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By covering underreported topics, El Extrarradio brings innovation to podcast landscape

How Olga Ruiz and her colleagues founded El Extrarradio, a podcast dedicated to covering topics ignored by the mainstream media.

James Breiner | December 30, 2015

Spreaker debuts podcast radio app with curated content from IJNet, other partners

Spreaker, an audio and distribution platform for podcasts, launched a new Android-only app this week. Spreaker Podcast Radio features curated podcast lists created by partners like IJNet.

IJNet | November 13, 2015

NPR launches earbud.fm, a hand-picked guide to great podcasts

With an ever-growing selection of podcasts available on the web, finding the best ones to listen to can be a challenge. That's where NPR's new earbud.fm comes in.

Sam Berkhead | November 03, 2015

Backpack journalist Pierre Kattar on how to create engaging video content

Filmmaker and former Washington Post reporter Pierre Kattar outlines some of the necessary factors all aspiring video journalists should keep in mind, from successful production to keeping audiences engaged.

Sam Berkhead | October 29, 2015

How to make your podcast content stand out

Finding a target audience, choosing the right topics and perfecting your interviewing techniques are all essential to creating a podcast people want to listen to.

Margaret Looney | October 15, 2015

Five steps to making your first podcast

Podcast pros Michael O'Connell and Tiffany Campbell ran through the A-Zs for the latest audio craze at the Online News Association conference in Los Angeles. 

Margaret Looney | October 08, 2015

How New York Magazine took Instagram to the next level with its 'audiogram' experiment

We talked with the magazine's Engagement Editor Lainna Fader about the experiment's conception, process and results. 

Dena Levitz | August 17, 2015

How five news organizations are experimenting with Instagram

As the community of Instagram users continues to grow, sharing upwards of 55 million photos per day, many publications are embracing the photo-social platform’s value. Here are five notable projects. 

Dena Levitz | August 17, 2015

The Guardian's advice for turning blogging into a career

How to take blogging from hobby to livelihood, how the BBC overhauled its podcast-making process and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance. 

IJNet | July 24, 2015

The Distance, an example of branded content that’s actually journalistically strong

A former Chicago Tribune business reporter now runs the editorially independent publication-turned-podcast, financially backed by Basecamp. 

Dena Levitz | July 06, 2015

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