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Anchor debuts editing-by-word on mobile; and political podcasting

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Jul 25 2023: This broken link now points to the Internet Archive.
  • Vogue and Google partner to produce content for the Google Home smart speaker and Google Assistant - bits of audio from their magazine interviews. “OK, Google, talk to Vogue” is how to get it to work. The “talk to” construct for third-party content like this only works in the US.

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