Poynter: Podcasting has a discoverability problem. Here’s a tool that can solve that.

Poynter: Podcasting has a discoverability problem. Here’s a tool that can solve that.. “You name a topic and there’s a podcast about it. The big problem is finding what you’re looking for or, maybe moreso, finding what you don’t know you want to hear. A tool called Headliner is solving the discoverability issue in podcasting in a couple different ways, for both consumers and creators.”

TechCrunch: Will audio livestreaming take off in America?

TechCrunch: Will audio livestreaming take off in America?. “For many podcast listeners, following their favorite shows is a solitary experience. A recent survey of 2,000 users by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications found they listened to podcasts most often at home, during commutes or while exercising. Over the past couple of years, however, a new trend, audio livestreaming, has taken off in China. The medium is basically a combination of podcasting and talk radio, with mobile apps enabling interactive features like live chats with other listeners, call-in requests and emoji reactions.”

The Verge: Spotify will ask people what they’re interested in to give them podcast suggestions

The Verge: Spotify will ask people what they’re interested in to give them podcast suggestions. “Spotify wants more people to listen to podcasts, so it’s making the process of finding one that interests you even easier. Starting this week, the company will include a button on free users’ homepages that’ll ask them to pick topics that interest them in order to get podcast recommendations.”