Five tools for creating your own podcasts

IJNet rounded up low-cost and free tools that journalists can use to create radio shows and podcasts of their own. 

Natasha Tynes | May 12, 2015

How community radio stations boost health coverage in Ethiopia

ICFJ Knight Fellow Elsabet Samuel Tadesse trained radio journalists to go local with their health stories, and has since seen a marked increase in health coverage across the region. 

Elsabet Samuel Tadesse | May 06, 2015

Podcast storytellers showcase tips and trends at public radio's #HearItUpfront

At NPR, WBEZ and WNYC's first podcast upfront, producers, hosts and ethusiasts offer insight into what makes podcasts successful. 

Ashley Nguyen | May 01, 2015

How podcast Serial increased listeners' appetite for audio

How podcasts are expanding audio's distribution model, the Malaysian parliament gives the government permission to censor online news and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 17, 2015

How to record conversations with the new StoryCorps app

The new app guides you through recording a conversation with a family member, friend or stranger, prompting you with questions and cues throughout the process. 

Natasha Tynes | April 14, 2015

Mahdiya Radio 1: How an online broadcast in Tunisia found its niche in citizen reporting

The project's founder discusses the broadcast's origins and how it found its focus during the IJNet Arabic virtual mentoring center. 

Abdul Malik Bin Abdullah | March 24, 2015

StoryCorps app lets users preserve experiences via audio

StoryCorps introduces an app for everyday citizens to capture audio stories, how virtual reality might change journalism and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 20, 2015

Nine podcasts for journalists

Podcasts are back in vogue, thanks to the popularity of the Serial podcast. Here are a list of journalism podcasts that media practitioners can listen to for on-the-go tips and inspiration. 

Natasha Tynes | January 21, 2015

Best apps and tools for recording phone or Skype interviews

Whether you’re using a landline, cell phone or Skype, there are a number of methods available for recording interviews, at a variety of price ranges. 

Jessica Weiss | January 15, 2015

Why the podcast Serial is important for journalism

Transparency is key in the hit podcast Serial — and in journalism.

Joyce Barnathan | December 03, 2014