Panels at Vancouver Public Library

From how to start podcasting to discussions on the influence of Serial, join us at the Vancouver Public Library Central Library for a wide range of panels. 

The Central Library is located at 350 W. Georgia St. For any VPL inquiries, call 604.331.3603 or email info@vpl.ca.

Panel: True Crime Podcasting Beyond Serial

For many podcast listeners, Serial was an entry point into the world of true crime podcasts. Now, true crime podcasts are everywhere

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Panel: Politics and Podcasts

As newspapers cut back on reporting, podcasters are stepping up to cover City Hall. In the aftermath of the civic election, local political podcasters discuss their individual process as well as the challenges and opportunities for covering local politics via podcast.

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Panel: Podcasting and/as Journalism

Is podcasting the new journalism? What challenges and new opportunities does this medium present to journalists seeking a wider audience? This panel of podcasting journalists will speak to their experiences of using podcasts to share breaking news, investigative, and long-form journalism.

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Panel: From Idea to Audio

Have a great idea for a podcast but don’t know how to get started? This panel is for you. Podcasters, producers, and other experts discuss how to develop your concept and make your pitch. Learn about the development process, production challenges, and how to find an audience for your podcast.

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Panel: Telling Stories About Crime and Justice

Telling stories about crime and justice can be a heavy responsibility—where journalists often take on the task of representing people that have been traumatized, marginalized, and victimized. A panel of lawyers, journalists, and justice advocates discuss how to tell better true stories about the legal system, including how to navigate the legal and ethical aspects of discussing true crime on a podcast.

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