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Podcasts like Australian celebrity Pete Evans' are an increasingly important part of the misinformation and conspiracy theory media ecosystem.
Scribd announced it will enter the Australian e-book market with a subscription service, competing with Amazon and Audible. The platform will offer a $13.99 a month subscription for Australian readers that will give them access to Scribd’s stable of two million local and international e-books. Andrew Weinstein, Scribd’s vice president […]
SoundCloud is an online audio streaming and distribution platform that allows users to upload, stream, promote, and share music and podcasts.
A former Gimlet Media employee accused “Reply All” podcast hosts of creating a “toxic” environment. The allegation came in response to a “Reply All” miniseries about the work environment at Bon Appétit. “Reply All” co-host PJ Vogt says he is stepping away from the podcast. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
YouTuber Ryland Adams opened up about internet negativity on his podcast “The Sip.” Adams and his fiancée Shane Dawson have been the subject of intense internet drama in recent months. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Influencer Ryland Adams, who is engaged to recently “cancelled” YouTuber Shane Dawson, said he […]
The “Frenemies” podcast with YouTubers Trisha Paytas and Ethan Klein returned this week after a Christmas break. The pair have been on a turbulent journey since the show started last year. Paytas, who openly talks about her struggles with mental health (although her exact diagnosis is unclear), has dramatically walked […]
Podcaster Joe Rogan commented on YouTuber Jake Paul’s attempts to get Conor McGregor’s attention. The influencer has been trying to get McGregor to respond to his $US50 million offer for a fight, and one of his tactics was to throw water balloons at three-time title-holder of The World Jiu-Jitsu Championship […]
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will produce and host exclusive podcasts on Spotify as part of a multi-year deal, the company announced Tuesday. The complete series, which will debut in 2021, will “build community through shared experience, narratives, and values.” A holiday special hosted by the pair will air later […]
Amazon is considering buying Wondery, the world’s largest independent podcast publisher, the Wall Street Journal reported. Sources say the talks value Wondery at $US300 million, which would make for the podcast industry’s largest deal if the negotiations go through. Apple and Sony were reported to be among four companies that […]
A cohort of Australian podcasters are eschewing an advertising-supported model in favour of seeking direct funding from their audiences through subscription platforms like Patreon. Independent podcasters are earning thousands of dollars a month for producing exclusive content for their paying listeners, as well as other perks like access to online […]
Microsoft founder Bill Gates and actress Rashida Jones have a new joint podcast about big global challenges. The first episode focused on the coronavirus. When asked about the first thing he’ll do once life returns to “normal,” Gates said he misses people like Bono, whose in-person energy and affection can’t […]
Podcast host Joe Rogan invited Alex Jones, America’s most prominent conspiracy theorist, on his show this week. Rogan defended hosting Jones by saying he’s “gotten so many things right” – even as he’s made false inflammatory claims like saying the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax – and has been […]
You can listen to virtually any podcast on your Android, just like you can with Apple Podcasts on your iPhone. To listen to your favourite podcasts on Android, install a podcast app like Google Podcasts and subscribe to the shows you want to hear to have them automatically downloaded. You […]
You can leave a review on the Apple Podcasts app by heading to a podcast’s “Ratings & Reviews” menu. Once you start leaving reviews, you can find all of your podcast reviews in the Apple ID menu. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more stories. If you’re a podcast […]
Spotify has listed the top five podcasts on its platfrom in Australia. The list includes The Squiz and The Betoota Advocate Podcast. It comes as September 30 marks International Podcast Day. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more stories. Listened to a podcast lately? September 30 marks International Podcast Day […]