Panoply Media

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FoundedFebruary 2015; 9 years ago (2015-02)[1]
FoundersAndy Bowers
Key people
Number of employees
25[4] (2016)

Panoply Media is a podcast network[5] started by The Slate Group. [6] [7] For listeners, it curates podcasts. For podcast producers, it helps companies with production, advertising, and audience metrics. [8][9] As of February 2017, Panoply publishes more than 100 podcasts.

Panoply partners with Sports Illustrated, The Huffington Post, New York magazine,[10] Time, Inc., Vox, Real Simple, The Wall Street Journal, and Politico.[11] It has signed with William Morris Endeavor for future projects to adapt its podcasts for other media.[12] It has produced branded content for Purina, Umpqua Bank, Prudential and Starbucks.[13]

History[edit | edit source]

Slate itself began podcasting in 2005 with the Slate Political Gabfest.[14] Panoply launched in Feb 2015.[1] Slate acquired dynamic ad-insertion company Audiometric in August 2015,[9] and made the functionality available to other companies in January 2016 under the moniker "Megaphone".[15][8]

Current shows[edit | edit source]

  • Amicus — Amicus is a podcast about "the Supreme Court and the laws it interprets for the United States," hosted by Dahlia Lithwick.[16] The podcast first aired October 10, 2014 and has aired a few times a month since[17]
  • Audio Book Club — The Audio Book Club functions as a book discussion club. Every month critics gather to discuss a book previously announced. The podcast first aired on March 15, 2006[18]
  • Culture Gabfest — a weekly round-table focusing on cultural news, with Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner.[19] The podcast first aired on March 19, 2014, and airs every Wednesday.[20]
  • Daily Podcast — All of Slate's podcasts and extra content.[21]
  • Dear Prudence — Dear Prudence is an advice column, hosted by Mallory Ortberg.[22] The column dates back to 1997,[23] and the podcast to June 7, 2016.[24] The podcast airs every Wednesday[25]
  • The DoubleX Gabfest — women's issues[26]
  • The Gist — The Gist is a daily (Monday through Friday) news and opinion podcast hosted by Mike Pesca[27]
  • Hang Up and Listen — sports[28]
  • Hit Parade — music history and the Billboard Hot 100, hosted by Chris Molanphy.[29]
  • Lexicon Valley — language issues[30]
  • Money — business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon
  • Mom and Dad Are Fighting — parenting[31]
  • Slate Political Gabfest — a weekly round-table focusing on political news[32]
  • Trumpcast — originally focused on Trump's presidential run, it continued to cover his presidency[33]
  • Whistlestop — politics, hosted by John Dickerson[34]
Slate's imprint, the Onward Project"
  • Internet Explorer[37]
  • No One Knows Anything
  • See Something Say Something — about being Muslim in America[38]
  • Another Round — topics ranging from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and jokes, hosted by Tracy Clayton and Heben Nigatu[39]
First Look Media
GE Podcast Theater
  • Game of Crones — recap of Game of Thrones[44]
  • Happy Sad Confused — celebrities[45]
  • Lady Problems — women's issues[46]
  • North Mollywood[47]
  • Skillset[48]
  • Speed Dial[49]
  • Team Wolf[50]
  • The Stakes[51]
  • Nerdcast — politics[52]
  • Off Message[11]
Popular Mechanics
  • How Your World Works[53]
  • Most Useful Podcast Ever[54]
Vanity Fair
  • In the Limelight[55]
  • Little Gold Men — the Oscar race[56]
Wall Street Journal
  • Heard On the Street[59]
  • Media Mix[60]
  • Money, Markets & More[61]
  • MoneyBeat[62]
  • Opinion: Foreign Edition[63]
  • Opinion: Potomac Watch[64]
  • Tech News Briefing[65]
  • Watching Your Wealth[66]
  • What's News[67]
  • Your Money Matters[68]

Previous shows[edit | edit source]

  • Spoiler Specials — film[76]
  • About Race[77]
  • Manners for the Digital Age[78]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Slate Group Announces Panoply, a Podcasting Network for Media Brands and Authors". Slate. 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2017-02-02. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Guide to Podcasting". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  3. "Podcasting Sounds Like a Big Opportunity to Slate - Digital Content Next". Digital Content Next. 2015-03-02. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  4. "Why podcasting as a medium will continue to grow: an interview with Andy Bowers, CCO and co-founder of Slate's Panoply Media". 2016-02-05. Retrieved 2017-02-04. 
  5. "Podcast Networks and the Growing Professionalization of Podcasting". In Media Res. 2015-05-21. Retrieved 2017-02-04. 
  6. "Panoply's chief content officer Andy Bowers: 'Podcasting is survival of the fittest'". Digiday. 2016-09-13. Retrieved 2017-02-01. 
  7. "Slate's Panoply platform is serious about podcasts". Mashable. 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2017-02-01. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Podcast Network Panoply Introduces New Ad Platform". Advertising Age. 2016-01-21. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Panoply Acquires Ad Management, CMS Technology for Podcasters". Slate. 2015-08-11. Retrieved 2017-02-02. 
  10. "Slate's latest podcast partner: Sports Illustrated". Digiday. 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Politico Turns to Panoply for Listeners and Sponsors". MediaFile. 2016-10-03. Retrieved 2017-02-13. 
  12. C.B. (12 October 2017). "The rise of the podcast adaptation". The Economist. 
  13. "Forget Filling Ad Breaks; Some Marketers Make the Podcasts". New York Times. 2016-11-20. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Slate and Malcolm Gladwell Aim to Become the Next Serial". 2016-06-16. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  15. "Panoply launches advertising technology for podcasts". Financial Times. 2016-01-21. Retrieved 2017-02-11. 
  16. Lithwick, Dahlia (2014-10-13). "Amicus: Slate's New Supreme Court Podcast". Slate. ISSN 1091-2339. Retrieved 2017-02-21. 
  17. "Slate's Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick by Slate Magazine on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-21. 
  18. Bowers, Andy (2006-03-01). "Introducing the Slate Audio Book Club". Slate. ISSN 1091-2339. Retrieved 2017-02-21. 
  19. Iqbal, Nosheen (2014-01-17). "Slate's Culture Gabfest – podcast review". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
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  21. "Slate Magazine Daily Feed by Slate Magazine on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-21. 
  22. "'Dear Prudence' Finally Gets Advice In Return: A New 'Prudie' Steps In". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  23. "Get answers to your questions on morals, manners, and macroeconomic policy: Ask Prudence". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 2017-02-21. 
  24. Ortberg, Mallory (2016-06-07). "Dear Prudence: The "Prudie Gets Some Advice" Edition". Slate. ISSN 1091-2339. Retrieved 2017-02-21. 
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  26. Malone, Noreen; Rosin, Hanna; Thomas, June (2016-12-29). "The DoubleX Gabfest "Everyone's a Little Bit Sexist" Edition". Slate. ISSN 1091-2339. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  27. Kaufman, Leslie (2014-05-04). "Slate Raising Its Investment in Podcasts". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  28. "All Alternatives Considered: How Slate thinks a daily podcast can fit into your evening commute". Nieman Lab. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  29. "Hit Parade". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 17 January 2018. 
  30. The New York Times (2016-11-27). "So Much More Than Laughing Out Loud". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  31. "Mom and Dad Are Fighting". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  32. "Why We Love The Political Gabfest". Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  33. "Trumpcast". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  34. "Whistlestop". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  35. "Gretchen Rubin: By the Book". The New York Times. 2016-10-20. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  36. 36.0 36.1 "Hot Pod: The three numbers that mark the state of podcasting in 2017". Nieman Lab. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  37. "666 Reasons To Listen To The Debut Episode Of Internet Explorer Podcast". BuzzFeed. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  38. "See Something Say Something: A New Podcast About Being Muslim In America". BuzzFeed. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  39. "Another Round, Episode 29: What's On Your Reparations Tab?". BuzzFeed. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  40. "The Intercept and First Look Media Launch New Podcast “Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill”". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  41. "First Look Media Launches Maeve In America Podcast with Comedian Maeve Higgins". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  42. "General Electric producing science fiction podcast series". Reuters. 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2017-02-11. 
  43. "GE Podcast Theater Returns With A New Sci-Fi Thriller "LifeAfter"". Co.Create. 2016-11-14. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  44. "The 'Game of Crones' Podcast, Episode 2: Let's Talk About Snow, (Dead) Baby". MTV News. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  45. "Happy Sad Confused by MTV on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  46. "Welcome To 'Lady Problems, The Podcast': A Teaser". MTV News. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  47. "This Year In 'North Mollywood'". MTV News. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  48. "Introducing 'Skillset,' An MTV Podcast About The Experts Who Make Your Favorite Movies". MTV News. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  49. "Introducing 'Speed Dial' An MTV Podcast On Music, Pop Culture, Race, And Sex". MTV News. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  50. "Introducing 'Team Wolf,' A 'Teen Wolf' Podcast". MTV News. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  51. "Introducing 'The Stakes,' A Political Podcast That's Not About Politics, Except When It Is". MTV News. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  52. "Nerdcast". POLITICO. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  53. "How Your World Works Podcast: Why Submarines Smell Like Sticky Buns". Popular Mechanics. 2015-08-17. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  54. "Most Useful Podcast Ever by Slate Magazine on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  55. Miller, Julie. "Introducing In the Limelight, Vanity Fair's New Pop Culture Podcast". Vanities. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  56. "The Oscar Nominees Most Likely to Break Your Heart". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  57. "The Ezra Klein Show". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  58. "The Weeds Podcast". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  59. "Heard on the Street Podcasts". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  60. "WSJ launches "Media Mix" podcast - Talking Biz News". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  61. "Money, Markets & More Podcasts". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  62. "Podcast News - MoneyBeat - WSJ". WSJ. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  63. "WSJ Podcasts - The Wall Street Journal -". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  64. "WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  65. "Tech News Briefing Podcast". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  66. "Watching Your Wealth Podcasts". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  67. "What's News Podcasts". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  68. "Your Money Matters Podcasts". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  69. "History-themed 'BackStory' to end weekly hourlong radio show, continue as podcast". Current. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  70. Bussel, Rachel Kramer. ""Life was always a financial hellscape": Gaby Dunn's "Bad With Money" wants to break the "secret shame" of money talk". Salon. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  71. "Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso by Sophia Amoruso / Panoply / Girl Boss / Nasty Gal on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  72. "GLoP Culture: Reality Is Too Weird | National Review". Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  73. "Panoply debuts six shows in its fall lineup, including its first scripted comedy – RAIN News". Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  74. "These 2 Podcasters Are Changing Their Lives, One Self-Help Book at a Time". Brit + Co. Retrieved 2017-10-26. 
  75. "You Must Remember This: An Interview with Karina Longworth". Warner Archive News. 2017-03-10. Retrieved 2017-10-26. 
  76. "Slate's Spoiler Specials by Slate Magazine on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-21. 
  77. Locker, Melissa (2015-08-27). "The Show About Race: the podcast that gets real in not-so-post-racial America". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-02-21. 
  78. "Manners for the Digital Age". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  79. "Political comedian Hari Kondabolu brings tour to Portland: 'I don't hold back'". Retrieved 2017-02-21. 

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