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Welcome! I'm Simon Owens and this is my media newsletter. You can subscribe by clicking on this handy little button: It’s always difficult to determine the exact moment an industry has gone “mainstream,” but a sudden influx of celebrity involvement is usually a good indicator. And if you’ve been following the goings on of the podcast industry over the past year, you’ve no doubt noticed a virtual tsunami of new podcasts helmed by name-brand A-listers like Michelle Obama, Kim Kardashian, and Oprah.

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