Kanye West to appear on Joe Rogan Experience podcast
January 3, 2019 · 2.9 minutes to read
Kanye West has said that he's "spoken with Joe Rogan and a podcast is coming soon". The musician had been complaining that the media didn't want a serious interview about mental health issues. While The Joe Rogan Experience is arguably already big enough, this event has the capability to get this podcast, and podcasting, into showbiz news reporting across the world.
The BBC has "used a loophole" to refuse to tell licence fee payers how much it's spent on BBC Sounds, its UK-only radio, music and podcast app, says The Times. The Corporation is normally bound by Freedom of Information laws, but claims the app is for the purposes of "journalism, art or literature" which is excluded by the law.
Podcast and media consultant Eric Nuzum thinks that 2019 will be the year of the DIY podcast network. "What tactics work at building audience for podcasts? Let’s start with what doesn’t work: almost everything."
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The Bello Collective have also made their predictions for 2019. Among the predictions: "an increase in the number of fiction podcasts produced by large companies and alternate production houses", and "new tools and built-in functionality that will make supporting creators a much easier process".
Podbean have published their top podcasts of 2018 according to listens in their own app. The company has also upgraded its statistics platform, and has posted a set of screenshots of the new functionality.
Want to speak at Podcast Movement 2019? Speaker submissions will open in the next seven days. The organisers advice is to start thinking and preparing now, for the best chance of being selected.
The UK's "first podcasting fan convention", PodUK, has announced its schedule and guests for the event. It's in Birmingham on February 2nd.
IAB Certification update: Whooshkaa lets us know that they, too, are in the process of attaining IAB Certification. They join Simplecast, Voxnest/Spreaker, Megaphone, Libsyn, Omny Studio, and ART19. Blubrry and NPR are already there.
PRX has posted a look back at their "Podcast Garage" community recording space, two years after opening it.
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Charlie Sorrel edits his podcast using a pencil. An Apple Pencil. On an iPad Pro.
Resonate Recordings have published the top 13 motivational podcasts, which we'll read as soon as we can be bothered.
|Supernatural Stories is a show where real people across Canada share their true stories of the supernatural. (Soundcloud)|
|Bad With Money is back for a fourth season, with a trailer featuring host Gaby Dunn and Suze Orman. And the book of the podcast is now available, too. (Stitcher/Midroll/Megaphone)|
|Adult ISH is a podcast made for college-age audiences, created by younger, POC hosts (one based in Oakland, one in Brooklyn). Episode 4 focuses on race, and features actor Marcus Scribner, and Daily Show comedian Ronny Chieng.|
|ᑭᓀᐦᐃᔭᐘᐣ ᒋ - if you do (speak Cree, that is) then the CBC reports on In Eeyou Istchee, a podcast in the first nation language heard in Northern Quebec.|
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