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Reprocessing the Limited-Run Podcast Documentary

Here’s a weird one for the holiday week. I’ve been mulling over this topic for a while, as it’s something I’ve encountered fairly frequently in conversations for some years now, and I don’t have any particularly conclusive takeaways, so please bear with me as I process this out loud. Let’s say you found a great […]

November 20, 2018
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Tracking: November 20, 2018

ICYMI: Jacob Weisberg and Malcolm Gladwell’s new audio venture, Pushkin Industries, stepped into the open last week, and the company also announced a new Chief Marketing Officer: Heather Fain, a book publishing veteran. Here’s an interesting personnel move: Jonathan Zenti, the creator of Meat (a finalist for Radiotopia’s PodQuest competition back in 2016), joins the […]

November 20, 2018
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More on Pushkin Industries’ Unveiling

The venture brings together its starting team.

November 16, 2018
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Laura Ingraham dropping radio show for podcasting

The Fox News host cites family reasons.

November 16, 2018
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Notes on the Podcast-to-Subscription Funnel

“Young people acquisition” strategy.

November 16, 2018
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Fremantle launches a new scripted podcast label, Storyglass

TV for your ears, part infinity.

November 16, 2018
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Panoply signs the Vox Media Podcast Network onto the Megaphone platform

It’s Panoply’s first major move as a post-content company.

November 15, 2018
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“Pushkin Industries,” Jacob Weisberg and Malcolm Gladwell’s audio venture, steps into the open

The Hair Returns.

November 15, 2018
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Anchor publishes new terms of service

Clarifying the whole thing about content ownership on the platform.

November 15, 2018
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Miscellaneous Bites: November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018