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Triton: ‘NPR News Now’ Grabs Top Pod Spot For March

Triton Digital has released its March 2024 US Podcast Ranker. This ranker, measured by Triton's Podcast Metrics service, highlights the top-performing podcasts and networks based on average weekly downloads and users between February 26 to March 31. 
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WorldWideWob, AKA Rob Perez, Joins SiriusXM For NBA Playoffs

SiriusXM has added popular social media content creator Rob Perez, better known as @WorldWideWob to NBA fans, to its NBA Radio lineup. Starting with this NBA postseason, Perez will anchor live postgame shows throughout the playoffs.

SiriusXM Finds A New Way Into Used Cars With Tekmetric

As SiriusXM looks for new ways to expand its subscriber base amid a sweeping rebrand, the broadcaster has found an interesting new in for in-car satellite reach. Tekmetric, an automotive repair shop tech provider, is the latest to partner with SiriusXM.
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iHeart Introduces Special ‘Pet Radio’ To Keep Furry Friends Calm

Does your four-legged friend have separation anxiety? iHeartRadio has launched a special station for just such an occasion. Pet Radio features nine hours of soothing songs following scientific research suggesting certain types of music can significantly reduce pet stress.
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Bonneville’s Podcast Arm Readies True-Crime Launch For May

PodcastOne has secured exclusive sales and distribution rights for a new true crime podcast from Bonneville International's KSL Podcasts. Ransom: Position of Trust unravels the chilling case of 12-year-old McKay Everett, who vanished from his Texas home in 1995.
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WYSO Recognizes The Women Of Public Radio In New Podcast

Dayton's WYSO is digging into its records for Rediscovered Radio: Women's Voices Women's Music in the WYSO Archives. The podcast journeys from WYSO's inception, highlighting the key role women have played in the station's evolution and public media.
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After Cutting Playlist Makers In Layoffs, Spotify Rolls Out AI Curator

As the debate over artificial intelligence in the music curation process continues, Spotify has introduced an AI tool designed to craft playlists based on user-provided text prompts. This new feature for paid subscribers aligns with Spotify’s prior venture with its AI DJ, X.
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SiriusXM Tees Off 2024 Masters Radio Coverage From Augusta

As Masters Tournament week begins in Augusta, SiriusXM is again offering full coverage on Masters Radio via satellite radio or streaming. The live Tournament broadcast will air from Thursday through Sunday beginning each day at 2p ET until the end of play. 
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Tracy Johnson’s AI Endeavor Welcomed By Radio Vendor Alliance

The Radio Vendor Alliance is the latest radio coalition to embrace artificial intelligence through its latest member, Radio Content Pro. Radio Content Pro was unveiled in February by Tracy Johnson Media Group and WP Media.
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Is Apple Podcasts’ Subscription Program A Paywall for Creators?

Amid DoJ scrutiny over alleged power abuse in other areas, Apple could find itself in pay-for-play-type turmoil as the company tries to promote its podcast monetization program, which offers premium show subscriptions in exchange for a cut of the profits.

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