Insider January 13, 2023 — Who’s afraid of the iPod?
Plus, YouTube is making some adjustments to its bullshit policy on swearing.
Insider January 6, 2023 —Are limited-run series sustainable?
Plus, Rogan steps in it. (“It” being fake news).
Insider January 5, 2023 — Audiobook wars!
Plus, Shameless Acquisition Target achieves its main goal.
Happy 2023, Donald Trump Jr. got a podcast deal
Plus, De La Soul is finally coming to streaming services in March
A completely biased, unscientific list of my top five podcast episodes of the year.
Insider December 22, 2022 — How will podcasting fare in 2023?
The ad market is soft, layoffs will likely continue, but the industry should (hopefully) be alright.
New year, new Anchor?
Plus, Angela Merkel also loves true-crime pods.
Insider December 16, 2022 — Elon was confronted on Twitter Spaces, so he shut down Twitter Spaces
The feature is still down on iOS.
Insider December 15, 2022 — This was not a great year for M&A
Plus, Spielberg options Maddow’s hit podcast.
NPR cancels its summer internship program
The network has to make $10 million in budget cuts.
Insider December 9, 2022 — Podcasts, so hot right now (in France)
Plus, Libsyn makes its free podcast creation service… not free.
Elon Musk loves Twitter Spaces, but much of the team building it is gone
Plus, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s podcast producer departs as Archetypes wraps its first season.
Insider December 2, 2022 — Fun times with ethics
Sen. Ted Cruz landed a juicy podcast deal with iHeartMedia that could end up being a legal boondoggle.
Insider December 1, 2022 — I spent 17,284 minutes this year writing Hot Pod
Spotify Wrapped gives us a look at which Spotify podcasts are working for Spotify
The year of 1 trillion streams
More music is being streamed than ever before, and platforms are clamoring for listeners’ attention with end-of-year stats.
Insider November 18, 2022 — How to break out on Anchor
The Psychology of your 20’s beat the odds and climbed to the top of the podcast charts
Insider November 17, 2022 — Talent deals are back!
Plus, Pineapple Street employees have successfully unionized
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans listen to a podcast every day
Plus, Anchor takes its video publishing capabilities global
Insider November 11, 2022 — Why your favorite podcaster feels like a close friend
Plus, Spotify joins a Google pilot program to use its own payment system on Android