The standup whose heart stopped live on stage – podcasts of the week

First Day Back follows Jason Weems as he recovers from the mid-show asthma attack that nearly killed him. Plus: here comes the story of the HurricaneFacebook is the latest company looking to take a chunk of the burgeoning audio market. Its Live Audio feature will allow broadcasters to stream interviews and book readings that will appear in Facebook users’ news feeds. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian McEwan joins London Book Fair's first live podcast stage line-up

This year’s London Book Fair will host a live podcast stage for the first time with a line-up featuring Ian McEwan, Caroline O’Donoghue, Daisy Buchanan and many more. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Spotify just changed podcasting forever? Podcasts of the week

In a game-changing move, the streaming giant just bought Homecoming creators Gimlet. Plus: the pod going behind the scenes at the Mueller probeIn what is comfortably the biggest deal in the history of podcasting to date, streaming giant Spotify has bought Gimlet Media, the company behind series... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Look Inside Pitchfork’s New Weekly Podcast, “The Pitchfork Review”

Among the revelations from Condé Nast's virtual NewFronts presentation last week was the launch of a dedicated podcast network, including seven new audio series tied to various brands in its portfolio. One of those, "The Pitchfork Review," debuts next week, comprising a weekly series hosted by... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-01 17:31:18 UTC ]
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The Week in Books LIVE: Sesame Street, Slenderman, and DJ Murakami

Featuring the good news and the bad news from the week in books, the big titles everyone is talking about, the best reviewed books, adaptation news, and more… From Book Marks editors Dan Sheehan and Katie Yee. Discussed in this week’s episode: Haruki Murakami’s lockdown radio show Barnes &... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-15 08:49:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK acquires 'heart-stopping' Windrush story by Zephaniah

Scholastic UK is to publish Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah as part of its Voices series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 09:03:54 UTC ]
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Penguin Podcast moves to weekly schedule in lockdown

The Penguin Podcast is moving from a bi-weekly edition to weekly for the next three months in response to the Covid-19 lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 07:58:20 UTC ]
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The Nationals’ heart-stopping ride to the 2019 World Series

With baseball on hiatus, Jesse Dougherty lets fans relive the team’s improbable run. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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You can live-stream a stage adaptation of the Mueller Report tonight

The live performance is executive-produced by Susan Disney Lord, Abigail Disney, and Timothy Disney. Political theater will take on a whole new meaning tonight with help from Abigail Disney, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, and a handful of high-caliber celebrities.Read Full... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-24 10:51:52 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Kay shows heart of Glass to top pile

Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt is the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one for a ninth time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Podcasters join FutureBook Live for symposium

A podcast symposium, involving some of the UK’s most established book podcasters, will take place at FutureBook Live, The Bookseller’s publishing conference, due to take place on 30th November in London. Hosted by Clarissa Pabi, manager and executive producer of Mostly Lit, the session,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Stop Three-Week Slide in Early June

Unit sales of print books broke a three-week losing streak in the week ended June 10, 2018, as sales rose 3% over the week ended June 11, 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book and Screen Week CAMEO Awards Include Film, Stage, Gaming Adaptations

The public-facing London Book and Screen Week opens with adaptation awards in film, television, gaming, audio, and stage. The post London Book and Screen Week CAMEO Awards Include Film, Stage, Gaming Adaptations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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February Religion Bestsellers: Blessing Messy Lives; ‘Battle’, ‘Soar,’ ‘Stop,’ and go ‘Free’

Nonfiction bestsellers exhort believers to strengthen trust in God, no matter what. And characters in the top novels somehow find blessings in their messy lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins 14-way auction for 'heart-stopping' debut

Picador has triumphed in a 14-way auction for a "heart-stopping and gripping" debut novel set in the Pre-Raphaelite circle of Victorian London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Twitter live video lures publishers

This week, our top stories covered publishers’ interest in Twitter live video, Facebook’s sports streaming rights push and more. The post Best of the week: Twitter live video lures publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Podcast: LittleThings’ Gretchen Tibbits on distributed publishing, skipping Snapchat and Facebook Live

On this episode of the Visionaries Podcast, we sat down with Gretchen Tibbits, COO, and president of uplifting content publisher LittleThings to talk Facebook Live, Snapchat, distributed publishing, and duopoly. Sponsored content by GumGum The post Podcast: LittleThings’ Gretchen Tibbits on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook stops paying publishers to stream live video

For a while, Facebook was obsessed with live video -- it even paid publishers to make sure there was a steady flow of professionally-shot streams on offer. However, Zuckerberg and company appear to be tempering their enthusiasm a little bit. Recode s... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Twitter’s woes and Snapchat Live Stories doubts

To get you ready for the weekend, we've rounded up some of our best stories this week: Twitter is falling out of favor with publishers as a reliable driver of traffic. It doesn’t have the audience scale, visual storytelling tools and ad products that Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook do. On... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers brace for what happens if Facebook stops paying for live videos

Facebook has been paying media partners to produce a certain amount of live video content per month. Most of these deals run for 12 months. Partners are aware that Facebook, having already collected a lot of data around live video consumption, might stop funding content. This could spell trouble... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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