Tag Archives: audio journalism

A great little app – iTalk and Karen Buck’s faux pas

No, I’m not being paid to advertise this. I genuinely, genuinely think I’ve stumbled upon a great free recording app that all journalists should know about. I found iTalk by literally searching for “free voice recording” on my iPhone, after … Continue reading

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Time for a quickie

Just like in audio – short and succinct can be so much better than a long old ramble, so here’s a wee post to tell you about radio advertising. It’s one of the most successful forms of advertising, going to … Continue reading

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Caught in the act

This is a YouTube video oculisinc¬†sent me on Twitter. It is of someone being caught at work watching the Royal Wedding. If only they’d been listening instead and then they could multi-task and be working at the same time!

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What’s in a speech?

When you listen to a speech being given what are the key words or phrases that you pick out from it? Try listening to this one by Hosni Mubarak from February 10 2011. What’s the message you take from it? … Continue reading

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Convenience journalism

One of the greatest things about audio journalism is that it is ultra convenient. Listening to the radio doesn’t require much commitment. You can carry on getting dressed, making dinner, reading a book, whilst allowing the sound to wash over … Continue reading

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Lunch with Rocco Falconer

Tomorrow afternoon I will be interviewing my friend Rocco Falconer about his pioneering project helping communities in Sierra Leone. Provided he agrees (and I’m sure he will) I’ll be posting some extracts from the interview on here so watch this … Continue reading

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Can you guess what it is yet? accidental recordings

It has to be the most commonly done faux pas as far as dictaphones are concerned – accidentally recording something by pressing a button whilst it is in your bag. Yes, we know there is a ‘lock’ function, but no, we don’t … Continue reading

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