Podcasts Go Mainstream – 57 Million Americans Listen in a Month

Edison Research’s annual Infinite Dial survey has been charting the rise of podcasting with hard data. This year’s report, released March 10, validated what podcast advertisers and listeners already know about the continuing growth of the medium. The can’t miss headline is that monthly podcast listenership jumped up 23% this year. 21% of Americans aged 12+, 57 million, have listened to a podcast in the last month. Overall, 36%, or 98 million, have ever listened…

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Chris Gethard Gets His Own Earwolf Show: Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People

Chris Gethard is an Earwolf fan-favorite and a comedian’s comedian. He is the host of his own Chris Gethard Show on Fusion TV, which he started on New York City public access television, where it became a cult hit, and has made appearances on This American Life and Broad City. It was just a matter of time before Earwolf finally got him his own podcast, and now that show is here. On Beautiful Stories from…

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Direct Your Ears to Austin for Midroll Podcasts at SXSW 2016

Look up in the sky. Can you see the mass migration to Austin? Must be the South by Southwest time of year again. If you’re headed to the Lone Star State for the fest you’ll definitely want to catch these Midroll shows that will be recording live at SXSW Comedy. Also, Midroll vice president for business development Erik Diehn will be speaking on a panel titled, “Get Your Readers and Listeners to Pay You Money.”…

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