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Wolverine: The Long Night makes its debut to positive reviews

The first two episodes are now available for Wolverine: The Long Night, Marvel and Stitcher’s scripted podcast collaboration. The show marks the first-ever scripted podcast for the venerable comics and entertainment company. The ten-episode series will be available on Stitcher’s premium service before a broad release across other podcast platforms this fall. Continue Reading

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Scripps reshapes for the 21st century: cutbacks coming; radio laid off too

The venerable E.W. Scripps Company, a multimedia national player in newspapers, radio, television, and digital media, has announced a tectonic and identity-changing restructure plan. As with many corporate reinventions, headcount will be reduced over 12-18 months, costs will be lowered, technology will be centralized, resources will be optimized across divisions. And radio will be ditched entirely. Continue Reading

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Scripps buys Stitcher from Deezer, augments growing podcast empire

Media conglomerate E.W. Scripps has acquired podcast listening app Stitcher from global music service Deezer, which acquired Stitcher in October, 2014. The acquisition places Stitcher within Midroll Media, a podcast distribution and sales company, which Scripps purchased in July of last year. We spoke to Midroll exec Lex Friedman about what this means for Midroll Media. Continue Reading