Creating a podcast can be a bit of a headache at times. Even if what you want to do seems simple at first glance, the logistics can get a bit hairy very quickly. I struggle to keep tabs on everything I’m doing at any given time, so to help I need to keep a checklist so that I can rest easy that the tasks have been done.
In creating any media there’s only so much headspace I want to devote to the admin side. I’m already busy thinking about how to make each piece as exciting as I can, so anything that can save me some thinking time on other tasks is welcome!
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The Problem We All Live With, one of the This American Life episodes that got me hooked. This is a really powerful report on institutional racism in the US education system – I’ve long wondered what a similar story would look like in the UK.
A Red Dot, from Love & Radio. A report following an unusual advocate, dealt with in a very open way.