Posts Tagged ‘ podcasts ’

Zune Debuts Podcast Directory, Podcast Reviews

Mar 19th, 2009 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Directory Sites, Podcasting

Rob Greenlee, Microsoft Zune podcast producer, has passed along information about the new Zune podcast directory: “Podcast feed URL’s can now be submitted to the Zune digital media entertainment platform through the new web-based podcast directory. This new podcast directory has over 12,000 podcast feeds online now and also accepts podcast reviews to be […]

Podcasting Creates ‘New Revenue Streams’ For Radio Companies

Mar 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting

John Hirst, head of global content and podcasts with the UK’s Global Radio group, says that podcasting has the potential to “create new and lucrative revenue streams” for newspaper, radio and television businesses. Global Radio has over sixty stations throughout Great Britain, including syndicated brands Capital Radio, Classic FM and LBC, and purports to have […]

Podcasting Goes Mainstream

Mar 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, iPods & Portable Media Players, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

Podcasting is going mainstream, at least according to eMarketer: Podcasting has evolved from an odd, funky blogging experiment into a broad medium with mainstream trappings. Today, the vast majority of the top-rated podcasts come from recognizable media entities that are using podcasts to expand their existing radio, TV, cable or satellite audiences. They peg the […]

“Podcasting Is The Most Underappreciated, Underutilized Media Ever”

Feb 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting

Computerworld’s Mike Elgan has posted an interesting opinion piece, in which he calls podcasting “the most underappreciated, underutilized media ever”: Podcasting is the most underappreciated, underutilized media ever. Some people never try it. And many who do wind up giving it up unimpressed. Too bad. A new study (Lecture Podcast Listeners Outperform Class Attendees) found that […]

Garage Punk Looking For Podcasters

Jan 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Networks

The Garage Punk website and Garage Punk Podcast Network are looking for podcasters who would like to help produce the Garage Punk show. Prospective hosts should be experienced podcasters whose shows are already part of the Garage Punk network. Garage Punk proprietor Jeff Kopp (Kopper) says <excerpted by me>: I’m going to open the floodgates […]

UKPA Chair Concludes Term, Looks Back

Dec 1st, 2008 | By | Category: General, New Media Organizations, Podcasting, Podcasting Law

Last week, the UK Podcasters Association appointed Neil Fairbrother (of their new chairman. Previously the position was held by Dean Whitbread, one of the founders of the organization. I caught up with Dean recently, and asked him to give me a rundown of the things he and the UKPA worked on, fought against, and/or […]

Veterinary Podcast Profiles Food Safety – For Humans

Nov 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General, Podcasting

The American Veterinary Medical Association has launched “Chew On This,” a podcast about food safety and protecting the [U.S.] food supply. Dr. James Cook, AVMA President, says, “We’re going to explore and investigate many of today’s topics surrounding food – where it comes from, how it gets to our tables and why it’s important to […]

Podcasting In China

Jun 30th, 2008 | By | Category: General

As mainstream media promotes itself to new heights (depths?) over the upcoming summer Olympic Games in Beijing, and with the International Olympic Committee raising hackles with its severe restrictions on blogging, podcasting and new media, it seemed like a good time to look at citizen media efforts coming from China itself. This week’s edition of […]

Apple’s Top Podcasts Of 2007

Dec 12th, 2007 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Internet TV, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video, Video Podcasts

Apple has updated the iTunes store with a directory of their top podcasts of 2007. Lots of the usual suspects, including Sesame Street, NPR’s Fresh Air, Ask a Ninja, Grammar Gril Diggnation, Boing Boing TV & Tiki Bar TV. It’s a great starting point, though, for people new to podcasting. Another demonstration of the fact […]

Sirius Problems with Satellite Radio?

Sep 6th, 2006 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

It looks like Sirius may be realizing that it has some serious problems with the viability of satellite radio. The company’s latest strategy features a new device, the Sirius Stiletto Live portable Receiver SL100PK1, that can receive audio via WiFi. That’s right – the latest device from Sirius works over the Internet using WiFi, expanding […]