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Industry association Commercial Radio Australia has announced it will establish a Podcast Working Group, comprised of all major radio players - commercial, ABC and SBS - to spearhead the development of the growing podcast industry in Australia. It's to be chaired by Cath O'Connor.
In the UK, the winners of the Audio and Radio Industry Awards were announced in a ceremony in Leeds. Griefcast won best podcast; other podcasters were also awarded in other categories.
Huntington NY, USA has a new podcast studio - CoWorks, on 1005 Fifth Avenue, opened by Justin McElroy.
Pacific Content's Steve Pratt talks to Jeff Vidler on audience insights
Doug Motel's Mind Salad, from a comedy writer and actor, promises "important topics covered by clueless characters" - and is an adaptation of a critically-acclaimed solo play. (Simplecast)
Smashing Security is celebrating 100 episodes. A recent review called it "the most fun and lighthearted cybersecurity news podcast", it talks about safety and privacy online.
Gladiator focuses on football star Aaron Hernandez, who went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. (Boston Globe / Wondery / ART19)
ELEAGUE Report is a new twice-weekly podcast on the world of esports. co-hosted by experienced podcasters and life-long esports fans Brian Hough and Seven – co-hosts of the former NerfThis Podcast (Turner Podcast Network / knit)
Still Jill focuses on Jill Emberson, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in early 2016, nine months later she was told her cancer was terminal. This is her story of diagnosis, treatment and campaigning for ovarian cancer research. (ABC Radio)
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11 Podcasts That Will Get You in the Mood for Halloween (Mentalfloss)
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