Reese Witherspoon produces a new podcast
April 27, 2018 · 2.3 minutes to read
The final part of the Google podcasting strategy posts from Pacific Content discusses Instant Translation, Lookahead Scrubbing, and More.
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Audio Podcast Fellows at Stony Brook University — The Audio Podcast Fellows at Stony Brook University is accepting applications for working professionals. The one-year program in Southampton and NYC begins in August, featuring internships and notable podcasters slated as guest lecturers. Housing is available.
Ken Lagana has been brought on by podcast network Panoply as Vice President of Sales. Ken’s focus will be leading the team in growing the companies’ ad insertion technology. Prior to joining Panoply, Ken was Senior Vice President Global Sales and Marketing for CBS Digital Media.
Radio Influence, a podcast and radio host network, launches Dark to Light with Frank & Beanz next Friday, May 4. It “seeks to transform how in depth reporting about complicated political topics reaches an audience who wishes they knew but can’t take the monotony of the mainstream media.”
Following the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal, MouthMedia has an interview with former Cambridge Analytica director Brittany Kaiser on American Enough. This is for you if you like data privacy, consumer rights and governance - and who doesn’t?
Audioboom’s proposed acquisition of Triton Digital is continuing, according to a release. The company will 'make a further announcement' in 'the next three weeks’. Audioboom expect revenue to be around £4.7m for the twelve months 'till November, but lost £4.6m.
DiscoverPods post about the growth of podcast networks, suggesting that this gives independent podcasts a new challenge.
The Next Web claims that the podcast industry wants to befriend Alexa; but the story is really an interview with people from Acast. “Acast wants to be for audio what Netflix and Youtube are for videos”.
Cameron Reilly from The Podcast Network spoke at Brisbane Podcasters last night. “We have a responsibility, as social animals, to tell stories to each other,” he said. “I wish, though, that podcasts weren’t so unidirectional - and that there was a way to make them more interactive,” he added. The Podcast Network makes premium podcasts; and Reilly spent much of the evening explaining how that worked.
Listicle corner: 10 podcasts you can listen to in 10 minutes or less. Here’s another: ours, guaranteed to be two minutes or less apart from that one time when we left a bit in that we shouldn’t have.
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