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

Recent Episodes

March 11, 2024

Scholarly Podcasting: Why, What, How? with Ian M. Cook

Lori Beckstead chats with Ian M. Cook about his recent book entitled Scholarly Podcasting: Why, What, How? We hear from some of the scholars who podcast whom Ian interviewed for the book and talk about why podcasting is an a…
Dec. 5, 2023

Jess Shane: Towards a Third Podcasting

For this episode, Dario spoke to the freelance podcast producer Jess Shane . Jess works largely in audio documentary although you can hear her work cutting across various fields, genres and themes. Jess came to our attention…
Sept. 28, 2023

From Toronto Podcast Conference: The Podcast Space?

The Podcast Studies Podcast returns after over a year's hiatus. In this first episode in a new season we bring you a hybrid recorded session from the ICA pre-conference focused specifically on Podcast Studies. Lori hosts the…
Feb. 6, 2022

Robert Gutsche - The J Word Podcast

Robert Gutsche , is a leading scholar in the field of Journalism Studies where he applies critical cultural theory to investigate issues of power in journalism. He is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Critical Digit…
Dec. 17, 2021

Mack Hagood of Phantom Power: Sound Studies & Scholarly Podcasting

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…
Dec. 4, 2021

Peer Review Podcasting Part 2: reflections

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…
Dec. 4, 2021

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

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…
Nov. 19, 2021

Cross-Disciplinary Student Collaboration: Podcasting about Criminology

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…
Nov. 4, 2021

Terry Lee (Fantastic Noise)

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 …
Oct. 14, 2021

Generative Podcasts

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…