Tag Archives: podcast

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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Making audio journalism visible

Here is a great blog post on how to make audio journalism visible. Some of the points raised are below…. Qualities audio brings: • Presence: the listener can feel as if he/she is there! • Emotions: can be added my … 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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The written word v the spoken word

When it comes down to it, what actually appeals more to people: Something they can read, or something they can listen to? To provide an example of this, have a look at these two blogs: 1. Cynical Journalist, created by … Continue reading

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To stream or to download

By Laura E Cox There are two main ways to listen to audio online: by streaming (listening to the item where it is hosted including podcasts and live broadcast) and downloading (storing the files on your computer memory space) and each … 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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