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November 29, 2023:
    Proof, if ever it's needed, that podcasting can reach important niche audiences: Radio Stone Update contains news and views for the hard-surfaces industry, from a news team covering granite, marble, quartz slabs, large-format porcelain and other stone fabrication in North America. In the most recent episode, learn all about StoneMart 2024. It's like Podcast Movement Evolutions, except it's about hard surfaces, not podcasts.
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September 14, 2023:
    Podcast Movement has released video and audio recordings from PM23. They're available to all Plus, Pro, and Virtual ticket holders. Find links in Swapcard.
September 8, 2023:
September 1, 2023:
    Transistor's Justin Jackson posts a review of Podcast Movement: "What makes the conference special is the relationships you build with people there. It's the one place you can get face-to-face time with podcasters, platforms, and other folks in the industry. This year, came away from Podcast Movement more inspired than ever."
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August 24, 2023:
    At Podcast Movement, Spotify's Director of Podcast Product, Austin Lamon, announced a number of enhancements and features for podcasters, including show page customisation, creator controls for podcast previews, and a rollout of automated ads to more countries. There's a full description of the enhancements on Spotify's website
August 23, 2023:
    YouTube will fully support ingestion of RSS feeds for podcasts by the end of the year, it was announced at Podcast Movement by the Product Lead Podcasting at Google, Steve McLendon, speaking to Ausha's Jennifer Han. He also made the first public acknowledgement of the ongoing beta testing that we reported on in May. (It ingests RSS audio feeds and turns them into YouTube-hosted video, like CNN One Thing which we understand is using it.)
August 22, 2023:

The Podnews Puppies: at Podcast Movement, lunchtime is playtime! Find the Podnews Puppies in front of our booth between 12.30pm and 2.30pm today. We've partnered with MaxFund, an animal adoption centre in Denver.%%promo-end%%

August 21, 2023:

Waggy news: introducing the Podnews Puppies! Partnering with MaxFund, an animal adoption centre in Denver, Podnews brings you lunchtime playtime with the Podnews Puppies on the Podcast Movement expo floor! Find the Podnews Puppies (and their schedule) in front of our booth. Unlimited pats and strokes on us!%%promo-end%%

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August 16, 2023:
    Descript will be at Podcast Movement, booth #700.
August 14, 2023:
    Bad news: YouTube's Kai Chuk is no longer answering questions at Podcast Movement (Wed, 2.30pm, Aurora C). Good news: his place will be taken by the Product Lead Podcasting at Google, Steve McLendon. A former co-founder of 60dB, he's been involved in the launch of podcasts on YouTube, but also looks after Google Podcasts - so knows a thing or two about the whole space. We hope to be there (if we can squeeze in) - the session's sponsored by Ausha.
August 9, 2023:
    Coming to Podcast Movement? The Podcast Academy is happy to offer all in-person Podcast Movement attendees the opportunity to have a 15-minute 1-to-1 with a leading voice in podcasting at booth #607. You can sign up for a time here - guests include Jaime Albright from Tenderfoot TV, Arielle Nissenblatt from Squadcast, Jeremy Enns from The Podcast Marketing Academy, and James Cridland, our Editor.
August 3, 2023:
    Podcast Movement this month looks like it'll be a busy one: the host hotel has sold out, though the organisers have secured discounts at nearby hotels. You can also now record your podcast at the event.
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July 26, 2023:
    Kai Chuk, YouTube's Head of Podcasting, will be at Podcast Movement next month. He'll be interviewed by Ausha's CMO, Jennifer Han (Tues, 2.30pm).
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April 26, 2023:
    Thinking about Podcast Movement in Denver? You might have received an email from some random company calling itself "Reconfirming Hotel Accommodation" or "Rooms-line", offering rubbish deals in awful airport hotels for the event. We checked with Podcast Movement's Dan Franks - it's not from them (we got it to a different email to the one we registered at PM with). Mark it as spam and help others.
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March 14, 2023:
    Data: Edison Research has published The Podcast Consumer 2023, a set of data from the Infinite Dial looking at US listeners to podcasting (and perfect for your slide deck). It was presented by Megan Lazovick and Wondery's General Manager Jeanine Wright at Podcast Movement.
March 13, 2023:
March 10, 2023:
    Our Editor James Cridland shared the results of the Podnews Report Card at Podcast Movement. We'll have this data in full in Monday's Podnews; but overall, Apple has increased its lead over Spotify as the most favoured podcast platform used by podcast creators. YouTube is eagerly awaited by many publishers; and Google Podcasts saw a disappointing fall in ratings from those in the industry.
March 9, 2023:
    Spotify revealed their latest interface, a vertically-scrolling way to discover new shows (and music, including video clips). Spotify has also unveiled Autoplay for Podcasts - when a podcast ends, another relevant episode that fits your taste will automatically play. (As our Editor will reveal later on Thursday at Podcast Movement, Spotify has the lowest figure for per-person podcast consumption in the industry: these automated plays will significantly change that).
March 7, 2023:
    Podcast Movement Evolutions is about to start in Las Vegas NV, USA. A multi-track podcasting event, it's designed to help people keep up with the evolving landscape of audio and podcasting.
March 6, 2023:
    At Podcast Movement this week, CoHost will unveil B2B Analytics, a feature designed to help B2B brands and agencies uncover which companies are listening to their podcast.
February 28, 2023:
    Today is your last day to fill in the Podnews Report Card. This year, we're giving direct feedback to all the major podcast platforms about what you think; as well as reporting at Podcast Movement about who's improved and who hasn't in the past year. Please take part: it'll take less than five minutes (unless you're really slow at typing).
February 23, 2023:
    The Podnews Weekly Review will be recorded live on stage at Podcast Movement Evolutions - Mar 9 at 12pm. Recordings are open to everyone, whatever ticket type you'll have. Sam Sethi and James Cridland will have guests connected to the week's news.
February 20, 2023:
    All the best podcasters are filling in the Podnews Report Card. Your feedback goes back (anonymously) to the podcast platforms, and helps them know where to improve. If you're one of the best podcasters and you've not yet filled it in, we'd suggest you rectify that - results at Podcast Movement.
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January 10, 2023:
    From editaudio: editaudio: On The Road A traveling podcast sharing the thoughts, feelings, anecdotes and advice collected from the attendees who stopped by our mobile sound booth at Podcast Movement.
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September 7, 2022:
    Cumulus Media, which sells ads for The Daily Wire and broadcasts the Ben Shapiro Show, has pulled out of future Podcast Movement events. The company released a statement:
September 5, 2022:
    After a social media backlash, Podcast Movement says it is "putting in place policies to guide our social media & events with inclusivity, diversity & respect for all".
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August 25, 2022:
    Adam Curry, the "podfather", spoke with Dave Jones at Podcast Movement 2022, explaining the history of open podcasting, the Podcast Index and the features available with the new podcast namespace.
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July 29, 2022:
    Blubrry has previewed that programmatic advertising is coming to its customers: allowing you to enable pre-roll and post-roll advertising via companies that choose your show. Expect more information next month (they'll be at Podcast Movement).
July 28, 2022:
    Two CNN journalists and podcasters have been confirmed as the closing keynote for Podcast Movement 2022. Audie Cornish, a former NPR presenter and host of "a new podcast from CNN Audio", and Dr Sanjay Gupta, will be being hosted by Erica Mandy.
July 26, 2022:
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July 19, 2022:
    PodMov Daily, Podcast Movement's daily newsletter that's almost as good as this one, celebrated its 3 year anniversary. Congratulations, Brennan and the team, from this 5.1 year-old.
July 5, 2022:
    "What would you do if you had 50 people come see you speak live in a room? Imagine you’re lucky enough to lead a panel at Podcast Movement in front of 500 people. What if 5000 people came. What kind of prep would you do?" Steven Goldstein writes about visualising a podcast audience. It's hard to build an audience, he says - it's easier to lose them.
June 30, 2022:
June 24, 2022:
    Podcast Movement is running a study of podcast listeners. If that's you, here's the survey; it'll take two minutes, and results will be presented in August.
June 23, 2022:
    iHeartMedia was also at Cannes, "on the iHeart Yacht". Topics covered were diversity and representation, LGBTQ+ visibility and NFTs in media, launching its first NFT-hosted show; while at a party, Sam Smith sang and Paris Hilton did an exclusive DJ set (not that exclusive, though, eh, Podcast Movement Evolutions attendees?)
June 21, 2022:
    The New Media Show comes from the NAB Show in the most recent episode, with Dan Franks from Podcast Movement and streaming media specialist Dan Rayburn as guests. Here's a recipe to enjoy the podcast to.
June 16, 2022:
    Podcast Movement 2022 has made some speaker announcements, including Dallas Taylor from Twenty Thousand Hertz, Robert Riggs from True Crime Reporter, and Fireside Chat's Mark Cuban and Falon Fatemi, returning to speak about "The Power of Web3 and Metaverse: The Future of Podcasting, Media, and Entertainment". We'll be at the event too.
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June 2, 2022:
    Sounds Profitable announced the Business Leaders Summit, in collaboration with Podcast Movement on Tuesday, Aug 23, in Dallas TX. The summit is built with four sessions: new research, successful measurement, video and programmatic. People at companies that sponsor Sounds Profitable, like Libsyn's AdvertiseCast, get in for free.
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April 15, 2022:
    A year after it announced podcasts in its app and other audio tools, Facebook's interest in podcasting is waning, according to Bloomberg's Ashley Carman. The company still hasn't launched podcasts outside of the US, and was entirely absent at Podcast Movement Evolutions; it also hasn't renewed some deals with Live Audio Rooms partners, as it pivots to focus on the 'metaverse'.
April 12, 2022:
    From Acast: Guys Next Door spoke at Podcast Movement Evolutions last month. Mack Wilds, Mouse Jones, and FlyRy guide us through an in-depth look on this generation’s thoughts on love, relationships, sex, and everything in between.
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March 28, 2022:
    A much-previewed talk at Podcast Movement Evolutions by YouTube's new director of podcasting, Kai Chuk, didn't contain any new announcements. He did promise that "over the next few months you’ll hear some announcements from us as to how we plan to continue supporting the podcast ecosystem".
March 25, 2022:
March 24, 2022:
    At Podcast Movement Evolutions, Edison Research unveiled the Infinite Dial 2022. For the first time, the number of US monthly podcast listeners dropped, slightly, to 38% (down from 41% a year ago). The slight drop was mainly 12-34 year-olds "going back to school, and going back to work" after the pandemic, said Edison Research SVP Tom Webster. Data was compiled in January. (The weekly listening figure is now 26%).
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Programming note: We're at Podcast Movement Evolutions next week. From Tuesday to Friday, we'll be focusing on a smaller amount of stories from the event.

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March 3, 2022:
    Podcast Movement has announced Latif Nasser, Radiolab co-host, as a keynote speaker at Podcast Movement Evolutions. Registration is here; Podnews will be there.
February 24, 2022:
February 16, 2022:
    Dan Franks, co-founder of Podcast Movement, will be on The New Media Show today, live at 3pm EST, with Rob Greenlee and Todd Cochrane. You'll be able to watch live.
February 10, 2022:
    This year's Edison Research Infinite Dial will be presented at Podcast Movement Evolutions on Mar 23. The research shows the total number of US adults who listen to podcasts, among other things. It's sponsored this year by Wondery and ART19; and you'll also be able to watch online.
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January 13, 2022:
    The Podcast Hall of Fame is coming back. Presented by Libsyn, the awards recognise those that have made a difference to podcasting. The ceremony will be held at Podcast Movement Evolutions in Los Angeles on Mar 25, though open to everyone. It last took place in 2018; the current members will be involved in choosing this year's inductees; eight were announced in 2018, and we expect a similar number this year.
December 17, 2021:
    Edison Research's Infinite Dial 2022 will be announced at Podcast Movement Evolutions, the company has announced. Founder and President Larry Rosin is a guest this week on the Podland podcast.
November 29, 2021:
    Podcast Movement has a sale for both Podcast Movement Evolutions in LA in March, and Podcast Movement 2022 in Dallas in August. We're hoping to make it to LA, Omicron permitting! The sale ends today at midnight.
November 3, 2021:
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October 21, 2021:
    Profit with Podcasting interviews the President of Podcast Movement, Dan Franks. Their next big event is in March in Los Angeles.
October 19, 2021:
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September 2, 2021:
    Podcast Movement sessions from PM21 in Nashville are now all available on the PM virtual platform. You can buy access now.
August 26, 2021:
    Podsights has terminated its contract with Libsyn's AdvertiseCast, according to a notice on Podsights' website. Podsights attribution will not be available to advertisers attempting to run campaigns on Libsyn's AdvertiseCast from Oct 11. Podnews understands a notice of termination was sent after a Libsyn employee accosted a female Podsights staff member at a virtual event in April, but the banner only appeared after Podsights was called "malicious" and "ignorant" by the same person, Libsyn's Rob Walch, during a session at Podcast Movement. Walch accused Podsights of "f#cking this community" in an aggressive speech that we're told is part of a pattern of targeted behaviour against Podsights.
August 24, 2021:
    The Sound Off Podcast interviewed Catherine O'Brien a week or so ago about her experiences at Podcast Movement.
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August 13, 2021:
    Did Apple Podcasts cancel their private briefings at Podcast Movement, like we claimed yesterday? Yes: but as part of a travel ban at the company. We're told that the team are still chatting regularly to podcast hosting companies; and have corrected that part of our story yesterday.
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August 4, 2021:
    Podcast Movement begins today, in Nashville TN, USA. We can expect many different product launches, and keynotes from Edison Research's Tom Webster and the founders of Fireside Chat.
August 3, 2021:
August 2, 2021:
    Many podcasters are converging on Nashville for Podcast Movement. So far, organiser Jared Easley has met someone with a Podcast Movement tattoo on their arm. We can't join you this year, but please snag a t-shirt for us.
July 23, 2021:
July 20, 2021:
    Fireside, the social chat service, is now available on the Apple App Store. "Fireside is the next evolution of Storytelling. It is where the world's greatest creators go to bring the audience into the story through interactive virtual shows.", it says; it's still invite-only though. The founders, Mark Cuban and Falon Fatemi, are speaking at Podcast Movement.
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July 5, 2021:
    Benjamin Bellamy from Ad Aures will be speaking at Podcast Movement about value4value, in a talk entitled "Podcastindex: How to unleash your value thanks to the Podcast Namespace"
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June 8, 2021:
    In School of Podcasting, Dave Jackson talks to Dan Franks to find out how the preparation for Podcast Movement in Nashville is going.
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December 31, 2020:
    The Podcast Movement Facebook group has reached 50,000 members. The group adds around 500 members every two weeks, according to statistics shared by Jared Easley.
December 25, 2020:
    Missed someone's Christmas present? Not been able to visit the swag tables at Podcast Movement this year? Worry not - the PodMatch podcast clothing store has just been launched, selling clothing and accessories - and even a mug or two.
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October 22, 2020:
    As Podcast Movement Virtual continues, details of PodFest China 2020 have been added to our events website. The in-person event is in Shanghai on October 31. Their 200+ tickets sold out in 8 minutes, they say.
October 21, 2020:
October 20, 2020:
    Podcast Movement Virtual starts today - with a set of keynotes. Our Editor, James Cridland, is moderating a session about emerging podcast markets later today - join him with guests from Asia, Africa and Europe. Yes, there's still time to register. (Hint: look in the classifieds)
October 7, 2020:
    In Australia, the ABC has announced that OzPod, the annual conference for the podcast industry in the country, will not be taking place this year. Instead, they've negotiated a discount for Podcast Movement Virtual, mailed to all past attendees; the ABC will be participating in panels during the event. The letter promises "future OzPod events".
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August 10, 2020:
    Talking about Dallas - that's where Podcast Movement was going to be this year, before it became a virtual event. Last week, Megaphone CEO Brendan Monaghan spoke with Podcast Movement President Dan Franks in a webinar: we've kindly been supplied the transcript. In it, learn about Podcast Movement's success with a Spanish-language podcast newsletter; the changes as Podcast Movement has grown; and how microphone companies are changing because of podcasting.
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June 30, 2020:
    First look: Want to win over $100,000-worth of prizes? Supercast has launched their Paid to Podcast competition, with a grand prize including cash, a trip to San Diego to have lunch with Pat Flynn, promotion and a pro ticket to Podcast Movement 2021. All podcasts that enter will be considered for an investment offer from Supercast's investors, Tiny. You can enter now.
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May 8, 2020:
    Podcast Movement has announced a switch of dates for Podcast Movement 2020, following disruption caused by the coronavirus. The event is now scheduled to be on October 19 to 22, in Dallas TX. A newsletter has been sent to all attendees outlining their options for the event.
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March 19, 2020:
    Podcast Movement is five months away; and currently is still planned to happen at the end of August. Happily, the event is scheduled to be in Dallas TX this year, which is where Podcast Movement's main headquarters is based, so they know what it's like. The company has also posted details of a "contingency registration", and ways that it offers to remain part of the podcasting community.
March 13, 2020:
    The Podcast Movement Las Vegas meetup on Apr 21 has been cancelled (since the NAB Show is too). Podcade 20, in Maryland, has also been cancelled.
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February 14, 2020:
    Podcast Movement Evolutions has kicked off in Los Angeles CA, USA. The first of three keynotes featured (on World Radio Day) Bob Pittman, CEO of iHeartMedia, Conal Byrne, President of iHeart Media, and AdWeek's 2019 Producer of the Year, Misha Euceph. There will be a number of announcements during the show: we'll report on many of them in Monday's issue. James Cridland, our Editor, will be moderating a Q&A this morning as part of the opening keynote session; and talking at 10.30am in the Gold Room.
February 13, 2020:
February 11, 2020:
    Podfront LA is happening tomorrow morning in Los Angeles: eight podcast networks will be announcing new shows, and Edison Research's Tom Webster will be giving an opening keynote. The event is at Century City in Los Angeles: we'll have details of the announcements later. Podcast Movement Evolutions is later this week.
February 10, 2020:

You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave - we're in Los Angeles CA, USA, this week for Podcast Movement Evolutions. Say hello to our Editor (you'll spot the shirt) and grab a free laptop sticker.

February 7, 2020:
    Google Podcasts Developer Fun Corner: We went digging through the Google Podcasts code, hoping to find a way of finding additional search operators, like searching by publisher, perhaps. We couldn't find that, but we could find language to help people subscribe to podcasts, so perhaps that functionality is coming soon. However, the Google Podcasts code also contains a hardcoded link to this unstyled test page, called 'A testing podcast from RCB' that contains someone drumming. This podcast also appears in proper Google Podcasts, and has an RSS feed. Our guess is that this might be Robin Bhaduri's drumming; he is a product manager for Google Podcasts, and was present at Podcast Movement last year. (We assume he's a better product manager than drummer).
February 6, 2020:
    Podcast Movement Evolutions is almost sold out, the company says, as it releases their final keynote details. All attendees will also receive a 'virtual ticket' of audio recordings from every session from their chosen track. Podnews's Editor, James Cridland, will be speaking about international podcast trends first thing Friday in the Industry Pro Track.
February 4, 2020:
January 29, 2020:
    Shared by Podcast Movement, this piece from NPR about pronouncing foreign names on-air is worth a read. If you don't know how someone pronounces their name? Rewrite the script to remove it, it says.
January 27, 2020:
January 21, 2020:
    Dan Franks from Podcast Movement is this week's guest in The New Media Show with Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee.
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December 3, 2019:
    Podcast Movement Sessions is back for a new season. Dan Franks tells Podnews: "We've invested heavily into the production this season, to shed light on some of the most important (and sometimes sensitive and controversial) topics in the space, framed by our Society, Culture and Advocacy track at PM19." (Ted Woods / Omny Studio)
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October 2, 2019:
    iHeartRadio's Bob Pittman made a strong statement at the recent NAB RadioShow: "podcasting is radio's birthright". Fred Jacobs, the brains behind the Broadcasters meet Podcasters session at Podcast Movement, urges us to take a deep breath before reacting in a blog post.
September 25, 2019:
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    Maggie McGuire, the CEO of Pinna, an ad-free children's audio network, talks to Podcast Movement. They advertise themselves, though: "We’re running advertising across audio networks including Spotify, Pandora, and NPR, and across podcast networks like Megaphone and Midroll."
September 2, 2019:
    Tom Webster from Edison Research has published a version of his Podcast Movement speech, Three Ways To Survive Podcasting's Existential Crisis. He suggests that listeners don't care about RSS, and just care about the show: however it's delivered. Webster recommends that we be on whatever platform listeners want us to be.
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August 20, 2019:
    Wondery's Dr Death has hit the #1 spot in Apple Podcasts worldwide, after translated versions were released last week at Podcast Movement. They're the first to launch a set of translated podcasts across the world. (Here's how the Apple Charts work).
August 19, 2019:
August 16, 2019:
    Podcast Movement wraps up later today. Our Editor is presenting a session on Google Podcasts (10.00am, Gatlin E6).
August 15, 2019:
    Today, Podcast Music are covering the announcement that "everything about using music in podcasts is about to change" (3.45pm in the Broadcasters Meet Podcasters track at Podcast Movement). The press release sounds exciting; it's massively welcome, but a little more complicated: notably it's for US podcasters only, it'll start next year, and there are no agreements yet with any record labels. We have the full details of what has been agreed.
August 14, 2019:
    Podcast Movement starts today, after a busy day of pre-meetings yesterday. The largest podcast gathering in the world is in Orlando FL, USA between now and the end of Friday. The main stage will be streaming live throughout. We're there too!
August 13, 2019:
    Commercial music is coming to podcasts, according to a pre-announcement. SoundExchange and PodcastMusic are set to announce a service "to provide a new solution for the rapidly growing podcast industry to secure music with fully integrated global licenses". The service is set to launch next year; the press release says that "participation in this service by publishers, labels, and other rights owners is on a voluntary basis." The announcement will be made on Thursday at Podcast Movement.
August 12, 2019:
August 9, 2019:
    Podnews's Editor, James Cridland, is moderating What Google means for podcasters at Podcast Movement (Friday 10am, Gatlin E6). The session promises "a technical dive into Google’s recent moves in podcasting, including discoverability and SEO"; we'll have speaker information soon.
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July 30, 2019:
    Jacobs Media has unveiled their schedule for Broadcasters meet Podcasters, a multi-day track at the Podcast Movement 2019 conference in Orlando that promises to "combine the energy and electricity of the podcasting space with the expertise, talent, and reach of the broadcasting world".
July 23, 2019:
July 12, 2019:

Sponsorship of Podnews is available for August. Got announcements at Podcast Movement? Let us help amplify them for you. We're at

July 11, 2019:
    Among the many companies at Podcast Movement 2019: Cleanfeed, a company that enables high quality sound from anywhere, just using a browser. The press release also mentions a new pricing plan for podcasting.
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June 20, 2019:
    Podcast Movement have published their full speaker schedule. The event is in mid-August in Orlando FL, USA (and we'll be there). The organisers have also announced twenty scholarship recipients.
June 19, 2019:
    At Podcast Movement 2019, Thurs 15 Aug 11.30am - 12.15pm, an exciting session: hearing from podcast newsletter writers. Wil Williams, Skye Pillsbury and Podnews editor James Cridland will be on stage with Arielle Nissenblatt from EarBuds Podcast Collective. We suspect only one will be silly enough to wear a branded shirt.
June 17, 2019:
    Gary Leland, a member of the Podcasters Hall of Fame, co-founder of Podcast Movement and owner of Podcast Pickle is rapidly increasing his cryptocurrency podcast footprint: he now has a network of five podcasts, and more to come, he tells us.
June 13, 2019:
    WarnerMedia Podcast Network is working together with Rainstream Media on season two of Somebody Somewhere. In an interview with Podnews, GM/VP Tyler Moody explains the strategy behind the move, as well as his thoughts on Apple's new categories and what he gets out of Podcast Movement.
June 6, 2019:
    We're also at, variously, the Power of Audio conference in Auckland, New Zealand (June 25); in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (30 June to 2 July); at Radiodays Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa (3-5 July); Podcast Movement, Orlando FL (14-17 August); Radiodays Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (3-5 July); Momentum, Orlando FL, 4-6 September; Amsterdam and Hilversum, Netherlands, 9-11 September; and far too many airports. We'd love to catch up with you - we like beer or coffee.
May 30, 2019:
    Podcast Movement has announced that Scholarship Applications are now open, for "brand new, or yet-to-launch, podcasters who LOVE podcasting , APPRECIATE this community, and have never been to Podcast Movement before". The event organisers have also announced 29 new speakers (including many Podnews readers). We'll be there.
May 24, 2019:
    Paranormal podcast hosts Katina and Kim Kyle are putting on AlienXPO, an event all about extraterrestrial phenomena. The event is in Knoxville TN, USA, in mid August. (You could get there directly after Podcast Movement.)
March 22, 2019:
    Podcast Movement has a new Head of Sales: Kristy Scott. She was formerly selling Tom Taylor NOW, the very excellent daily email for people in radio; Tom retired at the end of last year.
March 20, 2019:
    Jacobs Media is, once more, bringing the radio industry to Podcast Movement with their now well-known Broadcasters Meet Podcasters portion of the conference. One of those broadcasters that goes is Cumulus, who own the Westwood One Podcast Network. Last year, it earnt US $12.5m "in profitable podcasting revenue" according to CEO Mary Berner.
January 10, 2019:
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January 3, 2019:
    Want to speak at Podcast Movement 2019? Speaker submissions will open in the next seven days. The organisers advice is to start thinking and preparing now, for the best chance of being selected.
October 16, 2018:
    If you saw Poductivity at Podcast Movement 2018, and were wondering what Poductivity was, the CEO and co-founder writes a teasing blog post.
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September 11, 2018:
August 31, 2018:
    Dan Franks from Podcast Movement is a guest on The Wolf Den this week.
August 23, 2018:
    The latest episode of Unstructured has a thoughtful interview with Podcasting Hall of Fame's Dave Jackson - touching on the effects of New & Noteworthy and the problems with podcasting's brand being tainted by "Three guys, one brain". Other "podcasts about podcasts" worth listening to include Radio Survivor, which reflects on Podcast Movement 2018; and, cough, ours, which is now available as daily briefings on Google Home and Amazon Alexa smart speakers.
August 14, 2018:
August 8, 2018:
    Tom Webster writes a manifesto for growth in NeimanLab: a set of quality thoughts and data about the industry, based on his talk at Podcast Movement.
August 7, 2018:
August 6, 2018:
    In a review, Cabana describe Podcast Movement as electric. Resonate Recordings uses the word energized.
August 2, 2018:
August 1, 2018:
July 31, 2018:
July 30, 2018:
    Talkshoe unveiled a new version during Podcast Movement (alongside lunch with a very tasty mac and cheese). It now includes auto transcripts, among a host of new features.
July 27, 2018:
July 26, 2018:
July 25, 2018:
July 24, 2018:
    Westwood One plans a big presence at Podcast Movement this week, with one key element being the Westwood One “Pitch Pod” on the 5th floor lobby of the Marriott. Podcasting talent can tell their story right at the conference, recording a sharable video pitch for consideration for a roster slot on Westwood One Podcast Network. Reporters and media contacts are also welcome to stop by the booth to record a video about their experience at Podcast Movement.
July 23, 2018:
    Podcasters are converging on Philadelphia PA, USA, for Podcast Movement 2018. The conference starts tomorrow, but pre-conference events are taking part today; the Twitter hashtag for the event is #PM18. The Editor of Podnews is moderating a panel on Audience Acquisition tomorrow (Tues) at 11.00am.
July 20, 2018:
    The Smart Audio Report from NPR and Edison Research has been released, highlighting the behaviour of the 43m Americans who own a smart speaker, according to the study. There is lots of data in the full slide deck. 39% of smart-speaker owners say they listen to podcasts at least once a week; 28% use their smart speaker to do so. Edison Research reveals more data at Podcast Movement.
July 19, 2018:
July 17, 2018:
    Cabana post "how to survive Podcast Movement 2018", with some suggested sessions. They've missed one: Tues Jul 24, 11.00am-11.45am, a panel on Audience Acquisition, hosted by Podnews's editor, James Cridland.
July 13, 2018:
July 11, 2018:
    Podchaser has added custom lists to its service, so you can share lists of your favourite podcasts. We're also told that they'll be taking professional headshots at their Podcast Movement booth.
July 10, 2018:
    Edison Research is to unveil a new study at Podcast Movement: "Podcasting's Next Frontier: 100 Million Listeners". (We'll be there.)
July 9, 2018:
    In the New Media Show over the weekend, Google Podcast product manager Zack Reneau-Weden was interviewed. He gave strong hints that Google Podcasts would be available on more platforms in future; discussed support for deep links into audio, like chapter marks, from show notes; and claimed that there were over two million podcasts indexed in Google Podcasts. (Apple claim about 600,000; he may have been including duplicate RSS feeds like those from Castbox, which are still partially visible in Google's search index). He also made great play of Google's personalised recommendations, rather than using editorial teams, which he claims doesn't scale: particularly for the diverse groups of people who listen to podcasts. He also trailed new announcements at Podcast Movement.
June 21, 2018:
    The launch of Google Podcasts continues to be reported across the globe. Here's our FAQ. The team behind Google Podcasts will also be at Podcast Movement, the organisers have said. If you have already added the badges to your site, you might like to know that they've been updated slightly, especially the SVG version.
June 20, 2018:
    At Podcast Movement? So are we: James Cridland will be moderating a session all about Audience Acquisition, and will otherwise be roaming the conference with laptop stickers and trying to get your friends to subscribe. You can save over $190 if you register today, after which we assume prices go up.
June 8, 2018:
April 26, 2018:
    Podcast Movement have announced their PM18 scholarship winners, who gain the opportunity to attend the full event in Philadelphia. They're listed on the Podcast Movement website. The've also announced another fourteen speakers; and this week have linked to us, too, from their newsletter. We like them.
April 19, 2018:
March 22, 2018:
    Podcast Movement has revealed, in an email, their first sixteen speakers. We suspect they'll add them to the website shortly. From our supporter list, we'd highlight Todd Cochrane from Blubrry.
March 12, 2018:

Thank you for your support to Sonix, a magic system that transcribes and edits interviews as easily as using a word-processor; Podcast Movement, which this year is in Philadelphia PA (we'll be there); to The Podcast Exchange which "combines research-driven strategy, sales expertise and geo-targeting to monetize the Canadian podcast audience"; and to theNewsWorthy, "all the day’s news you need to know in less than 10 minutes". I'm very grateful to you.

February 23, 2018:
February 9, 2018:
January 25, 2018:
    Podcast Movement have announced that they will be offering conference-day childcare facilities for delegates. The event is July in Philadelphia PA, USA.
January 1, 2018:
    Also on YouTube, Podcast Movement have added some keynote sessions from previous conferences. Podnews will be at this year's, in Philadelphia PA, USA.
November 24, 2017:
    Podcast Movement (Jul 23-26, Philadelphia PA, USA) has a holiday special registration deal on for the next three days. Free t-shirt, too. (Caution: the schedule on the website is from 2017.) Podnews will be there.
October 3, 2017:
September 7, 2017:
September 1, 2017:
August 30, 2017:
August 28, 2017:
    After Podcast Movement wrapped up - it's probably the biggest podcast conference in the world - the internet is now full of blogs and pieces from the event. From a nice video from day 1, to coverage of day 1, day 2 and day 3 from Podcasting Pro.
August 25, 2017:
    A report from the radio sessions at Podcast Movement: helpful to see how the industry is reacting. Some useful stats on the total amount of podcasts many listen to - a fairly low average of between 2 and 6, according to research.
August 24, 2017:
    Podcast Movement is currently on, and there's a big radio presence there, as radio companies wake up to the potential of podcasting. RAIN reports from the event, and says that the overall feeling is more serious.
August 22, 2017:
    Podcast Movement starts in a day's time: probably the year's biggest podcasting event. You probably want to follow #PM17 on Twitter.
August 7, 2017:
    Bridge Ratings release a preview of some data they'll share at Podcast Movement. People appear to be listening to more podcasts than before; and advertising within podcasts appear to be 'relateable' by the majority of listeners.
July 19, 2017:
June 2, 2017:

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