Quick Hits: Norm Pattiz, Apple Music, algorithms sans context and radio’s creative disruption

Brief news items and worthy reads from around the web: Norm Pattiz preaches podcasting in Cannes; Content is key in Apple Music strategy; “I hate the person my music algorithm thinks I am;” public radio leader lays out radio’s creative disruption. Continue Reading

Breakthrough PodcastOne/AP partnership creates real-time podcasting

In a first-of-its-kind partnership, PodcastOne and the Associated Press (AP) are partnering to create one-minute news podcasts. Special insertion technology will automatically deliver the most current 60-second program to each listener. Eighteen shows will be produced each day, seven days a week. RAIN News spoke to PodcastOne founder Norman Pattiz. Continue Reading

Podcast One issues takedown demand to Stitcher; we talk to Norm Pattiz

Podcast producer, ad-repping company, and listening platform Podcast One issued a takedown demand to podcast listening app Stitcher, calling for the removal of Podcast One programs from the Stitcher platform. We spoke with Podcast One founder Norm Pattiz about the situation status, and what it means for podcasting. Continue Reading