Organization: Google

Organization: Google
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The State of Play, Mid-2019

Last week, a good portion of the podcast community got glimmers of something they’ve long wanted: seemingly structural-level solutions to discovery, one in the form of playable Google search listings and one in the form of an upcoming Spotify app redesign. However, you don’t get without giving, and what is given, some would argue, is […]

May 14, 2019
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Podcasts on Google Searches: It’s Live!

A long time coming.

May 12, 2019
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Addendum to the Google Transcription Story

March 29, 2019
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In Other Google News: Local News and Transcriptions

Automatically-generating transcripts, and a news initiative.

March 28, 2019
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Platform Neutral: Google v. BBC?

Well that’s interesting. The BBC has pulled its podcasts from parts of the Google Podcasts ecosystem, meaning that the People’s Programming is, at this writing, no longer accessible via Google Assistant on Google smart speakers and devices. In a blog published on Tuesday morning Kieran Clifton, the director of BBC Business and Development, explained the […]

March 26, 2019
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Google Podcast Creators Program: Interview with PRX’s Kerri Hoffman and Google’s Zack Reneau-Wedeen

This interview was conducted at the Third Coast International Podcast Festival, on October 5, 2018. It was originally linked to in the October 9, 2018 edition of Hot Pod. KERRI HOFFMAN, CEO OF PRX Q: Since announcing the program, how has the response been so far? A: In 24 hours, we’ve gotten applications from India, […]

October 8, 2018
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Google partners with PRX on… diversity?

The “Google Podcasts creator program” hopes to help “remove barriers to podcasting, increase the diversity of voices in the industry, and to make sure content is available for all audiences.”

October 4, 2018
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Google reportedly working on experimental podcast app

And I’d pay some attention to this.

August 23, 2018
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Information v. Experience

Does Google’s core expertise — as a search engine that powerfully indexes of the world’s information — gives it a clear and solid edge in addressing podcasts?

July 26, 2018
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Follow-up to Digital News Report and Google Podcast App

Plus: Cadence13 partners with UTA on an “influencer” podcast network

June 23, 2018