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  • Data: podcast listening around the world June 23, 2021
    In Podnews today: Ireland is the #1 country for podcast listening; Facebook podcasts seems slow to roll out; Bandrew Scott's YouTube account banned Visit https://podnews.net/update/international-podcast-listening-21 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • Facebook launches podcasts for US users June 22, 2021
    In Podnews today: Podcasts on Facebook are now available, to some; BetterHelp still #1 podcast advertiser; there are now 4 million podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/facebook-podcasts for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • Squadcast launches v4.0 June 21, 2021
    In Podnews today: A podcast app adds a climate category; iHeart gets into bed with the New York Times - but in Australia; NPR adds paid podcasts option Visit https://podnews.net/update/squadcast4 for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • Stitcher is the #1 podcast network in US June 18, 2021
    In Podnews today: NPR still has the #1 podcast though. Spotify buys Podz, a podcast discovery tool; Acast now listed on stock market Visit https://podnews.net/update/stitcher-number-one for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • Like Clubhouse, but it records: Spotify Greenroom launches June 17, 2021
    In Podnews today: Sony Music Entertainment acquires producer Somethin'Else; behind the hood of SGrecast; Facebook readies podcasts Visit https://podnews.net/update/spotify-greenroom-launch for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • Spotify buys another exclusive podcast for $60m June 16, 2021
    In Podnews today: New Apple channels from FOX News, Sony Music and Luminary; EU copyright changes that affect podcast hosting companies Visit https://podnews.net/update/call-her-exclusive for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • Subscriptions and Channels go live in Apple Podcasts June 15, 2021
    In Podnews today: Anchor stops giving RSS feeds by default; Libsyn gives nearly $1m to ex CFO Visit https://podnews.net/update/subscriptions-channels-live for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • Podcasts receive premieres at 2021 Tribeca Festival June 14, 2021
    In Podnews today: Peter Vincer on 'that' article; NPR wins a Pulitzer; more exclusives for Spotify Visit https://podnews.net/update/tribeca-festival-premieres for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • The podcast company burning through $100m of imaginary cash June 11, 2021
    In Podnews today: The 'frat boy dreams' funded by a Chinese audio company; Riverside launches new media board; and is Anchor full of dead shows? Visit https://podnews.net/update/burning-through-the-cash for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.
  • Ear Hustle to be available as a book June 10, 2021
    In Podnews today: Apple Podcast Subscriptions to be launched on Tuesday; team behind Dolly Parton's America are back Visit https://podnews.net/update/ear-hustle-the-book for all the podcasting news, and to get our daily newsletter.