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How print mastheads are beating the ABC in the podcast boom

How print mastheads are beating the ABC in the podcast boom

With podcasts growing more and more popular, it may come as a surprise that that the shows getting the most attention are coming from traditionally non-audio media.

Why are subscriber print outlets embracing free podcasts?

Why are subscriber print outlets embracing free podcasts?

Podcasts aren't easy or cheap to make, but they are free to listen to. Why are so many subscriber-focused outlets jumping on board?

The true cost of the true crime phenomenon

The true cost of the true crime phenomenon

Recent Australian true crime podcasts have reignited interest in cold cases and led to arrests. But what is the price for our obsession?

The best of 2018 to ease you into 2019

The best of 2018 to ease you into 2019

Welcome to the bumper holiday edition of Side View, in which my Crikey colleagues have joined me to curate their favourite pieces of writing, talking, reporting or filmmaking of 2018 (or, for some of us who cheated, other years). Whether you've got your feet up enjoying a break, or are back at it already, we hope you'll find plenty of entertainment in our recommendations, and we'll see you all in a couple of weeks.

The five worst types of podcast fan

The five worst types of podcast fan

Pod Save America is the go-to podcast for people who reply “You should be ashamed of yourself, Sir” to Donald Trump's tweets.

Industry split on Labor energy plan

Industry split on Labor energy plan

Good morning, early birds. Industry bodies are divided on Labor's recently announced power plan, polling puts Dan Andrews in place to retain the Victorian premiership, and podcast Teacher's Pet takes the Gold Walkley. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

But first, a quick message from Australian podcasters’ sponsors

But first, a quick message from Australian podcasters’ sponsors

Despite the fact that more and more of us are consuming podcasts every year, the industry will not see big profits until producers shift to subscription services. But are Australians willing to pay for it?

The only categories your podcast can fall into

The only categories your podcast can fall into

Podcast is a relatively new medium and yet already many podcasters insist on falling into predictable tropes. We've listed the definitive categories.

Manus messenger: podcasting blurred memories from an island prison

Manus messenger: podcasting blurred memories from an island prison

Aziz has been telling me about his life and reporting his experiences in the detention centre. From these fragments, we’ve compiled a podcast, The Messenger, writes freelance journalist Michael Green.

Journos risk it all for Irma … ABC podcast fund … BBC not happy …

Journos risk it all for Irma … ABC podcast fund … BBC not happy …

No one does deadly storm coverage quite like US television reporters.