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Podland News

The last word in podcasting news... every Thursday in Podland, James Cridland from Podnews in Australia and Sam Sethi, from Sam Talks Technology in the UK, join forces to review and analyse some of the weeks top podcasting news from around the world. They also interview some of the biggest names making the news. This podcast is sponsored by Buzzsprout and Riverside FM.


Winslow Bright talks about licensing music for your podcast. Hint: there is no fair usage. It's the start of the podcast awards season. Facebook podcasting is growing but it's clearly not ready for pr 57:17 12/02/2021
Happy 1st birthday to us! What will Spotify do with its big M&A war chest, Castamatic 8 supports Value4Value and Lisa Laporte CEO of TWiT tells us how to run a successful podcast network. 67:13 11/25/2021
Podcast listening is growing globally, Spotify advertising and subscriptions are expanding internationally but why is no one checking the content is factual, not breaking copyright and has a license t 65:51 11/18/2021
Podcasting 2.0 is all about an open 'Interoperable' ecosystem of apps using RSS that create shared value, not closed ecosystems from old SAGA apps - (Spotify, Apple, Google and Amazon). 57:52 11/11/2021
Why's everyone going proprietary? Is it time to change the name podcast? Is James really one in a billion? And what's the secret sauce for creating a hit podcast? 54:35 11/04/2021
Spotify tells us they're sort of No1. Benjamin Bellamy tells us about the new Recommendation, Medium and Gateway RSS 2.0 namespace tags to make your podcast more discoverable. Bailey Drake tells us ho 89:54 10/28/2021
Bryan Barletta sits in for Sam - Apple's downloads and Spotify's ad sales. Interview with Adam Bowie about podcast trends 40:40 10/21/2021
Dr Brian of London talks Web 3, Podping, Hive and Dairy Cows? James now speaks fluent Spanish thanks to Veritone MARVEL․ai and Genevieve Hassan's podcast takes off with 5M Virgin Atlantic passengers. 135:12 10/14/2021
Chris Messina talks about Spotify Ads, the history of open formats on the social web and how ActivityPub could impact the future of Podcasting? 76:20 10/07/2021
Open RSS rated good by Acast. Closed Apple Podcast app rated bad by its users. #Discuss 62:02 09/30/2021
Research, research everywhere but who is right? Nielsen says podcasting is still growing. eMarketer says Spotify has overtaken Apple Podcasts and Arete Research says Spotify's management needs to cha 71:08 09/23/2021
In our opinion, we need better listener tools - Clips, Comments and Content moderation. Oscar Merry talks about Fountain App, Alex Jacobi talks about the Open Podcast Analytics Format and will Podcas 71:34 09/16/2021
Passing the RSS buck! Is unmoderated podcasting spreading misinformation? Do podcasting apps need better content moderation reporting tools? Twitter to support Value4Value boosts. 71:36 09/09/2021
Has Google given up on podcasting? Are subscriptions better than ads? Amazon, Spotify and Twitter double down on live social audio. Does podcasting need policing for lies and defamation? 39:02 09/02/2021
Apple: The Internet Explorer of podcast apps? Evo Terra on why podcast apps suck. How's Spotify doing and multiple new ways to discover podcasts. 59:20 08/26/2021
What happens to podcast downloads if IP addresses go away? Interview: Bryan Barletta, plus automating YouTube for podcasting. 50:43 08/19/2021
Mark Cuban lies his ass off. We interview Martin Mouritzen, PodFriend about Cross-App commenting and Boostagrams. 67:36 08/12/2021
Sam's back! Spotify's revenue, Apple's bugfix, and a new value4value app 38:30 08/05/2021
Podcasting in South East Asia; Sharon Taylor co-hosts; Spotify paid podcasting and more 38:15 07/29/2021
Dynamic ads and podcast networks - Rachel Corbett co-hosts; Mignon Fogarty is our guest 37:22 07/22/2021
Podcast SEO: stuff the title and forget the description, it's only a B medium anyway!? 81:00 07/16/2021
Apple iOS 14.6, is it a bug or a feature exposing the dirty download secret? Ross Adams CEO, ACast explains 5 reasons why we need RSS, Is Audacity dangerous now it's Russian owned. Podcasts finally ag 32:35 07/08/2021
Why Amazon podcasts start to splash the cash and bought Art19 and Smartless? We interview Arielle Nissenblatt from the Podcast Taxonomy board and we interview Don MacKinnon (Hark) and Hannah Blake (En 56:36 07/01/2021
Facebook Podcasting. It's alive but why can't you actually play them yet? We interview David Markowitz, Netflix amd Niklas Hildebrand, Audry. 62:34 06/24/2021
Apple channels finally arrive. Facebook podcasts launch next week and who is in the Spotify Green Room? Our special guest is Mark Asquith CEO Captivate. And do we need a GUID for every podcast? 57:44 06/18/2021
Apple Subscriptions and Channels are finally coming! With special guest Neil Mody the CEO Headliner. 62:06 06/10/2021
Space Casts v Apple Casts: Monetising podcasts through feeds and channels 28:03 06/03/2021
Podcast piracy or defamation, should podcast hosts monitor the content or could a new podcast license be the simple fix to the problem? 78:37 05/27/2021
I'm at a loss, will anyone notice the difference? Lossless audio comes to Apple, Spotify and Amazon for free. 49:00 05/20/2021
Whether it's firmographic enrichment or psychographically targeting, everyone is saying podcasting is getting bigger, while Apple is learning to crawl podland faster but it's not podping speed just ye 53:13 05/14/2021