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.
|Title of host publication||Podcasting: New Aural Cultures and Digital Media|
|Editors||Dario Llinares, Neil Fox, Richard Berry|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Aug 2018|
Llinares, D., Fox, N., & Berry, R. (2018). Introduction: Podcasting and Podcasts: Parameters of a New Aural Culture. In D. Llinares, N. Fox, & R. Berry (Eds.), Podcasting: New Aural Cultures and Digital Media Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319900551