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Apple has been reported as the #1 podcast app since the inception of podcasting — but Spotify has been catching up in the last several years. A recent report from MIDiA research claimed that Spotify had surpassed Apple Podcasts as the #1 podcast app based on a listener survey, which ...

Podcasts have been around in some form since at least 2004, but many trends point to the beginning of a Golden Age. Spotify's recent $340 million acquisition is just one of many signals that things are changing.

I analyzed 522 recommendations from 25 different critics' best-of lists to find the best of the best podcasts of 2018. Plus: the podcasts which got the most reviews this year, and charted on the most global charts.

Something weird is happening on the Apple Podcasts chart. Here's a deep look at how a small group of podcasts is manipulating the charts to drive more downloads.

Love them or hate them, the Apple Podcasts charts are the closest thing to the Billboard Top 100 . Here are 3 ways to get on the charts.

I kicked off our blog last week with an investigation into hosting services, The Top Podcast Hosting Platforms of 2018 . Like any good post, it generated some discussion on Twitter and elsewhere. But it was also flawed: despite my best efforts to find the real host of a show, ...

We analyzed over 500,000 podcasts to figure out which companies are powering the most shows. Which companies rank on top? Read on to find out.