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Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

John Biewen and Alexa Dilworth


This new revised and expanded edition of Reality Radio celebrates today's best audio documentary work by bringing together some of the most influential and innovative practitioners from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. With a new foreword and five new essays, this book takes stock of the transformations in radio documentary since the publication of the first edition: the ascendance of the podcast; greater cultural, racial, and topical variety; and the changing economics of radio itself. In twenty-four essays total, documentary artists tell--and demonstrate, through ... More

Keywords: radio, documentary, storytelling, public radio, feature, Jad Abumrad, Ira Glass, Sarah Koenig, Dave Isay

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469633138
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Biewen, editor
Center for Documentary Studies

Alexa Dilworth, editor
Center for Documentary Studies

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