Name of Podcast: Soft Power
What topics are covered: This podcast talks about The Internet.
Why is it good to listen to? The hosts speak with rhythm and dynamism, which makes the podcast interesting to listen. They use informal language.
You can subscribe or listen to the podcast by finding “Soft Power” on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? Every Sunday, a new podcast is aired.
Length of each podcast: Each episode is one hour long.
Soft Power is a podcast broadcast on Radio France Culture. It is presented by Frédéric Martel (producer of the show), Agnes Chauveau (journalist) and regular participants. Soft Power is a well-established podcast. During eight years, it was called “le magazine numérique / des internets de France Culture”. Soft Power keeps up with the current mass market, explaining and criticizing the main participants of this mass culture. Journalists and researchers comment on the trends and changes.
The Internet has transformed the creative and media industries Soft Power therefore focuses on the digital transformation around the main people involved online. A new sequence will decline each week a “digital alphabet”, a sequence of decoding and decryption, around an intellectual or an expert in the web. The bi-media dimension will be enhanced by a dedicated web page, a look at the debates and Internet experiments, and an extension on social networks. This podcast is interested in cultural life, cinema, audio-visual, television, music, publishing, the media, and private theatre and constantly expanded due to globalization and Internet.
Summary: This podcast is interesting for people who want to know more about the impact of The Internet on our society.