News Rundown: June 1, 2021
Apple delays subscriptions rollout, among other things.
Apple “exploring” iHeartMedia investment
This was certainly an unexpected development: The Financial Times reported yesterday that Apple is apparently "exploring" an investment into iHeartMedia, the financially struggling US radio giant that's trying a whole lot of things to engineer a way out of its bankruptcy.
Apple’s New Audiobook Imminent
A Curious Apple Podcast Bug
The episode listings for some podcasts disappeared on the platform this morning. A mystery for the ages!
Apple Bug Resolved
Phew, back to normal
Could Google’s new podcast app change the way we understand the Average Podcast Listener?
Plus: Dean Cappello leaves WNYC, Chris Hardwick accused of emotional abuse, and the global scene.