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How mobile journalists can pick the right mic for their phone

With the right mic, even those without a strong background in audio journalism can record high-quality sound clips with their phone. However, finding the right mic to work with the right phone can be a struggle.

Ravi Bajpai | August 07, 2017

New site Podchaser helps listeners discover podcasts

The database and discovery site Podchaser will help users find top-rated podcast episodes from both small and well-known shows.

Ricardo Bilton | July 06, 2017

Potent podcasting: 7 principles to make your audio pop

At this year's GEN Summit, podcaster Siobhán McHugh shared some of the best ways to improve your storytelling while producing podcasts.

Damian Radcliffe | June 26, 2017

Two new tools aim to make sharing audio easier

How to share audio using Audiograms and Shortcut, a new Latin American cybersecurity tool and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 21, 2016

Deepgram offers free audio search to journalists through Election Day

Using Deepgram's artificial intelligence-driven software, journalists can scour audio and video recordings for newsworthy soundbites for free in the days leading up to the U.S. presidential election.

Sam Berkhead | October 13, 2016

How to experiment in a new medium: The rookie mobile journalist

A look at some of the top apps and pieces of hardware that novice mobile journalists can use while honing their craft.

Benjy Wilson | August 16, 2016

The digital journalist’s toolbox: audio

We've rounded up some of the best tools to make recording and editing audio a breeze, whether you're podcasting or simply adding an audio narrative to a piece.

Paige Levin | August 09, 2016

Anchor app delivers the news in short audio clips

Journalists can use Anchor, a new app, to produce short audio clips and get them to listeners instantly. Here’s how.

Sam Berkhead | April 19, 2016

How the Modern Love podcast repurposes essays into beautiful audio

The Modern Love podcast has found success through an innovative model that takes classic essays and transforms them into beautiful audio.

Jessica Weiss | February 16, 2016