In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the podcast community thrives with stories ranging from tech, culture and music to Middle East affairs, hosted by a diverse group of expatriates and local Emiratis. This study investigates the burgeoning podcast landscape in UAE, examining content creators’ motivations, challenges and opportunities in this emerging media space.
The article analyzes the online persona of Australian comedy podcast, Ja’miezing by Chris Lilley, examining its unique features and practices. This study aims to understand the complex interaction between the podcast’s intertextual and intercommunicative aspects, including producers, hosts, characters, platforms, and audience. It underlines the need for further research into podcast personas as distinctive form of non-human online persona.