"It shouldn't be surprising that companies are approaching us."
The CEO of Wondery, the sixth largest podcast publisher, talks with entertainment reporter Sam Blake about the bribery charges he's fighting, why he thinks the podcast industry needs to diversify its revenue streams and how memories of the early days of Netflix are driving the surge of podcasting M&A.
BuzzFeed will acquire HuffPost.
Facebook labeled 180 debunked posts ahead of election.
Wonder Woman 1984 coming to HBO Max at the same time as theaters.
Microsoft vows to challenge government requests for user data.
L.A.-based LiveXLive livestreaming platform reports $10.2M loss.
GM plans to spend $27 billion on electric vehicles.
AT&T will raise DirecTV prices again.
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Wondery CEO Talks Strategy
The head of the sixth largest podcast publisher in the U.S., started the podcast studio with the belief that in-depth, narrative audio stories were poised to bloom much like serialized television dramas. Read more >>
Fintech with a Social Mission
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