Part of the establishment: Reflecting on 10 years of Podcasting as an Audio Medium

Berry, Richard (2016) Part of the establishment: Reflecting on 10 years of Podcasting as an Audio Medium. Convergence. ISSN 1748-7382

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Abstract

In 2004, a new movement began. It was one that promised democratisation of media production tools and the means to freely distribute work. Using domestic tools and open source software the pioneers threatened to disrupt the top down media ecosystem that we were used to. That movement was podcasting. In the ten years that have passed since we first heard the word ‘Podcast’ thousands of podcasts have started, audiences have grown steadily, technologies have evolved and the medium has become increasingly professionalised. By 2015 the medium had become a significant talking point through the success of podcasts such as Serial, Start-up and WTF, suggesting that podcasting may have reached maturity

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Media > Radio
Divisions: Creative and Cultural Practices Beacon
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Depositing User: Richard Berry
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2016 08:14
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 19:48
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/6224

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