HowSound

The Backstory to Great Radio Storytelling, hosted by Rob Rosenthal, for Transom and PRX.

https://transom.org/topics/howsound/

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Walking In The Margins Of Journalism Ethics


Emily Green says she "walked in the margins" of journalism ethics to report a story on kidnapping at the US/Mexico border for This American Life. Emily and producer Lina Misitzis join me on this episode of HowSound to parse out how they navigated the reporting and how TAL addressed it in the story. This story was part of a Pulitzer Prize winning episode -- the first for audio journalism.


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Leave In The Question


This American Life's Sean Cole is the guest on this episode of HowSound. Rob dug this one out of the HowSound archive from 2010. It features a fantastic story Sean produced in '05 as well as a discussion about the value of including a reporter's question in a story.


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   31m
 
 

A Feast For Your Ears


This episode is aptly named: A Feast for the Ears. Rob features a handful of ear-catching clips. From a psychedelic road trip in Australia in the 1970s to a crowd-sourced poem produced by NPR to.... well, you'll have to listen!


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 2020-06-09  30m
 
 

The Recesses Of Jay's Mind


You may know Jay Allison for his work on the Moth Radio Hour and in his role as the founder and executive editor of Transom. But, back in the day, Jay produced a trove of strange and ear-catching pieces about dog's dreams, talking horses, and freaky neighbors. Headphones on, people.


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 2020-05-26  37m
 
 

AfroQueer And Podcasting In Kenya


Selly Thiam says producing an LGBTQ podcast in Kenya is incredibly challenging. There's homophobia, government censorship, and a potential audience that still doesn't quite know what a podcast is. And, yet, AfroQueer, the podcast Selly hosts and produces, is winning major awards for the reporting.


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 2020-05-12  25m
 
 

What Do You Stand For?


Why do you report a story or produce a podcast and send it out into the world? What gives you purpose? What do you stand for? Rob finds meaning from the original NPR mission statement. He talks to Bill Siemering about writing the statement in 1970, the first broadcast of All Things Considered, and what inspires Bill to work in radio for several decades -- the power of the human voice.


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 2020-04-28  22m
 
 

Gathering Scene Tape While Reporting From A Closet


Because of COVID 19, Reporters are scrambling to figure out how to report from home given social distancing guidelines and shelter in place orders. In response, reporters are devising clever ways to record and keep their stories sound-rich and engaging even though they're reporting from a closet at home.


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 2020-04-14  17m
 
 

Take A Walk With Your Mic


This historic moment may be a good time to reconnect to the sonic environment. The latest episode of HowSound provides inspiration to do just that.


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 2020-03-31  31m
 
 

Poetry As Narration


Narration in stories is usually just that - narration. Someone in a booth reading or ad-libing a script. But, "Borders Between Us" is different. Producer, Saidu Tejan-Thomas, uses poetry to tell the story. HowSound's Rob Rosenthal can't think of another piece like it.


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 2020-03-17  28m
 
 

Two Student Stories About Music


Two stories, produced in a week by Transom Traveling Workshop students. The first, by Georgia Walker at our workshop at WPLN in Nashville. And the second, by Maribeth Romslo at our workshop in Seattle at KUOW. Both about music. Both impressive for first-time radio producers.


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 2020-03-03  18m