It’s been just over a year since I left my staff job at a magazine, moved out of London, and started working for myself. In every way, it’s been a bril…
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Back in June, I wrote to you a couple of times about Google’s latest venture into podcasting distribution. There’s widespread agreement among podcastin…
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Most podcasts, if not all, start out in a niche. Some might grow beyond that, converting new people to their subject, and others will remain in their l…
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A disproportionate amount of podcast coverage, I feel, focuses on shows that are big enough to be fully supported by advertising revenue. We read a lot…
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I’ve been expecting the “hate speech vs free speech” issue to rear its head in podcasting for a while, and in the last week or so it has finally kicked…
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Two things. Firstly, you don’t normally get a second podcast email from me in the same week, because you aren’t a paying subscriber to this newsletter.…
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What do you call someone who makes a podcast? A podcaster? It isn’t quite as simple as that. As has been pointed out by this piece over at Bello Collec…
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I’ve been away from home for a while — in Orkney, specifically (you can see some inept photos from my trip here) — and that disrupts my listening routi…
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James Purnell*, the BBC’s director of “radio and education”, has published a blog about podcast charts. In it, he calls for a standardised system of me…
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For those of us who aren’t American, podcasting can seem very US-centric. I understand why this is the case: the industry is most developed there of al…
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I love speculation: the kind that starts during a casual conversation with a friend one evening when neither of you can be bothered to just google the …
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I came across this picture in one of the podcasting Facebook groups I’m part of the other day: It was being shared and discussed because although it’s …
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