Podnews Weekly Review

The last word in podcasting news. Every Friday James Cridland (⚡james@getalby.com ) and Sam Sethi (⚡sam@getalby.com) review and analyse the week's top podcasting news as covered on Podnews. They also interview some of the biggest names in podcasting making the news ... Support the show at https://weekly.podnews.net, or hit the boost button! ... Sponsored by Buzzsprout: podcast hosting made easy.



episode 100: It's goodbye to Podland and hello to Podnews Weekly Review. It's goodbye to email and hello to Podcast:txt. It's goodbye to Twitter verified and hello to Amazon Music & Podcasts ad free.


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Special Guests:

  • Adam Curry (Podfather) & Dave Jones (Podsage) talk about: 
    • How the podcast namespace started?
    • Why it will never be called Podcast 3.0?
    • Why Value4Value has already jumped the ‘Chasm of Adoption’?
    • What new tags are Adam/Dave most excited about in Phase 6 of the namespace?

Show Notes & Links:

  • Goodbye to Evo Terra's Podcast Pontifications and hello to The End
  • Buzzsprout has become the first major podcast host to remove email addresses from RSS feeds. 
  • The podcast:txt tag in the new podcast namespace has been formalised. 
  • Amazon has made big changes to Amazon Music Prime, including ad-free podcasts.
  • Buzzsprout’s platform stats for September give Amazon Music a 0.7% market share of all podcast downloads
  • Amazon has “fired half of its Amp live radio division”
  • Elon Musk @elonmusk "Twitter’s current lords & peasants system for who has or doesn’t have a blue checkmark is bullshit. Power to the people! Blue for $8/month."
  • @jack's new alternative to existing social networks like Twitter. https://bsky.app
  • Detail is a new tool built for quickly shooting multi-camera video.
  • Adobe Express Podcast
  • Descript is raising tens of millions of dollars at a $550M valuation. But I think the biggest news is that @OpenAI is leading the round.
  • Castos has built Dynamo, a free tool to help you create podcast cover art
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 2022-11-04  1h37m