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Embrace podcasts because technology has permanently changed the way we listen to radio stations. Podcasts no longer deliver content; they extend to creative and responsive duties.

Podcasts. Why you should embrace them.

Podcasts provide the convenience of listening to your favourite programmes on the go. You don’t need to disrupt your routine to catch that fascinating program when you can listen to it anytime, anywhere. You can learn about any topic around the globe through the various podcasts’ platforms worldwide. When we talk about podcasts, Apple users are familiar with the famous Apple Podcasts, where producers generate intriguing topics about issues at hand. For Android users, Google Podcasts provides similar services. In a series of articles, we will bring you the most stellar podcasts that are incredibly useful for your health and well-being. Let us explain why you should embrace them.

Podcasts are digital audio files, often episodic which, you can download through any streaming application, whether on Android or Apple devices conveniently. You can pause or playback for as long as you wish. Podcasts can have one or more hosts that discuss events around a specific topic, say Covid-19. They can also discuss history, climate change issues like global warming, et cetera. The producers range from ordinary people to seasoned journalists and research fellows. So, they spoil with choice. In many instances, they are free to stream but, a few require a small subscription fee. Podcasts are – scripted, novels, videos or live streams. Apart from the last one, you can listen or watch any of the rest at your convenience.

Embrace podcasts because technology has permanently changed the way we listen to radio stations. Podcasts no longer deliver content; they extend to creative and responsive duties.

People use podcast series to advocate for change through news and programs; say about racism, gender inequality, and climate change. They are portals through which the justice department can enforce laws by teaching the elites about law and order. Many news companies like BBC distribute audio or videos to supplement their mainstream news: an example is BBC Africa Today podcast that I listen to via TuneIn daily. Public libraries and institutions use them to extend information and research results to their audiences with ease.

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There are multiple podcast series that can change your life forever as you perceive it. An example is the Stanford Med cast from Stanford University – an educational podcast for the clinician on the go. Leading physicians and scientists discuss hot topics in medicine, healthcare, and education. Another example is the Fareed Zakaria GPS podcast that takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions. The most intriguing podcasts on the African continent are alibi, African folktales podcast, Afracanah, and Sound Africa

Embracing podcasts implies that you are ready to listen to audio files on the go. The future is podcast streaming – you should join now. Below are a few mobile applications that provide next-level podcast series with world-class audio and playback. Enjoy.

‎Apple Podcasts
‎Apple Podcasts
Developer: Apple
Price: Free
Google Podcasts
Google Podcasts
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

 

 

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Dr A. M. Ssekandi is a medical officer, researcher, content creator, author, and founder of ssekandima.com. He does private practice with a public touch. He is a certified digital marketer. He has earned certificates in Understanding Clinical Research and Writing in Sciences from the University of Cape Town and Stanford University respectively. He also has a certificate of Good Clinical Practice from https://gcp.nidatraining.org/

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