January 17, 2022

How podcasts went from unlistenable to unmissable

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By Jamie Robertson From BBC One night 15 years ago journalist Ben Hammersley was on a deadline at the Guardian newspaper, writing a column on internet radio blogs. He filed the piece and then, just as he was packing up, got a last minute call from the subs desk (the team that give stories a […]

Second podcast examines murder case explored by ‘Serial’

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By Karen Sloan, From The National Law Journal Millions of listeners couldn’t get enough of “Serial”—the “This American Life” spinoff podcast that for three months chronicled the case against Adnan Syed, convicted in the 1999 murder his high school girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. Now a professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law […]