Can anyone list your podcast without asking?

Can anyone list your podcast without asking?

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  • Consent is not optional - for podcasts, too says Yann Reider, writing for Podnews. He argues that some podcasting businesses are “endangering the strange and potentially fragile equilibrium between listeners, creators, and the apps that connect them”, by adding your podcast to their app without asking.

  • iHeart Radio, which owns 850 radio stations and employs 12,500 people in the US, has announced a new organisational structure. There are layoffs, called “employee dislocations” by the company: numbers haven’t been released, but are in the hundreds.

  • The iHeart Radio Podcast Awards are tomorrow night. The awards will be streamed on iHeart’s LiveXLive platform for US viewers only.

Tips and tricks - with Acast Open

  • How to book guests for your podcast - Tae Haahr has some good ideas: even covering whether you should pay them.

  • [Three Things I’ve Learned From Editing Podcasts] by Jabriel AlSuhaimi includes a great way to spot guests clearing their throat or coughing.

Podcasts

    The Topical
    Play trailerThe Topical, the new satirical podcast from The Onion, has published its trailer: it launches on Jan 29. It’s part of a new strategic partnership between The Onion and Sony Music Entertainment. (Megaphone)
    Obsessed With...
    Obsessed with… Dracula is a new BBC TV companion podcast, highlighting the BBC’s new show about the vampire. The show’s also on Netflix in the US. (Chalk & Blade / BBC)
    Filter Stories - Coffee Documentaries
    Play trailerFilter Stories, a coffee documentary podcast, is being promoted by RadioPublic today: their website was the first PodSite from the company. (Soundcloud)
    Novel Gazing Podcast
    Play trailerNovel Gazing is a brand new podcast from a book website, dedicated to news, recommendations, and general goings-on from the world of literary fiction. (Book Riot / Omny Studio)
    Eye on Potatoes: A Podcast on All Things Potatoes
    Eye on Potatoes is a podcast on all things potatoes, from the US’s National Potato Council. We just thought you’d like to know it existed. It’s hosted on Buzzsprout. Where else?

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