Historic Willard Hotel in Washington DC Gets a Multimedia Production Facility

PRESS RELEASE — July 30, 2019 Washington DC, USA—Nahigian Strategies (NS), a strategic communications and public relations firm based in Washington, D.C., today announced a unique partnership with Carr Companies, a leading property developer and innovator in the workplace experience, to bring all-new digital, television, radio, and podcast production services to the heart of Washington, […]

Podcast Advertising Revenues Will Surpass $1 Billion by 2021

The podcasting industry continues to explode with potential for advertisers, and the numbers show it: Marketers spent $479 million on podcast ads in 2018, and podcast advertising revenues are projected to surpass $1 billion by 2021, according to figures from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PwC. In an analysis of the US podcast advertising […]

The Quality of Audio Influences Whether You Believe What You Hear

A new study by USC and the Australian National University shows that audio quality influences whether people believe what they hear — and whether they trust the source of information. The findings are significant amid the recent rise of fake news and public distrust in science, said Norbert Schwarz, a co-director of the Mind & Society Center at the USC […]

Audioburst launches on the Android Auto and Samsung Bixby platforms

PRESS RELEASE — July 23, 2019 Palo Alto CA, USA— Today Audioburst announced the release of two new offerings centered around the use of voice. Audioburst Auto, an Android app which focuses on delivering tailored playlists and hands-free voice search to today’s drivers, is being released on Google’s infotainment platform, Android Auto. Additionally, Audioburst disclosed the upcoming […]

Strategy Analytics Report Finds In-Car Terrestrial Radio at Risk

Streaming and satellite radio are the new “must-haves” for media in the dash. Strategy Analytics surveyed car owners in the US, Western Europe, and China regarding their usage of in-car infotainment sources, and their interest in infotainment features for their next car.  Although AM/FM radio remains a “must-have,” digital media has caught up with or […]

Leading Podcast Networks Continue US Upfront Tour

Cadence13, ESPN, iHeartRadio, NPR, PodcastOne, Stitcher and Wondery reveal new shows and partnerships for 2019 in Detroit and San Francisco. DETROIT, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The industry’s top podcast publishers and platforms are continuing a U.S. tour to unveil new shows, partnerships and trends of 2019. Podcast Upfront, “Podfront,” launched in Los Angeles earlier this year, and will stop […]

Blubrry and Stagepass. A New Monetization Option for Podcasters.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb Blubrry Podcasting, one of the largest podcast hosting companies globally, announced today that it is partnering with an Austin, Texas-based company Stagepass to expand monetization options for its users. The move will allow users to increase the ways in which they make income from their shows. Blubrry, which supports […]

Nielsen Launches Podcast Listener Buying Power Service

PRESS RELEASE – July 10, 2019 Nielsen is launching the Nielsen Podcast Listener Buying Power Service from Nielsen Scarborough, with iHeartMedia, Cadence13, Stitcher, Westwood One and cabana as charter clients. For the first time, clients will be able to profile shows using program titles collected from Nielsen’s subscribers in order to connect specific types of […]