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Submissions and Disclosures

February 14, 2019 · By James Cridland · 2.4 minutes to read


We accept story or podcast submissions via email to

We do not seek payment to cover any story. You can buy classified advertising for extra visibility; but we do not see any placed classified advertising during our editorial process, and are ignorant of the contents of this section until completion of each daily edition.

Things that really help us when submitting stuff:

(We’re not being picky, by the way - this is what all journalists would like!)

We always respect embargoes. Bear in mind that we publish at 2100 GMT -10 (6am winter, 7am summer New York time), so if you give us an embargo for 8am New York time, a) we’ll be sad, and b) it’ll be old news by the time we publish it the next day.

We always respect requested anonymity.

When submitting a podcast:

Commercial clashes

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We do not see classified advertising until the end of the editorial process, after each newsletter has been written. We’re editorially ignorant of the contents of our classified advertising block.

Sponsors and supporters are not given any editorial control of stories within the main newsletter, nor given any guarantee we’ll cover a story. Podnews may carry sponsored content as separate stories, and the relationship between us and that company will be clearly marked.

We have a cost-neutral partnership package with event and conference organisers where we help promote their events with a mix of paid classifieds and editorial mentions. They have no control over the content of any editorial mention.

James Cridland is Podnews’s Editor. All personal investments over US$1,000 are chosen at the sole discretion of an investment manager, who he does not instruct beyond overall investment aims.

James is also a consultant for podcast and radio companies, and a speaker at associated conferences and events. Some of these companies will pay him fees or expenses in the course of his work. He will disclose companies for whom he performs regular contracted work.


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