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Podnews Daily

Daily news about the global podcasting and on-demand audio industry. Curated by James Cridland editor@podnews.net - visit https://podnews.net to get our free newsletter for all the links and more. [iHeartRadio/mp3]

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January 31, 2023 4 min

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  • Exclusive: Podnews today starts a series of articles about podcasting in East and South East Asia. Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam have a total population of 734m, making it more than twice the size of the US; and we can expect podcast listening to grow much faster in many of these countries than in the US....
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  • Edison Research is to release two new podcast listener studies this quarter. Hit Play, Boomer: Podcasting’s 55+ Opportunity and The Gen Z Podcast Listening Report will focus on podcast habits, motivations and behaviours of these two groups, and will be the most detailed data about these listeners to be published.
  • More podcasters are being hi...
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  • Spotify has reportedly made changes to its podcast leadership team. On the content side, Sahar Elhabashi is now Head of Podcast Business and will report to Alex Norström; Maya Prohovnik, pictured above, is now Head of Podcast Product and will report to Gustav Söderström.
  • Pushkin Industries is said to have laid off "a handful ...
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  • Podcast downloads increased by 20% last year, says Triton Digital in the company's first US Year-End Podcast Report (pdf). Listeners downloaded 5.6 episodes a week on average, representing 3.8 hours of content.
  • Podcasts are doing just fine, says Acast's Podchaser. "While the biggest players in the podcast industry have expanded and c...
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  • The number of new podcasts has dramatically dropped by 80% in two years, according to data reported this week. Except… as we explore today in a deep-dive article, that data point doesn't tell the whole story. In fact, podcasting is in a much better place once you understand what that number is really measuring.
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    January 24, 2023 4 min

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    In Podnews today: Auckland is the place to be this May. Plus, more layoffs in audio from Vox Media and Spotify to come

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    In Podnews today: Warmth is a good thing. So is home.

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    In Podnews today: TikTok moves into podcasting, kind of, not really

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    In Podnews today: The product no longer appears in search: is this the end?

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    In Podnews today: How many shows have less than two episodes?

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    January 16, 2023 6 min

    In Podnews today: Payne Lindsey, the co-founder of Tenderfoot TV, is working on a new show

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    In Podnews today: And, a cloned voice doubled the output of one German podcast company

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    January 12, 2023 3 min

    In Podnews today: He is to join Signal Hill Insights as Chief Insights Officer.

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    In Podnews today: UK's largest commercial news broadcaster turns to podcasting for its revelations

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    January 10, 2023 3 min

    In Podnews today: Blubrry, Libsyn, Triton Digital's Omny Studio and RSS.com are the first to offer the service

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    In Podnews today: Good news and bad news for fans of LeVar Burton

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    In Podnews today: And, Spotify loses an exclusive podcast

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    January 5, 2023 2 min

    In Podnews today: Amazon kicks off its returns process

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    In Podnews today: PRX uses the new podcast namespace - but steers clear of sats

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