Listen: Acast buys Pippa & 3 More Publishers Leave Luminary
"Cast have announced the acquisition of pepper a podcast host Ross Adams, the company's CEO told pod news that the acquisition of pepper will effectively double the company's number of shows in the past. We've had strict minimums required to join. He added saying that peppers acquisition will allow any size of publisher to join the network for the first time Pippo which Adams describes as good cultural fit for Acosta's popular for publishers in countries, like the US, France and Norway while Acosta itself is based in Sweden and cast achieved over thirty three million dollars in funding last year. Three more publishers have pulled their content off luminary, Mikey Fowler. Ep of podcasting for barstool sports, which is currently number eight in poor track tells us that they have requested all of their RSS feeds be removed from luminary, which will mean a total of twenty six shows will be unavailable in. Deva audio podcasts have been withdrawn from the services. Well, and the Joe Rogan experience is also removed and it's being replaced with another characteristically. Snippy message these subscription app launched earlier this week with high profile podcasts from Spotify Gimblett media podcast, and the N Y tease. The daily being unavailable luminary appears to be fighting back with PR. Matt sax the co founder and CEO of luminary has written a long piece explaining luminaries model the sole post in a hastily erected medium blog. Minutia Zomorodian is also interviewed in digital hawking the company saying as a creator, it's hard to get a production off the ground. If you don't know you have a steady income her podcast note to self is relaunching as a luminary funded production. Luminary have also placed sample episodes of all their premium podcasts in apple podcasts, and therefore most other places what to do with pod Faye? Leading podcasts. Mark asquith from rebel base. Media has some ideas and a few searches in apple podcast for less than ideal. You'll find to that in our show notes and in our newsletter along with this bit rate sample rate and Kodak what difference do they really make to your audio where we linked to an episode of the pod news podcasting coded in a lot of different ways. Ancient turns liking the BBC is advertising for a controller for BBC sounds the BBC uses controller as a broadly similar term as managing director for a business unit. This is a new role announced yesterday alongside a role of controller for their TV products. Bbc I player the player job has been taken by Dan McColl pin, currently commissioning controller for daytime and programming when people install new apps weekends, according to a graph from radio player a radio and on demand app in many different countries. The webby award for best host went to pod save the people McGowan analyze the advertising within that podcast the list, US nationally, syndicated, TV program featured Stitcher in a story recently. They tell us it's a good step in raising awareness for the medium as a whole, and it certainly a nice piece to link others to both the list and Stitcher are owned by e. W scripts Stitcher also advertising for a Stitcher breakthrough fellowship. We believe they say the podcast industries workforce should reflect society at large in all its diversity. And the Stitcher breakthrough fellowship program is designed to help recruits diverse talent and promote inclusivity in podcasting. You have until Sunday to apply and cadence thirteen has launched see thirteen originals and new division focused on original storytelling their first podcast is called gangster capitalism. It's an in depth look at white collar corruption in America. We mentioned three podcasts today in our show notes in in our newsletter. Podcasting essentials, which has Steve Pratt from Pacific content. As special guests this week adrift with Jeff Lloyd and Annabel port. They're putting on their first ever live show in Henson bridge. And Mark Zuckerberg has a podcast in case you ever want to hear a podcast clearly hosted by a robot strangely only on Spotify. At the moment. Can't. Why? Oh, yes. Maybe it's something to do with apple shutting down many of Facebook's internal"