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The Podcast Studies Podcast

The Podcast Studies Podcast

(formerly New Aural Cultures)

Examining podcasting as a practice, a technology and a medium, through an academic lens.

Produced by Dr. Dario Llinares and Prof. Lori Beckstead
Email: podcaststudiespodcast@gmail.com

Recent Episodes

Mack Hagood of Phantom Power: Sound Studies & Scholarly Podcasting

Dec. 17, 2021

Prof. Mack Hagood, author of Hush: Media and Sonic Self Control and producer of Phantom Power , joins Dario to discuss sound studies and scholarly podcasting. Phantom Power is a benchmark academic podcast in terms of acousti…

Peer Review Podcasting Part 2: reflections

Dec. 4, 2021

How well do podcasts work as a medium for scholarly peer review? In the previous episode, Hannah McGregor and Ian M. Cook provided peer review on Lori Beckstead's draft chapter Context is King: Podcast Packaging and Paratext…

Peer Review Podcasting Part 1: a real-time peer review of scholarly work

Dec. 4, 2021

Host Lori Beckstead submits her draft chapter Context is King: Podcast Packaging and Paratexts for a real-time peer review on this podcast. Peer reviewers Hannah McGregor and Ian M. Cook give their impressions and suggestion…

Cross-Disciplinary Student Collaboration: Podcasting about Criminology

Nov. 19, 2021

We're excited to share a podcast submitted to us by Robin Davies, Professor of Media Studies at Vancouver Island University. Originally broadcast as a radio program on CHLY FM in Nanaimo, British Columbia, it features a seri…

Terry Lee (Fantastic Noise)

Nov. 4, 2021

In this episode, Dario talks to Terry Lee. Terry is Senior Tutor in Radio & Audio at the University of Bedfordshire and is also responsible for the award-winning Radio LaB 97.1FM. He has had a long career in independent and …

Generative Podcasts

Oct. 14, 2021

How about a podcast that creates itself? Or an episode that changes each time you newly download it? Generative podcasts, created with programming, AI, and dynamic insertion technologies are not yet commonplace, but could th…

Podcast Studies Presents PhDCasting 11: Extension. Dr Abigail Wincott, spatial audio, past sounds

Sept. 23, 2021

PhDCasting aims to be research through podcasting practice. Jerry Padfield documents his personal reflections of a journey through a PhD at Falmouth University, researching #podcasting and #CommunityRadio practice for wellbe…

New Orality in the African Mediascape, with Dr. Reginold Royston

Sept. 16, 2021

Welcome to the first episode of the new season of The Podcast Studies Podcast (formerly New Aural Cultures). We are absolutely delighted to have Dr. Reginold Royston on the show, whose article Podcasts and New Orality in the…

Ep33 In conversation with Dr. Gina Baleria (creator of News in Context podcast)

July 23, 2021

Bias in the news is a hot topic and is the focus of News in Context, a weekly podcast discussing the issues that impact how information is delivered, how we consume it, and how that affects our interactions with each other. …

Podcasting's transforming infrastructure.

June 11, 2021

Dario is joined in this episode by two of the leading lights of Podcast Studies to discuss some of the major changes in podcasting infrastructure and their implications. Apple’s decision to add a mechanism for paid subscript…