• PODCASTS
    This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Red Ball, Night Time, and More

    The true-crime-podcast universe is ever expanding. We’re here to make it a bit smaller and a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows, and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the noteworthy and the exceptional. Each week, our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists will pick their […]

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    How podcasts went from unlistenable to unmissable

    One night 15 years ago journalist Ben Hammersley was on a deadline at the Guardian newspaper, writing a column on internet radio blogs. He filed the piece and then, just as he was packing up, got a last minute call from the subs desk (the team that give stories a final check). “They said: ‘We […]

  • PODCASTS
    ANGRY FANS KEEP WRECKING PODCASTS WITH ONE-STAR REVIEWS

    Justin Drown’s true crime podcast, Obscura, always seemed to garner positive reviews. For the first year he hosted the show, Drown says it “overwhelmingly” earned five-star marks from fans. That changed in July. Suddenly, Obscura was inundated with hundreds of one-star reviews on Apple Podcasts. His overall rating fell from five, to four, to around three and a half […]

  • The biggest disasters in business history – podcasts of the week

    Kodak film. The company’s lurch towards bankruptcy in 2012 is profiled in Spectacular Failures. Photograph: Ian Waldie/Getty Images Talking points The platform where many users go to to listen to other people’s podcasts, Apple is now plotting to start making its own. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant is in conversation with media companies about creating […]

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    Apple will reportedly fund Apple-exclusive podcasts

    Apple, with a revived focus on services and original content, is reportedly looking to invest in podcasts. Bloomberg reports today that the tech company is reaching out to media companies to discuss making certain shows exclusive to Apple Podcasts, the company’s podcast listening app. Apple declined to comment for this story. This is a complete rethinking of […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    The Best Podcasts For Female Entrepreneurs

    Work towards your business goals with the help of these podcasts GETTY Being a female entrepreneur can be both daunting and exhilarating. We can go from feeling on top of the world after a successful meeting to feeling panicked and overwhelmed when a client sale falls through. Whatever stage your business is at and however […]

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    The best music podcasts in 2019

    There are a number of popular genres in the podcasts market: true crime, comedy, sports, politics and technology among them. But music is also a thriving genre, with a variety of sub-formats exploring songs, artists and the culture around music. We’ve chosen some of the most popular and/or inventive shows, which make a great starting […]