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James Cridland’s International Radio Trends: Bauer’s spending spree

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s International Radio Trends is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: Several big developments in audio, including in the UK with Bauer, and an international deal with Spotify’s double dose of podcast acquisitions. Continue Reading

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In blockbuster podcast deal, Spotify acquires Gimlet Media and Anchor

Spotify has acquired not one, but two podcasting companies. The rumor mill hinted this week that the streaming company was in negotiations for podcast producer Gimlet Media, and that is one of the purchases. But Spotify has also acquired Anchor, a straightforward service that lets anyone start creating, distributing, and monetizing podcasts. Continue Reading

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James Cridland’s International Radio Trends: Does a TV channel show radio’s future? And, radio revenues up – mostly

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s International Radio Trends is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: James draws some connections between radio and live television. Lots of UK news this week, including a look at BBC Sounds and the loss of Jeremy Hardy. Continue Reading