Podcast company

Spotify reportedly in talks to acquire podcast company Gimlet Media

Music streaming service Spotify is in “advanced” talks to acquire startup podcast network Gimlet Media, reports Recode. If a deal were made, it would give the streaming service a boost as it diversifies its offerings beyond music. According to Recode, Spotify offers to pay more than $ 200 million for the company. Gimlet Media, which […]

Podcast company

Ex-Slate EIC, Malcolm Gladwell to Launch Podcast Company

Jacob Weisberg, who surprised the digerati by resigning as chairman and editor of the Slate Group, has raised the curtain a bit on the new podcast company he is launching with bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. “I’m interested in positioning podcasts beyond advertising,” he told Media Ink. “I think there’s no question that people will pay […]