What gives news podcasts an edge in an overcrowded market?

Podcasts continue to have their moment. But it feels that everyone – ex-footballers, entrepreneurs, comedians, influencers – has a podcast these days.

The most recent Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2023 revealed that news podcasts face stiff competition for attention: 30 per cent of Brits listen to a podcast, but just 8 per cent listen to a news podcast.

There are some notable shows which are enjoying sustained traction and success, though. This panel discussion will look at the top news podcasts in the land and discuss how to command attention in this bustling space.