Tag Archives: online 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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Experimenting with audio – Ellie Buchdahl records, cuts, tinkers with and uploads audio online

After months of blogging about online audio, I decided to actually have a go myself. And, as an impoverished student in (yes, we know) a struggling profession, have a go as cheaply as possible. I decided to start simple – … Continue reading

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Podcast preview: A Secret History of Social Networking

Radio 4’s Rory Cellan-Jones delves into the hidden history of social networking. Hear the history of the Berkeley hippies in 1973 setting up “THE WELL”, the first ever online discussion board; listen to interviews with those at the centre of … Continue reading

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Pay TV and audio journalism: Hayemaker humbles Harrison

There is nothing more frustrating for a keen sports fan such as myself than having more and more of our sport heading onto pay TV. Sky has manage to steal the Ashes, most of the Premiership/Champions League football, and a … Continue reading

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What are the practical benefits of using audio over video?

Riazat Butt, Fi Glover, Martin Kelner, Jason Solomons and Matt Wells discuss the relationship between podcasts and traditional radio at The Guardian By Laura E Cox According to Paul Bradshaw, audio journalism is especially good at the following: Actuality – the … Continue reading

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What to do about audio?

In the modern age of instant, mobile and video technology it may seem suprising that audio is still used in the news, which was touched upon in the last post regarding audio slide shows. Notorious online blogger Paul Bradshaw has … Continue reading

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