(By Richard Davies) The podcasting industry is about to get another burst of mainstream media coverage, with the release of the 2019 Edison Research “Infinite Dial” listening survey later today (2 p.m. Eastern).
(By Richard Davies) Daniel Ek paid podcasting a massive compliment with his money and his mouth. Not only did Spotify agree to pay the princely sum of $340 million for Gimlet and Anchor, Ek admitted recently that he’d changed his mind about talk radio and podcasts.
(By Richard Davies) I come to each podcast recording prepared, but ready to pivot; always aware that no matter how much research has been done, or how many questions are written on a briefing sheet, the conversation could fly off in a completely unexpected, wonderful new direction.
(By Richard Davies) I’m listening to Michelle Obama read her audio book to me on my Audible app. I’m on my own with my headphones and so is she. But I wish that Becoming was also a podcast, because the curtain would have been lifted a lot higher on a life that many of us want to know a lot more about.
(Richard Davies) In an increasingly crowded field of Monday-to-Friday podcasts, The Daily from The New York Times continues to be the most popular show, with about 1.75 million downloads per episode. To compete in podcasting's news genre, you've got to have soul.