Friday, 8 January 2010

Multimedia Journalism - Audio Blogging



I recently came across an article entitled "10 new years resolutions to make you a better multimedia journalist - by Adam Westbrook"

One thing that struck me was the mention of audio. I have previously considered making audio podcasts, but this is one area of journalism and reporting that I have the least experience in.

It also seems to be (at least in my mind) audio is one of the least developed areas of social media. The only audio site that springs to my mind is audioBoo when I think of social audio online.

With that said I wish to develop and become more competent in the area of audio. In the subsequent blog post I plan to post more audio content so I can become more familiar and confident in this area. Below is my 1st ever audio blog post for you to feast your ears upon! :)

1st Ever Audio Post (Originally posted on Tumblr)


I would love it if you could listen to this piece of audio then tell me your thoughts about audio blogging.


Have you ever tried creating or publishing an audio blog before?

Do you have a favourite place to up upload or host your audio blogs?

Do you think the audio blog an established niche?

Are you aware of any popular audio bloggers?

Do you think audio blogging will ever pick up enough interest to become as popular as the written blog or video blog?

Please leave me a comment on this post and let me know your thoughts.

3 comments:

Charlotte Britton said...

Thats a great blog post and certainly poses some good questions.

It's something that I've been thinking about on my blog too:
http://www.charlottebritton.co.uk/2010/01/audio-blogging-word-of-mouth-marketing.html

The challenge is getting the use of the technology out to the masses. With the functionality available on mobile phones, there surely could be an easier way to enable this technology.

benj amin said...

surely this is a development from podcasting?

alex grim said...

I am very happy that I stumbled across this in my search for something relating to this.SELF DEVELOPMENT

 
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