Podcasts

Podcasts

Top 10 Podcast Trends in 10 Minutes

I spoke today at Podcast Day 24, a big online podcast event that spread across Australasia, Europe and North America, and as the name...

Audio, Podcasts

Ofcom UK Podcast Survey 2021

Thanks to someone on the UK Audionetwork email group for alerting me to this data that Ofcom has recently published in tabular form on its...

Audio, Podcasts

Broadening My Listening in 2021

In other words, not listening to any more celebrity podcasts. As podcasting as an industry grows, it feels that each week sees yet another...

Audio, Cycling, Podcasts

Froome at the Giro in 2018

I don’t mention it here as often as I should, but I do work as one of the producers on The Cycling Podcast. It’s has once again...

Podcasts

Is Spotify Really Bigger Than Apple Podcasts?

Two data points: A Morgan Stanley note for investors is reported to claim that Spotify is now the #1 podcast platform beating Apple. MIDiA...

Cycling, Podcasts

Eight Seconds

This year is the 30th anniversary of what in my lifetime has been the greatest Tour de France of all time. In 1989, American Greg LeMond...

Podcasts

Podcast Day 2019

This week I attended the third annual Podcast Day organised by the Radiodays Europe team. I attended the first conference a couple of years...

Audio, Podcasts

Podcast Exclusivity

As always, these are my personal views, but it’s probably worth reiterating at the outset. I am not a fan of exclusivity,...

Audio, Podcasts

Trends in Podcasting: Cults and Cult Leaders

This is a sort-of follow up to yesterday’s piece on daily news podcasts. It may become an occasional series. In March this year,...

Audio, Podcasts, Radio

Trends in Podcasting: News Podcasts

In January last year, The New York Times launched a new podcast called The Daily. Spinning off to an extent from what the paper had been...