Case Western Reserve University: Music’s Lisa Huisman Koops launches “Parenting Musically” podcast. “Featuring interviews with well-known musicians or their parents, paired with researchers and practitioner respondents, Koops’s podcast aims to ‘help families and listeners make music a more important and enjoyable part of daily life.’”
Newswise: New Missing Persons Website and Podcast Launched. “A new website and podcast series are launching today (28 July) to tackle the myths and misunderstandings around missing persons issues. Missing Persons Uncovered seeks to empower the public to protect vulnerable loved ones with real-life testimonials and insights from practitioners in the field.”
U.S. Surgeon General Launches New Podcast: House Calls With Dr. Vivek Murthy (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: U.S. Surgeon General Launches New Podcast: House Calls With Dr. Vivek Murthy. “Guests on the House Calls with Vivek Murthy will include experts and thought leaders in their field who have found ways to forge deeper connections, showcase a human-centered view of public health, and build community and healing.”
Galaxy Brain / The Atlantic: The “Hollow Abstraction” of Web3 . “I cannot stop watching videos of Web3 boosters failing to explain the usefulness of the technology. I realize this is petty, but the videos are deeply cathartic. I’m talking about two clips in particular, both of which were posted by Liron Shapira, a tech investor and writer, and a critic of crypto and Web3.”
CSUDH: Student Podcast Brings Ancient Maya to Life. “What’s the best way to make an ancient civilization accessible to a wide audience? Ask Jackeline and Lesli Hernandez, and they will tell you that podcasting is the key. The two sisters, who both graduated from CSUDH in May with degrees in anthropology, started the podcast ‘Uncovering the Ancient Maya’ in Spring 2022 to provide accurate, historical insights about the Maya to the general public.” The sisters started the podcast with three episodes, but it looks like other students will help it continue.
Lifehacker: 10 Podcasts to Help You Find Your Next Favorite Book. “On this list, explore podcasts like Chelsea Devantez’s Celebrity Book Club, Barnes & Noble’s Poured Over, and an audio book matchmaking program. These shows will tell you about which new things to read, which classics you shouldn’t, which celebrity memoirs worth checking out, and more. All of them will make your TBR pile a little more exciting.” Slideshow.
BusinessWire: American Girl Launches New Family-Friendly Podcast Network (PRESS RELEASE). “The new podcast network, with ad-free shows spanning diverse formats and themes, will amplify the brand’s digital and creative storytelling—sparking imaginations and a love of reading. The American Girl Podcast Network will launch with three original shows—one scripted and adapted from the brand’s slate of fan-favorite published content for young readers that debuts today, followed by two nonfiction podcasts with a mix of guest interviews, real-life advice, and behind-the-scenes exclusives that launch this summer.”
Mashable: The 21 best binge-worthy podcasts that tell one hell of a story. “With definitive beginnings, middles, and ends, the limited-series podcast as we define it is a contained story told over five or more episodes. Many of those on our list have other seasons tackling different subject matters. But we’re highlighting the best of the best.”
Maynooth University Library Lunchtime Talk: Using radio documentaries and podcasts to highlight significant library collections (Maynooth University Library)
Maynooth University Library: Maynooth University Library Lunchtime Talk: Using radio documentaries and podcasts to highlight significant library collections. “Award-winning freelance journalist Bairbre Flood, is in conversation with Helen Fallon, Deputy Librarian, Maynooth University on the topic of using library collections as the basis of documentaries and podcasts. Bairbre produced the documentary ‘Silence Would be Treason’ for BBC Radio 4. This is based on the MU Ken Saro-Wiwa Archive.” The event is free.
Digital Inspiration: How to Auto-Download Podcasts to Google Drive with Google Sheets. “This tutorial describes how you can use Google Sheets to build your own podcast manager. You can specify a list of your favorite podcast shows in Google Sheets and it will automatically download new episodes to your Google Drive in neatly organized folders. The setup is very simple, the app is completely open-source and you need no programming language.”
Novaya Gazeta: Russian streaming service Yandex Music removes Mediazona’s ‘Fuck War’ podcast . “Russian streaming service Yandex Music has removed a podcast by independent news outlet Mediazona dubbed ‘Khuy Voyne’ (‘Fuck War’) on request of censorship agency Roskomnadzor.”
Bloomberg: Facebook Plans to Leave the Podcast Business After Just a Year. “Facebook is pulling out of podcasts and plans to remove them altogether from the social-media service starting June 3. Part of Meta Platforms Inc., Facebook will stop letting people add podcasts to the service starting this week, according to a note sent to partners. It will discontinue both its short-form audio product Soundbites and remove its central audio hub.”