Making Room For Dissent In Podcasting
Yes, group-think happens even in diverse industries like podcasting.
As a professional contrarian, I know first hand the power of the dissenting voice. And I also know what it's like to be raked over the coals for espousing unpopular views.
Recently, an opinion piece by the editor of the Podcast Business Journal and a perspective by the pop music critic for the Washington Post have the podcasting community breaking out the virtual torches and pitchforks.
This episode is my attempt to persuade you that dissenting opinions -- especially ones you vehemently disagree with on a foundational level -- are both good and necessary for a healthy and evolving podcast ecosystem.