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  • Reddit tries its hand at podcasts
  • Reddit tries its hand at podcasts
    Sascha Kohlmann (2014) ©

Reddit tries its hand at podcasts

From the hunt for the Boston bomber to Obama's participation in an AMA, Reddit is steeped in a rich history of user-generated content that has moving real-world implications. Now, the site has launched podcast series Upvoted to dig deeper into selected Reddit favourites.



  • Article image Why podcasts have got us all ears

    Averaging 2.2 million listeners per episode, NPR’s Serial podcast is not just a cultural phenomenon, but a game-changer for a formally underappreciated medium. But why has the story of a 1999 murder in Baltimore struck such a chord? And what is it about the lure of audio that’s driving a talk radio revival?

  • TV tie-in novels gain popularity TV tie-in novels gain popularity

    The TV tie-in novel lurks somewhere near straight-to-DVD sequels in terms of respectability. Or at least it used to. As the golden age of TV drama continues apace, novelisations of hit shows are finding growing audiences, keen to see the magic of the small screen brought to the printed page.

  • Article image High Maintenance: webisodes for a discerning internet audience

    The word ‘webisode’ isn’t often associated with quality viewing. Finding content worth watching usually means trawling through cat videos and porn. Yet one in three Americans would give up TV in favour of online. Can High Maintenance change perceptions of made-for-web content?

  • Article image Tuned in: how 'Generation App' are redefining radio

    For generations growing up with every song at their fingertips and algorithms replacing DJs, how is the medium of radio being redefined, and what new roles can it fulfil?