What is a podcast?
Phases of podcast production
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Podcasts are digital audio files distributed via an RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed for a user to download or stream on a personal device and listen to whenever they like.
Technically, RSS feed syndication is what defines a podcast. However, these lines are becoming blurrier with podcast consumption on YouTube and platform-exclusive podcasts on Spotify, Amazon, and others.
Colloquially, podcasts can refer to a show at large as well as the episodes that make up the show.
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