The Guardian's Fiona Sturges wonders if the influx of celebrities in podcasting is a "real turn-off." I must admit, this thought has occurred to me a few times, especially as I consciously try to promote more indie podcasters. However, I'd be lying if I said I didn't enjoy listening to David Tennant, Conan O'Brien, or Jonathan Van Ness hosting podcasts.
Sturges points out that while podcasting is a democratic medium, owing to its low entry barrier, "making a wage or building a community around it is another matter." She says the answer to the question depends on who is asked. So, I am asking you: