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Podcast Pontifications

270 EpisodesProduced by Evo TerraWebsite

Podcasting needs to be made better, not just easier. Because after 15 years, less than a quarter of the population listen to podcasts regularly. While new business models, discovery apps, and content curators will evolve, much of the responsibility --and work-- falls on us, the working podcaster. Th… read more

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Making Room For Dissent In Podcasting [Episode 155]

As a professional contrarian, I know first hand the power of the dissenting voice. And I also know what it's like to be raked over the coals for espousing unpopular views.

Recently, an opinion piece by the editor of the Podcast Business Journal and a perspective by the pop music critic for the Washington Post have the podcasting community breaking out the virtual torches and pitchforks. 

This episode is my attempt to persuade you that dissenting opinions -- especially ones you vehemently disagree with on a foundational level -- are both good and necessary for a healthy and evolving podcast ecosystem.

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