Paul Bradshaw Senior Lecturer, Online Journalism, Magazines and New Media, School of Media, Birmingham City University, UK...
We haven’t got ALL DAY
Why would we listen?
colour
atmosphere
get out there
get out there
get out there
debate
compelling voices
emotion
unedited material?
short
Edit
chunks
optimised: 38-44kbps (speech)
podcast
regular
Consumption on the move
short simple light
 
(like a biscuit)
Do something now <ul><li>Go out and interview someone </li></ul><ul><li>Ask them questions designed to elicit a colourful/...
Do something else <ul><li>Pick a topical issue or a few stories for a podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Organise 3 people to take ...
Paul Bradshaw Course Director, MA Online Journalism,  School of Media, Birmingham City University, UK (mediacourses.com) B...
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  1. 1. Paul Bradshaw Senior Lecturer, Online Journalism, Magazines and New Media, School of Media, Birmingham City University, UK (mediacourses.com) Blogger, Online Journalism Blog Online audio and podcasts
  2. 2. We haven’t got ALL DAY
  3. 3. Why would we listen?
  4. 4. colour
  5. 5. atmosphere
  6. 6. get out there
  7. 7. get out there
  8. 8. get out there
  9. 9. debate
  10. 10. compelling voices
  11. 11. emotion
  12. 12. unedited material?
  13. 13. short
  14. 14. Edit
  15. 15. chunks
  16. 16. optimised: 38-44kbps (speech)
  17. 17. podcast
  18. 18. regular
  19. 19. Consumption on the move
  20. 20. short simple light
  21. 22. (like a biscuit)
  22. 23. Do something now <ul><li>Go out and interview someone </li></ul><ul><li>Ask them questions designed to elicit a colourful/emotive response: </li></ul><ul><li>What’s your favourite joke? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the last dream you had? </li></ul><ul><li>Your earliest childhood memory? </li></ul><ul><li>Your first love? </li></ul><ul><li>Your saddest moment? </li></ul><ul><li>Your happiest moment? </li></ul><ul><li>Tell me the story of your life </li></ul>
  23. 24. Do something else <ul><li>Pick a topical issue or a few stories for a podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Organise 3 people to take part – give them notice so they can swot up </li></ul><ul><li>Test your room for sound – make sure it’s not too echoey or dull </li></ul><ul><li>As host, make sure you know how to introduce the issue, your guests – and how to end. </li></ul><ul><li>Have some ideas to prod the discussion forward if it needs it. </li></ul><ul><li>Use body language to manage the discussion </li></ul>
  24. 25. Paul Bradshaw Course Director, MA Online Journalism, School of Media, Birmingham City University, UK (mediacourses.com) Blogger, Online Journalism Blog [email_address]

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