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Within a day of impeachment proceedings being initiated against President Donald Trump, podcasts had already begun pivoting to full-on impeachment coverage. Now, just over a month later, there are at least eight podcasts solely focused on the process — even Rudy Giuliani is considering launching one. These pop-up podcasts might seem shortsighted because of their finite nature, but they give networks a daily or weekly relationship with listeners and are only going to become more common as the podcast industry consolidates into bigger and bigger networks that can spin up shows with even the slightest hint at a newsworthy event and shuffle audiences from one program to another.
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