Tag: podcasting

  • Want to start your own news empire from home?

    Image via CrunchBase Last September I wrote about the slew of audio and video publishing tools being used by ‘citizen journalists.’ I talked about their increasing availability and ease of use especially on mobile phones. These came to the fore during the US Presidential Elections, and I became aware of them first as they were…

  • How Twitter is invigorating my blogging

    As I’ve written elsewhere here, I’ve spent a good bit of time microblogging – diversifying the way I engage in online conversation. Whereas once I would have written a blog message or two a day, I now find I am more likely to twitter and then take far more ideas from the Twitter stream into…

  • AUC Create World Conference 2008

    There’s the whiff of conferences in the air right now. Monday starts the 3rd annual AUC (Apple University Consortium) Create World Conference at Griffith University in Brisbane. I’ll be working with a team of podcasters headed by Alan Carrington from the University of Adelaide. We will be gathering comment not just from presenters and performers,…

  • Catching up fast

    Well I’ve had a bit of a break from the comment challenge but it was really all about taking a breath and organising my life. This challenge had got me busier than I had thought it would. It felt a bit like party time … dashing from one to the other and really not spending…

  • The podcast voice: formal, conversational, what?

    Image by Colleen AF Venable via Flickr Depending on the content and the form of your podcast, you’ll want to think about the style of your delivery. I most often use podcasts to provide course material to students, and more often than not the audio track will be accompanied by slides to support what I…

  • Finding the right voice for a presentation

    Teaching actors how to find the right voice for a character is something I work at in my day job. Finding the voice for a character is something an actor works at whilst prepping a role. It’s not just about dialect and accent either, although developing these skills is important. Clear speech, acceptable pronunciation, phrasing…