Meghan Markle’s podcast ends – level 2

22-06-2023 07:00

Spotify ended its partnership with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

The cooperation focused on podcasts, but there was only one season of Markle’s Archetypes podcast. Spotify is restructuring its podcast division, which led to the firing of workers. The podcast wanted to promote voices that were not usually heard. Despite Archetypes’ success as a top podcast and People’s Choice Award winner, Spotify and Archewell Audio, the couple’s audio production company, agreed to end their cooperation.

The value of the deal was around $20 million. This end follows a similar decision made with Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground media company.

Difficult words: partnership (a business of two or more partners), division (a section of an organization), production company (an organization which produces films, plays, or TV programs).

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