Journalists working in an audio production room

UC Berkeley J-School needs to expand audio journalism classes

We live in the age of the podcast, with digestible chunks of audio information delivered to our devices anywhere, anytime. There are reportedly more than half a million podcasts, yet only a handful consistently rise to the surface. According to Podtrac, 2018’s most downloaded podcasts were “The Daily,” “This American
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Can’t stop the feelings

Cutting Room Floor

In an acting class I took, we once had to bring in an object that would spark one of our senses and summon feelings — someone brought fuzzy pajamas, my instructor described a memory associated with the smell of oranges. I brought in multi-colored dinner mints. You know the terrible-tasting
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7 podcasts to listen to while bored at work, internships

A smooth jazzy intro, a necessary sponsor ad and then the crisp, smart, comforting voices of your favorite podcast hosts as they launch into a 30 to 60 minute chat about a totally engrossing topic, and suddenly you’ve forgotten that this is your third hour spent organizing files for zero
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