Podcasting in A Changing Media Landscape: The Art, Craft and Ethics of An Emerging Medium


Podcasting has exploded in recent years, with hundreds of thousands of shows in production and more than a fifth of Americans listening to podcasts at least weekly. This course will provide a hands-on introduction to the craft of podcasting, combined with critical reflection on various podcast forms. Students will consider the role of podcasts in the changing media equation, including the role of podcasts in local news. They will gain practice with the basics of podcast creation and will apply these lessons by creating podcast episodes focusing on the people, places, and issues of Durham, N.C.
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • R
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • JAM 363
Typically Offered
Fall Only