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Podcasts have become a significant part of our daily lives, providing a platform for education, entertainment, and connection. As the popularity of podcasts continues to rise, so does the need for podcast translation. This article will explore the importance of podcast translation, the process involved, and how it can help you reach a global audience.

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Internet users have a wide range of options for accessing Google results. The Knowledge Panel is one of them. This is the long side rectangle that you can see on the right-hand side of the results page when you perform a search. Read more

Spotify is expanding its podcast advertising capabilities with the acquisition of a major advertising platform, Megaphone. Read more

100 years after the birth of radio, podcasting is one of the main innovations related to audio. Radio on demand, audio on demand or whatever you call it, the ability to listen to content on almost any topic, on any device and whenever you want, is the great revolution in radio content. Time and technology are changing, but listening to voice is still a rewarding experience. Read more

Podcast and digital audio audiences are on the rise during containment in France.

Consumption of audio content and podcasts explodes during confinement: 46% of French people say they listen to more of them. A new study reveals a 20% increase in digital audio listening thanks to media, with 8 out of 10 French people listening to digital audio compared to 6 out of 10 before confinement. This phenomenon can be explained by the absence of car journeys which used to favour radio but which are now being abandoned in favour of digital.

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Paris Podcast Festival: a competition that celebrates French podcasts

For its second edition, the Paris Podcast Festival is launching a competition to reward podcast creators.
This year again, podcast aficionados will find at Paris Podcast Festival professional meetings, but also Masterclasses, previews… and the second official competition which will reward the best podcasts of 2019…Liiterature, cooking, digital technology, sex… There are all kinds of podcasts today. These audio creations that you can listen to anywhere, at anytime, on any subject are the delight of listeners and their creators. The Paris Podcast Festival is aimed at the latter. On the occasion of its second edition, which will take place from 18 to 20 October 2019 at the Gaîté Lyrique de Paris, it is launching a competition to reward podcast authors.

Audio content creators can compete in seven categories: fiction, conversation, learning, original music in a podcast, youth, documentary and French-language podcasts.

Each of these prizes will be awarded by a jury of professionals, with the exception of the Youth Podcast Prize that will be awarded by a jury composed exclusively of children. Note that an eighth prize will also be awarded. Called the “public prize”, it will be given following a vote of listeners and festivalgoers among the podcasts in competition, all categories combined.