Ep.8 – How True is True in True Crime podcasting?
Tim and Kyle explore the claim that podcasting has sparked a new Golden Age of investigative journalism with or without and ethical storytelling standards.
Episode at a Glance:
- Tim and Kyle explore the rise in True Crime podcasts
- They start asking the question, “What is the difference between a journalist, reporter, commentator, and a podcaster?”
- Then comes the thinking behind how and why podcasters need the same ethical education and standards as journalists.
What did we learn?
- Podcasters should take a serious look at Ethical Storytelling and Reporting standards
- Anyone producing a podcast about news, true crime, or non-fiction should obtain press credentials
- We think that True Crime podcasters should start networking themselves together for safety and credibility.
- Podcasts Could Spark a New Golden Age of Investigative Journalism
- An Australian podcast led to the arrest of man whose wife disappeared 37 years ago
- Audio Reportage
- Ethical Storytelling: Journalism and Media Literacy
- True Crime Podcasts
- Kyle thinks more True Crime podcasters will form content networks to improve their credibility and audience sizes in 2019.
- “Truth is stranger than fiction. It has to be! Fiction has to be possible and truth doesn’t!”
— Mark Twain
- “Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.”
— Mark Twain
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