• The Messenger podcast wins top honour at international radio awards

    The story of a Sudanese refugee detained on Manus Island under Australia’s offshore detention regime was awarded the top honour at an international radio festival in New York on Monday night. Produced by the Wheeler Centre and published by Guardian Australia, The Messenger podcast chronicles daily life on Manus Island for Abdul Aziz Muhamat, a […]

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    More Americans are watching morning talk shows and listening to podcasts

    While your mom’s obsession with true-crime podcasts such as Serial may seem like just another fad, it’s actually part of a larger trend in the media industry, according to a report published Friday. The Pew Research Center’s annual State of the News Media report shows more Americans are watching Sunday morning political talk shows and listening to podcasts now than in previous years. Between 2015 […]

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    Podcasts to Listen To: 4 music podcasts worth noting

      Learn about the stories behind bands and songs with “Song Exploder,” “Switched on Pop,” “Juan Epstein” and “Whiskey Riff Raff.” Whether you’re a fan of rock, rap, pop or country — or a mix of everything — there’s more to music than what meets the ears. Behind the beats are all kinds of interesting […]

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    What you need to know about Apple’s new podcast analytics

    The world’s biggest platform for podcasts is going to shed new light on the state of advertising in the space. On Friday, Apple announced it would soon begin offering podcast creators some rudimentary audience analytics. Here is what you need to know about Apple’s announcement. The state of podcasting: • Podcasting started as an Apple-dominated […]

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    10 podcasts you should be listening to

    Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People Comedian Chris Gethard opens the phone lines to one anonymous caller, and vows to never hang up first. Every caller tells a story, ranging from shocking confessions to sad tales of failed artists, and the comedian helps get to the source of their emotions. You’ll get sucked into the raw, […]

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    What you need to know about Apple’s new podcast analytics

    The world’s biggest platform for podcasts is going to shed new light on the state of advertising in the space. On Friday, Apple announced it would soon begin offering podcast creators some rudimentary audience analytics. Here is what you need to know about Apple’s announcement. The state of podcasting: • Podcasting started as an Apple-dominated […]

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    APPLE’S NEW TRANSPARENCY IS HUGE FOR PODCASTS EVERYWHERE

    IN 2017, IT seems like everyone has a podcast. Hillary Clinton. Your utility company. Hypothetical spokespeople for Darth Vader’s utility company. But they all have one thing in common: They have no idea who’s listening. Thanks to Apple’s commitment to user privacy, along with the ubiquity of its Podcasts app, there hasn’t been a way […]

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    Why podcasts are making a big noise

    FIRST, thanks. Thank you for taking time out of your busy podcast listening schedule to read the written word. There’s a good chance the podcast you’re hooked on is mentioned in these pages. My Dad Wrote a Porno might be your current fave. It’s a UK podcast based around a book — although graphic novel […]

  • Being an absolute boss: podcasts of the week

    It’s podday (what do you think of podday? I’ve just made it up and am trying to go with it), the day where all your podcasting dreams come true. It is also my birthday week, hooray! In the Slaney household, a birthday week means anyone who has a birthday coming up can be Veruca Salt […]