Using music in podcasting moves a step closer
August 15, 2019 · 1.4 minutes to read
Today, Podcast Music are covering the announcement that “everything about using music in podcasts is about to change” (3.45pm in the Broadcasters Meet Podcasters track at Podcast Movement). The press release sounds exciting; it’s massively welcome, but a little more complicated: notably it’s for US podcasters only, it’ll start next year, and there are no agreements yet with any record labels. We have the full details of what has been agreed.
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