Podcasts, Analytics, and Centralization

The answer to podcast monetization is not analytics: it it true centralization, and it seems unlikely that Apple has it in them.

The Future of Podcasting

Podcasting is stuck between the open model of the past and the push for monetization in the future. Might there be a third way that actually benefits publishers?

Grantland and the (Surprising) Future of Publishing

ESPN’s decision to close Grantland seems to be more evidence that there is no future outside of massive scale or one-man operations. Bill Simmons’ recent successes, though, suggest that the answer could be the exact opposite.