Review of 2020 in Podcasting – PHD156

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By Mike Dell. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In 2020, the podcast industry added over 1 million shows (data from My Podcast Reviews). Out of 1.7 million shows listed on Apple, 60% (ish) are inactive.

Also in 2020…

  • Joe Rogan went Spotify Exclusive.
  • Spreaker/Voxnest got bought by iHeart Radio.
  • Stitcher got bought by Sirius/XM.
  • Wondery got bought by Amazon.
  • Podcast Index started by Adam Curry and Dave Jones.
  • Podcasting grew slow and steady.
  • Google Podcasts turned into a real Podcasting app.

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