‘Who the bloody hell listens to podcasts?’

You won’t find too many non-conformists among editors when all the talk is about newspapers entering the digital age,  pushing hard news online, starting blogs of staffers, introducing podcasts of columnists, etc is the order of the day. And the sooner the better.

But Simon Kelner of The Independent has bucked the trend.

“I’ve never met anyone who ever listens to podcasts,” he said. “When I saw in the Telegraph ‘Get your podcast of Simon Heffer discussing David Cameron‘s latest policy announcement’, I thought you’ve got to be joking! I’m not convinced that they’re the future.

Read the full story here: Kelner warns against digital revolution 

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