A new UK podcasting convention; and growth for iHeartRadio
August 9, 2018 · 1.3 minutes to read
PodUK, a UK podcasting convention, has been announced - it’ll be in Birmingham in February next year. “PodUK will feature a host of brilliant British podcasters (to be announced), and will feature panels, live recordings, meet n’ greets, workshops, fan meets and more.”
The podcast scene in Argentina is “facing a key moment” according to this primer from Pablo Fisher.
iHeartRadio has reached over 120m registered users. “iHeartRadio now hosts more than 20,000 podcasts across 20 distinct topics, including 750 iHeartRadio Original shows.”
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Podcast app Castro has added a new feature - audio side-loading. “If you’ve got a random MP3 or M4A file that you want to listen to as a part of your podcast playlist, you can add it to Castro by placing it in the Castro folder inside iCloud Drive. Castro spots audio files placed in that folder and automatically adds them.”
Headliner is now being used over a thousand times a day, according to the company, who have rolled out improvements in text and video handling.
Rakhim Davletkaliyev writes about his concerns that podcasting might become a walled garden, after Alex Jones was removed. “When you perform a search on Apple Podcasts, you aren’t searching for podcasts. You are searching for Apple-approved podcasts.”
Steven Goldstein writes “Why radio is still struggling with podcasting” - a list of lots of reasons why podcasting might be in the 'too hard’ box.
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