Pocket Casts promise they won't change

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  • Pocket Casts have written a new blog post to allay concerns about its acquisition by a consortium of US public radio companies (and its new CEO). Meanwhile, it’s the subject of HotPod 162 this week - Nick interviews NPR’s chief digital officer Thomas Hjelm on the purchase. (He also interviews the BBC on its plans).

  • Midroll brought in US$11m in revenue during Q1 2018, says RAIN. The company didn’t disclose profitability.

  • RAIN reports Carrie Lieberman has joined iHeartMedia as VP of Podcast Revenue Strategy.

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