Posts Tagged ‘ public radio ’

How To Create A Podcast With Public Radio Quality Sound

Jun 25th, 2010 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Podcasting Hardware

The Sound Of Young America‘s Jesse Thorn explains how to create a podcast with public-radio quality, with relatively inexpensive gear, out of your bedroom: I use Shure SM7 microphones. These are famous for being the mics that Michael Jackson used to record his vocals for Thriller, but they’re really a great all-purpose microphone. They’re also […]

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 […]

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 […]

Public Radio Guru: HD Radio is DOA & Podcasting Dug Its Grave

Jul 31st, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General

Public radio producer Stephen HIll, host of the popular electronic/space music show Hearts of Space, thinks that High Definition Radio, a standard for near CD-quality radio, is dead on arrival, and that podcasting and other Internet audio options dug its grave.”HD reminds me of DCC (Digital Compact Cassette),” notes Hill, “another attempt by a mature […]