Should Kim Kardashian listen to your podcast?
August 27, 2018
Is this the day podcasts go mainstream? Kim Kardashian has discovered podcasts, and she wants to know what to listen to.
Spotify is moving too slowly and tentatively, says Fast Company's David Lidsky. It points out that the $1m Amy Schumer 3 Girls, 1 Keith podcast isn't exclusive (it's on Apple and Google), and that 'windowing' has historically "failed miserably".
David Oxenford, a (very nice) broadcast lawyer, writes about getting releases from interview subjects. Getting a release may help lessen legal risk, he notes.
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- The Verge's "Pod Hunters" column covers Drawn, a podcast about the story of animation. (From HowStuffWorks and Cartoon Network; hosted by Knit)
- Outward is a new LGBTQ podcast. (Slate, Megaphone)
- In comedy, Babyology launches 2 judgy mums: two judgemental mums discuss their lives and impressions of other families lives in a different location each week: this week, at the side of a swimming pool. (Babyology, Acast)
- Fired Up! is an "inspirational and funny" podcast with "high profile people from a variety of walks of life who have been fired or faced a downturn, and managed to turn things around to achieve greatness". (Cascade Media, Libsyn)
- Ben Franklin's World is a podcast about early American history; host Liz Covart became a personal supporter of Podnews at the end of last week. Be like Liz. (Libsyn)
Event: September 4, Melbourne VIC, Australia: "Experts advise how to disseminate high quality podcast content" at Podcasting Cities: A Users Guide as part of the Festival of Urbanism.
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