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Who Pays for Podcasts?

Released Friday, 29th January 2021
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Does moving podcasts behind a paywall work? Will Apple be testing the waters?
Join Ray Ortega, Dave Jackson, York Campbell, and John Lund to discuss subscription models for podcasts.
Stories discussed on this Round
Title: Apple Spotlight
Main Takeaway: This sounds promising for the independent Podcaster, but will it work?
url: https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcasts-spotligh…
Title: Apple Podcast Subscriptions
Main Takeaway: Would this be a blessing or a curse for the Independent Podcaster?
URL: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/apple-…
Title: Is Spotify’s big bet on podcasts failing?
Main Takeaway: The battle of converting music listeners to podcast listeners continues. Will it be worth playing the long game to find success? And is the podcast audience big enough to warrant platforms branching out to have exclusive shows and content?
URL: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/15/spotifys-big-…
Title:  Media targets podcasts for takedown
Main Takeaway: How far should podcast platforms go in censoring or taking down the spread of misinformation, and can it actually be done?
URL: https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-consp…
Title:  The Story of the First Podcast Feed
Main Takeaway: The long debated...first ever podcast.
URL: https://podnews.net/article/first-podcast-feed…
Twitter dust up: "Mom and Dad are fighting…" https://twitter.com/davewiner/status/135226914…
Title:  Public media owners agree to sell Pocket Casts podcast platform
Main Takeaway: significant given it’s share of the market in comparison to other podcast apps
URL: https://current.org/2021/01/public-media-owne…
Title:  What is the Value of Platforms Anyway?...Or...The False Choice Between Reach and Revenue
Main Takeaway: What Platforms Should do is boost your reach. Johnny Carson used to make careers overnight because everyone was watching. Being in Amazon makes it easier to be found, but may not boost your reach. A podcaster will either get a bigger audience, or get paid to join a platform.
URL: https://audioinsurgent.substack.com/p/what-is-the…
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