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  • Sunday is Africa Podcast Day 2023. You can celebrate with digital graphics and use #AfricaPodcastDay2023 to tag your posts, and follow @afripods on Twitter to watch a live stream with panels and advice.

  • Speaking in the Podnews Weekly Review this week, Novel’s founder Sean Glynn says that podcasting is in good shape, even after the advertising downturn. “I think it’s going to bounce back a lot quicker than what people are saying. I think recent economic output and data from the US is much more promising than what people would have thought. The obvious thing about there being fewer feeds, but listenership still going up regardless - I don’t think it’s as dire as what some predict it could be.”

  • Almost 20% of episodes in Steve Bannon’s War Room podcast contain false, misleading or unsubstantiated statements, according to new research from the Brookings Institute, reported by The New York Times.

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Podcast data for Feb 10

#1 in Apple Podcasts
Stolen Hearts (Wondery)
Stolen Hearts (Wondery)

#1 in Spotify
The Joe Rogan Experience (Joe Rogan)
Harley Quinn and The Joker: Sound Mind (Warner Bros. / Spotify Studios)

Over the last week, 217,186 podcasts published at least one new episode (up 0.9%). source

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