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- Feb 7: Overheard at National Geographic launches a new season today called The Soul of Music, a month-long, four-part series of episodes focused on music and exploration featuring influential Black musicians and accomplished National Geographic Explorers.
- May 12, 2022: Amazon Music has launched in Argentina. The service includes podcasts from leading media partners COPESA, RDF Media, Radio Cooperativa, National Geographic, Sonoro, and TED in Argentina; and original content will be launching in the coming months.
- Nov 25, 2019: Podcasting websites are getting excited that Emily Ochsenschlager, former director of podcasts at National Geographic, has apparently joined Apple Podcasts. "What if Apple produced their own podcasts?" they ask. But in March, our Editor wondered how Apple could revitalise Apple Podcasts - not by just producing exclusive content; but by selling it instead. Is this the master plan?
- Nov 14, 2019: Tumble, a science podcast for kids, has won a science journalism award. “The originality and creativity that went into these two pieces is remarkable,” said National Geographic editor Christine Dell’Amore, in the AAAS press release announcing the awards. “These podcasts taught kids a ton about science in a fun and engaging way.” (Tumble / Gen Z / PRX)
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