Spotify, Music, and Podcasting: The Meteor is Coming

By C m handler — Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

In sports, after a big trade or acquisition, sportswriters are fond of writing “winners and losers” columns, where they give their assessments of how the teams involved fared. I eat those up. Today, our increasingly growing little world of Podcasting has its own big acquisition to announce: Spotify’s purchase of both Gimlet and Anchor for hundreds of millions of dollars.