If you have read my last few posts about the problems of blogging in Germany, then you will probably not be surprised to learn that making a video or an audio podcast to put online is not easy.
Let’s start with the easy part: filming something and then publishing the film, is basically no different to the situation with a photo.
But with audio, things get even more complicated. As you might imagine, you cannot just record something and then use it. If I record an interview for a podcast then I either get written permission to use the recording, or – if the interview is conducted by telephone – ask the interviewee to confirm their agreement once the “record” button has been pressed. (more…)