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A word in your ear: how audio storytelling got sexy

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Abstract


  • In a cultural milieu dominated by long-form television dramas such as Breaking Bad and Madmen, how has the apparently simple activity of audio storytelling gained such clout?

    In the US, documentary radio programs such as RadioLab, This American Life and Radio Diaries enjoy sold-out stage shows telling real-life stories that combine serious journalism with compelling personal narratives, philosophical discourse and an irreverent but always engaging tone.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • McHugh, S. A. "A word in your ear: how audio storytelling got sexy." The Conversation .02 December (2013): 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2460&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1455

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Issue


  • 02 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • In a cultural milieu dominated by long-form television dramas such as Breaking Bad and Madmen, how has the apparently simple activity of audio storytelling gained such clout?

    In the US, documentary radio programs such as RadioLab, This American Life and Radio Diaries enjoy sold-out stage shows telling real-life stories that combine serious journalism with compelling personal narratives, philosophical discourse and an irreverent but always engaging tone.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • McHugh, S. A. "A word in your ear: how audio storytelling got sexy." The Conversation .02 December (2013): 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2460&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1455

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Issue


  • 02 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia