Is the Podcast Bubble Bursting?

Listener stats are down in the US for the first time in years

Andy Taylor
7 min readMar 25, 2022


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Podcasting just encountered something it hasn’t seen before on its smooth, straight super-highway to global domination… a bump in the road.

The gold standard podcast listening survey (‘The Infinite Dial’ by Edison Research) in the US released its latest figures. Although, taken as a…



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