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Virtual podcast events are bringing in six-figure earnings

Luminary’s CEO says the subscription podcast model ‘is working’

Our biggest takeaways from Hot Pod Summit 2022

Spotify wants to beat YouTube at audio

Spotify is acquiring two major podcast tech platforms

Chartable and Podsights are being bought

Hot Pod Summit is back at On Air Fest 2022!

Spotify’s COVID problems are bigger than Joe Rogan

Amazon Music signs an exclusive deal with How I Built This

Spotify’s CEO mistakes company growth for a mission statement

Spotify is more confused about Joe Rogan than ever

The Joe Rogan controversy is what happens when you put podcasts behind a wall

Here is the Spotify COVID content policy that lets Joe Rogan slide

Leaked messages reveal the company has reviewed every Rogan episode and none ‘meet the threshold for removal’

Why Spotify can’t afford to lose Joe Rogan

Amazon Music will offer My Favorite Murder episodes a week early

Librarians are coming for podcasts

What qualifies as a hit podcast?