Posts Tagged ‘ podcasting ’

Serial Goes Missing

January 8, 2016
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<i>Serial</i> Goes Missing

Neil Verma discusses how Serial host Sarah Koenig's obsession was the real protagonist of the podcast's first season, and how the new second season differs narratively and tonally because she tells the story without becoming a character in it.
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“We Know More About You Than You’d Like”: Podcasts and High-Status Fandom

September 2, 2015
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“We Know More About You Than You’d Like”: Podcasts and High-Status Fandom

Mark Lashley notes the rise of fan podcasts within the comedy community by discussing Adam Scott and Scott Aukerman's U Talkin' U2 To Me, and the ways in which performances of fandom are complicated by the hosts' celebrity and industry connections.
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What I Learned at Podcast Movement 2015

September 1, 2015
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What I Learned at Podcast Movement 2015

Jason Loviglio reports from the Podcast Movement 2015 industry conference, providing a state-of-the-industry rundown that includes the divide between professional radio broadcaster "Pro-casters" and amateur "Podcasters" and the shared discourse of podcasting-as-rebirth.
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The Only Music Podcast: Listening to a New Music Podcast Find its Voice

July 24, 2015
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<em>The Only Music Podcast</em>: Listening to a New Music Podcast Find its Voice

Brian Fauteux inaugurates our "The Podcast Review" series with an analysis of The Only Music Podcast, a music podcast from Gothenburg, Sweden that offers a refreshing take on the music industries by critically engaging with bi-weekly topics.
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Podagogy, a Word I Didn’t Make Up

June 25, 2015
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Podagogy, a Word I Didn’t Make Up

Neil Verma explores the different uses of collective listening in public events and in the classroom, reflecting on a recent experience teaching podcast studies to undergraduates.
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On Radio: The Influence of Comedy Podcasts on TV Narrative, Production, and Cross-Promotion

April 29, 2015
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On Radio: The Influence of Comedy Podcasts on TV Narrative, Production, and Cross-Promotion

The influence and overlap between the worlds of podcasting and television (and live comedy) is expanding as visual and audio media continue to fragment, making issues of narrative construction and narrative influence ripe for questioning,
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Radio Studies at SCMS 2015

March 23, 2015
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Radio Studies at SCMS 2015

Alex Russo previews the radio oriented papers, workshops, and presentations at this week's upcoming Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Montreal.
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On Radio: Authenticity and Sincerity in Podcast Advertising

February 19, 2015
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On Radio: Authenticity and Sincerity in Podcast Advertising

As podcasters experiment with advertising, they face issues of authenticity and sincerity that strikingly resemble those of the “golden age” of radio.
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Downloading Serial (part 4)

December 18, 2014
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Downloading <i>Serial</i> (part 4)

As Serial concludes, what does its successes and shortcomings teach us about the possibilities of podcasting?
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On Radio: The Truth, and Other Jeopardies

February 7, 2013
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On Radio: <i>The Truth</i>, and Other Jeopardies

As various groups rethink drama's place in the "new golden age" of radio, podcasts by The Truth, a group responsible for some of the most interesting dramatic audio in recent memory, are producing a new sense of audioposition.
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On Radio: Up From the Boneyard: Local Media, Its Digital Death and Rebirth [Part 3]

June 20, 2012
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On Radio: Up From the Boneyard: Local Media, Its Digital Death and Rebirth [Part 3]

In the final installment of this series on podcaster Bob Frantz and his venture Boneyard Industries, the frustration that comes with advertising and getting local listeners on board is explored.
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On Radio: Up From the Boneyard: Local Media, Its Digital Death and Rebirth [Part 2]

June 11, 2012
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On Radio: Up From the Boneyard: Local Media, Its Digital Death and Rebirth [Part 2]

Upon being released after his home station embraced a format change, radio personality Adam Carolla responded by creating a "network" of podcasts he could use to sell advertisers listeners in aggregate. Bob Frantz quickly looked to this strategy as a way to continue an over-the-mic career after the death of a ten-year radio career...
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On Radio: Up From the Boneyard: Local Media, Its Digital Death and Rebirth [Part 1]

May 30, 2012
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On Radio: Up From the Boneyard: Local Media, Its Digital Death and Rebirth [Part 1]

Is there any such thing as local digital media? Looking at the case of local podcasts, Tim Anderson argues that people indeed do, and always have, inscribed the local in their digital media creations.
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On Radio: The Practice of Podcasting

March 9, 2012
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On Radio: The Practice of Podcasting

And this is what still remains exciting about podcasting: the format has prompted a reconsideration of what we can expect from radio.
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