Jonathan Goldstein, who ended his run on the CBC Radio One show WireTap in 2015, has announced a new podcast from Gimlet Media. Called Heavyweight, the show is set to launch Sept. 27. Here it here.
Canada is one of the few countries in the world where the first ‘tweetcast’ in NFL history cannot be viewed. Although the event was promoted as a worldwide event for Twitter, the NFL gives Rogers exclusivity in Canada by license.
Pandora, operating in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand, is making changes to its $5 a month internet radio service, to allow listeners the ability to skip and replay more songs. The new service offering, called Pandora Plus, replaces Pandora One and is ad-free. The Sept. 15 announcement comes two days after Pandora signed music licensing deals with major and independent music labels. Pandora will also introduce a new $10 monthly on-demand streaming service by the end of the year that can better compete with rivals Spotify and Apple Music.