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Stitcher Unveils Top Stories of 2012


Stitcher has revealed its first audio mix of top headlines. Stitcher’s Year in Sound is a mix of the top stories, trends and pop culture from 2012. CMO Beth Murphy said, “2012 was a year of iconic moments best remembered and celebrated in sound. We’re hoping The 2012 Year in Sound gives listeners added perspective on the issues that they cared about this year – drawing on content from more than 15,000 partners.”

The top monthly stories in 2012 include:
January: Apple Foxconn Controversy
February: The Passing of Whitney Houston
March: Kony 2012
April: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
May: Facebook IPO
June: The London Whale
July: 2012 Olympics
August: Mars Curiosity Rover
September: Endeavor’s Final Tour
October: Sound Barrier Jump
November: Obama’s Reelection
December: Gangnam Style

Stitcher’s 2012 Year in Sound is available now at To create Year in Sound, Stitcher analyzed clips based on total number of unique listens, social media metrics and transcription data in order to identify the most popular and viral content of 2012.