Broadcasting app Anchor, which helps anyone record and share audio, is relaunching its app today with a new focus on serving the larger podcaster community. While in the past, Anchor was carving…
Source: Anchor’s new app offers everything you need to podcast | TechCrunch
The online politics and culture magazine is betting big on text and audio this year, with plans to double its podcasting staff.
Source: ‘We’re pivoting to words’: Slate says podcasts are now 25 percent of revenue – Digiday
Plus: Civics 101 expands its syllabus, an Apple tease, a new kind of daily news podcast, and Midroll tightens up its brands.
Source: “If a Serial episode was a mountain peak, S-Town was the Himalayas” » Nieman Journalism Lab
Last year TokBox introduced the OpenTok Interactive Broadcast API. Ours became the first platform to marry the real-time capability of WebRTC with the reach of HTTP Live Streaming (HLS). The Interactive Broadcast API is helping our customers build large-scale interactive video experiences including live online auctions, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), webinars, social apps and more. Over…
Source: TokBox Extends the Reach of Interactive Broadcast to MillionsTokBox Blog
Plus: Anchor takes another crack at social audio, a Midroll producer starts her own shop, and Uber wants to create a “content marketplace” for riders.
Source: “The radical act of women making media and owning it, too”: The (podcasting) future is female » Nieman Journalism Lab