Irish podcasting: the audio revolution 'has hit'
December 28, 2017
A piece in Irish website The Journal: 'A hit US podcast is a life-changer - in Ireland it might not even have a sponsor' - and an overview of the Dublin-based Headstuff Podcast Network which also has a studio for hire. If you're looking for the ten best podcasts from the island of Ireland here's a positive list, in which Claire Mitchell says that "the audio revolution has hit Ireland." Best Irish podcast name? Motherfoclóir ("a podcast about the Irish language, in English").
The BBC release a new podcast, The Assassination, "an investigation into the death of one of the world’s best known politicians – Pakistan’s Benazir Bhutto."
A ten-minute "writer's workshop" from WNYC's Manoush Zomorodi, host of Note to Self and best-selling author.
The i (which for non-Brits is astonishingly a name for a newspaper) writes its listicle of the 20 best podcasts of 2017.
The Amazon Alexa and the Google Home have "topped the charts" this holiday period, implying that smart speakers were popular gifts.
Thank you to Jason DeFillippo, who became a new Patreon supporter today. As a suggested New Year's resolution: do the same.
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