Pod Mirror is one among India’s first news magazines dedicated to podcasts, podcasting and podcasters. Our aim is to bring to our readers new shows, both popular and jumpstarts, their presenters and a growing community of podcast listeners in our country. Our WebMag is updated once in three days and will contain snap reviews and recommendations, interviews and articles that have appeared in other prominent magazines or news portals. But most of all, our site will also have tips on how to get into podcasting yourself. For the PodGeeks, there is a section dedicated to research and storytelling. We are shortly beginning with a weekly podcast featuring detailed analysis of some of our favourite podcasts and podcasters who host them. Enjoy what we do? PodOutLoud©!
Why podcasting matters
The year 2020 is undoubtedly a big podcast year. The recent announcements made by Amazon, Spotify and JioSaavan has already created ripples in the entertainment industry. But there is more to this. In a post-truth world, we believe, podcasts can help us strive to create a more supportive landscape for equitable, community-minded programs — one that has value and, as such, is valued. Apart from commercialized, hyper-celebrity noise, podcasts gives space to diverse voices, perspectives, and stories that can and should call podcasting home. They have the potential to be one of media’s greatest equalizers. One does not require expensive recording equipment or editing software; one doesn't need to abide by a broadcast clock or have a set length of time to record; you don’t need to have a certain voice or sound. Podcasts are for anyone to speak, to create, to be empowered, to break their silence. At its best, podcasts unsilence the silent.