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The world’s first convention devoted to writer podcasts

We’re delighted to have the ability to introduce the publishing world to our first-ever podcast summit. The convention – the one one in all its form devoted to writer podcasts – shall be held in London on Wednesday fifth October 2022.

Impressed by the superb turnout at our podcast awards in April, we wish to deliver collectively publishers of all sizes and shapes to share their experiences of launching and rising their podcast portfolios. The themes for the day will embrace:

  • Editorial: How publishers can construct their podcasts on to established workflows.
  • Advertising and marketing: What methods work finest for rising listener numbers?
  • Sound & manufacturing: What tools works finest on a funds?
  • Monetisation: Find out how to make podcasting a sustainable income stream.

Guardian takes Google money and indicators as much as Information Showcase within the UK

That’s fairly the headline from Press Gazette following the information that The Guardian has joined Google’s Information Showcase. One other method to have a look at this story is that The Guardian has joined 240 information titles within the UK which have signed on to the programme because it launched in February final yr. One of many massive maintain outs is DMGT who suppose taking Google cash would ‘undermine their place politically’ 🤣.

EU lawmakers move landmark tech guidelines, however enforcement a fear

On the regulator’s facet of the Massive Tech debate, EU lawmakers gave the thumbs up on Tuesday to landmark guidelines to rein within the energy of Google, Amazon, Apple, Fb and Microsoft. The brand new guidelines search to drive tech corporations to open entry to messaging platforms and ban some kinds of advert focusing on. The fines related to breaches could possibly be as much as 10% of world turnover, however enforcement could possibly be a difficulty as a consequence of regulators’ restricted assets.

UK Authorities received’t intervene in Newsquest takeover of Archant

The UK Tradition Secretary has accredited the deal after Newsquest’s chief government Henry Faure Walker warned her that its bid to rescue numerous “loss-making titles” at Archant can be hindered by Authorities intervention. She had beforehand mentioned she was “minded to” intervene, claiming there “could also be public curiosity concerns” that “warrant additional investigation”.

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