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  • PodInbox has released chat rooms for podcasters. A proprietary system using simple text chat, they are available for all PodInbox users. (Pat Cheung from PodInbox is speaking at Podcast Movement)

  • In Singapore, Channel News Asia has announced a slate of new original podcasts.

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  • The Public Media Alliance cover the benefits, and pitfalls, with podcast collaboration. They write up a session with CBC, ABC and RNZ.

  • Podcast app Fountain has enhanced its search, and has published more details about how to earn sats on the service.

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  • There’s a new website for the podcast namespace, linking to the official specifications and with more information. Supported by Podnews, it’s a community effort.
  • Dave Jackson has made a video on how to set up your podcast for value4value with Alby
  • Adam Curry and Dave Jones are speaking at Podcast Movement this Wednesday.
  • Blubrry’s new captions (above) follow the podcast:index standard, so should display in a number of apps including PodcastAddict, Podverse and Podfriend. They join Buzzsprout in supporting the standard.
  • Mike Dell reports that he has been appointed “Podcasting 2.0 Project Manager” at Blubrry. This is the first subject matter expert for the new podcast namespace that we’re aware of in the industry.
  • Podverse is to introduce streaming sats soon (they already support boosts), after a playback library used by the project has been upgraded.

Moves and hires

Podcast News

Mumbai Crime
Mumbai Crime has joined Radiotopia, and releases a new season today based on the novel that inspired the film “Slumdog Millionaire”. The show was previously released as a radio drama for BBC Radio 4 in the UK.
Tig and Cheryl: True Story
Tig and Cheryl: True Story makes it to episode 100 today - a podcast where comedians Tig Notaro and Cheryl Hines discuss a zeitgeist-y documentary “with plenty of hilarious diversions and memorable stories along the way”. The show is now on Headgum.
Recapped At First Sight
Recapped At First Sight launches today - a companion podcast to the reality TV show Married At First Sight UK. Produced by Create, it is hosted by Kat Shoob and former MAFS star Bob Voysey.

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