Blubrry acquires RSS feed validator
November 7, 2017
Blubrry, owned by Todd Cochrane, acquires an RSS feed validator.
NPR reaches 99m (US) people monthly, according to new figures. "NPR’s monthly podcast audience continues to reach new heights with 15.5 million unique users and 82 million downloads."
Jimmy Pardo, a US comedian, reckons his new podcast Playing Games With Jimmy Pardo is his dream job. "The whole process from development to completion took a mere 12 weeks, and Pardo is excited about the new podcast’s potential. 'Radio shows have had call-in contestants forever, but not in this format.'"
Earwolf's Raised By TV launches Friday. Midroll calls it "highly anticipated".
The Online Journalism Handbook releases a new edition, and notes the changes in the last six years. "Podcasting standards have improved while audio slideshows have fallen out of favour"
Event: on now in Austin TX, USA: Media Tech Week
Google Play Music have buttons for your podcasts. Note, however, that outside the US, they just redirect to the front page of Google Play. One step forward, one step back.
Recommended: ReplyAll investigates Facebook using your phone's microphone to spy on your conversations. And, how to stop them doing it, even though they're not.
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