Megaphone finds contemporary podcasts are getting shorter

The latest blog post from Megaphone is a series of visualizations about how average podcast length has changed over time. The company reviewed data from the 549 podcasts on the Apple Podcasts Top 200 list between March 6th-May 11th. The results showed a large number of podcast episodes running just shy of an hour, which Megaphone deemed a nod to classic radio formatting. Continue Reading

Panoply Media rebrands as Megaphone

Panoply Media has been making big changes in how it approaches the business of podcasting, and today it capped off those changes with a rebranding. The company will now be called Megaphone, adopting the same name as its hosting and ad-insertion service. According to the press release, the changed name reflects the business’ focus on podcast technology and infrastructure. Continue Reading