• Branded Podcasts Are The Ads People Actually Want To Listen To

    Brands aren’t just blanketing podcasts with discount codes—they’re taking over entire podcast series in the hopes of turning avid listeners into buyers. [Photo: Rawpixel] BY MELISSA LOCKER6 MINUTE READ Podcasts are becoming big business not only for creators, but for advertisers. Podcast advertising is on track to hit more than $220 million in 2017, up 85% from 2016. And now […]

    5 podcasts to listen to this February

    DAVE KLEINSCHMIDT/FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS Each month the KPCC podcast team will be sharing what they’re listening to that month. Remember the staff picks section at the indie video store you used to love? This is like that, but for podcasts! This month we’ll be launching our first investigative podcast, “Repeat.” Here are some things to listen to […]

  • How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know

    Guardian writers Owen Jones and Jonathan Friedland recording a politics podcast in May. Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian Listening to audio programmes, or podcasts, is simple if you have access to the internet. You just need to find a podcast platform or application (app) that suits you and then sample some of the many […]

    The Podcasts Entrepreneurs Should Listen to, According to Top Podcasters

    Want to learn new skills or gain insights from industry experts, but have limited space in your schedule? Listen to a podcast. Podcasts are one of the most flexible ways to consume content, and you don’t need a lot of extra time. You can listen to them on your daily commute, while you’re cooking dinner or doing another everyday […]


    The seventh and penultimate season of Game of Thrones returns to HBO this Sunday, July 16 after an extra-long hiatus. Fans of both the show and writer George R. R. Martin’s rich book series are in an interesting spot, with two seasons and two books left to wrap up the massive, sweeping fantasy saga. Thrones will dominate the […]

    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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    Listen Up: 2017 Podcast Predictions

    If you have been sitting on the sidelines watching the decade-long growth of podcasting, prepare to be blown away in 2017. After little more than a decade of experimentation and maturation, podcasting has hit its stride. Recent years have seen the medium steadily gain extraordinary traction with listeners, creators and brands. With 57 million Americans […]

    5+1 Business and Tech Podcasts You Should Listen to in 2017

    There are thousands of interesting podcasts out there which you can get an awful lot of information from them. Here are 5+1 podcasts in business and tech that we recommend. Listening to podcasts is a great way to combat the unproductive hours of the day. The conversations on a podcast bring a deeper awareness of that […]

    Talk About Race: 7 Great Podcasts You Need to Listen To

    I’ve fallen in love with podcasts in the past year. There’s something comforting about having a familiar voice in your ear or listening to a good story, particularly if you need a break from the overwhelming visuals – protests, shootings, billionaires on buses – that dominate the news. And podcasts are getting more diverse these […]