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Insider September 16, 2022 — Layoffs, payouts, and road trips

Can Amazon convince people to use live audio by paying them?

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Insider August 12, 2022 — The secret behind Apple’s podcast plans

Plus the first time I’ve ever had to write about Rick and Morty.

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Insider August 11, 2022 — Oprah sues a fan podcast

Plus, Spotify makes it easier to find podcasts and the UK warns a podcaster about ad transparency

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Breaking up the Clubhouse

Plus, Panera wants an iconic sound, and PRX Productions announces a new partnership

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Insider June 23, 2022 — I’ll have a coffee with a side of existential dread

Crooked Media launches a coffee brand, Acast partners with Facebook, and an NFT is now a podcast host.

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Is ‘binge listening’ the future?

Plus, more evidence that video podcasts on YouTube are a huge opportunity, and B.J. Novak plays a podcaster.

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It takes ‘2-3 weeks’ to see if a podcast is a hit

iHeart explains how it knows when podcasts are a hit or a flop, plus a new Rodecaster Pro and Alex Cooper getting excited about video

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The Rogan controversy bump

Plus more Apple Podcast promos and analytics

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Insider April 22, 2022 — Podcast deals, deals, deals

The ⚡️⚡️ round continues, the Spotify news never ends, and the moves won’t stop

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Insider April 21, 2022 — ⚡️ LIGHTNING ROUND ⚡️

Spotify news, live audio news, and weird financial news

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Insider April 8, 2022 — Call this the MOVES edition

Spotify moves, Aria moves, and other moves

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Insider April 7, 2022 — Podcast ads, radio ads, and NFTs

Fair warning: I wrote a lot about NFTs today.

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Podcasting over email

What do Eminem and the Parcast Union have in common? They’re both making demands of Daniel Ek

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Insider April 1, 2022 — YouTube and Apple making moves

This is an April Fools-free zone

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Insider March 25, 2022 — Spotify everywhere you look

I’m looking for excuses to write about the EU’s Digital Markets Act

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Insider March 18, 2022 — Spotify gets its royal podcast

And how Clubhouse is staying relevant in Russia

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Amazon’s Clubhouse competitor is here

Issue 341, published March 8, 2022

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Insider March 4, 2022 — The Daily adds a new host

Sabrina Tavernise will join The Daily as its second host

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Insider March 3, 2022 — Luminary shakes things up

Luminary is getting a shakeup and a burst of new energy

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