Spotify's apology to staff over Joe Rogan scandal sends a broader message

Feb 7, 2022
Addressing employees' displeasure is a growing priority in how companies handle public relations problems.
Employees are an increasingly important audience for companies' responses to public relations problems. In the tech industry especially, managers fear that offended workers may flee.
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Spotify is spending big on podcasts

Feb 5, 2020
The music streaming service is buying podcasting heavyweight The Ringer, which has a strong built-in audience.
“What we really did with The Ringer, I think, is we bought the next ESPN,” says Spotify CEO Daniel Ek.
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Your employer's podcast wants your attention

How podcasting became the biggest corporate craze since the company memo.
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FOMO in China is a $7 billion industry

Sep 13, 2018
A government-backed study says the country's internet users are worried about missing out on online knowledge and are willing to pay for educational podcasts.
For the sake of his daughter Yao Yao, Chen Jun said he’s always on the lookout to upgrade his skills and improve his financial prospects by buying things like educational podcasts.
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We're about to know a lot more about podcasting behavior

Jun 16, 2017
Apple is set to launch data on when you listen to your favorite podcasts and where.
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Heard on Make Me Smart

May 18, 2017
That book, that link, that recommendation you heard while walking the dog or riding the bike.