The Daily starts being marketed, and the BBC wants a UK podcast chart
July 16, 2018 · Updated August 13, 2018 · 2 minutes to read
The BBC's Director of Radio has posted a blog post arguing for an industry chart for UK podcasts. He notes that podcast charts "indicate what’s trending which is great for audiences but content creators and distributors want to know reach and value." In an opinion piece, our Editor writes that we need a global industry standard for podcast consumption, including all podcasts consumed in individual territories.
The Apple Podcasts badge is nearly, but not quite, the same as the Google Podcasts badge; and chances are you want to display them next to each other. Nathan Gathright has kindly edited both SVGs to "match the other" in terms of alignment and border width/colour; you can download the edited versions from his Dropbox. We've updated the SVGs on our website accordingly, including our link badge generator.
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Meet with Omny Studio at Podcast Movement — Heading to Philadelphia this month for PM18 and want to chat all things podcasting? We'll be on the ground for the whole four days and would love to connect!
- Talking of awards, The Podcast Awards are now open. Vote for us!
India: a report from a podcasters' meetup in Bengaluru. (Interesting issue with Patreon in India).
Satire: the Australian ABC explains: What the devil is a podcast? - a watch that's both funny and perhaps a little too close to home...
Australian newspaper publisher Fairfax Media publishes Wrong Skin, an investigative series on the case of an Aboriginal couple who went missing in 1994. RadioInfo report that it's from the team behind the ‘Phoebe’s Fall’ podcast, which led the State Government to reform to the Coroner’s Act.
Listicle corner: fifteen podcasts for teachers (We Edit Podcasts).
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