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Insider March 30, 2023 — NPR’s Anya Grundmann on why the network’s podcast strategy still leans on radio
Following the layoff of 10 percent of staffers, the network’s head of programming and audience discusses the path forward
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After layoffs, SiriusXM looks to star-studded podcasts
Plus, Twitter Spaces gets whittled down (again).
Insider March 3, 2023 — A surprising departure at iHeart
A top ad executive is out as podcast revenue tapers off.
Insider March 2, 2023 — Gossip sells
Normal Gossip lands at Radiotopia and Spotify ditches the heart button.
The biggest stories from Hot Pod Summit
YouTube revealed its big podcast plan, Spotify talked audiobooks, and Decoder had its first live show.
Another podcasting executive is leaving Spotify
Max Cutler most recently oversaw content partnerships. His departure comes less than a month after podcasting head Dawn Ostroff announced she was leaving.
Insider February 17, 2023 — Hot Pod Lite
Little bites on Spotify, Acast, and Apple.
Insider February 16, 2023 — Leadership shake-up at YouTube
Plus, Podimo makes its first big move in North America
YouTube is coming to Hot Pod Summit
Plus, Spotify’s new activist investor is keeping a close eye on podcast spending.
Insider February 10, 2023 — Robopod 🤖
Plus, another big album drop on Luminary
Insider February 9, 2023 — Misinformation is rampant among top right-wing podcasts
Plus, Ear Hustle co-host Rahsaan ‘New York’ Thomas walks free.
The irresistible draw of the rewatch podcast
Plus, Crooked Media unionizes, and Google sunsets a podcast search feature.
Did Spotify screw up? ‘No… and yes,’ says its CEO
Plus, new details on Spotify’s audiobook plans and podcast spending