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Audio transcriptions, a podcast listener email with 40,000 subscribers, and stories from the Eastern West

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From Poland comes a new podcast (in development for over a year, says audio producer Wojciech Oleksiak): Stories from the Eastern West. “An audio documentary series that reveals hidden history from central and eastern Europe, like the brown bear who fought in World War II, the origins of an iconic David Bowie song, and the only Rolling Stones gig behind the Iron Curtain.”

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    Podwatch is an email from the British Podcast Awards, sent to 40,000 (!!!) podcast listeners. They accept submissions from podcasters who want to shout about their podcast. They also, kindly, link to us.

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