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Joe Rogan could have earned more — Most people think Joe Rogan just did the deal of a lifetime with Spotify. We think he got ripped off like a hapless farmer selling his oil rights for pennies on the dollar.

Podfest is hosting micro-conferences! — Podfest admission includes these micro-cons on 3/6: Sports PodCon, Audio Drama Con, Military Creator Con, Pecha Kucha, Podcasting 101 (for beginners), The Business of Podcasting + more. Buy your tix!

The podcast conference of the year is next month! — Evolutions is SOLD OUT for two track types. Register now for a Pro Pass or Networking Pass to be a part of the evolution. Code PODNEWS saves you $50!

Sponsor a Publisher Podcast Award — Only Silver and Bronze sponsorships left for the inaugural Publisher Podcast Awards in London.

From the new book Make Noise by Eric Nuzum, available now
"There are ways to make marketing work to amplify your efforts; but as has been proven time and time again, the best way to achieve goals, to build an audience, and to earn the revenue to make it possible is to simply be relentless in making your work as incredible as possible. Most marketing work actually starts in the production process. Nothing beats great stories and conversations. No marketing plan, no network effect, no tricks or tips is ever a better investment than simply trying a bit harder to be a bit better than your last episode."

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Political magazine The New Republic has released the first of a number of podcasts with Talkhouse. The Politics of Everything launched yesterday, with TNR literary editor Laura Marsh and staff writer Alex Pareene. The first episode covers vaping, the environmental impact of having children, and the state of the 2020 Presidential race.
From The Newsroom is a new shortform podcast from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp in Australia. It’s sponsored by Australian telco Optus, and publishes daily at 7am. (NewsCast / Acast)
Verdict with Ted Cruz has “topped the charts” and apparently has been downloaded more than 500,000 times so far, according to US newspaper coverage of the US Senator’s podcast. (Megaphone/Podtrac)
The case involving S Town and the estate of John McLemore might be settled out of court; a judge has ordered mediation. If that fails, the case goes to court in January 2021. The case has a potential impact on many documentary-style podcasts.

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