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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
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Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project Enters the Wild

Sydney Pollack had a great line in Michael Clayton where he wags his finger at George Clooney’s down-in-the-dumps fixer protagonist saying: “Fer chrissakes, Michael, you’ve got something everybody wants. You have a niche!” That line popped into my head when I initially heard Pandora was planning to graft its famed Music Genome Project onto the […]

November 13, 2018
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The Case for Transcription

One thing about producing audio for the internet that a lot of people I talk to really like is the relative tranquility of the whole experience, especially when contrasted with all other forms of online publishing. There’s no comments section, and audiences generally have to explicitly listen to a whole show to hear what’s actually […]

November 13, 2018
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Tracking: November 13, 2018

Conan O’Brien’s podcast, Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, launches next Monday, and the production has circulated a star-studded guest list preview. Stitcher (née Midroll Media) is handling advertising sales, and there’s an interesting connection there: Adam Sachs, the former CEO of Midroll, is now the COO of Team Coco, O’Brien’s production company. ICYMI: “Some podcasters […]

November 13, 2018