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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Lucas Graves and C.W. Anderson on how the “Share the Facts” Widget Shapes the Work of Fact-Checking Organizations

In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Lucas Graves and C.W. Anderson talk to co-host Lucy Martirosyan about how the “Share the Facts” widget—a web tool aimed at helping to spread information online about the truth or falsehood of statements in the news—subtly shapes the working of the fact-checking organizations behind it.

This episode’s theme music is “Please Listen Carefully,” cc by sa 4.0 Free Music Archive user Jahzzar.

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Raven Maragh and Tim Havens on Race and Media Personalization Online

In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Raven Maragh and Tim Havens talk to co-host Lucy Martirosyan about their study—co-authored with Andrew High, Brian Ekdale, Huyen Le, and M. Zubair Shafiq—on how users’ race and views on race-related issues may affect what Google News chooses to show them.

This episode’s theme music is “Emerge,” cc by 3.0 ccMixter user Alex.

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Henrik Bødker on the Transformation of Vice Magazine

In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Henrik Bødker talks to co-host Lucy Martirosyan about how a messy and informal system of distribution helped to transform Vice from a free local magazine in Montréal into a global media brand.

This episode’s theme music is “Test Drive,” cc by nc 3.0 ccMixter user Zapac.

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Rick Popp on How Cable Television Came to Manhattan

In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Rick Popp talks to co-host Josh Braun about how the built environment of 1960s Manhattan intersected with its political culture to shape the rollout of one of America’s first major urban cable television systems.

Co-hosts Lucy Martirosyan and Jessica Eklund were on break as this was recorded, but will return in future installments. Special thanks to Lucy for production help.

This episode’s theme music is “Six Weeks to Live,” cc by nc 3.0 Josh Spacek.

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