Posts Tagged ‘ NPR ’

How To Make NPR Quality Podcasts

Nov 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Podcasting Hardware

Mark Sullivan offers his take on how to make an NPR quality podcast over at Tech Hive: Podcasting shares a lot in common with broadcasting. Content is obviously the most important element, but people won’t listen to the content if the sound quality is bad. And they’ll listen longer and more often if the sound […]

5 Reasons Wired’s iPad App Is The Last Hurrah For Magazines

May 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Commentary

Ever since the Apple iPad was announced, I’ve waited to see if magazines and newspapers would come up with a meaningful response. News organizations have come up with some interesting iPad apps – especially the BBC and NPR apps. But magazine apps have either been missing in action or underwhelming. Now Wired reports that they’ve […]

Podcasts Helping NPR Grow While Others Are Shrinking

Apr 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Commentary, Podcasting

Traditional radio, like newspapers, faces a bleak future, with audiences turning into portable media and radio ad revenues plummetting. National Public Radio, though, is beating the odds, growing while other broadcasters and news sources are collapsing. Fast Company suggests that early adoption of podcasting may be one of the reasons for NPR’s success: “We have […]

Ira Glass: Podcast Increased This American Life Audience By Half A Million

Apr 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting

Anyone who thinks that podcasting is a niche media for geeks should check out what Ira Glass has to say on how podcasts grew This American Life’s audience: Podcast fan: Have you found that podcasting has changed This American Life? Ira Glass: Interestingly, it’s pulled in a much younger audience. The radio audience has stayed […]

Association for Downloadable Media Members Adopt Standards and Measurement Guidelines

Feb 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: New Media Organizations, Podcasting, Video Podcasts

The Association for Downloadable Media (ADM) today released a list of association members from across the downloadable and new media industry, all of whom are in voluntary support of the preliminary standards and guidelines agreed upon by the organization. ADM officials characterize this as “another step toward creating a landscape favorable to the commercialization” of […]

Mix Your Own NPR Podcast

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, Podcasting

ReadWriteWeb’s Marshall Kirkpatrick brought to our attention a great new podcast feature from NPR that lets you mix your own podcast feed. NPR’s Mix Your Own Podcast lets you enter in topics that you are interested in and it will create a custom podcast feed for you.  I’d like to see them provide the ability […]

New Media Bumps NPR’s Site Traffic Up 78% In One Year

Oct 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, General, Making Money with Podcasts

Marketing Vox reports that NPR’s site traffic is up 78% over the last year, thanks in large part to podcasting and social networking features. had 2.6 million unique visitors in August, a 78 percent increase from a year earlier, according to comScore data. Public radio audiences and contributions went up, too. NPR is also planning […]

Ira Glass On Storytelling

Jun 14th, 2008 | By | Category: General

In this series of videos, NPR’s Ira Glass explains his ideas on storytelling in audio and video: Ira Glass on Storytelling