Podcasting

By Richard | A collection stories on the past, present and future of podcasts

2016 Podcast Listener Report [VIDEO]

The post 2016 Podcast Listener Report [VIDEO] appeared first on e-Strategy Marketing Trends.The 2016 Podcast Consumer report contains all new data on …

To Make Real Money, The Podcast Industry Needs to Stop Calling Them Podcasts

<b>Podcasts are big business. At least that’s what the articles keep telling me.</b><p>Indeed, there are a number of podcasts which make big money, and almost …

Why are podcasts still so hard to make?

<i>When I started</i> <i>bumpers.fm</i> <i>I wanted to call it Odeo.</i> <i>You can now download the app here</i><i>.</i><p>A <b>long time ago</b>, my friend Jason and I made a podcast called …

Public Radio Exchange's New CEO Is Creating a Launch Pad for Podcast Entrepreneurs

The future of radio is…not on the radio.<p>Instead, many in the radio world are looking to podcasting. One in five Americans say they’ve listened to …

Gilbert Gottfried Embraces Podcasting

During his almost 40-year career, Gilbert Gottfried has done standup, <i>SNL</i>, sitcoms, movies, roasts, a book, and voiceovers. Just when we’d thought …

Prince Of Podcasting: Inside Norm Pattiz' Plan To Build The World's Top Podcast Network

Clad in designer sneakers and a slim black blazer, 73-year-old Norm Pattiz gestures excitedly at a framed photograph in his office–not the postcard-size photos of him with Bill Clinton and Madeleine Albright but a life-size action shot from a Los Angeles Lakers game. Seated in the front row, among …

Internet Explorer: the podcast that plumbs the web's depths for gold

Confused about what 4chan is? Afraid you’re going to encounter awful videos? Don’t worry: two Buzzfeed writers explore the dark corners of the internet for you<p>If you’ve ever been curious about notorious website 4chan, but couldn’t access the site due to your company’s firewall – or accessed the …

Inside the Genius of Radiolab and Why It's So Addictive

“The simple act of telling a story,” says Jad Abumrad, “feels musical, deeply musical.” The founder and co-host of the nationally syndicated public …

2016: the year the podcast came of age

WHEN Jamie Morton discovered that his 60-year-old father had written an erotic novel called “Belinda Blinked”, he was appalled. A few weeks later, …

Podcasting

Radio host Ira Glass takes 20 years of 'This American Life' to the State Theatre stage

The host reflects on 20 years of "This American Life," the podcast boom and the story that can't be repeated on the radio.<p>Ira Glass began the phone …

Podcasting and money in the UK

Image by Stephen Rosger<i>In a guest post for OJB first published on his blog, broadcaster Joe Norman explores the UK market for podcasting.</i>Over the …

6 Reasons Why Podcasting Is The Future Of Storytelling

Since the beginning of time (and the advent of humans), oral storytelling has served a critical role as the sole means of abstracting experiences and emotions in narrative form. Ancient oral storytellers were revered keepers of local knowledge, history, and traditions in their …

In the room where it happens: The host of NPR’s new show Embedded talks about news in podcast form

Kelly McEvers: “A lot of the great storytelling podcasts happen in the studio. I hope ours opens the door to people thinking more about what you can do in the field, when things don’t go as planned and are unexpected.”<p>“Embedded” in the context of journalism refers to war correspondents attached to …

The New York Times launches a podcast team to create a new batch of wide-reaching shows

Following the launch of the Modern Love podcast earlier this year, the Times plans to launch several new shows this year, backed by advertising and designed to draw broad audiences.<p>Another news organization has decided to invest in podcasts, and this one’s a biggie: The New York Times is creating a …

The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium: Jemaine Clement's otherworldly podcast

Jemaine Clement rose to fame on the strength of his radio show Flight of the Conchords. Now he is returning to his radio roots with a new fantastical serialized podcast, <i>The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium</i><p>Jemaine Clement has a voice for radio. The New Zealand comedian and actor, who …

Hot Pod: Is the NPR podcast promotion kerfuffle overblown or a sign of something real?

“The key to evaluate NPR’s fate, I believe, lies in the way the institution views radio and digital/podcast audiences as two separate categories with separate strategies for audience development.”<p>Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is Issue Sixty-Five, published March 22, …

The Download on Podcasts: Using Podcat for discovering the “who” in podcasts

<i>The Download on Podcasts is a weekly feature sponsored by PodcastOne.</i><p>Note the spelling: P-O-D-C-A-T. Podcat is an interesting podcast search engine …

5 Lessons I Learned from Starting a Podcast

MC's beauty editor just launched the beauty podcast 'Fat Mascara.' Learn from her mistakes.<p>Thinking of starting a podcast? Well, there's a reason #DropsMic is a thing and #PicksUpMic isn't: Creating a podcast isn't as easy as it sounds. Here are some of the things my co-host Jessica Matlin (the …

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The search for the next great podcast

Americans have yet to go all-in on podcasts.<p>Just 17 percent listen to them regularly, despite the fact that advertisers love them.<p>Still, podcasting …

Guidance On Podcast ‘Back Announces’

<i>Chris Turpin, V.P. for news programming and operations, writes:</i><p>As podcasts grow in number and popularity we are talking about them more often in our news programs. We are also fielding more and more questions from news staff and Member stations about our policies for referring to podcasts on air. …

How Do You Know They Like Your Podcast Content?

Independent podcasters: Australian podcasting space 'is maturing but still has a way to go'

Fary: Podcasts are a growing market in need of imagination regarding monetisation<p>Two of Australia’s leading independent podcasters have spoken out …

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Hot Pod: Decoding what makes a podcast a hit on the iTunes charts

Plus: 1 in 5 Americans now listens to podcasts (sort of), Night Vale expands, and WNYC goes local and limited-run to cover gentrification in Brooklyn.<p>Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is Issue Sixty-Three, published March 8, 2016.<p>We’re going deep on the last item, folks. Put on …

Ira Glass, the world's most successful podcaster, brings a dance show to Australia

His radio show, <i>This American Life,</i> is the most popular podcast in the United States. Around 2.2 million people listen live each week, and roughly the …

NPR’s Newest Podcast Wants to Remind Listeners That Reporters Are Human, Too

Last month, <i>All Things Considered</i> host <b>Kelly McEvers</b> stepped away from the sunny confines of NPR West in Culver City, California, for a jaunt to South …