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Closing News Bites: December 20, 2018

See you next year, dear readers.

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WNYC CEO to step down next year

In a memo circulated within the organization yesterday afternoon, Laura Walker, the President and CEO of New York Public Radio, announced that she will be stepping down from her position as head of the influential public radio station next summer. She leaves behind a mixed legacy.

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Guest Comic: A Fan Letter, in Four Panels

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Guest Essay: Gallows Humor, or What Happens When Your Best Guest Dies

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Editor’s Note

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A List of Lists

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What I Learned in 2018

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Tracking: December 18, 2018

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Topping the Charts (of another sort)

Like "Band Aid," but podcasts. Kinda? Sorta? It's very British.

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Miscellaneous Bites: December 14, 2018

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The Remote Audio Initiative (RAD) Initiative is now live

A group of podcast companies and publishers, led by NPR, have officially begun rolling out their gambit to usher podcasting towards a "true" listening metric.

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2018: Year in Review

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Nick’s Picks on the Other Big 2018 Stories

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Caroline’s Picks on the 2018 Stories to Follow Up

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The Three Most Interesting Podcast Companies

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Tracking: December 11, 2018

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Gimlet to produce a daily news podcast with the Wall Street Journal

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End of Year Lists, but for Platforms

Sifting through Apple, Spotify, and Podtrac's "Most Listened" lists for meaning

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An Arrest Down Under

A popular Australian true crime podcast brings us back to an old question: how far does this rabbit hole go?

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Acast raises $35 million in Series C funding

The money will apparently fund expansion into new content and territories, a push towards more non-advertising revenue streams, and an improved offering for smart speakers.

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