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If Podcasts Are the New Blogs, Enjoy the Golden Age While It Lasts

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If Podcasts Are the New Blogs, Enjoy the Golden Age While It Lasts

Serial is back! Oh boy! The podcast that introduced a host of listeners to the medium last year with its 12-episode true crime series about the 1999 murder of Maryland high school student Hae Min Lee has just released the second episode of its second season. In the year since Serial has launched, some tantalizing questions have lingered: Are podcasts the next great storytelling platform? And: should we all be recording podcasts, too? It’s the golden age of podcasting, and the format is open to anyone with a laptop, a microphone, and access to a web server. A host of...

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