How True is True in True Crime podcasting?

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.

Additional Reading:

Industry Predictions:

Industry Quotes:

  • “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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