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The last word in podcasting news. Every Friday James Cridland (⚡james@crid.land ) and Sam Sethi (⚡sam@getalby.com) review and analyse the week's top podcasting news as covered on Podnews. We also interview some of the biggest names in podcasting making the news. Support the show at https://weekly.podnews.net - or hit the boost button! Sponsored by Buzzsprout: podcast hosting made easy.

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    • 3.5 • 19 Ratings

The last word in podcasting news. Every Friday James Cridland (⚡james@crid.land ) and Sam Sethi (⚡sam@getalby.com) review and analyse the week's top podcasting news as covered on Podnews. We also interview some of the biggest names in podcasting making the news. Support the show at https://weekly.podnews.net - or hit the boost button! Sponsored by Buzzsprout: podcast hosting made easy.

    Podcasting in Africa; plus, Spotify's video uploading

    Podcasting in Africa; plus, Spotify's video uploading

    Send James & Sam some fanmail, via BuzzsproutWe speak with Kevin Y Brown and Jon Savage about the podcast landscape in Africa. Those interviews are in full in the Podnews Extra feed. Also, Spotify's video ambitions, and Alby's removal of support for users in the US causes some concern for the future of streaming sats.Support the Show.Connect With Us: Email: weekly@podnews.net Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡james@crid.land and ⚡sam@get...

    • 58 min
    Spotify to recertify; new Descript version; and rumours!

    Spotify to recertify; new Descript version; and rumours!

    Send James & Sam some fanmail, via BuzzsproutFrom an airport lounge in New York, we hear about Descript's new version, and rumours in the industry...What do you think about our new shorter length? Give us feedback using fanmail or our contacts below.Support the Show.Connect With Us: Email: weekly@podnews.net Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡james@crid.land and ⚡sam@getalby.com Mastodon: @james@bne.social and @samsethi@podcastindex.soci...

    • 48 min
    Pacific Content closes; interviews with Pocket Casts and Platform Media

    Pacific Content closes; interviews with Pocket Casts and Platform Media

    Send James & Sam some fanmail, via BuzzsproutWe interview Ellie from Pocket Casts on the future direction of the podcast app; Matthew from Platform Media on why the company was acquired by PodX; and talk about the closure of Pacific Content.We're trying something new this week: trying to bring down the duration of this podcast to 45 minutes. Haven't quite succeeded yet, but we're on the way; that means shorter edits of interviews, and a more focused story selection. Please give feedback t...

    • 54 min
    Live at The Podcast Show in London: PodX, Spotify and LIT

    Live at The Podcast Show in London: PodX, Spotify and LIT

    Send James & Sam some fanmail, via BuzzsproutEver wondered how the big fish like PodX are transforming the podcasting landscape with their chess-like acquisition maneuvers? Get ready to have that curiosity quelled as we unravel PodX's latest play in buying Platform Media, and what it spells for the podcasting cosmos. Plus, we've got the scoop on Spotify's overwhelming tide in Mexico, where it boasts a 90% market share, and why Apple Podcasts might need to play catch-up. Next week, Matthew...

    • 29 min
    Spotify’s consumption data; Canadaland; Wavlake

    Spotify’s consumption data; Canadaland; Wavlake

    Send James & Sam some fanmail, via BuzzsproutInterviews with Canadaland and Wavlake. Details about Spotify’s new consumption data. An exclusive of Canadaland’s new podcast brand. Boosts, fan mail and more. Support the Show.Connect With Us: Email: weekly@podnews.net Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡james@crid.land and ⚡sam@getalby.com Mastodon: @james@bne.social and @samsethi@podcastindex.social Support us: www.buzzsprout.com/1538...

    • 1 hr 46 min
    The IAB's new numbers, and our first week using fanmail

    The IAB's new numbers, and our first week using fanmail

    Send James & Sam some fanmail, via BuzzsproutOur first week with Buzzsprout's new fanmail product was surprisingly good. We look into that, as well as the latest news - including the IAB numbers out of the US.We've chapters in all standards-supporting podcast players.Here are the chapters for Anton who listens in Spotify and needs a better podcast player00:00:00 PWRMay1000:00:52 IAB post smaller than expected numbers00:06:46 Acast results are out00:11:35 Buzzsprout fanmail one week on00:2...

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

App Rover ,

Top resource for anyone involved in pod casting

James and Sam do an amazing job of pulling back the veil on the entire podcasting industry.

100% recommend.

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Miss me with the AI generated show description. Don’t treat your audience that way. Especially disappointing coming from you two. Is this even a real show anymore? Are the voices AI, too?

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