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Legalized Sports Betting, Sports Media Companies, and Podcasting

This is sorta old news by now, but it’s worth some ink: last Monday, Cadence13 announced a partnership with a digital media company called The Action Network to launch a sports gambling podcast network. Its first show, called The Favorites, will kick off a three-times-a-week schedule starting September 5. Some of you might know this […]

September 4, 2018
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Cadence13 strikes up an exclusive partnership with Blumhouse TV

That’s the television division of the highly active and enterprising Blumhouse Productions, the Jason Blum-founded shop responsible for movies like Get Out, The Purge, and the Insidious franchise. Currently, the partnership will take the shape of a fiction podcast called The Oval Office Tapes, created by the documentarian RJ Cutler (of The War Room, the […]

August 21, 2018
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Two Key Things to Note About Podcast Measurements

WILD WILD COUNTRY. If I had a dime for every time someone made a reference to podcasting, the podcast industry, and/or podcast metrics being the “Wild West,” well…I wouldn’t have enough dimes to retire, exactly, but I’d certainly have enough to buy a few Happy Meals. The latest such reference comes from AdWeek, whose podcast […]

Plus: Civil + podcasts, Anchor’s troublesome TOS, and RadioPublic’s crowd equity campaign.

June 27, 2018
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Can public radio powerhouse WNYC navigate a crisis of its own making?

“The Troubles.” We’re three months into New York Public Radio’s reckoning with sexual harassment and an organizational culture that allowed for bullying and discriminatory behaviors that have especially hurt women and people of color. (See here, here, and here.) And it’s far from over. Boris Kachka, writing for New York magazine’s The Cut (where the […]

February 6, 2018
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Who needs video? Slate is pivoting to audio, and making real money doing it

Slate Outlook. This is a tad newsier and more with-the-pack than I generally like to be, but whatever — there’s a bunch of juicy, usable stuff in here. Slate readers woke up this morning to something big from the 22-year-old online magazine: a total redesign, complete with an overhauled backend to improve the site’s user […]

January 16, 2018
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These are the most important developments in the podcast business so far in 2017

Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 135, published September 5, 2017. Programming note! Ah yes, so we are in September! As you might already know, I’m taking a five-issue break from writing Hot Pod, starting next week and back on October 17, to do the Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowship in […]

September 5, 2017
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Which is the bigger morning news podcast, The Daily or NPR’s Up First? And does it matter?

Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 134, published August 29, 2017. Art19 closes out a busy August. Last week, the California-based technology company announced a $7.5 million Series A funding round led by Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments and DCM Ventures. This makes Art19 the third podcast venture to issue such […]

August 29, 2017