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Ethics In Podcasting

Not all choices facing podcasters are black and white. We often face moral dilemmas large and small. This tactic might be effective, but is it right? That topic might seem valid, but is it just? And what level of responsibility does a podcaster have when the thoughts and ideas shared on their show spread to the larger world?

Podcasting A Hot Take Without Coming Off Like A Jerk
September 28, 2020
Podcasting A Hot Take Without Coming Off Like A Jerk
Before you take to the podcast airwaves with your own hot take on a trending topic, answer these three questions to make sure your words aren’t doing more harm than good.
We The People Are Changing Podcasting For The Better
September 21, 2020
We The People Are Changing Podcasting For The Better
We tend to assume the power is in the hands of the voice behind the mic. But as podcasting matures and expands, other hands are exerting their influence on what makes it to our ears.
Fighting Against The Hateful Side Of Podcasting
July 22, 2020
Fighting Against The Hateful Side Of Podcasting
No one is shocked that hate speech exists in podcasting. Removing it, however, is quite a difficult task. But it doesn’t have to be. If we’re brave enough to make some tough choices when we find it.
Podcasting For Goodness' Sake
July 21, 2020
Podcasting For Goodness' Sake
Things aren’t great. But you could use your podcasting powers for good and help worthy causes better tell their stories. (And still have plenty of time to a podcasting powerhouse!)
It's Time To Address Podcasting's Facebook Problem
July 9, 2020
It's Time To Address Podcasting's Facebook Problem
Facebook has become an invaluable tool and resource center for many podcasters. But Facebook’s tarnished underbelly is coming under scrutiny, and future increased blowback could negatively impact your podcast.
It's The Institutionalized Racism, Stupid.
June 3, 2020
It's The Institutionalized Racism, Stupid.
I’m breaking my between-seasons silence for some soul-searching, hard-to-swallow self-criticism, and a recommendation of a podcast you should listen to. Especially if you look and sound like me.
Ethical Dilemmas Of Working Podcasters
April 1, 2020
Ethical Dilemmas Of Working Podcasters
With great podcasting comes great responsibility, Uncle Ben would have said. The one from Spiderman, not Ozark. But there are ethical considerations to make when deciding to exercise that power or not. Let’s discuss.
Is The "Just Launch" Mentality Bad For Podcasting?
November 6, 2018
Is The "Just Launch" Mentality Bad For Podcasting?
One man's struggles with being honest... to a fault.
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