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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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February 3, 2023 4 min

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  • Companies like Spotify and Amazon are "ultimately bad for podcasting," according to "Chief TWiT" and longtime podcaster Leo Laporte. Speaking in today's Podnews Weekly Review, he says: "Their complete model is to get you to listen in their app so that they know everything about you. They know exactly what you listen to, wh...
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    Want to give your feedback to the big podcast platforms? The Podnews Report Card is back for 2023, with your chance to be heard. Fill in the Podnews Report Card today.

  • Broadcaster Louis Theroux has signed an exclusive deal with Spotify. The show is the latest high-profile defection from the BBC: his podcast Grounded was the most popu...
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    February 1, 2023 7 min

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  • Spotify released the company's Q4/22 financial update. In an earnings call, Daniel Ek admitted "In hindsight, I probably got a little carried away." We carry a long...
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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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    January 30, 2023 6 min

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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.
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    In Podnews today: Listeners download an average of 5.6 episodes a week

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    In Podnews today: Podcasting is in a much better place than that number suggests - because it isn't measuring that

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    January 24, 2023 4 min

    In Podnews today: Dawn Ostroff to leave in latest round of cuts

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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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