A new threat to podcasters: extortion
March 8, 2019 · 1.2 minutes to read
Are you at risk of extortion? A concerning post today from Rebel Base Media highlights a worrying new development: people threatening to flood your podcast with low ratings, or worse, unless you pay. Our advice is to never respond to “podcast promoters”, no matter how interesting their offers might appear.
SiriusXM, the US satellite radio operator and new owner of Pandora, plans original podcasts and shows for Pandora’s podcast platform. More than twenty SiriusXM shows will also be reformatted into podcasts.
Lauren Shippen from The Bright Sessions has given her reasons for making The AM Sessions podcast a Luminary exclusive. (Hat-tip: Inside Podcasting)
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DAX, the audio advertising platform, has expanded its relationship with SoundCloud to now include Canada. DAX has represented SoundCloud in the UK since 2016, and launched in Canada in November 2018.
- DAX has also been confirmed as the headline partner for the British Podcast Awards.
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