iHeartMedia buy Triton Digital, Songs For Podcasters, Interview with Tom Rossi from Buzzsprout
2/18/2021
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Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's show

INTERVIEWS:


- Kirt Debique the CEO & CTO from SyncFloor talks about their Songs For Podcasters music service. 

- Tom Rossi the co-founder of Buzzsprout talks about their support of Podcast Index and the new 'person' and 'location' tags coming soon. He also talked about Dynamic Content Insertion, possible uses for the proposed 'Alternative Enclosure Tag', the pros and cons of downloads v streaming and Automatic Audio Optimisation. https://www.buzzsprout.com/help/163

- Harry Morton from Lower Street asked a question about further uses of AI in podcasting.

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NEWS:

 - iHeartMedia bought Triton Digital for $230m from KSHB / KMCI / The EW Scripps Company

- Spotify makes a big announcement on Monday 22nd about podcasting and possibly subscriptions. We have Spotify on the show next week to talk all about it.

- Apple and Amazon are looking for new people to join their podcast teams. It appears that Amazon will be launching its podcast services in Spain and Italy soon. Details on https://podjobs.net/

- A new pressure group, 'Podcasters Declare', is calling for a new climate category in Apple Podcasts. - https://www.podcastersdeclare.com/ 


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