Public Pocket Casts

In case you missed it: Pocket Casts, a well-regarded third party podcast app, has been jointly acquired by NPR, WNYC Studios, WBEZ, and This American Life. The announcement was made yesterday.

Pocket Casts, which was owned by an Australian mobile app developer called Shift Jelly, will operate as an independent company separate and apart from any of the organizations that’s part of the joint acquisition. An NPR spokesperson told me that the company will not operate as a non-profit….

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