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A series of informal interviews with presenters at the upcoming Distribution Matters pre-conference event, to be held this May at the International Communication Association's annual meeting in San Diego.

Distribution Matters Lucy Martirosyan, Jessica Eklund, and Josh Braun

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A series of informal interviews with presenters at the upcoming Distribution Matters pre-conference event, to be held this May at the International Communication Association's annual meeting in San Diego.

    Event Audio: Benjamin Pearson, “Development Distribution? EU Aid, Film Distribution, and the Global South”

    Event Audio: Benjamin Pearson, “Development Distribution? EU Aid, Film Distribution, and the Global South”

    This is the fourth and final podcast installment featuring archival audio from the preconference event. Due to technical difficulties with the A/V system we weren't able to record all of the day's panels, but for posterity we're dropping the presentations that were captured into this podcast feed. Sadly, the battery-operated microphones died out after the "Spreading the News" panel featured in the last installment.

    One of the mics, however, miraculously reanimated itself for a few minutes in the afternoon—long enough to capture exactly one presentation. It comes from Benjamin Pearson, who discussed a paper titled, "Development Distribution? EU Aid, Film Distribution, and the Global South."

    This episode's theme music is "What's Easy," cc by nc sa 3.0 Learning Music Monthly

    Event Audio: Spreading the News: Journalism and Digital Distribution

    Event Audio: Spreading the News: Journalism and Digital Distribution

    This is the third of four podcast installments featuring archival audio from the preconference event. Due to technical difficulties with the A/V system we weren't able to record all of the day's panels, but for posterity we're dropping the presentations that were captured into this podcast feed.

    This installment comes from the panel titled, "Spreading the News: Journalism and Digital Distribution" which was moderated by Josh Braun and features presentations by—in order of appearance—Lucas Graves, Jessica Kunert, Mikko Villi, Harsh Taneja, Angela Xiao Wu, Pablo Boczkowski, and Raven Maragh.

    This episode's theme music is "We're Almost There," cc by nc 4.0 Free Music Archive user Lee Rosevere

    Event Audio: Infrastructure and Policy Histories Panel

    Event Audio: Infrastructure and Policy Histories Panel

    This is the second of four podcast installments featuring archival audio from the preconference event. Due to technical difficulties with the A/V system we weren't able to record all of the day's panels, but for posterity we're dropping the presentations that were captured into this podcast feed.

    This installment comes from the "Infrastructure and Policy Histories" panel, which was moderated by Amanda Lotz and features presentations by—in order of appearance—W. D. Phillips, Rick Popp, Ishita Tiwary, Nikki Usher, Matthew Crain, and Jack Jamieson.

    This episode's theme music is "Clap Your Hands," cc by nc 4.0 Free Music Archive user Scott Holmes

    Event Audio: Introductory Panel

    Event Audio: Introductory Panel

    This is the first of four podcast installments featuring archival audio from the preconference event. Unfortunately, we weren't able to capture audio of all of the day's presentations. If you were there in San Diego, you'll recall that the A/V system experienced a slow and painful death as the batteries in each of the wireless mics gave out. And while the venue was intimate enough that this didn't much matter for the live presentations, it does mean that not everything was captured for posterity.

    This first installment is the audio from the introductory panel, featuring (in order) Amanda Lotz, Josh Braun, and Ramon Lobato. Joe Turow also presented on this panel, but he stepped away from the microphone to present, so unfortunately his discussion of distribution and power role theory wasn't captured.

    This episode's theme music is "Strong When She Doesn't Want To Be," cc by nc sa 3.0 John Wood

    Seyram Avle on FM Radio and Mobile Phones in Ghana

    Seyram Avle on FM Radio and Mobile Phones in Ghana

    In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Seyram Avle talks to co-host Lucy Martirosyan about how the widespread adoption of mobile phones in Ghana has helped lead not just to an increase in digital communications in the country, but to a boom in FM radio consumption as well.

    This episode's theme music is "My Original Dictionary," cc by sa 3.0 Free Music Archive user Learning Music.

    Mora Matassi and Pablo Boczkowski on the Rise of Incidental News Consumption

    Mora Matassi and Pablo Boczkowski on the Rise of Incidental News Consumption

    In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Mora Matassi and Pablo Boczkowski talk to co-host Josh Braun about how young news consumers have begun not simply consuming, but "living in" the media—and the ramifications for journalism and the media industries. The study they discuss is co-authored with Eugenia Mitchelstein.

    This episode's theme music is "Electric Letter," cc by sa 3.0 Free Music Archive user Learning Music.

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