Introduction: Podcasting and Podcasts: Parameters of a New Aural Culture

Dario Llinares, Neil Fox, Richard Berry

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In this introductory chapter, the editors set out the technological, industrial and cultural contexts which have facilitated the emergence of podcasting and podcasts as a ‘new aural culture’. Drawing on their own experiences as podcast producers, listeners and theorists they explore the unique circumstances through which podcasting has evolved into a discreet form, despite existing in a seeming simultaneously symbiotic relation with a host of mediums. The introduction also posits the possibility of a podcast studies and sets out the following chapters as developments of the previous nascent research into podcasting, while furthering avenues of inquiry reflective of podcasting’s increasingly influential status in the digital media landscape.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPodcasting: New Aural Cultures and Digital Media
EditorsDario Llinares, Neil Fox, Richard Berry
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ISBN (Print)9783319900551
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2018


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