Open The Mic Newsletter — Podcast News

Brett Johnson
3 min readApr 15, 2020


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Google Podcasts team talks focus on simplicity, recognizes Play Music

Podcasts, April, saw a big redesign on Android, launch on iOS, and new web functionality.


The Dodo Teams With iHeart To Bring Its Animal Storytelling Brand To Podcasting. | Story |
The Dodo, the social media-focused brand that tells animal-related stories and posts compelling videos, is making the move into the audio medium. It has teamed up with the iHeartPodcast Network


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Podcasts in the time of quarantine — Columbia Journalism
FOUR MINUTES INTO THE INTERVIEW with my Washington Post colleague, a health reporter covering the coronavirus outbreak, I heard the sound that I had been dreading: the distinct yelp of an exuberant child, disturbing the quiet of our serious podcast recording.

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Entering a new age of podcasting at the Digital Humanities Hub — The

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Brett Johnson

Owner, Circle270Media — Podcast Consultant