Podcasts go live in Pandora

Podcasts go live in Pandora

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  • Podcasts are now live on Pandora, the US-only music service. “We are now introducing hundreds of podcasts”, the official blog post says. Techcrunch also covers the news. The app has 76m users in the US.

    • The bottom of their blog post contains details for submitting your podcast.
  • Google is trialling a news radio station - kind of - on your smart speaker. The company is planning an equivalent to NPR One, which lets you flick between individual news stories. It’s unclear what this means for short-form podcasts currently available on Google’s News Briefing; and may be where the 60dB team ended up.

  • What’s the average age of a podcast? Why, it’s 174 days, says Dan Misener.


    Better at Everything
    Better at Everything calls itself a zero bulls**t, wholly practical self-help show for anyone who feels stuck. In season one, the podcast aims to help listeners not only conquer procrastination on a daily basis, but understand why it happens. We might listen to it tomorrow. (Macmillan / ART19)
    Battlestar Galacticast
    Play trailerFor the TV show’s 15th anniversary Battlestar Galacticast is an “episode-by-episode rewatch of Battlestar Galactica in its entirety”. (SYFY WIRE / ART19)
    Health Fact vs Fiction with Anna Richardson
    Play trailerHealth Fact vs Fiction is a frank and fascinating mix of myth-busting and chat about all things health. The podcast aims to get to the heart of a different medical topic each episode, from the menopause and memory, to healthy guts. Bengo Media’s first major commercial podcast, it’s already achieving good download numbers. (HCA Healthcare UK / Bengo Media / Spreaker)

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