It’s Not What You Say, It Is How You Say It

The People's Countryside Environmental Debate Podcast

14-11-2023 • 14 mins

“As podcast makers do you feel any kind of responsibility toward your listenership?”

That’s the listener question that's been sent in for discussion in today's episode by Ramona, Paraguay.

William kicks off the conversation by saying that turning up AND being reliably present for the listeners is one way of showing responsibility to the audience. He goes on to talk about how it's important to communicate any changes made in the podcast, for example our new release schedule for 2024.

Also you’d find as a listener if you met co-hosts Stuart and William, that they’re pretty much the people they are on the podcast. They are in some respects caricatures of themselves, as podcast hosting is a performative work.

William hopes they strike a balance between having you, the listener, in the forefront of their minds during recordings, but at the same time challenging themselves, which in turn challenges you as a listener.

So then William feels the responsibility as a podcaster is two fold. One that he and Stuart are careful in what they say, and two, that they still challenge you as a listener by talking honestly.

Stuart raises he and William have a responsibility for what they say, but not how a listener responds. William carries on this point by asking that if anything he and Stuart says triggers a response, get in touch with them, tell them what that response is, and get that conversation going.

Stuart brings up an action: it’s not what you say, it is how you say it.

What do you make of this discussion? Do you have a question that you'd like us to discuss? Let us know by sending an email to ⁠thepeoplescountryside@gmail.com

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