Podcasting: Ben Stubbs

What is a podcast:

A digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or portable media player, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by subscribers automatically.


What hardware is needed for Podcasting?

Digital Camera


What software is needed for Podcasting?

A good recording software to use is audacity

Animation Software

Internet link to upload

Somewhere to publish it to

Stay on the right side of the law

What is libel?

a published false statement that is damaging to a person's reputation; a written defamation.


The act of parliament that covers defamation of character is called the Defamation Act 2013.

Copyright laws


Copyright gives the creators of some types of media rights to control how they're used and distributed. Music, books, video and software can all be covered by copyright law.

Copyright legislation-http://www.copyrightservice.co.uk/copyright/p01_uk...


The legal penalties for copyright infringement are:

Offenders can be punished with a fine all the way up to being imprisoned. Some of the other penalties are:

A court issued injunction

A court can impound the copyright material.


Performing rights society

There is a legal obligation to join the performing rights society if people use copyrighted material on a thing such as a radio station. https://www.prsformusic.com/SiteCollectionDocument...


Advertising standards authority



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