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Podnews Weekly Review
The last word in podcasting news. Every Friday James Cridland and Sam Sethi review and analyse the week’s top podcasting news as covered on Podnews. We also interview some of the biggest names in podcasting making the news.
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Live Streaming at Podcon MX with Alberto Betella; and Ainsley Costello

Nov 17, 2023 • 75 mins

In this episode, Sam Sethi and James Cridland talk about new developments at RSS.com with Alberto Betella and discuss the challenges of live broadcasting at Podcon MX. They delve into YouTube's RSS developments, correct last week's Pocket Casts discussion, and discuss financial reports from key podcasting entities. The hosts also cover recent industry deals, interview Ainsley Costello about her live shows, and introduce the Alternative Enclosure Tag. They discuss Spotify's TV app redesign and PodLP's new podcast, and provide updates on Podfans and Pod Protect.

Key Points

  • RSS.com successfully live broadcasted their Podcom MX event in Mexico City using the live item tag, allowing podcasting 2.0 apps to stream the conference live.
  • YouTube has rolled out an RSS ingestion tool for creators to add their podcasts to YouTube and YouTube Music, with YouTube Music now supporting podcast playback via RSS feeds on the app.
  • The National Association of the Deaf and SiriusXM are negotiating a settlement regarding the provision of transcripts for podcasts, which could have significant implications for other podcast platforms and creators regarding accessibility.
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James Cridland

Host • 53%

Sam Sethi

Host • 30%

Alberto Betella

Guest • 10%

Ainsley Costello

Guest • 6%


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