A Voxnest study suggests gains across a few continents.
Follow the money (?)
(1) Spotify announced this morning that it is moving to acquire Parcast, the Los Angeles-based company founded in 2016 by Max Cutler that trades in a genre-oriented, high-volume portfolio with broad titles like Serial Killers, Cults, and Unsolved Murders. (My dude Jonah Bromwich at the New York Times has described the company’s fare as “pulp […]
On Tuesday, Gimlet management declined to voluntarily recognize the union as is, at this point in time.
Blackout, featuring Rami Malek.
In case you missed the emergency drop: last Wednesday, a consortium of employees within Gimlet Media’s 80-person-plus creative workforce announced that they are unionizing with the Writers’ Guild of America East. BuzzFeed News’ Caroline O’Donovan had the original story up that morning. Key details to note: Issues that the union hopes to focus on include, […]
I’ve heard rumblings about this for a while, but it’s officially happening: a consortium of Gimlet Media’s 80-plus-person creative staffers announced Wednesday morning that they are unionizing with the Writers’ Guild of America. Notably, the announcement comes about a month after Spotify’s blockbuster acquisition of Gimlet for $230 million. BuzzFeed News’ Caroline O’Donovan published the […]
The latest edition of the Infinite Dial — the long-running digital media study by Edison Research and Triton Digital that also give us the most reliable podcast audience sizing numbers — and, look, you probably heard the major podcast takeaways already. Heck, even the Times wrote about it, which I’m pretty sure means they’re going […]
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 […]