ISSN: 14764504
First published in 2003
2 issues per volume
Volume 14 Issue 1
Cover Date: April 2016
Podcasting: Considering the evolution of the medium and its association with the word ‘radio’
purchase PDF
Authors:  Richard Berry 
DOI: 10.1386/rjao.14.1.7_1

Keywords
radio-studies,podcasting,podcast listening,podcast listeners,podcast-studies,radio

Abstract
When evaluating any new medium or technology we often turn to the familiar as a point of reference. Podcasting was no different, drawing obvious comparisons with radio. While there are traits within all podcasts that are radiogenic, one must also consider whether such distinctions are beneficial to the medium. Indeed, one might argue that when one considers the manner in which podcasts are created and consumed then there is an increasing sense in which podcasting can present itself as a distinct medium. While it is true to suggest that as an adaptable medium radio has simply evolved and podcasting is its latest iteration. In doing so, we might fail to appreciate the unique values that exist. In this article, I suggest that by considering podcasts on their terms we might begin to uncover new truths about a medium in change.
Tags:
Your tags: Please login or register if you don't have a user account.
Latest news
24th April 2018
CFP: Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education 18.1 (2019)
Read more Read more
17th April 2018
Call for Papers: Philosophy Of Photography
Read more Read more
9th April 2018
International Journal of Fashion Studies in Scopus!
Read more Read more