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For Your Ears Only (FYEO) is an 8-part audio series that explores the literary and artistic potential of podcasting. FYEO seeks to develop the distinctive creative characteristics most native to podcasting, such as: the intimacy of its listening experience and the empathy it generates, its hyper-sculpted narrative forms, the intensity of its editing, and its thorough integration into social media. It frames conversations with a range of today’s most successful and innovative podcasters (from senior executives at the BBC to cutting-edge independents) with artistic sonic compositions.

For Your Ears Only (FYEO) is an 8-part audio series that explores the literary and artistic potential of podcasting. FYEO seeks to develop the distinctive creative characteristics most native to podcasting, such as: the intimacy of its listening experience and the empathy it generates, its hyper-sculpted narrative forms, the intensity of its editing, and its thorough integration into social media. It frames conversations with a range of today’s most successful and innovative podcasters (from senior executives at the BBC to cutting-edge independents) with artistic sonic compositions.
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United Kingdom

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For Your Ears Only (FYEO) is an 8-part audio series that explores the literary and artistic potential of podcasting. FYEO seeks to develop the distinctive creative characteristics most native to podcasting, such as: the intimacy of its listening experience and the empathy it generates, its hyper-sculpted narrative forms, the intensity of its editing, and its thorough integration into social media. It frames conversations with a range of today’s most successful and innovative podcasters (from senior executives at the BBC to cutting-edge independents) with artistic sonic compositions.

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English


Episodes

Future

3/17/2019
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The podcast ecosphere has evolved dramatically over the past five years. Podcasting has moved out of its geeky ghetto into the cultural mainstream. So is this really the ‘Golden Age’ Continue ReadingFuture→

Duration:00:44:16

Editing

3/10/2019
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Today’s most celebrated podcast makers are highly creative editors and sound designers who communicate in bold ways. And the ease of podcast replaying, re-listening and back-scanning on the part of Continue ReadingEditing→

Duration:00:43:03

Drama

3/3/2019
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Despite what some podcasters might say, audio drama is not a ‘new form’. It has a long history that can’t be swept aside. But how does the drama we listen Continue ReadingDrama→

Duration:00:45:55

Ethics

2/24/2019
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In a world without gatekeepers or broadcast regulators, podcasters enjoy incredible scope to pursue their own visions. In the Wild West of podcasting, old standards are thrown off and rules Continue ReadingEthics→

Duration:00:42:17

Authenticity

2/17/2019
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Perhaps the most significant distinctive characteristic of many of our most successful podcasts is their “authentic” feel and sound. Typically, podcasts are “independent,” produced without the initial support of institutions Continue ReadingAuthenticity→

Duration:00:46:46

Audience

2/10/2019
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Today’s podcasters have transformed the passivity of listening into the engagement of fandom. With live events, social media chatter, T-shirt sales, and fan art, there is now an active exchange Continue ReadingAudience→

Duration:00:43:35

Narrative

2/3/2019
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Our cultural obsession with well-crafted audio stories has been steadily increasing since the birth of podcasting. Will we ever lose the thrill of a good narrative or tire of familiar Continue ReadingNarrative→

Duration:00:42:36

Intimacy

1/27/2019
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Podcasting is arguably today’s most intimate medium. We listen through earbuds, discussion of topics like sex and psychological play are widespread, and podcasters regularly create empathy through imaginative engagement. In Continue ReadingIntimacy→

Duration:00:38:51

Trailer

1/17/2019
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Welcome to the For Your Ears Only podcast series

Duration:00:01:40