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The last word in podcasting news. Every Thursday, James Cridland from Podnews in Australia and Sam Sethi, from 'Podcast First' River Radio in the UK, review and analyse some of the week's top podcasting news from around the world. They also interview some of the biggest names making the news. Sponsored by Buzzsprout and SquadCast.



episode 67: Podland on tour in LA with Alban Brooke at Podcast Movement talking about the Podnews Report Card, The Ambies, the Infinite Dial 2022 and YouTube's no show. [transcript]

Special Guest

  • Alban Brooke - Head of Marketing at Buzzsprout


  • Kai Chuk from YouTube presented but said nothing about their future plans

    • Matt Deegan writes more about podcasters using video in his newsletter

    • By the end of the year, it’s going to be essential that podcasters are creating proper video versions of their shows. - Matt Deegan

    • It’s also why nearly 20% of podcast listeners regard YouTube as their main podcast app.  - Tom Webster

    • Tom Webster from Edison Research, warns podcasters to be careful saying “get this wherever you get your podcasts” if they don’t put their show on YouTube

    • Adori announced a new YouTube integration to help grow your podcast audience
  • The results of the Podnews Report Card were announced at Podcast Movement Evolution by our Editor, James Cridland. Selections from the 750 comments captured are on the Podnews website

  • Edison Research unveiled the Infinite Dial 2022

  • The Ambies, the awards from The Podcast Academy that celebrate excellence in podcasting, took place last night. The winners are here: 9/12, from Amazon Music, Pineapple Studios and Wondery was the podcast of the year; the podcast’s host Dan Taberski accepted the award in the award ceremony in Los Angeles CA, USA

  • Apple Podcasts will add follower numbers to Apple Podcasts Connect, starting next month. You’ll be able to view followers per show and easily measure followers across shows

  • Writing in Variety, Jem Aswad is highly critical of Spotify’s $310m sponsorship of FC Barcelona, which they announced on Tuesday

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