Your daily briefing for podcasting and on-demand
May 31, 2017
Nice one-sentence reviews of almost every single podcast app out there (mainly iPhone).
Good Aussie podcast about podcasts. This episode has Sharon Taylor, CEO of Melbourne-based podcast-host Omny Studios, with some good tips and future-gazing.
University of Virginia teaching writing with sound course. "Podcasting is clearly a significant form of 21st-century storytelling", says Professor Steph Ceraso, who runs the course. Students are enthralled.
Audible makes a USD$5 million fund to commission new audio drama from emerging playwrights. Fancy advisory board of folks from the theatre. A dozen playwrights will be chosen.
HotPod 121 looks at NYT's The Daily versus NPR's Up First. Quah prefers The Daily, but points out it's more vulnerable since it's heavily invested in one presenter. "Don’t believe in the king, NPR’s gambit seems to say, believe in the kingdom."
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