsyn buys podcast ad company
New children's book aims to teach podcasting ad-tech

March 2021

Libsyn 5 available to all in beta
The acclaimed West Cork now available for free
The Ramsey Show hits a billion
Samsung launches Samsung Podcasts
The female economy - podcast listening among women
There are now 2 million podcasts
PodTV launches on smart TVs and the web
Podcasting: a billion dollar market in the US this year
Live captions for every podcast in Google Chrome
It's a date! Podcast Movement confirms dates and venues for 2022
Overcast to skip stats services
When 1 second of listening means a 90 second download
Free music packs for podcasts
Triton Digital and Edison Research: Podcast listening up to a new high
How no commuting affected podcasts last year
Entercom acquires podcast influencer marketplace Podcorn
'Follow our podcast': Apple Podcasts to stop using 'subscribe'
Spotify announces a new focus on women creators
The Ambies 2021: the full nominations
The first podcast to be released as an NFT?
The road ahead: Spotify to overtake Apple?
Lady Bird Johnson's daily audio diaries make it to podcast
Nielsen: US podcast listeners are more diverse than population

February 2021

Android gains against iOS worldwide
BetterHelp spent $4.4m on podcasts in January
Attacks briefly knock some podcast hosts offline
Subscriptions, new features and The Bosses: Spotify's big day
TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts
Who's moving where?
iHeartMedia to buy Triton Digital
Andy Bowers is co-founder of new podcast company
Acast reaffirms commitment to open podcasting
Who wants to moderate podcasts?
Libsyn acquires production platform Auxbus
iHeartRadio still No.1 in Australia
iHeart 3D Audio to make podcasts more immersive
Mark Cuban's 'next-gen' podcasting platform
Fair use - what it means for podcasters
The New York Times made $36m from podcast ads in 2020
A quarter of Spotify users now use podcasts there too
There were two new podcasts every minute in 2020
New podcast shows off DAI building blocks
New Spotify book, and patent for mood detection by voice

January 2021

New global podcasting conference announced
PodcastOne: 'Podcasting to grow to $5-10bn through video'
Anchor gets a new look
How Jordan Harbinger buys $40,000 of host-read ads a month
Magellan AI launch 'Really Good Podcast Ads'
Office Ladies is Podcast of the Year at the iHeart Podcast Awards
New tool lets you explore your podcast's neighbourhood
Happy 20th Birthday, Podcasting
Apple Podcasts shines a spotlight on independent voices
Apple to launch podcast subscriptions?
Losing money, Pocket Casts is put up for sale
Todd Cochrane makes it to 1,500 Geek News Central episodes
Condé Nast podcast management criticised
Social podcast app Breaker won't close after all
'Wow in the World' gets 100 million downloads
Adelicious, a podcast monetisation agency, publicly launches
Greenlee to step down as Podcast Academy Chair
Megaphone added to ad-block lists
Breaker team to join Twitter; podcast app to close
Evergreen Podcasts to double output in 2021
'246 companies' get your Spotify data

December 2020

Amazon buys Wondery
Spotify's podcast problem: bootlegs
New podcast digs into weird news in local newspapers
Chinese government increasingly interested in podcasts
Questions asked of the New York Times after Caliphate
The podcast:location tag is finalised
Triton Digital: US podcast downloads dip into the holidays
Satirical podcast News Fighters goes SansPants
Spotify's podcast boss Liz Gateley to leave?
Netflix's audio-only mode could threaten podcasting
Why has music streaming stopped growing?
Spotify signs Meghan and Prince Harry
Podcast Taxonomy Consortium gives us clearer job descriptions
Newsletter service Substack is the latest free podcast host
Patreon comes out top for donations, says podcaster
Night-time is podcast time in India
38% believe there are too many ads in podcasts
A closer look at the New York Times's podcasting
AdsWizz launches survey
Google Podcasts app gets RSS feed support
Tu-whit tu-Whoo might be buying Wondery?
The best podcasts of 2020: Apple Podcasts unveil their shows of the year
Spotify's most popular podcasts in 2020

November 2020

A map to help navigate the podcasting landscape
The podcast that's sent 15 million people to sleep
The power of local podcasting
RØDE launch Vlogger Kits
French children's podcast platform Keeku launches
The best podcasts from Australia revealed
How Gen Z/Millennials use podcasts
What we can learn from Apple Podcasts star ratings
Vurbl launches - a new 'creator-first' audio streaming platform
Apple Podcasts: now on a website near you
Apple now under half of all podcast plays
Global to commission original podcasts
The Australian ABC adds shows to Spotify
Spotify buys Megaphone in its biggest deal yet
Acast integrates with Patreon patron-only shows
Spotify investigates podcast subscriptions
Anchor gains IAB certification
Anchor makes payout changes
YouTube channels are pirating podcasts
A brand new song, every week, in a podcast
Australian Podcast Awards 2020 nominees announced

October 2020

Biden vs Trump - who's spending where in podcasts
Acast and AdsWizz make podcast ads easier to buy
Podchaser launches Pro service for marketers
Shure launches MV7 USB/XLR microphone
iHeartMedia to buy podcast host Voxnest
The Allusionist leaves PRX's Radiotopia
This Porsche comes with Apple Podcasts
Fyre Festival fraudster produces podcast from prison
The two things that make podcasts unique
Podsights: two ads work better than one
The RIAA shuts two podcasts down for music use
Anchor and Spotify launch 'shows with music'
The Ambies are coming
Libsyn and listener privacy
Proposals for new podcast tags in RSS unveiled
Podcasting on Deezer shows up in another 51 countries
Spotify launches social cards
The stars come out for Podfront
Anchor's tools make it easy to copy podcasts
Award-winning investigative journalist Robert Riggs talks to Podnews
Deezer posts positive numbers for podcasters
Google Podcasts Creator Program announces teams

September 2020

Happy #internationalpodcastday
Faking IAB-compliant downloads
Wondery seeks a buyer
BBC Sounds goes global
Brené Brown gets two Spotify exclusives
How the new Apple Podcasts could impact listening habits
Amanda Palmer launches weekly podcast
FinCEN files investigation is accompanied by a podcast
UK's 'Noiser' signed by talent agency WME
Podcasts on Amazon Music - all you need to know
Jake Shapiro goes to Apple Podcasts
Joe Rogan's next guest?
Podcast listeners are listening longer
Kara Swisher's new interview podcast
NPR makes 'first localised daily news podcast'
US podcast downloads and audience per platform
The Podfather launches a new, open podcast directory
12% of New Zealanders listen to podcasts every day
More brands than ever are considering podcast advertising
Song Exploder starts to remove shows
Censored? Joe Rogan Experience is missing episodes on Spotify
Ad revenue 'surging back' to podcasts

August 2020

Podnews launches new, weekly adtech newsletter; Overcast adds dynamic ad warning
CK Goldiing explores 'telephobia'
Joe Budden to leave Spotify
Exclusive: the top 100 podcasts in your country on Spotify
Podcasting: 'more trustworthy than traditional media'
A new daily cyber security show launches
BRIAN'S ALIVE! - and he's going to release a new bedtime stories podcast
More enhancements for Google Podcasts
Horses In The Morning celebrates 2,500 shows
Spotify launches new Daily Sports playlist
Anchor is hosting pirated podcasts
Joss Stone launches 'A Cuppa Happy'
Amazon changes podcasting terms: delivers worse option
38 percent of Americans listen to podcasts to improve their mood
Exclusive: Anchor are automatically deleting podcasters, and why
How to get your podcast into Amazon
Music podcast celebrates India’s neighbours
Wonder Media Network signs with WME
Podcasting to hit $1bn in 2021
Are Anchor podcasters different?
Apple still #1: podcast listening via mobile apps

July 2020

SiriusXM: Simplecast’s price; Pandora’s decline
Spotify: more podcast listening
Descript adds Overdub, automated editing, and more
The Podcast Show 2021 announced in London next May
Podcast producer WYN Studio in India gets funding round
New comedy shows announced from Will Ferrell and iHeartMedia
The New York Times buys Serial Productions
Podcast Movement shifts to a virtual event
New UK research shows lack of diverse voices
Non-English podcast launches overtake English ones
Michelle Obama to release show on Spotify
Apple makes a new, exclusive, 'podcast'
Spotify launches in Russia, and launches podcast charts
US Podcast Ad Revenues grew 48% in 2019
British Podcast Awards 2020 winners
YouTube listening time falls; and working safely during a pandemic
Spotify signs $20m deal with Omnicom Media Group
Podcast listeners 39% more likely to drive a hybrid
SiriusXM 'to buy Stitcher'
Podtrac: NPR back at #1
A record number of new shows: but new releases now in decline
Spotify gains on Apple worldwide
Resonate Recordings launches a podcast host

June 2020

Spotify adapt 'Sandra' to international markets
BBC launches new podcast unit
Cadence13's 'movies for the ear'
PodLP: a new podcast app for the next billion listeners
iHeartMedia and Warner sign co-pro deal for HBO Max
Podcasts: radio's biggest advertiser
Podcasts - do we have a spam problem?
Pandora adds podcast analytics
SiriusXM (owner of Pandora and AdsWizz) buys Simplecast
Reuters Audio launches with half a million audio clips
19.7m people will pay for podcasts in the US
The podcast app that's eight times bigger than you thought
Are your podcast downloads 5% too high?
Podcast transcripts: should podcasters have control of their own transcript?
Deezer launches podcasts for Israel
Podhero launches: a new support platform for podcasters
Rogan: most popular podcast in the US
More people in Canada listen to podcasts every week than the US
Triton Digital: O Assunto is número um in Latin America
Study: many Joe Rogan fans will 'stop listening'
A new record for new podcasts
Now showing: IMDB now listing podcasts

May 2020

California listens to more podcasts than any other US state
The Podcast Academy names its Board of Governors
Time to rethink the podcast app?
iPhone vs Android across the world
Podcasts are coming to Amazon
Captivate gains IAB certified compliant stats
Blubrry launches private podcasting tools
Joe Rogan signs exclusive deal with Spotify
Podcast Addict returns to Google Play: but for how long?
Google suspends Podcast Addict from Google Play app store
Apple to make audio content
Luminary 'losing $3.5m a month'
Google helps people move away from Google Play Music Podcasts
Majority of Chinese podcast consumers listen every day
PodcastOne bought by LiveXLive for $18.1m
Podcast Movement 2020 switches to October
New podcast network aims to sell out
Google launches an analytics - and submission - platform
This American Life wins first Pulitzer Prize for audio reporting
We Are Podcast plans 'House Sessions', a networking event while-at-home
Spotify continues to gain on Apple: even in California

April 2020

Now, Spotify hits one million podcasts
Podcast promoters are still a thing: we talk to one
This American Life comes to Spotify
Apple slow to update new episodes (and why it doesn't matter much)
New UK podcast consumption data shows record listening
Quibi says 'Quit it' - and tells a fan podcaster to stop
Libsyn: more people using computers to listen
Get with The Program: advice on promoting a podcast
There are now over one million podcasts
TWiT turns 15
Nordic noir - true-crime plagiarism in Sweden
Reach half of US weekly podcast consumers by buying just 5 networks
Triton Digital launches new US Podcast Report
Podcast Addict adds reviews
Magellan: 4 out of 5 comedy podcasts talk COVID
Together Apart focuses on how we get together when we can’t
RØDE's new wireless mics; Google removes old Google Play Music Podcasts from iOS
New podcast focuses on the choices ahead
New publishers make it to Podtrac's top 20
Spotify deletes some virus-related episodes
Plays on the web double as we work from home
Listening vs downloads over the past few weeks

March 2020

New RØDECaster Pro firmware released
Podcast downloads are happening later in the day
AdsWizz automates buying host-read ads
Google Podcasts app launches on iOS: same, but different
Anchor adds remote-recording features to its app
Google Podcasts redesign rolling out
How is the coronavirus affecting podcast downloads?
Podcasts now listened to by over 100m Americans every month
Podcasters react to widespread school closures
Tony Phillips joins Broccoli Content as CCO
Is personalisation coming to Apple Podcasts?
Our Largest Download Day Ever - advertising a podcast
The coronavirus’s effect on podcasting
Episode images: the apps that use them
HiStudios changes name and goes independent
COVID-19 podcasts going viral
Gimlet's new Head of Content: and Chartable's new charts
‘A million’ podcasts won’t be playable in Chrome
75% of Americans are now familiar with podcasting
iHeart makes it to the Australian Podcast Ranker
The oldest podcaster in the world? And how can we hit $2bn?
Audio-Technica moves to USB-C

February 2020

Apple Podcasts reaches over 900,000 shows
A look at podcasting in Lebanon and Levant
Acast launches Acast Marketplace; iHeartPodcasts come to Australia
Supercast announces $2m of funding; new CEO
Edison Research releases top 10 podcast tracker
Podcast advertising 'works way better than TV, print'
Spotify listeners prefer comedy; Apple's prefer news
RTÉ launches The Nobody Zone in five languages
Podcasting in Egypt: data, and PodFest Cairo
The Podcast Academy launches: the speech, the Q and A, the reaction
Podcast Movement Evolutions under way in LA
Conan: podcast success 'greatest surprise of my career'; and more from Podfront
Chartable gets certified; another company hijacks podcast feeds
Podcasting world converges on LA
How to advertise your podcast with paid ads
Google Podcasts adds a front page, and podcast search, to the web
Spotify buys The Ringer, podcast listening up 200%
Another podcast host gets IAB Certification
The podcasters who earn the most
How you should advertise your podcast

January 2020

BBC sees significant growth in podcast plays on BBC Sounds
Why women are fascinated with true crime
PodcastOne podcasts are now on Spotify
Captivate launches a 'full transparency mode' privacy initiative
MTV to release five new podcasts
The Pod Village at the European Radio Show impresses
Podcast listening without the app
Apple vs Spotify: the #1, according to the data, is...
Breaker gets a redesign for simplicity and discoverability
iHeart Podcast Awards winners and new UK podcast data
How the Apple Podcast Charts work: the patent
Can anyone list your podcast without asking?
Now, MIDiA claims Spotify is #1 for podcasts, kind of
Luminary unveils new, lower, pricing
The Australian Podcast Awards to return for 2020
How Italians listen to podcasts
Spotify launches targeted podcast advertising
Morgan Stanley: Spotify is now #1 podcast platform, beating Apple
US Library of Congress starts archiving podcasts
Podchaser launches recommendation sharing service
Darknet Diaries shares statistics for 2019; Procast adds donate buttons
A new chinese government podcast
New Year, new privacy laws

December 2019

A new way to get ratings
iHeartRadio launches a third all-podcast station
Podcasting in the UAE: a new report
Apple Podcasts grew podcast listening most in 2019
Ratings and reviews do not affect ranking in Apple Podcasts
Is anyone reading your Patreon posts?
The Daily Show launches a new podcast; Podfollow celebrates growth
Triton Digital to produce a US podcast ranker
Libsyn restricts publishers from using some analytics
EXCLUSIVE: A new entry in the Podtrac podcast charts - why it isn't all it seems
Now Spotify is beating Apple Podcasts in Canada
Amazon's Alexa gets podcasts from Apple and Spotify
Spotify helps new listeners discover podcasts
ART19 launches in Korea
Podcast predictions for 2020
National Lampoon first on Spotify; how popular is AAC audio in podcasts?
David Pakman says he's being 'bullied into sharing your data'
Podcasts are getting shorter
Spotify gives podcasters 2019 Wrapped; and is podcasting going to get smart in 2020?
Podcorn, a new self-service ad platform, launches
News podcasts grow; Spotify's most popular podcasts; and the company accused of podcasting click-fraud
1-in-4 frequent podcast listeners tip their favourite shows

November 2019

Fresh Air Production wins UK production company of the year
DAX unveils new publishers and multi-platform measurement
Apple Podcasts responsible for 58% of podcast downloads
CBC/Radio-Canada sign with Acast; Syed appeal denied
A gambling company is one of US podcasting's top advertisers
Subscription data: US podcasts rule the world
Acast launches new podcast host, Acast Open
LA Times and Wondery launch new true-crime podcast
Spotify adds personalised podcast playlist
Netflix launches a podcast for The Crown
Inside the iHeart Podcast Awards nominations
Is podcasting replacing radio?
Podcast Radio to launch in London
63% of the world's smartphones run Android
Spreaker Prime: $1m in podcast ad revenue in first three months
Adobe demonstrates automatic de-umming
Deezer adds a dedicated podcast hub to their app
Manoush Zomorodi to host TED Radio Hour
Brazil: the world's number two for podcast listening
Podcasting to be $1bn media market next year
Netflix to launch an original scripted podcast with Spotify

October 2019

Podcasts in HBO's new app, and in a new kids app from Spotify
Voxnest: Spotify conquers Europe for podcasting
Glow drops charges for listener support; Audacity not for Catalina after all; unusual terms and conditions
Audacity's new update for Catalina; and RAIN Summit Europe tickets
Luminary gets a new CEO
A podcast gets archived by the British Library
PodcastOne's Super Listeners study released
Women listen longer; and 'What A Day' to launch on Monday
The Podchaser Feed: a new way to discover podcasts
Australia: new podcast research and a podcast ranker
Spreaker is now using IAB Certified numbers; and podcast listeners love their advertisers
Choose-your-own adventure fiction podcast launches
Podcast consumption in Germany: new study released
Radio Sodoma tops the charts in Finland; introducing 'microcasts'
International Podcast Association shares interim survey results
ShePodcasts LIVE to stream live with Podbean Live
'Your Daily Drive' comes to Spotify in Germany
Apple Podcasts demonstrate 'Browse By Hosts And Guests'; changes at Libsyn
British Podcast Awards launch a £50,000 funding scheme
Libsyn now hosts 67,000 shows; but CFO resigns
Owen Grover on the demise of Apple, and being cautious of Spotify
Apple is removing 260 podcasts a day
Podcast Alarm allows you to wake up to something different

September 2019

The Messengers: free podcast documentary movie to celebrate International Podcast Day
55% of podcast fans have bought something advertised on a podcast
UK newspapers pass off podcast interview as their own
Branded podcasts 'more effective than TV'
'Stuff' rises to #2 in Podtrac chart, and a positive podcast for prisoners
True-crime podcast 'plagiarised' by newspaper; actors love audio drama podcasts
Think most podcasts are downloaded before playing? Think again
Descript’s Podcast Studio launches: we try it out
The Pocket Casts podcast app is now free
Podcoin app to close next week
NPR: podcasting revenue bigger than radio in 2020
Brexitcast filmed for TV
RSS tool falls over; hundreds of podcasts fall offline
Listening to podcasts on the web is increasing
40% of new podcasts are hosted by women
Podcasting workshop to be held in Jamaica, and new Spotify hirings
Podcasts on a plane; free ebook, webinar and classroom tools
Happy 9th, 99% Invisible; Acast moves to IAB v2 guidelines
Audioboom partners with Voxnest for ad-tech; Boudet goes legal
Unravel returns with a con artist; Crime Junkie served legal letter
Tom Webster: Let's put on a show

August 2019

Help fund a new indie fiction podcast
Podchaser opens up the Social Feed
OzPod podcasting conference returns for 2019
Another podcast accused of copying
Fan podcast sells out live season finale
WWE Podcast Network to launch
Apple Podcasts transcription search is now live
Conan signs a seven figure deal, apparently driving the podcast revolution
Dr Death tops podcast charts across the world
Crime Junkie episodes disappear after plagiarism claim
Podcast Movement wraps up
Using music in podcasting moves a step closer
The doors open to Podcast Movement 2019
Music: finally coming to podcasts?
Fun Kids launches children's podcast network; RadioPublic unveil PodPass
Google adds podcast episodes to Google Search
Radio tunes in: Entercom buys Pineapple Street/Cadence13; iHeart expands podcasts internationally
Veritone One launches new monetisation tool; Cleanfeed to launch browser-based multitrack recorder
Second virtual summit for podcasters announced
Podsights releases “Open Downloads” spec
The new Apple Podcasts categories go live
Data: podcasting and the UAE

July 2019

Is Amazon AWS an alternative to a real podcast host?
Do The Right Thing returns; Spreaker launches Spreaker Prime monetisation
UK - 92 percent of podcasts are listened-to alone
AdBarker promises ad insertion for podcasters on any host
Spotify continues to gain on Apple, which rolls out new categories
Apple are putting new podcast category changes live
Audioburst launches on Android Auto and Bixby
39 percent of internet users consume podcasts every month
Acast doubles revenue year-on-year; Spotify solicits Spanish shows
Audioboom revenue grows by 171% year-on-year
Apple to make its own exclusive podcasts
Podcasts are getting shorter
The battle of the one-star reviews
Audioboom adds new NYC studios
Stitcher and Wondery expand into the UK; podcast targeted with one-star reviews
BBC Sounds Controller announced; Nielsen announces new podcast advertising service
Castbox has 3m daily users; The Infinite Dial comes to Germany
Podcasts to come first on new Apple iPhone OS
The Nod visits Johannesburg, South Africa; BBC Sounds resets ratings
75 per cent of UK ad agencies plan to spend more money on podcasts
Podimo - a European Netflix for podcasts - raises $6m
Whooshkaa adds free dynamic ad insertion and transcription for all
Who's the fastest podcast host?

June 2019

Wondery to go global with $10m of funding
Podtrac admits to website error; Apple slips to below 60% of podcast downloads
Anchor: skipping the approval queue, and filling Apple Podcasts with illegal copyright material?
Almost Tangible wins big at the NY Festival Awards
Podcast gets conviction overturned
The radio station earning money from subscription podcasts
Castbox integrates with Waze
Household tips from the 1950's; and a PM19 session not to miss
French podcast publishers work together; Duolingo make a dual French/English podcast
Spotify gets a podcast redesign - and lets advertisers target listeners
Record companies agree: podcasting helps music discovery
Triton Digital acquires Omny Studio
Applications now open for Jesse Cox Audio Fellowship
Spotify adds embedded player for podcasts
Podcast Live's Rugby At Twickenham; Spotify's Daily Podcast Playlist
Death in Ice Valley to return with a live show; and Spotify beats Apple in more countries
More on Apple's new categories, and a Spotify curated podcast playlist
Apple make over 100 changes to podcast categories
US podcasting ad revenues up 53% to $479m; Apple Podcasts adds full-text transcript search and device sync
Apple to kill iTunes: why it makes no difference for podcasters

May 2019

Castro adds podcast clip sharing to its app: but does it help podcasting?
Audible UK announces audio drama production grant
Is podcasting in China really worth $7bn?
Apple fixes New and Noteworthy
Libsyn plans new advertising platform; and Inside Star Wars launches this week
Gimlet launches a new scripted LGBTQ+ series
How Spain listens to online audio
Infinite Dial Canada 2019 released in full
Libsyn podcast revenue up 16% in Q1 2019
Awards nights - podcasting's winners in Britain and Australia
Rob Greenlee moves to Libsyn
BBC plans 'public service algorithm' for personalisation
Spotify launch a browser-based podcast audio editor
Chartable launch SmartLinks, get $1.5m funding
Three companies get IAB Certified; Arabic podcasts on the rise
Growth in podcast listening in Canada
Google adds podcast results within main desktop search
Podfund - a funding source for podcasters - launches
Luminary fixes show note links in their apps
Show notes: only 60% of apps support links
How people discover new podcasts
Acast launches secure paid-for podcasts in almost any app; Pacific Content bought by Rogers
Auxbus launches; NPR press the wrong button

April 2019

New podcast host RedCircle launches; Parcast cost Spotify $55m
Overcast launches clip-sharing to social media
Luminary removes proxy server, disguises app user-agent, truncates show notes, removes donation links: more publishers exit
Acast buys Pippa; three more publishers come off Luminary
Podcast downloads by country; and the Peabody Awards
Luminary launches - without some popular podcasts
18m Crime Junkies; a Swootiful social app; de-umming with Spext
Countries where podcasting is growing fastest
Wondery does a deal with Universal Music
The podcast that crashes car radios
The Daily, The Weekly, the Apple Watch, and more Google Podcasts features
Is this one word we should all stop using?
Podcast Consumer 2019 released; Luminary sneek peek
Apple Podcasts now available on the web
The top personal care podcast advertisers
She Podcasts gets conference funding; Apple Podcasts to get a desktop app?
NAB Show 2019: more podcast companies than ever
Understanding podcast metrics using pizza
Spotify: now #1 for podcasts in Spain, Indonesia and India
Beer brands advertising in podcasts
Google Podcasts are working on an analytics dashboard
BBC says podcast listening will quadruple by 2021

March 2019

The total number of available podcasts is now 700,000
Laughable, a top-rated comedy podcast app, comes to Android
Blubrry and Audioburst announce partnership; Spotify buys Parcast; BBC explains
'Seems to be insane' - more on the BBC block; and StreamGuys enables RAD
BBC pulls podcasts from Google Assistant and Google Podcasts
If a podcast is too long, a fifth of listeners never return
Google Podcasts will soon have a website (and it'll run on iOS too)
Australia leads the world in smart speaker adoption
Apple - what they should do next
Strategies to grow your Patreon support
Patreon says Sword and Scale's Mike Boudet can stay
Gimlet staff want a union; Spotify files complaint against Apple
Ron Burgundy podcast fails to hit the mark for iHeartRadio
RadioPublic's new stuff; and dynamic ad insertion without the ads
Sword and Scale abruptly ends
A new threat to podcasters: extortion
Research: podcasting significantly growing in US
Google Podcasts unveils episode search, driven by automated transcripts
Spotify is already beating Apple in many countries
Apple's accessibility; and Gimlet's not changing anything
Apple's u-turn: episode numbers won't get you chucked out after all; RODE release new firmware

February 2019

Apple threat: no episode numbers in your podcast titles, or else
Pandora launches 'Stories'; ART19's raid on Stitcher
RAIN Podcast Business Summit is next week
Spotify - growing the pie for podcasting?
Tenderfoot TV's new investigative podcast
Podcast company one of world's most innovative businesses
Podcast Live launches in UK; and mobile data costs around the world
The #2 radio advertiser is also the #2 podcast advertiser
D'oh! Podcasting on The Simpsons
The Quicky - a new daily news podcast for Australia
Pandora's public podcast plans; Anchor's actual acquisition amount?
Root of Evil podcast launches
Apple tightens its terms of service
Google Podcasts creator program bootcamp starts; and monetisation tips
Artificial Intelligence adds visuals and context links to podcasts
New podcast platform launches with $100m investment
Breaking: Spotify buys Gimlet... and Anchor
Where are all the podcast archives?
British Podcast Awards returns for 2019
Spotify in talks to buy Gimlet Media
RØDE give away $150,000 of prizes

January 2019

Podfest Expo in Orlando - Himalaya could pay for your travel
WerkIt launches a podcasting pay survey, and new podcasts from Tenderfoot TV
Overcast adds instant search; the NYT helps new podcast listeners
Advertising that works in podcasting, and Meet your Maker returns
RODECaster Pro to add multitrack recording
David Tennant launches new interview podcast
The Economist launches a daily podcast, and Spotify tests an import function
Audioboom revenue nearly doubles
New podcast consumption data released
Marketing Facebook's new podcast
Anchor 'doubles the number of money-making podcasts'
Spotify now has 200m active users worldwide
More podcasts launched in 2018 than ever before
Closed-captioning is coming to Google Podcasts
BBC’s podcast exclusivity angers listeners; Spotify plans more
Top 10 US radio advertisers vs top 10 US podcast advertisers
CES brings new platforms for podcasts
Number of smart speakers in US households increases by 78% last year
Slate launches daily news podcast 'What Next'
Are ads coming to podcasts on Spotify?
Kanye West to appear on Joe Rogan Experience podcast
Did a true-crime podcast nearly stop a conviction?
2018 was the year 'podcasts grew up'

December 2018

Tips from Lore creator Aaron Mahnke
Where is podcasting moving fastest?
There were 200,000 new podcasts in 2018
Two Android podcast apps make it into the best apps lists of the year
How to explain to your family what you do
A new podcast app you probably won't like
US/UK audio drama podcast research published
Claims about RAD's privacy: are people right to be concerned?
Podcast analytics in the spotlight
BREAKING: Blubrry and NPR are first with IAB Certification
High profile creators leave Patreon
Apple Podcasts glitch removing ratings?
Rødecaster Pro podcasting mixer reviewed
Nielsen: 19% of all US adults listen to podcasts every week
NPR's RAD analytics standard goes live
How long should a podcast be?
What happens if you promote Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts equally
Podcasts go live in Pandora
A new radio and podcast conference for Asia
Arrest after Teacher's Pet podcast
Podcast advertises on London's tube, and Post Reports debuts
Murder case reopened, thanks to a true-crime podcast

November 2018

Anchor launches Sponsorships for US podcasters
ESPN's record IAB compliant figures: but what does IAB compliance mean?
Voxnest helps monetise UK podcasts with DAX
Record labels take podcaster to court for music in podcast
Podcasters win at the APAs in London; and the WaPo's new daily podcast
Podcast wins prestigious journalism award
Deezer adds podcasting to its app in Colombia
Podcast listening now more diverse; I'm a Celeb podcast launches
Advertising in podcasts that game the charts; and a free Google Home Mini speaker from Spotify
Reuters Institute publish smart speaker report
Anchor clarifies terms of service
Pocket Casts unveils redesigned podcast app
Pandora to add podcasts for its 76m US users
Vox Media switches to Panoply; Spotify is planning shareable podcast playlists
Three-quarters of top podcasts have ads in them; and podcasting makes it to SNL
12% of all podcasts only have one episode
Apple's Site Manager Reporting is broken; and Nielsen offer better targeting
Google Podcasts adds a share button; Pandora hires; Apple removes a crypto podcast
Wolverine comes back for a second season
Radiodays Europe's Podcast Day host city for 2019 announced
Anchor shares podcast stats; The Guardian's daily podcast goes live
Australian Podcast Awards open for entries; NPR training release more resources

October 2018

BBC launches new radio and podcast app
iHeartRadio comes to Mexico, and Stitcher gets into Waze
Voxnest says 9.4% of all podcast downloads are on the Apple Watch
CBC's daily podcast, Front Burner, launches Monday
Limetown returns for a second season
Eleven year-old maths genius hosts a new podcast
iHeartRadio launch Podcast Awards
Full keynote from OzPod 2018; don't photograph Apple's earbuds
Australian 'Podcast Working Group' formed by radio; and UK's audio winners announced
Triton Digital bought by Stitcher's owner, Scripps
New Australian podcast research; how spammers are targeting Apple Podcasts
#OzPod2018 is tomorrow in Melbourne, Australia
The world's first reality podcast show: The Brights
Google Podcasts to be simplified, and will help podcasters earn money
Why'd You Push That Button returns for a third season
Apple Podcast Charts 'screwy and scammy'; Australian Podcast Awards return to Sydney; LUFS FAQ
How should we replace the Apple Podcasts Chart?
Podcast Consumer Canada 2018 research released; RadioPublic launches tipping
Google works with PRX; Podcasts disappear in Apple Podcasts
Entale, an interactive podcast app, comes out of beta
SoundCloud renews with DAX; how to use music in your podcast
Spotify unveils new podcasters portal for you to submit your show
Google Podcasts turns on Chromecast; and Podcast Awards 2018 winners

September 2018

Spotify - podcast listening up 367%; also increases on Deezer
Apple share podcast authoring tips, and Audioboom advertise a podcast on the TV
Canadian podcast research reveals requirement to help new listeners
How to be a top ten podcast; and how to make a great branded podcast
What is Spotify really measuring?
Podcast Trends Report published, and Serial season 3 starts
BuzzFeed cuts their podcasting team and closes the majority of their podcasts
Apple helps with podcast marketing; Anchor adds smart background music
Google opens News on Google Assistant to all; and questions with Panoply's CEO
Next Radio on now; and music licences for podcasts
iHeartMedia buys HowStuffWorks
Panoply suddenly closes its podcast content division
New logo for Stitcher; new daily podcast for The Guardian
When life gives you Parkinson's
Twitter launches Periscope Audio for live audio streaming
Audiobooks pitted against movies: which are more emotionally engaging?
Manipulated: the Top Charts on Apple Podcasts are broken
EXTRA: Serial to return on September 20
How is Google Podcasts doing: and what could it do better?
iHeartRadio embed tools, and Apple Podcast Chart manipulators
Dutch podcast network hits a million downloads a month; and Apple Podcasts gets a redesign

August 2018

My Dad Wrote A... takes over the Apple Podcast chart
Survey: US public radio fans are heavy podcast users
The BBC start commissioning new podcasts
The FCC is podcasting now; and a podcast festival for Vancouver
Should Kim Kardashian listen to your podcast?
How many podcasts are no longer being updated?
Spotify sign exclusive deal with Joe Budden
Chartable analyses the top platforms for podcasting
The power of podcasting; and Beasley hires Podcast Captains
RadioPublic's calls to action; and understanding podcast stats
Anchor Listener Support now natively supported in podcast apps; and Amazon Alexa is caching audio
Donation links to come to Overcast and others; PRX and PRI to merge
Podkite launches; Acast adds a voice app (in Swedish)
Start Here reaches 100; and is New and Noteworthy really Old and Broken?
Apple Podcasts Connect still broken
Anchor launch a Patreon competitor, Listener Support
A new UK podcasting convention; and growth for iHeartRadio
Audible eliminates a large number of podcasting roles
Alex Jones removed from Apple, Spreaker, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest
Podnews adds a new jobs board; and Paramount signs a new podcast movie
#OzPod2018 returns; Alex Jones episodes removed from Spotify
New podcast host Transistor launches; Simplecast trails new features
Spotify faces criticism for podcasts; and Edison Research shares #PM18 data

July 2018

More podcast speakers for Next Radio; HowStuffWorks signs with Whooshkaa
Teacher's Pet reaches new milestone, and talks and learnings from Podcast Movement #PM18
Anchor to open a free podcast studio in New York
Reports from Podcast Movement; and Earios launches funding drive
AdsWizz partners with podcast hosts to help monetise podcasting
Data from Acast and Nielsen focus on commercial benefits of podcast audience
Podcast Movement delgates gather
NPR and Edison Research release their Smart Audio Report
Audioboom release half-yearly results; the US's biggest podcast advertisers
Skype to add an official call-recorder; and Podnews em Português: ouça agora!
The makers of S-Town sued
The Daily starts being marketed, and the BBC wants a UK podcast chart
Advertising your podcast on Facebook; and how to take a break
South Africa's 'big podcasting moment', and how to link to your podcast more effectively
Donating to podcasts via an Amazon Alexa smart speaker; over 5,000 entries for podcast competition
Acast listening doubles over the past year
Google Podcasts is indexing premium podcast feeds
Podbean helps with secure feeds; and Outlier Podcast Festival Los Angeles
Formula 1 launch its first-ever podcast
Matthew Bannister to launch Folk on Foot; and launch of AudioUK
Podcast Awards open; and a live podcast on Twitch
Donald Trump pranked by a podcaster; and a podcast map

June 2018

Castbox republished unauthorised, altered RSS feeds for your podcast; plus a new YouTube network and Aussie true crime
Castbox to launch a premium subscription service; is Apple censoring podcasts?
Anna Faris Is Unqualified makes it to the radio; Play Podcasts fixes podcast links
On Facebook, 'audiograms' work at least four times better; and a new Canadian daily news podcast
FX signs the NYT's Daily for a Weekly TV show; Google Podcasts adds features
Castbox posts listener data; and Google Podcasts link validator
UTA and Cadence13 launch a podcast network of YouTube stars
Google launch Google Podcasts app
A true crime podcast network; and podcast reading material
Spotify adding new podcasts; more tweaks to Google's podcast app
Next Radio announces podcasting speakers
YouTuber Allison Raskin launches a new scripted podcast today
Trump and Kim highlights podcast flexibility; and Radiodays Europe Podcast Day
Another record for podcast revenue
Google to launch podcast app in Android's Play Store
BREAKING: Audioboom achieves additional funding. What's next?
A new podcast company launches in the UK
Email promotion for a new podcast; and podcasting is exciting
25,000 new podcasts since April
Apple Podcasts changes in iOS 12
Podbean launches podcast ad platform
Apple removes podcast re-publisher

May 2018

Plex adds podcasts
Apple will soon require secure podcast feeds
TPX announce more sales partnerships
Has Google indexed your podcast properly?
Google Home outselling Amazon Echo
The biggest brand advertising on podcasts is...
A new way to manipulate the Apple Podcast Charts
Cadence13 and MarketSnacks launch new daily financial news podcast
Podcasts can help overthrow governments
Wireless Studios launches
Voce promises interactive show notes for podcasts
The shows manipulating the Apple Podcast Charts
Audioboom no longer to take-over Triton Digital: requires urgent funding
Apple Podcast Charts for sale
NPR podcasts - now available on Spotify
Cleanfeed adds a 'pro' option
Pocket Casts promise they won't change
Sonix launches 'SEO-friendly' podcast player
Australian Podcast Awards Winners
Pocket Casts acquired
Podcast fans' purchase power, and kids get Alexa skills
Infinite Dial Australia released
Breaking: Acast and the BBC partner on international podcast deal

April 2018

50bn podcast downloads so far: stats from Apple Podcasts
Reese Witherspoon produces a new podcast
Podcast Movement announce scholarships
Peabody Awards: the winners
Google's podcast strategy includes better searching, and more monetisation
Google's podcasting strategy; trolls and weather
Breaking: Google's podcasting strategy 'that could double audiences worldwide'
Edison Research releases Podcast Consumer 2018
An interactive audio drama for smart speakers from Netflix
Eagle Rock Brewery on The Unfiltered Gentlemen
Is audio in Medium's future?
The End of Time approaches
Shot Caller: a new drink culture podcast
Gimlet launch new shows for spring
Pandora 'doubling down' on podcasts
British Podcast Awards: nominations announced
ABC Kids Listen’s Imagine This podcast for pre-schoolers
SBS encourages discussion of TV shows using podcasts
New Hindenburg features
How important are ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ reviews anyway?
'First Person Immersive' - a new, binaural, podcast
E and J Gallo launch a new wine podcast

March 2018

Wondery raises $5m in funding
Amazon Alexa's Daily Briefing delivers good traffic
The Daily's radio debut; and Audioburst gets into Samsung devices
Breaking: new BBC Podcast Commissioner announced
Jalopnik launches Tempest: true American car stories
Turnstile, a new sports podcast network, launches
ABC News to launch new daily podcast Start Here
Infinite Dial Canada 2018 release date announced
Acast enables demographic targeting with AdsWizz
The effect of podcasts on radio listening
BBC announces new personalised podcast app
Omny Studio releases loudness normalisation tool
Midroll: 74% of podcast listeners recall advertising
Behind the theme tune at The Daily
The NYT to release its first documentary podcast series
Gwyneth Paltrow's podcast, goop, hits number 1
Podcasting continues to grow: Edison Research
Analysis: beer advertising in podcasts
Techmeme Ride Home launches, an afternoon-drive tech news podcast
Audiocraft announces 2018 festival program
Facebook tests voice status updates
Gimlet Media produce a podcast for the Amazon Alexa
Help us with podcast app user-agents, and Ear Hustle returns

February 2018

BBC sees a 12% increase in podcast downloads in UK year-on-year
Acast gets podcasts into new Ford cars
A new Podcast Review website from the LARB
iHeartMedia returns to podtrac's charts
Australian podcast adspend triples in one year, say IAB
How to get your show on Apple's podcast charts
Podmosphere connects podcasters with sponsors
New podcast players for the web
Can you game the Apple podcast charts?
Should you charge guests to appear on your podcast?
NYT's The Daily to also go on radio
Breaking: AudioBoom to buy Triton Digital
VOX Media to launch a new daily podcast
Fun Kids launches a new story podcast for children
Pod Save America heads to HBO
Spotify is world's number 2 podcasting platform
RadioPublic launches 'paid listens' monetisation for podcasters
British Podcast Awards announce their return
No LUFSing matter: we analyse the top podcasts for bitrate and loudness
A look behind the scenes at The NYT's Daily
Dynamo, a new monetisation service, launches

January 2018

BBC launches boring podcast
Podcasts are the advertising holy grail
A Million Ads highlights dynamic advert production
Scripps: radio out, podcasting's the future
New Podtrac rankings, and getting your podcast onto Google Assistant
You can buy your HomePod speaker on Friday
BBC fixes podcast loudness
Helen Zaltzman and Jim Berk interviewed
Spotify announces a new podcast format with pictures
Celebrating ten years of episodes in the party bus
Spotify aims to be a podcast destination
Slate say podcasting is now 25% of revenue
BBC forms special team for voice-controlled speakers
Pandora plans podcast expansion
British podcasting data released
Podcasting goes primetime
At CES, voice and iHeartMedia gets added to everything
The 'Serial successor you've been waiting for'
Edison Research expands offices and promotes their people
Libsyn buys a web hosting company
Podtrac remove iHeartMedia data after podnews report
When podcast analytics go bad
Podcast setups and a look ahead to the rest of 2018

December 2017

Stitcher look back on 2017
Irish podcasting: the audio revolution 'has hit'
Netflix produces a companion podcast to a new TV show
Podtrac splits their 'top podcast charts' into two
Buzzfeed stops making Another Round - but podcast won't close
Podcasts to get into GM cars
Podmio podcast hosting platform launches, and CitiSport Radio wants podcasters
Podcast predictions for 2018
Apple's Podcast Analytics examined, Castro does cloud sync, and audioBoom has a transformational year
Do podcasts have a discovery problem?
Apple launch podcast analytics: now available
Patreon: 'We messed up', cancels fee changes
A new fictional podcast drama debuts in Australia
Branded podcasts: are they a good tool for marketing?
The top podcasts of 2017 revealed
ABC Audio Studios podcast fund goes to second round
Patreon change their charging structure
Apple buys Pop Up Archive to bolster podcast search
Using Amazon Web Services for podcasting
Check your podcast cover-art - and is anyone listening to government podcasts?
Free podcasting MP3 encoder and editor released by Marco Arment

November 2017

WGBH invests in RadioPublic
Podbean gets recommendations from Stabl
Omny Studio launch a podcast automation tool for radio stations
Free podcast transcripts, a special from CKNW and food podcasts
Acast talk data and podcast monetisation
Ear Buds sign Welcome to Patchwork
46% of young Canadian men listen to podcasts
Libsyn unveil new statistics for September
Sweden launch nationwide weekly podcast stats
CBC's Someone Knows Something breaks records
BNR Nieuwsradio doing 600,000 podcast downloads a month
Understanding public media's most engaged podcast users
Lots of the Apple Podcasts store is broken
Why are live podcasts are so popular?
BBC launches Podcasting House sampler feed to aid discovery
How Mozilla's new podcast got 1m downloads in 7 episodes
Brooklyn podcast pitch, and pinterest for podcasters
Blubrry acquires RSS feed validator
US Post Office pulls host-read ad
Audacity 2.2.0 released, and podcasting press kits
Al Jazeera launches a podcast network, plus premium podcast pricing pretty popular
Acast to go public and the value of niche podcasting

October 2017

How do podcast show notes actually display?
Behind Moonshot, the NYT Daily, and politicians are poor podcasters
iHeart Radio's take on podcasting, plus data from NPR, PRX's tips, and TASCAM's microphones
RAIN Summit Europe complimentary tickets, behind the scenes at The Allusionist, and messing up a live show
A million dollars for Aussie podcasts, and how to stop saying erm
Audio transcriptions, a podcast listener email with 40,000 subscribers, and stories from the Eastern West
New Spreaker player, and social media strategies for podcasters
Money for your documentary podcast; podcast reviews; and how bad is iOS11's podcast app really?
Farmer says podcasting is now his main income; and Ricky Gervais is back
New Podtrac figures, and Podcasting for Dummies
The golden age of gay podcasting
Remainiacs podcast reports success, and S-Town inhabitant on trial
How to promote your business podcast, host-read ads and beer
Google buy 60db; behind the scenes at the NYT Daily
How important is a feature on the Apple Podcasts front page?
Ads on trams, video from Werk It, how to get advertising for your podcast
Chicago Podcast Festival, Werk It, and PIY2017
Google's new launches, Podomatic does a deal, PodcastOne hires new execs
Kids podcasts, and the 2017 Podcast Awards winners
Watch Ignite Podcast Movement, plus Aussies doing well in podcasting
Boston Globe works with WBUR; Spotify release UK podcast stats

September 2017

Anchor gets funding; where to submit your podcast
Joe Biden launches a podcast, Ewan Spence records 500, and a gun
Ed Miliband has a podcast; and a smart speaker audio study
Creating the perfect thumbnails and ads, plus a look back at three audio conferences
Acast raises $19.5m, Wavve updates free tier, interactive audio drama
The Penguin Podcast, Libsyn stats to decrease, TuneIn's First Play
Edison Research's Megan Lazovick presents, plus monetising podcasting
Podcasts help learning; tips to lowering podcast producing stress; and Ringr
SCA launches PodcastOne Australia; and a successful car mechanic podcast
Die Zeit launches new podcasts, Apple launch new things, and a new app for ABC
International podcast day, and podcasting's deadly sins
Next Radio, interactive crime podcasts, Futurama, and radio working together with podcasting
$1m podcast fund for Australia, new US stats for podcasting, and London Podcast Festival
Australian podcast data; new head of podcasts at Spotify; audioBoom revenue up; Gimlet gets ad agency investment
audioBoom adds a subscription fee, Osher signs with Whooshkaa, Bitcoin podcatcher
Spotify loses podcast boss, HowStuffWorks gets $15m

August 2017

Anchor debuts editing-by-word on mobile; and political podcasting
The Atlantic launches a new podcast, plus Podcasting for Dummies ed.3 now available
Audioburst Search, Podchaser and three podcasting events to go to
Podcast Movement revisited; a new Aussie boss for Acast; Ear Hustle; Mechanical Turk
Radio at Podcast Movement, PodcastOne partner posts healthy profits, and Spotify reaches WMG agreement
Spreaker and BlogTalkRadio merge, and Art19 raises $7.5m in funding
Half of all US households listen to podcasts, and the New Yorker loves Michael Barbaro
News on-demand, #PM17 starts soon, and ZCast podcast app gets upgrade
An Apple podcast chart loophole? And how podcasting makes you a better broadcaster.
Steve Bannon's exit prompts additional podcasts
Russia, Louisville, and a job in NYC
Embed any podcast anywhere, plus a new children's podcast series
Geoff Lloyd and Annabel Port return, and a Canadian podcast celebrates 500 episodes
CBS Radio signs with Omny Studio, New York City government touts podcasting industry, and tips from Adam Carolla.
Irish podcasts, SoundCloud okay for now, and how many people work in podcasting in NYC
Inside an iTunes podcast feature, and SoundCloud could have only a few hours left
More speakers for OzPod, New Yorker debuts a podcast review column, and fitness fanatics love podcasts
Audio producer salaries, a new app that isn't a podcast player, and the top podcast publishers for July
Podcast troll vanquished, making money, and cloud technology for podcasts
Legal podcasts, Acast, and how to keep surprises fresh for on-mic
Marketing podcasts, plus UK listening and Entercom invests in podcasting
Guardian's Football Weekly loses its host, plus a podcast musical and why not to speed up podcast listening too much
Gimlet Media raise new cash, SoundCloud gets new hope (and a post-mortem pre-mortem), and podcasts outlast iPods
The world's biggest kids podcaster, Omny Studio gets into Spotify, and a stage play about podcasting

July 2017

A podcast app for kids, plus Deezer gets AudioBoom podcasts, and S-Town's Brian Reed
PRX's Podcast Garage, Up First vs The Daily, and Next Radio
The Current seeks podcast host, and an ad agency on the paradigm shift with podcast ads
Foreign radio podcasts with subtitles, plus kids podcasts
New podcasts in sport, business, parenting and Vegas, plus two conferences on Sep 8
The misappreciated art of podcasting, speed listening, and Hollywood
Aussie podcast research, and Pocket Casts on Sonos
Breaking: the hidden, built-in, podcast app in your Android phone
Speed-listening, a 94 year-old podcaster, and release forms
The next big genre for podcasting, plus jobs and a guide for journalists
How to sponsor a podcast well, plus dentists, scientists and murderers
IAB's new podcast measurement guidelines, Edison Research's Tom Webster, and podcasting to increase in popularity
Panoply works with Nielsen for targeted podcast ads, and are we at peak podcast?
June's top podcasters, will analytics change podcasting, and Everyone Else
How to sell podcasts, half-price podcast app, and a podcast with a 50/50 gender split for guests
How to get your podcast featured in iTunes; and the rise of the audiogram
A true-crime podcast finds more clues, and smaller audiences are good too
A critique of ESPN's 30 for 30, and a talk about podcasting's future by a design anthropologist
Enhanced analytics from Spreaker, kind of; plus praise for ESPN's 30 for 30.

June 2017

How to add your podcasts to Spotify: and they're coming to Android
Lessons from an NPR producer, get your podcast critiqued, new podcast from Microsoft
How would you sell a podcast in a store? Plus 2017 revenues and Pandora closes in Aus/NZ.
Where is Microsoft in podcasting? New hires for Midroll, and tips for journalists
Research from Nielsen about podcast profiles, and Edison Research about smart audio
How NPR approaches advertising in podcasts, plus a free podcasting event in Canada, and is podcasting ruining radio?
Interview with Ira Glass on interviews, plus acast, a new TED podcast, and discovery ideas
Next Radio conference, podcasting to come to Google, and Ira Glass talks
Successful podcast music, Tom Webster on Apple's analytics, and most successful podcast formats
A science podcast for kids, video prerolls, and a podcast gets man out of jail
Behind the world's largest women's podcast network, Lore, Helen Zaltzman, Roman Mars, and Audible
AudioBoom's boom-time, plus prison podcasts, Podtrac and Primedia
Current event podcasting, more on Apple's analytics and RSS changes, and Radiodays Europe's podcasting day
More on Apple's analytics, plus why you should be on 60db and a new golden age of drama
Apple to add podcast analytics, enable series and custom order for podcasts
Leela links to Patreon, plus Otto Radio and podcasting (and radio's) resurgence
Changes coming to Apple Podcast app, plus sign-in for iPlayer and a new Nova podcast star
Apple's HomePod new voice assistant, plus podcasting's distributed future
NPR's podcast analytics, plus audio's bright future and archiving podcasting
ABC in Australia goes podcast-first, US podcast ad figures, podcasts get 3% share of ear in Canada
Ad agency podcasts, subscription podcasts apparently work, Adam Curry's Podcaster Pro

May 2017

Podcast app reviews, writing with sound course, Apple has podcast studio
Update for Castro, US music rights, automated podcasting

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