Spotify's financials; Leo Laporte, chief TWiT; Todd Cochrane; and an MA in Podcasting
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Spotify's financials; Leo Laporte, chief TWiT; Todd Cochrane; and an MA in Podcasting

3 Feb • 1hr 51m
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Guests: Leo Laporte - Twit.TVTodd Cochrane - Podcast hosting company Blubrry has released support for "value4value", a way to accept online payments from podcast listeners in apps like Fountain, Castamatic and Podverse. The company has partnered with Alby. With more than 100,000 shows using Blubrry, this is the biggest podcast host so far to natively support value4value. Brett Spencer & Sandy Warr - City, University of London has announced the UK’s first dedicated MA in Podcasting and a Centre of Podcasting ExcellenceNews:Spotify released the company's Q4/22 financial update. In an earnings call, Daniel Ek admitted "In hindsight, I probably got a little carried away." We carry a longer quote from Ek about podcasting below. You can hear this clip in Podnews Extra UK podcast company Novel has secured a £5mn ($6.2mn) Series A investment round. The investment will be used to accelerate growth with strategic partners, and to establish the company’s own network of originals. Exclusive: Podnews today starts a series of articles about podcasting in East and South East Asia. Alby has released details about its partnership with Blubrry.Support the showConnect With Us: Email: Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡ and ⚡ Mastodon: and Support us: Get Podnews: Podnews Live (London) Sep 27: Tickets on sale now!
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5,000 sats
6 Feb
Enjoyed the Leo Laporte Interview. Thank you Sam!
2,222 sats
8 Feb
Leo is a fascinating guy, much to admire in what he has created. Super baffled that he doesn't get Bitcoin or Podcasting 2.0 though. Hopefully he'll come around at some stage 😁
250 sats
4 Feb
Keen work, as always 💫