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Many podcast creators are familiar with Podchaser, a valuable podcast directory. Blubbry has now added a feature for podcasters to submit directly to Podchaser via Blubrry's Podcaster Dashboard.
CbdMD Inc has signed a one-year partnership with Joe Rogan to advertise on his podcast. CbdMD, which makes cannabis-based gummies and bath-bombs, will be the only company to advertise cannabidiol products on Rogan’s show.
Netflix's new Android app includes an audio-only feature for users who want to listen to a show like “Stranger Things” or “Narcos.” The new version of the app is now live.
Podcast studio startup Audio Up Media has entered into a two-year joint venture agreement with LiveXLive Media that will see the two companies work together to create new podcasts and other projects that aim to leverage both companies forays into creating content tied to music.
Following the retraction of its podcast series Caliphate, the Overseas Press Club Board of Governors has rescinded the Peabody award to the New York Times-produced podcast and its team. The New York Times reported it made the offer to return the award, which was accepted by the Peabody Awards.
Last year, Spotify announced that U.S. listeners could ask their Amazon Alexa devices to play their favorite podcasts. Now, listeners in 11 new markets can ask Alexa to do the same.