"When I pitched this piece, my editor’s immediate response was, “You had me at ‘Serial.’” I get that. It’s as addictive and meme-y as audio has ever been/may ever get."
"My students have taught me that if we kick that gray-haired newscaster style out of the booth, let college kids sound like college kids and work harder to get them a wider audience, good things can happen. You look hipper than you are. Your students might win awards. People could want to take your class. They’ll build their portfolios and maybe get jobs by getting professionals to notice. And radio listeners? They’re the big winners because they get to hear what young talent, properly coaxed, can do.”