In the past months, the podcast market has seen significant changes. Buzzfeed announced it was ending most of its podcast production while the online magazine Slate announced a renewed focus on podcasts. However, across the industry podcast advertising revenue soared
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Tomorrow’s election has proved to be a news event too big, and too ostentatious, for content producers of any form to ignore. The podcasting realm has been shaped by the election in a number of ways. While some shows Radiolab or 99% Invisible have not
Fans of podcast Mystery Show will finally have some closure. On October 6th, podcasting giant Gimlet Media and founding Mystery Show host Starlee Kine announced, on separate platforms, that Kine would no longer produce or host the show for Gimlet. Mystery Show was an important member
Politico announced earlier today that it has joined forces with Panoply, Slate Magazine’s podcasting network, to stream its podcasts Off Message and Nerdcast. In the announcement Politico’s President, Poppy MacDonald, said, “this partnership will make it easier for our listeners to tune in each week, as
Earlier this month, Gimlet Media released the trailer for Heavyweight, a new podcast hosted by author and producer Jonathan Goldstein. In an interview for the podcast Startup, Gimlet founder and CEO Alex Blumberg’s introduction of Goldstein says it all: Blumberg: “For people who don’t know,
Editor’s Note: The following is the first piece for In the Public Ear, a column by Mediafile’s podcast and public media reporter Grace Mausser. In the Public Ear will feature commentary and analysis on podcasting, public media, and the organizations behind it all. About a