Stephen J. Dubner brings ‘Freakonomics Radio’ podcast to the Stitcher network

NEW YORK CITY – Podcast network and listening platform Stitcher has signed a deal with journalist and best-selling author Stephen J. Dubner to co-produce his long-running and popular “Freakonomics Radio” podcast and to bring the show to the Stitcher network this summer. Stitcher also will work with Dubner to expand the “Freakonomics Radio” brand through existing and new content. “Stitcher has proven itself best-in-class in the podcasting world,” said Dubner. “And they are absolutely packed with…

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9 Midroll Roster Podcasts Nominated for the 2018 Webbys People’s Choice

Nominations for the 2018 Webby Awards are out, and it’s exciting to see 17 categories dedicated to recognizing excellence in podcasting and digital audio. Voting for People’s Choice Awards is open until April 19. Nine shows on the Midroll roster have been nominated in seven categories, and we’d like to congratulate them (and maybe encourage to you give them a vote). They are: Best Host Oprah’s Supersoul Conversations   Best Writing Myths and Legends  …

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Parcast Tops the Charts with Shows Reaching Educated Women

Parcast is a network that you should keep your eyes (and ears) on. Founded in 2016, the network has been killing it in the true crime category, steadily launching shows into the top of the charts, including the hits “Serial Killers” and “Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories.” Parcast shows are particularly popular with women, who make up 75% of the network’s total listenership, according to Midroll’s demographic survey. Key to the network’s success is knowing…

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Midroll Represents One-Fifth of Time’s ‘Best Podcasts’ List

Time Magazine just published the 2018 edition of “The 50 Best Podcasts to Listen to Right Now,” and we were very pleased to see ten Midroll shows on the list. In fact, that’s one-fifth of the bill. We love to see great work recognized, and our congratulations go to the hosts and producers of all 50 podcasts. Here are the shows on the Midroll roster: Binge Mode Time says: “…the hosts have created a set…

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