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British Broadcasting Vets beginning to make the jump

Another way the UK is mirroring the US scene.

September 21, 2018
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Other British Organizations that are bringing audio in-house

One art house, one book publisher.

September 21, 2018
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The BBC puts its marketing weight behind a new podcast-first production

Which, I believe, is the first time they’ve done so.

September 21, 2018
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Addendum to the Panoply’s Megaphone Story

Through this way, an uncertain world lies.

September 21, 2018
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BuzzFeed cuts its in-house audio team, and what it tells us

An abrupt end to the PodSquad. How to read this, and how to not.

September 20, 2018
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Headspin: Panoply, iHeartMedia-HowStuffWorks, Weisberg-Gladwell

Been quite the week, hasn’t it? In case you missed it: last Wednesday, Panoply announced that it was getting out of the content business and, as a result, would be letting go of its entire editorial division — putting more than a few good products out of a job — in favor of focusing solely […]

September 18, 2018
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The New York Times Magazine’s Soundscapes

I’m not sure how many people listened to The EP, the New York Times Magazine’s neat little audio experiment from last year, but I’m pretty sure there weren’t many folks that actually, sincerely, and enthusiastically loved the thing as much as I did. For the unfamiliar, The EP was a special audio project built to […]

September 18, 2018
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The Guardian makes a daily news podcast (again)

Last week, the Guardian announced that it was joining the cluster of publications currently developing a flagship daily news and current affairs podcast. It will be hosted by Anushka Asthana, a former senior political correspondent on TV for Sky News and the Guardian’s current political editor. (Asthana is actually one half of a job share […]

September 18, 2018
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The People vs. True Crime

Australian police are currently conducting a five-day forensic search of a property in Sydney, the former residence of missing woman Lyn Dawson and her husband Chris. Police have said they will soon be pursuing charges against the latter. This case is the subject of the popular true crime podcast The Teacher’s Pet, made by The […]

September 18, 2018
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Miscellaneous Bites: September 18, 2018

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September 18, 2018
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Endeavor Audio introduces itself

Featuring Dick Wolf *dun dunn*

September 15, 2018