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Insider July 22, 2022 —Lana Del Rey’s secret poetry podcast

Plus, a new shortform audio app hits the market

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Insider July 21, 2022 — Those TikTok teens really love Kate Bush

Plus, Warner Music cuts a deal with SoundCloud to use its artist-friendly royalty system

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How Desus and Mero brought podcast quirkiness to late-night comedy

Plus, Pushkin and Acast do a little M&A

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Insider July 15, 2022 — Will dynamic ad insertion ever be good?

Plus, hot and fresh pods to start your weekend

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Insider July 14, 2022 — RSS takes, so hot right now

Plus, more copyright shenanigans

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Spotify gets its Wordle

Plus, the best Prime Day audio deals

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Insider July 8, 2022 — Bannon goes after Rogan

Plus, why radio is still a bastion for right-wing conspiracy theories

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Insider July 7, 2022 — Lewis Black is the latest comedian to sue Pandora

Plus, Deezer flounders, and Acast cuts a new deal with The New York Times

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Insider July 1, 2022 — Daily Wire’s big get

Plus, a new study finds podcasters skew male, rich, and educated. Who knew?

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The economy comes for Substack

Plus, Spotify spotlights podcasts around the globe, and Slacker gets sued

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The Chaos Issue

Howard Stern runs for president, Slate reminds people of life before Roe, and SCOTUS leaves libel law alone (for now)

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Insider June 24, 2022 — Spotify’s secret new hit

With zero promotion, Claudia and Jackie Oshry’s new Spotify Live show is topping the charts.

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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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The Obamas head to Audible

Plus, Spotify tests recording pods in-app, and YouTube creeps further into the podcast space

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Insider June 17, 2022 — America’s love-hate relationship with smart speakers

Plus, Gen Z’s top podcast genre is… mental health?

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Insider June 16, 2022 — Bill Simmons on Spotify’s ‘war chest’ of data

Plus, Spotify closes its big audiobook deal

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Insider June 10, 2022 — Gossip is good, actually

Plus, it’s been a week of big moves.

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Insider June 9, 2022 — Spotify comes for audiobooks

Plus, audio’s Peabody winners.

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Rise of the companion pods

Plus, Spotify finds its new head of podcast tech.

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Insider June 3, 2022 — Live audio is a sinking ship

Plus, hot and fresh new pods

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