Podnews Daily - podcasting news

Podnews Daily - podcasting news

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Daily news for the podcast and on-demand audio industry - from Apple Podcasts to Spotify, YouTube Music to Joe Rogan. Podnews also covers the latest jobs and events and trending shows in a short update every weekday. editor@podnews.net - visit https://podnews.net to get our free newsletter.

Episodes

Study: podcast listeners are affluent and educated

And a public transport special for Podcast Ads In The Wild. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. What do Dateline, Radiolab, Search Engine, Criminal, The Rest is History, and Planet Money have in common? They all rely on Supporting Cast to sell podcast subscriptions. Find out why! Visit https://podnews.net/update/aflluent-and-educated-thats-us for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
17/05/242m 58s

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17/05/241m 13s

Spotify changes Megaphone monetisation “price floor”

And guess who's been to Buckingham Palace to see the King?. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. What do Dateline, Radiolab, Search Engine, Criminal, The Rest is History, and Planet Money have in common? They all rely on Supporting Cast to sell podcast subscriptions. Find out why! Visit https://podnews.net/update/megaphone-price-floor for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
16/05/243m 38s

The top 50 US podcasts for Q1/2024

And Spotify launches one thing, and tests another. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. What do Dateline, Radiolab, Search Engine, Criminal, The Rest is History, and Planet Money have in common? They all rely on Supporting Cast to sell podcast subscriptions. Find out why! Visit https://podnews.net/update/top-50-us-podcasts-q1-2024 for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
15/05/244m 43s

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets Webby Podcast of the Year

We carry her five-word speech, almost entirely. And, Castro making progress under its new owner.. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. What do Dateline, Radiolab, Search Engine, Criminal, The Rest is History, and Planet Money have in common? They all rely on Supporting Cast to sell podcast subscriptions. Find out why! Visit https://podnews.net/update/sweary-louis-dreyfus for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
14/05/243m 16s

BBC podcast ads would be “disastrous”

London gets ready for The Podcast Show: our Editor has some brand new data for it. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/bbc-podcasts-disaster-incoming for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
13/05/243m 58s

Jon Stewart to launch The Weekly Show podcast

Audacy's Q1/24 financials, and Headliner adds full-length captioning. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/jon-stewart-iab-upfronts for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
10/05/244m 11s

US podcast ad revenue growth slowed in 2023

The sector grew slower than digital overall. Plus, iHeart's new financials show they're still growing. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/iab-us-podcast-ad-revenue-breaking for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
09/05/244m 14s

Wondery Ad Analytics launched for clients

iHeart is number one for podcasting again. And what is the most-watched podcast episode of all time?. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/wondery-ad-analytics-launched for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
08/05/245m 9s

The country with the most regular podcast listeners

There are some surprising countries in the top three. Plus, Acast releases its financials.. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-listening-globally for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
07/05/244m 34s

Podcaster’s show pirated in another language

A look at the podcast market in the Philippines, and an ill-advised podcast growth method. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/cest-un-pirate-abominable for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
06/05/245m 15s

IAB Podcast Measurement v2.2 rolls out

We check the differences in the IAB guidelines. Also, Apple Podcasts adds a wellness category to the app. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/iab-2-point-2-podcast-measurement for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
03/05/244m 23s

Spotify is now #1 for downloads

Google Podcasts will close June 23; Libsyn Ads reports a slight drop in CPM. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-number-one for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
02/05/244m 14s

Younger listeners: podcasts vs radio

The opportunities in India, and podcast ad spend in the US climbed 29%. Sponsored by Supporting Cast. Don't lock your members into one platform! 🔓 With Supporting Cast, YOU own your podcast subscription and control the subscriber relationship. And it's completely white-labeled, so your brand is always front and center. Learn more! Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasts-vs-radio-younger-us for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
01/05/244m 47s

SiriusXM’s Greenstein confirmed for The Podcast Show

And a new idea for that branded podcast you're making?. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/scott-greenstein-and-james-corden for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
30/04/244m 40s

Three US presidents make it onto SmartLess

The winners from The True Crime Awards. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/presidential-guests for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
29/04/243m 43s

Blubrry partners with BackBeat for premium host-read ads

And TWiT is to close its studios in Petaluma. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/blubrry-host-read-ads for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
26/04/243m 16s

The future of podcasting on YouTube

And, happy birthday Acast - ten years old today. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/youtube-future for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
25/04/242m 48s

Spotify makes a billion

The company's in profit, and ad revenue increased 18%. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-billion for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
24/04/244m 16s

Exclusive: Webby Awards - podcast highlights

We've the winners of 14 of the awards. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/webby-awards-24-highlights for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
23/04/242m 51s

Spotify leaves the IAB; no longer certified

Podbean are also no longer certified for podcast measurement. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-leaves-iab for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
22/04/245m 26s

Sports fans listen longer

And a bumper edition of Podcast Ads In The Wild. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/sports-fans-listen-longer for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
19/04/243m 52s

The Lewitt Ray microphone has laser-focused sound

The microphone claims it has autofocus for sound - we review it. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/frickin-laser-beams for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
18/04/243m 12s

Max Cutler launches PAVE Studios

UK data says podcast listening isn't growing. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/cutler-launch-pave-studios for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
17/04/245m 27s

2.5 million podcast episode transcripts

And, discover the top 1,000 shows on Spotify. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/millions-of-podcast-transcripts for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
16/04/244m 13s

Audioboom sees revenue growth

And, a new microphone from RØDE, and no more ums and errs from Alitu. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/audioboom-q124-revenue for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
15/04/244m 13s

Hot Pod newsletter “on hiatus” as Ariel Shapiro departs

Plus, an exclusive interview with Flight Studio's team. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/hot-pod-hiatus for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
12/04/244m 26s

Winners of Global Podcast Ondas Awards 2024 announced

A new brand safety tool promises to separate the chainsaw advert from the chainsaw murder. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/global-podcast-ondas-awards-2024-hero for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
11/04/244m 32s

Steven Bartlett launches major new podcast company

Substack appears to be paying off for podcasters. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/steven-bartlett-flight-studio for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
10/04/244m 48s

Acast is #1 in Podtrac

Sony acquires Neon Hum; Night acquires The Roost. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/acast-number-one for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
09/04/243m 40s

SB Nation’s local sports podcasts go dark

Apple Podcasts on Mac OS gets transcripts. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/total-eclipse-of-the-sports-podcast for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
08/04/245m 14s

The News Agents splits with Persephonica

George Carlin's estate reaches settlement with AI podcast. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/the-news-agents-split for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
05/04/242m 45s

Podcast Movement announces meetups

Layoffs at Chicago's WBEZ. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-movement-summer-meetups for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
04/04/243m 12s

Webby Awards nominees revealed

And a new number 2 in Sweden. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/webby-nominees-2024 for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
03/04/243m 7s

Podcasts: as big as TV

Alitu adds video calling. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcasts-as-big-as-tv for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
02/04/243m 52s

YouTube announces creator workshop

Google Podcasts is going away tomorrow - for the US only. Sponsored by Podcastle. Create, Edit, Publish, and Grow your podcast -- all in one collaborative, AI-powered platform. Make your voice heard with Podcastle. Visit https://podnews.net/update/youtube-creator-workshops for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
01/04/244m 6s

US podcast listening reaches all-time high

And the curious case of 'free lives in a game if you subscribe to a podcast'. Sponsored by CoHost. Leverage CoHost listener data like social media habits, interests, and income to win sponsors. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-listening-increases for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
29/03/243m 29s

Podnews Report Card unveiled for 2024

Good news for Apple; but there's things to improve. Sponsored by CoHost. Leverage CoHost listener data like social media habits, interests, and income to win sponsors. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podnews-report-card-unveiled-for-2024 for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
28/03/243m 32s

Focusing on the effects of iOS 17’s changes

And the winners of The Ambies. Sponsored by CoHost. Leverage CoHost listener data like social media habits, interests, and income to win sponsors. Visit https://podnews.net/update/ios17-changes-podtrac-data for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
27/03/244m 55s

Podcasting comes to LA, with The Ambies live tonight

How you can watch The Ambies live. Sponsored by CoHost. Leverage CoHost listener data like social media habits, interests, and income to win sponsors. Visit https://podnews.net/update/pme24-ambies-los-angeles for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
26/03/245m 26s

Adobe Podcast Studio launches in beta

A new promotion tool, audiencelift, launches. Sponsored by CoHost. Leverage CoHost listener data like social media habits, interests, and income to win sponsors. Visit https://podnews.net/update/adobe-podcast-studio for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
25/03/243m 1s

How big is Joe Rogan?

The top ten podcasts for US women. Sponsored by CoHost. Uncover who your listener persona is by age, income, social media habits, and employment with CoHost. Visit https://podnews.net/update/joe-rogan-audience-size for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
22/03/244m 19s

RedCircle’s open host-read ad system

RSS.com expands, and the BBC to carry ads on podcasts inside the US.. Sponsored by CoHost. Uncover who your listener persona is by age, income, social media habits, and employment with CoHost. Visit https://podnews.net/update/redcircle-openrap for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
21/03/245m 22s

Spotify’s new Podcast Streams can promote your show

And the Finnish are what you think they are. Sponsored by CoHost. Uncover who your listener persona is by age, income, social media habits, and employment with CoHost. Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-podcast-streams for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
20/03/241m 17s

Vid2Pod turns YouTube videos into podcasts

Breaking shows out of YouTube's proprietary ecosystem. Sponsored by CoHost. Uncover who your listener persona is by age, income, social media habits, and employment with CoHost. Visit https://podnews.net/update/blubrry-vid2pod-youtube-to-podcasts for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
19/03/244m 19s

Wondery adds sports podcasts to Prime Video

How much does Kast Media owe, and to whom? We've the court filing. Sponsored by CoHost. Uncover who your listener persona is by age, income, social media habits, and employment with CoHost. Visit https://podnews.net/update/wondery-sports-prime-video for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
18/03/244m 59s

Appearing higher in podcast searches

Triton reports a drop in downloads year-on-year of 41%. Sponsored by CoHost. Know your listener's social media habits, interests, and industries with CoHost - no matter your hosting setup. Visit https://podnews.net/update/podcast-search-algorithm for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
15/03/243m 44s

Promoting your show in podcast apps

A breakdown of the cost of each. Sponsored by CoHost. Know your listener's social media habits, interests, and industries with CoHost - no matter your hosting setup. Visit https://podnews.net/update/promotion-in-apps for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
14/03/243m 22s

Lessons from Europe in paid subscriptions

Most people want to pay per series, it seems. Sponsored by CoHost. Know your listener's social media habits, interests, and industries with CoHost - no matter your hosting setup. Visit https://podnews.net/update/european-paid-podcast-subscriptions for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
13/03/243m 30s

The iHeart Podcast Awards 2024 winners

It's the Swifties what done it. Sponsored by CoHost. Know your listener's social media habits, interests, and industries with CoHost - no matter your hosting setup. Visit https://podnews.net/update/iheart-2024-winners-hero for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter.
12/03/244m 51s

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