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August 31, 2017
Anchor announces "an easier way to edit audio on mobile". It doesn't use a waveform - instead, it uses word-by-word transcription, so editing is theoretically as easy as selecting a word.
How podcasts are getting political highlights a number of podcasts that have driven calls for retrials or legal reviews.
Spreaker debuts a new homepage, built for podcast discovery.
US company Westwood One releases a compilation of research showing an increase in advertisers considering, and buying, space in podcasts.
Some data about the rise of audiobooks. 5.5m people in the UK use them, which is slowly increasing.
Job - Production Assistant at Entale, a startup in London. "How podcasting should be – an engaging audio experience supplemented by rich media to help the creator tell their story". Working towards a closed beta.
Molly Wood (off of C-Net's Buzz Out Loud, though she's done lots of things since) is the new voice of American Public Media's Marketplace Tech.
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