One of the best semi-daily podcasts is Guardian Australia’s Full Story. The podcast is released three times a week, again focusing on a single story.
Laura Murphy-Oates may be the perfect podcast host for this format.She’s just so engaging to listen to; she’s witty and informative, and doesn’t shy away from letting you know her opinions on the stories she covers. She brings a tone that would never work in a standard new bulletin but feels pitch perfect for a podcast.
“RMIT are really keen on moving into [the podcasting] space,” Shortis says. “I think it’s recognising an appetite for the extended expert comment. [When a major news story breaks] like the Trump impeachment, there is a real appetite for explaining that, making sense of it. RMIT, I think, is keen on getting in front of those stories and becoming the voice to explain it.