Season 6

It's All Journalism episodes published in 2018.

Creating a Podcast: How to Edit Audio in Audacity

It’s All Journalism host Michael O’Connell explains how to edit and mix down multiple audio tracks to create a finished podcast using the free open-source Audacity program.


314. Data reporting fuels Washington Post’s massive homicide project

Washington Post database editor Steven Rich and Ted Mellnik join producer Michael O'Connell to discuss their massive undertaking: requesting and analyzing homicide and case closure rates from 50 cities...


313. Journalists would rather have answers than mysteries

With its second season wrapping up, Samara Freemark joins Michael O'Connell again to discuss the In the Dark podcast and the latest crime story it investigated: the case of a man...


312. Podcasting: A way to promote press freedom abroad

It's All Journalism Producer Michael O'Connell travels to Tajikistan at the invitation of the U.S. State Department's Speakers Program to train young journalists in podcasting. 


311. Trump, Obama and ratings gold

Author Charlie LeDuff joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss his new book, Sh*tshow: The country’s collapsing and the ratings are great, and recounts the time he was this close...


310. Teaching journalists to trust each other

Sara Catania of GroundSource and the JTrust newsletter joins producer Michael O'Connell to explore the widespread resistance among news people to collaborate even as they struggle with questions of...


309. Does your local news anchor look like you?

Keren Henderson, an assistant professor of broadcast and digital journalism at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, joins producer Michael O'Connell to review her research on the makeup of...


308. How to create interactive, immersive experiences in journalism

Laura Hertzfeld, director of Journalism360, joins producer Michael O'Connell to shed some light on the brave new world of immersive journalism and how virtual and augmented reality can help...


307. Radio Diaries: Personal narratives reveal big stories

Joe Richman, founder, executive producer and host of Radio Diaries, joins producer Michael O'Connell to explore the intimacy of radio as a storytelling medium, the use of supplemental audio...


306. Facebook, fake news and fact checking

Laura Hazard Owen, a deputy editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss her weekly column, where she's been writing, about the spread and use...


305. The simplicity and compelling nature of audio storytelling

Phoebe Judge, host of the Criminal and This Is Love podcasts, joins producer Michael O'Connell to talk about her love of the audio format, the luxury of keeping silence...


304. Fighting for truth through transparency and sunlight

Alex Howard, open government advocate and former deputy director of the Sunlight Foundation, shares some illuminating thoughts with producer Michael O’Connell about the importance of holding those in power...


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