Podcasting Goes Premium and Hollywood with new deals to celebrities and new paywalls. Plus, the Disney Digital Plan Plunges with new programming unable to bring in new subscribers.
Who Listens To Podcasts (And How Can You Reach Them)? https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesagencycouncil/2021/05/12/who-listens-to-podcasts-and-how-can-you-reach-them/
Podcasting will surpass $2 billion by 2023
Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture https://www.theridgefieldpress.com/news/article/Apple-threatens-to-upend-podcasting-s-free-open-16173806.php
Radio, Left To Its Own Device Promos
Why Hollywood Is Giving the Nod to Companion Podcasts
With finite screen time and budgets, creators and studios are continuing their onscreen stories in a medium that’s more competitive and lucrative than ever — and turning popular pods into films and series.
Why your favorite new NPR show might sound a lot like a podcast
As the Joe Budden Podcast Implodes, We Wonder: What Would Howard Stern Do? https://variety.com/2021/digital/opinion/joe-budden-podcast-howard-stern-show-1234973004/
SiriusXM Is Buying ‘99% Invisible,’ and Street Cred in Podcasting
Disney’s New World Order Leads to Confusion and Bruised Egos https://variety.com/2021/film/news/disney-bob-chapek-bob-iger-reorganization-1234971562/
Disney Misses Quarterly Revenue Target as Disney Plus Growth Slows https://variety.com/2021/film/news/disney-quarterly-earnings-disney-plus-1234972687/
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