Podnews Weekly Review
Passing the RSS buck! Is unmoderated podcasting spreading misinformation? Do podcasting apps need better content moderation reporting tools? Twitter to support Value4Value boosts.
Sep 9 2021 • 1hr 11m
Show NotesListen to James Cridland and Sam SethiGUESTS: Valerie Wirtschafter - The Brookings InstitutionAndrew Craissati - AuddyNEWS HEADLINES: Podcasting is "an ideal tool to inject false or misleading information into mainstream discourse while going undetected", according to research from Valerie Wirtschafter The Australian High Court found that, by running the Facebook pages, the media groups participated in communicating defamatory material posted by third parties and were therefore responsible for the comments.Apple has been forced to allow media apps to link to websites for payment. The change should allow simpler methods to pay for third-party content that isn’t subject to Apple’s 30% commission. The new policy takes effect in early 2022.RedCircle has landed $6m in funding. The company monetises podcasts, selling host-read ads or programmatic advertising, as well as a method of selling podcast subscriptions.In Germany, Alex Jacobi criticises the state of podcast statistics: notably, the lack of standard data export and APIs from podcast hosts for statistics. He has proposed OPAF data exchange standard (Open Podcast Analytics Format).Podnews has published its first ranker - the people and companies who we’ve written about over the Buzzsprout Podcast hosting and a whole lot moreDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showConnect With Us: Email: email@example.com Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡firstname.lastname@example.org and ⚡email@example.com Mastodon: @firstname.lastname@example.org and @email@example.com Support us: www.buzzsprout.com/1538779/support Get Podnews: podnews.net Podnews Live (London) Sep 27: Tickets on sale now!Show more