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E-books, websites, podcasts, UI/UX—online media is changing the landscape of publishing. Meet the authors, designers, developers, bloggers, and more in the Pubcast's weekly interviews with electronic publishing professionals.

E-books, websites, podcasts, UI/UX—online media is changing the landscape of publishing. Meet the authors, designers, developers, bloggers, and more in the Pubcast's weekly interviews with electronic publishing professionals.
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Boston, MA

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E-books, websites, podcasts, UI/UX—online media is changing the landscape of publishing. Meet the authors, designers, developers, bloggers, and more in the Pubcast's weekly interviews with electronic publishing professionals.

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@PB403

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English


Episodes

Talking with Ksandra Unangst of KasFire

6/5/2017
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Danielle Raymond chats with Ksandra Unangst, a YouTube content creator whose channel, KasFire, focuses on books and literature, making her part of the Booktube community. This interview was recorded on April 3, 2017.

Duration: 00:13:21


Talking with Tom Hoeler, Assistant Editor at Del Rey Spectra

5/29/2017
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Carrie O'Brien chats with Tom Hoeler, assistant editor at Del Rey Spectra, about social media moderating and new types of ebooks on the market. This interview was recorded on April 5, 2017.

Duration: 00:39:05


Talking with Kelly Stout

5/22/2017
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Palak Patel chats with Kelly Stout, senior editor at Gizmodo Media Group. In this podcast interview, Stout talks about her time with Gawker, the pace of covering politics online, the pros and cons of a digital platform in modern journalism, and online comment moderation. This interview was recorded on April 5, 2017.

Duration: 00:20:29


Talking with Lauren Ver Hage, Chief Design Officer at The Financial Diet

5/15/2017
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Megan Utterback chats with Lauren Ver Hage, Chief Design Officer at The Financial Diet, about how beautiful design can make talking about money less stressful and almost enjoyable; software skills that are useful in online design; and how The Financial Diet has blossomed in the last two years. This interview was recorded on March 29, 2017.

Duration: 00:22:14


Talking with Jeff Moss, Blind Ferret communications director

5/8/2017
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Anu Reddy chats with Jeff Moss, communications director at Blind Ferret, where he edits the webcomics Least I Could Do and Looking for Group. In this interview, Jeff discusses the challenge in distinguishing yourself in a crowded webcomic market; the value in reaching audiences both large and small; and the exciting opportunities in branching out into other media and merchandise. This interview was recorded on March 30, 2017.

Duration: 00:29:36


Talking with Matt Nelson, founder of WeRateDogs

5/1/2017
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Jerrika L. Waller chats with Matt Nelson, creator of the popular Twitter account WeRateDogs. With nearly 2 million followers, the account has been used to quantitatively assess a variety of canines, as well as dismiss haters and occasionally advocate against the current political administration. In this interview, Jerrika and Matt discuss how the account was created, the celebrities whose shout-outs helped promote it, the importance of copyright and attribution, Matt's current studies in...

Duration: 00:13:51


Talking with Erin Kuykendall, Editor in Chief of The Audacity

4/24/2017
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Kaley Kiermayr chats with Erin Kuykendall, Editor in Chief of The Audacity zine, about the heart and perseverance behind putting together a publication that gives a voice to artists, activists, and storytellers. This interview was recorded on March 30, 2017.

Duration: 00:19:34


Talking with Kaila Hale-Stern of The Mary Sue

4/17/2017
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Adelia Humme chats with Kaila Hale-Stern, Senior Editor at The Mary Sue, about the rise of geek interests in popular culture, the challenges of comment moderation, and the future of online communities. This interview was recorded on March 31, 2017.

Duration: 00:27:01


Talking with Cartoonist Dana Simpson of Phoebe and Her Unicorn

1/25/2016
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Avi Gibson talks with Dana Simpson, cartoonist of comic strip Phoebe and Her Unicorn (formerly known as Heavenly Nostrils), about the contest that earned her comic syndication, just as she was retiring from webcomics; the different names the strip has carried and their SEO value; the formats that Universal Uclick's GoComics publishes the strip in; and more. This interview was recorded on December 5, 2015.

Talking with Lon Seidmen of Independent Media Network

3/17/2014
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Ken Gagné and the class of PB403 interviews Lon Seidman, co-founder of the Independent Media Network and LocalOnlineNews.TV and host of CT News Junkie. The democratization of publishing heralded by the Internet has disrupted the traditional model of editor and publisher, giving independent content creators unprecedented opportunity to build their own brands. Seidman discusses how to leverage one's personality, monetize content, and create unique channels of news and YouTube videos. This...

Talking with Catherine Laudone, Simon & Schuster editorial assistant

2/24/2014
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Anna Caron interviews Catherine Laudone, editorial assistant for Simon & Schuster specializing in books for young readers. Laudone discusses the tension between print and e-book editions, the persistent value of a traditional blog, the role of publishers in a world of self-publishing, and the distinct responsibilities of the marketing and publicity teams. This interview was recorded on November 21, 2013.

Talking with Nick Cox, Scout Magazines calendar editor

2/17/2014
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Ali Antonucci interviews Nick Cox, calendar editor for Scout Magazines, which "blends the depth and vibrancy of a national magazine with the immediacy of hyperlocal journalism". In this podcast, Cox discusses how to tell what events are worth promoting; what features he uses in The Events Calendar for WordPress; and what additional skills he's taught himself in Codecademy. This interview was recorded on November 19, 2013.

Talking with Christa Seid-Graham, JSH Online web publishing specialist

2/10/2014
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Heather Mulhern interviews Christa Seid-Graham, web publishing specialist for JSH Online, a publication of Boston's Christian Science Publishing Society. Seid-Graham discusses how online publishing has become accessible editors without requiring extraordinary IT specialization, the value of offering content in a variety of formats to make it more accessible, and the role analytics plays in identifying one's audience. This interview was recorded on November 17, 2013.

Talking with Christine Allen, the chatharsis co-founder

2/3/2014
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Bridget Hess-Mahan interviews Christine Allen, co-founder of digital literary journal the catharsis. Allen discusses how online underground publishing has exploded in the last five years, thanks in part to how social media has made it easier to get the word out about new ventures. By day, Allen is also a creative associate and project manager at Providence Word & Thought Company, a two-person ghostwriting, editing, creative writing, and consulting firm.

Talking with Arjan de Raaf, Totally.Me CEO & CTO

1/27/2014
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Tanya Wlodarczyk interviews Arjan de Raaf, CEO, CTO, and founder of Totally.Me, a news aggregator for your social network profiles. In this discussion, de Raaf outlines the problems of big data, the challenges of founding a social media company, and how judicious prioritization can make a small company nimble enough to go up against corporate juggernauts. This interview was recorded on November 20, 2013.