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
NPR prioritizes radio over podcasts with steep cuts
Plus, Adnan Syed’s murder conviction has been reinstated by a Maryland appeals court.
Insider March 24, 2023 — Feed fight
Three months after Crooked Media canceled climate pod Hot Take, ownership of the show’s feed is still in dispute.
ChatGPT comes for radio
Plus, NPR braces for layoffs.
Insider March 17, 2023 — The good, bad, and the ugly of AI
Plus, YouTube Studio debuts some of its podcasting tools.
Insider March 16, 2023 — Much ado about HiFi
Plus, a snapshot of what’s to come for podcast listeners on YouTube Music.
Insider March 10, 2023 — RIP Anchor
Plus, Condé Nast gives new life to ‘In the Dark’
Insider March 9, 2023 — SiriusXM gets a new podcast chief
Plus, the big video podcast push at Spotify
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.
Insider January 27, 2023 — Free fonts
Plus, what should we do for work when ChatGPT takes all our jobs?