2015 Podcast Industry Roundup

A year after Serial, where do podcasts stand?

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On December 7, The Tow Center of Digital Journalism released the first ever Guide to Podcasting. The Guide, written by Vanessa Quirk, integrated perspectives from a group of 29 industry leaders that ranged from Steve Wilson from the Podcasts team at Apple to indie podcasters like Aaron Mahnke, creator of Lore Podcast.

Coming in at over 15,000 words (plus a glossary and citations), the guide offers much to sift through when it comes to the still nascent business of podcasting. Read what struck us as the most compelling takeaways from the report.

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Audio editing with transcripts: Pop Up Archive plugin for Adobe products

Sync Pop Up transcripts with your Adobe projects

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We want Pop Up Archive to connect to your other tools as seamlessly as possible. We’re excited to announce that you can use our new Adobe plugin to connect Pop Up Archive timestamped transcripts to projects in Adobe Premiere and Audition!
Adobe’s Nakiesha Koss sat down with Pop Up Archive CEO Anne Wootton and software engineer Shindo Strzelczyk to learn more about the plugin.

Find the full original interview on the Adobe blog

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Search public broadcasting from 1940 to today

American Archive launches multimedia “Reading Room”


Public media fans, rejoice! The American Archive of Public Broadcasting recently made over 7,000 items from their database available for streaming in an online Reading Room. The Reading Room includes audio and video from more than 120 public media stations and archives, with broadcasts dating from the 1940s to the present day.

Don’t know where to start? AAPB has already done some fantastic work to make the collections discoverable with categories and curated collections. Dive deep into topics like broadcasting history, climate change, and civil rights.

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