Amazon’s Commercial Free Podcast Blitz

  • Amazon is quietly getting ready to disrupt the podcasting industry and more specifically blow away radio’s perceived built-in advantage by going commercial-free.
  • A tactic that could further damage iHeart, Audacy and other radio companies.
  • And there’s this: new way to make podcast discovery easier.
  • Radio’s podcast infrastructure may have to be reinvented.

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