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Podland News

James Cridland, Sam Sethi

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.

Recent Episodes

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.October 14, 2021 Episode artwork Chris Messina talks about Spotify Ads, the history of open formats on the social web and how ActivityPub could impact the future of Podcasting? October 07, 2021 Episode artwork Open RSS rated good by Acast. Closed Apple Podcast app rated bad by its users. #DiscussSeptember 30, 2021 Episode artwork 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 change!September 23, 2021 Episode artwork 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 Podcasting Kill the Radio Star?September 16, 2021 Episode artwork Passing the RSS buck! Is unmoderated podcasting spreading misinformation? Do podcasting apps need better content moderation reporting tools? Twitter to support Value4Value boosts. September 09, 2021 Episode artwork 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?September 02, 2021 Episode artwork 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. August 26, 2021 Episode artwork What happens to podcast downloads if IP addresses go away? Interview: Bryan Barletta, plus automating YouTube for podcasting.August 19, 2021 Episode artwork Mark Cuban lies his ass off. We interview Martin Mouritzen, PodFriend about Cross-App commenting and Boostagrams. August 12, 2021 Episode artwork Sam's back! Spotify's revenue, Apple's bugfix, and a new value4value appAugust 05, 2021 Episode artwork Podcasting in South East Asia; Sharon Taylor co-hosts; Spotify paid podcasting and moreJuly 29, 2021 Episode artwork Dynamic ads and podcast networks - Rachel Corbett co-hosts; Mignon Fogarty is our guestJuly 22, 2021 Episode artwork Podcast SEO: stuff the title and forget the description, it's only a B medium anyway!?July 16, 2021 Episode artwork 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 agree on episode notes. Interview with Jim Ballas, CTO, July 08, 2021 Episode artwork 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 (Entale) both help with podcast discovery July 01, 2021 Episode artwork Facebook Podcasting. It's alive but why can't you actually play them yet? We interview David Markowitz, Netflix amd Niklas Hildebrand, Audry.June 24, 2021 Episode artwork 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? June 18, 2021 Episode artwork Apple Subscriptions and Channels are finally coming! With special guest Neil Mody the CEO Headliner. June 10, 2021 Episode artwork Space Casts v Apple Casts: Monetising podcasts through feeds and channelsJune 03, 2021 Episode artwork Podcast piracy or defamation, should podcast hosts monitor the content or could a new podcast license be the simple fix to the problem? May 28, 2021 Episode artwork I'm at a loss, will anyone notice the difference? Lossless audio comes to Apple, Spotify and Amazon for free. May 20, 2021 Episode artwork 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 yet?May 14, 2021 Episode artwork Will Superfans pay extra to come into a Spotify Green Room or Twitter Space? Should Apple buy Clubhouse? Interviews with Will Page, Author of Tarzan Economics and Charles Van Winkle, Senior Software Engineer, Descript. May 06, 2021 Episode artwork Like London buses, you wait years for a subscription service to turn up and two come along at the same time. James and Sam analyse Spotify's new subscription service and compare it with Apple's alternative subscription service.April 30, 2021 Episode artwork