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The Rise and Power of Audio Storytelling in the 21st Century: A Critical Review
  • Dr. Bharat Dhiman
Dr. Bharat Dhiman
J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology

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Audio storytelling has been a popular form of communication and entertainment for decades. With the rise of digital media technology, it has become an increasingly accessible and powerful medium in the 21st century. The availability of mobile devices and smartphones has made it easier than ever to listen to audio content on the go. The rise and boom of podcasting have led to a proliferation of audio content, with millions worldwide regularly tuning in to their favorite shows. Audio storytelling has also proven to be a powerful tool for journalism and advocacy. The rise of audio storytelling has led to new opportunities for creators and artists, with audio dramas and fictional podcasts gaining popularity among audiences. This has opened up new avenues for storytelling, allowing creators to explore new genres and formats that were previously unavailable. Audio storytelling in the 21st century has been driven by technological advancements, a renewed interest in long-form content, and new opportunities for creativity and expression. This review paper will explore the reasons behind the resurgence of audio storytelling, its impact on society, and the future of this medium.
2023Published in SSRN Electronic Journal. 10.2139/ssrn.4428636