US Podcasting Revenue Hit Record High in 2017, Up 86% from Previous Year

The US podcast industry had a great run in 2017. According to the latest joint study conducted by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the industry raked in $314 million last year. The IAB, which was responsible for…

Adam Carolla Settles Patent Suit With Personal Audio

Comedian and podcaster Adam Carolla has settled a lawsuit with a patent troll called Personal Audio. The suit emerged roughly a year and a half ago, when Personal Audio also sued HowStuffWorks and Togi Entertainment – all over a patent…

After Years of Waiting, Apple Releases a Podcast App

Podcast listeners are a relatively small, yet loyal group. While others spend their daily commute or house-cleaning time listening to music, podcast fans listen to people talk, constantly filling their heads with both valuable knowledge and worthless inanities. These fans…

Kevin Allison: Comedian Talks Podcasting And Social Media

We always like to look at stories about how the web has changed (and continues to change) the media landscape, whether that be journalism, entertainment or anything else. When I was growing up, one of my favorite shows was MTV’s…

New Media is Like Ostrich Meat. Eventually, Your Kids Will Grow Up Eating It.

WebProNews recently spoke with popular radio and podcast personality Adam Carolla. After being fired from his radio show, he started a podcast and after just two weeks, it reached 2.4 million downloads. Some people consider him a pioneer in podcasting, but he doesn’t seem to really think of it that way. "I was doing a radio show, and then they fired me," he says.