I don’t want to spend too much time on this, but I just wanted to highlight two recent additions to the genre that are pretty compelling: the CBC’s Front Burner and The Guardian’s Today in Focus. Three parts to this take: (1) Both productions genuinely beat the problem of information redundancy for me, speaking as […]
We’re exactly two Hot Pod issues out from the midterm elections here in these United States, and I was curious about how different news and/or political podcast teams were thinking through coverage. Here’s a sample of what I’ve learned: Crooked Media. The progressive media company has been experimenting with podcast advertising technology to help out […]
Prominent, storied, and consistently controversial, the New York Times’ Opinion section often feels like a part of the news organization that’s distinct unto itself. It is also uniquely powerful within the Times. Tyson Evans, NYT Opinion’s senior editor for strategy and product, tells me that the section is often the most-read section among all the […]
I’m not sure how many people listened to The EP, the New York Times Magazine’s neat little audio experiment from last year, but I’m pretty sure there weren’t many folks that actually, sincerely, and enthusiastically loved the thing as much as I did. For the unfamiliar, The EP was a special audio project built to […]
“Chief Operating Officer Meredith Kopit Levien wouldn’t discuss how much money The Daily is making so far, but a sales proposal for June sought $290,000-per-month to be part of the show’s monthly sponsorship rotation.”
Watch for Michael Barbaro’s voice everywhere.