Tag: audio

by Sonia Paul

Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, or you’d like to pay to promote your event in the “featured event” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark […] more »

by Stacy Forster

The form of audio storytelling known as podcasting boomed last year with the popularity of Serial, bringing new attention and energy to the process of engaging listeners through audio conversations and perhaps ushering in a new Golden Age of radio. But it’s not all because of Serial — the growth of podcasting has been building […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we bring you key takeaways and an overview of emerging digital trends from the 16th annual Online News Association conference, held Sept. 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. PART 1: ONA15 conference recap This year’s gathering of the Online News Association brought digital journalists and innovators from all types […] more »

by Meagan Francis

Title: How to Start a Podcast Instructor: Meagan Francis, Podcast Creator, “Life, Listened” Network A beginner’s guide to audio podcasting Podcasts are having more than a moment – they’re in the middle of a revolution. According to recent research, consumption of podcasts grew 25% from 2013 to 2014, and that number continues to grow. But […] more »

by Sonia Paul

MediaShift’s Collab/Space SF workshop, which took place on Saturday, September 12, focused on a major question: How can great audio and podcasting startups survive and thrive? With podcasting as the current Next Big Thing in media, it was a necessary question to address. And given the technology boom happening in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, […] more »

by Meagan Francis

Podcasts first popped up on my radar about 10 years ago, when the trend, fueled by RSS and file sharing technology, was just starting to boom. I loved the concept but couldn’t figure out how to create one in a way that fit into my career as a freelancer writer. Even if I had the […] more »

by Jule Gardner Banville

A buddy of mine who also teaches journalism and is a guy who’s on it when it comes to data and longform popped into my office recently with a great idea for a radio story. Small problem: He’s never produced audio before and the whole concept scares him. You know who can change that? Anyone. […] more »

by Kimberly Selden

MediaShift is excited to be producing our next Collab/Space innovation workshop in San Francisco focused on audio innovation and podcasting startups. The workshop is sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and will be hosted at KQED. MediaShift’s Collab/Space events have been a huge hit by combining inspirational talks, startups and innovation projects, improv comedy techniques and small-group breakout […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we explore two examples of how archived audio content is being brought back to life. PART 1: NPR One National Public Radio’s NPR One app mixes older NPR stories with current news to provide users a steady, personalized stream of audio stories. We find out how it works from NPR’s Sara Sarasohn. Reporting […] more »

by Neal Augenstein

PBS MediaShift is launching a new series of online training courses called DigitalEd, in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and BigMarker. These one-hour live courses will help teach practical digital skills with experienced instructors. Title: iPhone Audio Reporting 101 Instructor: Neal Augenstein, founder, iphonereporting.com and digital reporter, WTOP The days of carrying […] more »