• App Radio: The Reconfiguration of Audible Publics in China through Ximalaya.FM

    Author(s):
    Joe Yizhou Xu (see profile) , Jeremy Wade Morris
    Date:
    2021
    Group(s):
    Communication Studies, Cultural Studies
    Subject(s):
    China, Podcasts, Public sphere
    Item Type:
    Book chapter
    Tag(s):
    Public sphere theory, Radio
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/zagt-my81
    Abstract:
    The period from 2013 to 2017 represents a watershed moment for Chinese mobile radio as several breakout shows such as Thinking Logically and the Guo Degang Comedy Show became viral topics across the country. Interestingly, this coincided with what critics in the United States have been calling a “golden age of podcasting,” fueled by such hit podcasts as Serial, Welcome to Night Vale, and other highly produced and slickly edited shows.¹ While podcasting’s mainstream success in the United States can be traced back to the increasing commercialization and professionalization of already established practices dating back to iPods, RSS feeds, and...
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