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Podcasts: Reinventing Storytelling

Panel Discussion

September 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jamelle Bouie, Patrick Cox, Lulu Miller, Siva Vaidhyanathan
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, VA 22903 United States

News outlets have touted 2016 as the year of the podcast. Podcasts have reinvented radio. Programs like This American Life, RadioLab, Planet Money, Serial, and The Moth blend history, reporting, and storytelling — and have breathed life into an old medium. Podcasts are flexible — they allow people to listen to their favorite shows whenever and wherever they want. In this discussion, we will explore how podcasting has changed storytelling and how it has helped spread the humanities to ever wider audiences.