Weekly Update: New Dr. Phil shows, ‘Running From COPS’ and more

Welcome to the first of our series of weekly updates on Midroll’s roster of great podcasts. We are always partnering with incredible content makers that you need to know about (so you can look smart to your boss). See something you like? Please drop us a line. Brand New Shows: Analysis of Murder with Dr. Phil We get to hear Dr. Phil dive deep into a variety of true crime cases and give his expert…

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‘Murder Squad’ Breaks the True Crime Mold

Listen, true crime podcasts are everywhere now and frankly, it’s hard to tell many of them apart. “Murder Squad” stands out from the crowd. The show combines two veteran sleuths: Billy Jensen, a journalist with bylines for Rolling Stone and the New York Times, and Paul Holes, the retired detective who helped track down the Golden State Killer suspect. It promises to be the true crime show that we have all been searching for, one…

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Stitcher CEO Erik Diehn on Yahoo Finance: Advertisers Turning to Podcasts

Stitcher CEO Erik Diehn told Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous that podcasting is “the perfect medium for an on-the-go generation, for people who are multitasking all the time.” “There’s now data that a huge number of Americans are listening,” he explained, “and brands and advertisers have taken notice.” In particular, “major consumer brands” have moved into the medium. Watch the full interview for more:

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For Satisfying Conclusions in a True Crime Podcast, Choose ‘Case Closed’

Everyone loves a good ending. It doesn’t have to be happy or sad, just the satisfaction of a logical conclusion with all of your burning questions answered. Many true crime podcasts don’t deliver. “Case Closed” is here to change all of that. The show examines the times the bad guy didn’t get away with it. This season focuses on the murder of Erin Corwin, who was just 19 years old when she last kissed her…

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‘Grammar Girl’ Podcast – A Staple Of Every Ad Campaign

We all wish we could talk better, write better and express ourselves more eloquently, right? This podcast is the perfect start on your path to self improvement. “Grammar Girl” has been podcasting since 2010 and has been a staple in most advertising campaigns since the inception of the show. Host Mignon Fogarty speaks in very straightforward terms about how we can harness the power of language, using it correctly to our advantage. With over 280k…

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