Panoply and HowStuffWorks partner for podcast distribution and monetization

Panoply Media has entered a new partnership to provide distribution and monetization services for HowStuffWorks’ podcasts. HowStuffWorks will use Panoply’s Megaphone technology for publishing, distributing, and dynamically inserting ads into shows. Megaphone will also provide performance metrics for all episodes of HowStuffWorks’ shows. Continue Reading


Merlin finds streaming music is increasing international revenue for indie labels

Independent label network Merlin has seen its earnings from Latin America increase five-fold in the past three years. Based on current growth rates, Merlin’s 2018 revenue from Latin America are projected to exceed $60 million. Streaming appears to be a key driver of that international growth. Continue Reading


iHeartMedia files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, cutting $20 billion debt load in half

iHeartMedia has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The radio station operator, the biggest in the United States, has reached a deal with its creditors that will reduce its debt burden by about half to roughly $10 billion. It made the filing in the late hours on Wednesday, March 14, after several extensions and last-minute negotiations. Continue Reading