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Law&Crime launches podcast with Sergeant Sean ‘Sticks’ Larkin

Law&Crime, the live trial and true crime network, announces the launch of a new podcast with Sgt. Sean “Sticks” Larkin. Larkin is an officer and the head of the gang unit of the Tulsa, Oklahoma, police department. Today’s launch adds to a growing list of Law&Crime podcasts. Larkin will lead listeners through interviews with law […]

April 30, 2021

Sweden: Live radio increasingly pressured by audio streaming

Swedish adults spend more and more time listening to streamed audio. Mediavision analysis reveal that younger adults are driving the development, while the older population prefers traditional radio to digital alternatives. Of course, this has substantial effects for the players within audio. In Sweden, 15–74-year-olds spend 99 minutes consuming audio-based media an average day. Approximately […]

February 25, 2021

Report: 15% of podcasts capture majority of industry revenue

Podcasting, a growing sector of the media ecosystem, is increasingly drawing interest from global consumers, advertisers, publishers, and media companies. Global podcasting ad revenues increased more than 65 per cent annually from 2016-2019, and by 2023 the podcast industry will boast nearly two billion regular listeners, according to forecasts from Altman Solon. The podcasting wave […]

February 24, 2021

ESPN Podcasts sets download record

ESPN Podcasts experienced strong growth in 2020, with downloads growing 28 per cent to nearly 500,000,000, a new record (499.3 million).  The old mark was set a year ago. The strongest month was September. ESPN set a record with 50.1 million downloads (up 45 per cent from 2019) while the combined network of ESPN / […]

February 4, 2021

Law&Crime launches Objections: by Adam Klasfeld podcast

Law&Crime, the  live trial and true crime network, announces the launch of a new podcast “Objections: by Adam Klasfeld.” Hosted by renowned Investigative Reporter Adam Klasfeld, “Objections” adds to Law&Crime’s growing podcast lineup with the first episode available to listeners today. Klasfeld will lead listeners through the top legal stories of the week. In each […]

January 26, 2021

FIFA launches podcast series & music strategy

FIFA has announced the launch of FIFA Sound, a new entertainment strategy designed to create innovative connections between football fans, music enthusiasts, players, artists, and the game and songs they all love. “FIFA’s vision is to make football truly global, accessible and inclusive. The crossover between football and music underscores this wider cultural relevance. Both […]

January 14, 2021

Sky News launching Into The Grey Zone podcast

Presented by Foreign Affairs Editor Deborah Haynes, a new 9-part weekly series Into The Grey Zone from Sky News’ award-winning podcast team is set to air its first episode on January 11th, available on all major podcast platforms. Follow Haynes and her team as they explore a grey zone between war and peace, where no one is […]

January 7, 2021

Food Network launches podcast

Discovery’s Food Network is launching its first-ever podcast, Food Network Obsessed, on January 8th. The show will be hosted by food blogger, journalist, TV host and Food Network superfan, Jaymee Sire, who Food Network viewers will know from her appearances on Food Network Kitchen, Beat Bobby Flay and Iron Chef Showdown. Each week, Sire will […]

December 21, 2020

Record listening figures for BBC Sounds

Grounded with Louis Theroux was the most popular podcast for BBC Sounds during a record period between April-June 2020, which saw 313 million plays of all content across radio, podcasts and music mixes. Other top podcasts include That Peter Crouch Podcast, The Coronavirus Newscast, Match of the Day: Top 10 and Fortunately with… Fi and […]

August 10, 2020

SiriusXM buying Stitcher app from Scripps

US pay-radio giant SiriusXM is close to buying Stitcher, a podcast application owned by E W Scripps. Podcasts are increasingly important and Spotify, a major rival to SiriusXM, and its sister service Pandora is increasingly dominating the podcast market. Stitcher will give SiriusXM a foothold in the sector and sit alongside Simplecast which SiriusXM acquired […]

July 7, 2020By Chris Forrester