Organization: Wondery

Organization: Wondery
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Universal Music Group partners with Wondery

The most interesting thing of this development is the fact that it involves one of the major music corporations.

April 18, 2019
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Messes and Misconduct

Over the weekend, Wondery Media announced that it was cutting ties with Sword and Scale, a true crime podcast, after creator Mike Boudet published a misogynistic Instagram post last Friday, which was also International Women’s Day. The Wrap wrote about the move, pointing out that Boudet has a history not only of making derogatory comments […]

March 12, 2019
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Number of the Week: 8 million

That’s the aggregate number of downloads that Wondery’s six-episode Dr. Death has tallied since launching on September 4. The podcast’s downloads were verified by Podtrac, and it should be noted that the number includes downloads experienced by the trailer, which came out to around 440k. If you take that chunk out, we’re talking about a […]

October 2, 2018
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The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team is developing a podcast with Wondery

Last Thursday, the Boston Globe announced that its famed investigative unit, Spotlight, is working a limited-run podcast series that will explore the complicated story of Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots player who was convicted of murder in 2015 and later committed suicide in prison. The podcast, which will play out in eight parts, […]

The multi-part documentary will focus on Aaron Hernandez.

July 17, 2018
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Wondery raises $5M in Series A

Plus: ABC debuts Zach Braff’s “Alex, Inc”, follow-up on the BBC, and more on the daily podcast as front page

March 30, 2018