Posts Tagged ‘ the future of radio ’

The Other Shoe Drops For Radio & Cable

Oct 9th, 2010 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Research

It looks like the other shoe has dropped for old media. New research shows that people are abandoning old media by the millions for Internet media. And if they aren’t abandoning it, they are cutting way back on the time the spend with it.

Who Needs The Internet? “Push Radio” Promises Podcasts Via Digital Radio

May 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting, Podcasting Services

Podcasts are about to break into some new territory. Commercial Radio Australia and Beijing Jolon Digital Media Broadcasting today announced plans to develop a DAB+ digital radio application that will allow podcasts to be sent via the broadcast band directly to a listener’s radio, without the need to connect to the Internet. The technology, called […]

Podcasting – One Of The Decade’s Most Important Radio Trends

Dec 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting

Radio industry news blog Radio Survivor is calling podcasting one of the most important radio trends of the last ten years: It’s fair to say that the emergence of podcasting revitalized online radio, and even audio programs in general In the same way that TiVo and PVRs breathed new life into television, podcasting suddenly gave […]

EFF Wants Your Help To Beat The Bogus Podcasting Patent

Nov 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Law

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) wants your help to beat a recently approved patent on podcasting that many feel is bogus.

“I’m certainly not a lawyer or an expert in patent law,” said podcast pioneer Dave Winer upon hearing of Volomedia’s patent announcement, “but it seems the work Adam Curry and I did in creating the format and protocol for podcasting, in 2001, may have inspired their ‘invention’. It certainly predates it.”

Before The Music Dies – Why Radio Is Dying

Oct 18th, 2009 | By | Category: General

If you’ve ever wondered why iPods and portable media players have been such a huge hit, or why podcasting and Internet radio are as popular as they are, this video has the answers. Narrated by Academy Award Winner Forest Whitaker, Before The Music Dies is an unsettling look at today’s popular music industry. It features […]

15 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Sep 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, Educational Podcasts, Podcasting

CollegeCrunch has put together a great list of 15 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter: One of the more underrated benefits of the internet era has been access to quality radio style programming at any time of the day or night. Just like DVRs have freed us from having to adhere to rigid television program […]

Is Mixcloud The Future Of Podcasting?

Sep 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, Featured Story, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Distribution, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting

UK startup Mixcloud has gone live with a new audio sharing site that combines podcasting, social media and Digg-like discovery to create what they are calling “cloud radio”.

Their goal? To be the “Youtube of radio.”

Is this the future of podcasting?

There Is Hope For DJs: Podcasting

Sep 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General, Podcasting

Marketing guru Mitch Joel addresses radio DJ’s in his latest post, saying that there’s hope for people displaced by turmoil in the radio industry – podcasting: You do not need a radio station or any other mass media channel to give you permission to broadcast your talk-radio show to the world. It is called, “Podcasting” […]

Crowdsourcing Commercial Radio

Jun 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media

CBS has announced that it plans to experiment with a new approach to radio, dispensing with traditional DJs and crowdsourcing the DJing, instead: CBS Radio will debut on June 28 the industry’s first 100 percent user-controlled, on-air radio program using a new social Web service called Jelli. Every Sunday between 10 p.m. and midnight on […]

VTech Makes Traditional Radio Irrelevant

May 15th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Podcasting

VTech has introduced a new $200 WiFi radio that promises to make traditional radio irrelevant. The horribly named VTech IS9181 is a Wi-Fi music streaming device, designed to make accessing the near-infinte variety of Internet radio as easy as traditional radio. The IS9181 connects to any wireless network (802.11 b & g) and lets you […]