Jason Calacanis in Oxford Road podcast: “Skip the video.”

Podcast pioneer, A-list entrepreneur, and RAIN keynote speaker Jason Calacanis is guesting in the current episode of Oxford Road Presents The Divided States of Media. In it, he evangelizes audio and podcasting, while sketching a history of how his show (This Week in Startups) and the resources needed to produce it. It’s an interesting glimpse into one of the longest-running and successful audio/video podcast hybrids. Click through to hear the episode. Continue Reading

RAIN Summit West keynotes (VIDEO): Jason Calacanis and Kurt Hanson

RAIN Summit West, held April 6 in Las Vegas, featured two major “State of…” addresses. Celebrated entrepreneur Jason Calacanis presented his annual “State of Media” deep dive, comprising 132 fact-packed slides surveying the entire media landscape. Later in the day, RAIN founder Kurt Hanson delivered his State of the Industry Address, focusing on Internet radio and online audio. Continue Reading