Edison Podcast Metrics releases top new podcasts of 2023

As statistical roundups for 2023 continue rolling in, we receive The Top New Podcasts Of 2023, an infographic from Edison Research. Edison’s ranking method differentiates from most others, by deriving results from live surveys, not from download measurements. The key advantage of that method is inclusivity — any podcast in the world is eligible for mention. Click for details. Continue Reading

Warner preps acquisition of digital music firm Believe; AIM objects

Major music label Warner Music Group is reportedly planning an acquisition bid to ingest digital music company Believe, which specializes in assistance to, and advocacy of, independent artists. On the face of it, there are evident concerns from the perspective of indie artists and their advocacy groups. The Association of Independent Music is one such group. Click for details. Continue Reading