Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Wyoming Public Radio Launches Podcast

"Beginning Thursday, July 27, Wyoming Public Radio will offer a podcast of its weekly news magazine "Open Spaces" for download to listeners' computers."

BBC News set to launch its first vodcasts

"BBC News has announced that it will launch the corporation's first vodcasts — video podcasts — later this week."

Podcasts Proliferate, Challenge Ad Models, Attract Ads

"The most successful podcasts are garnering as many as two million downloads a month, enabling them to attract mainstream advertising."

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

iTunes U plays an increasingly important role in schools' outreach efforts

"...Apple's iTunes for campus use, becomes more popular on college campuses, many schools are choosing to make their educational content available not only to students, but to the public as well."

Monday, July 24, 2006

Campaign '08 Preview: Podcasting Politicians

"The fundamentals of politics haven't changed. Even promoters of the most razzle-dazzle technology say a successful candidate has to be likable, offer a message with broad resonance and show up in ads."

Dallas Forth Worth Airport Podcasts

"Better yet, you can have DFW Airport’s Podcasts automatically loaded onto your iPod or other MP3 player."

Podcasting new option for students at Calhoun

"The recorded classes can be downloaded to the student’s personal computer and the audio can be downloaded to any MP3 player."

Friday, July 21, 2006

Apple's iTunes spurs surge in podcasting

"Podcasts have grown significantly more popular since iTunes started listing the audio and video downloads last year, according to a report released this week by Nielsen Analytics."

Over One-Third Of Podcast Users Say They Listen To Less Radio

"A new study from Nielsen Analytics says that approximately 9 million Web users, or just over six percent of U.S. adults, have downloaded podcasts over the past thirty days."

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Podcasting goes to college

"Along with packing instant noodles, extra-long bedsheets and photos of loved ones before heading to college in a few weeks, U.S. students may consider adding portable media players to their higher-education lists."

ABC shows the way in podcasting boom

"ABC Radio will top 2 million podcasts a month by the end of 2006, leading the forecasts of its closest commercial rival, Austereo, in a booming trend which shows little sign of abating."

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Scottish art galleries launch video podcast

"The National Galleries of Scotland has launched its own series of video podcasts for art lovers."

Podcast Audience Gets Older and Wider

"The findings of the latest Nielsen//NetRatings release on podcasting will come as little surprise to those familiar with the area."

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

War News Radio from Swarthmore College

"War News Radio fills the gaps in the media's coverage of the war in Iraq by providing balanced and in-depth reporting, historical perspective, and personal stories."

Thursday, July 13, 2006

International Herald Tribune Launches Audio Version Of Newspaper

"In a new twist on the podcasting craze sweeping media companies, the International Herald Tribune (IHT) has launched a service that instantly generates an audio version of any article in the newspaper."

Podcast craze hits classrooms

"Hoping to appeal to tech-savvy students with a shrinking attention span, more Boston-area colleges are pushing professors to go digital and record their lectures as downloadable files that student can listen to wherever, whenever."

Podcast Users Outnumber Bloggers

"U.S. ADULTS WHO DOWNLOAD PODCASTS now outnumber those who publish blogs, according to new data by Nielsen//NetRatings."

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Radford University to require iPods for Music Majors

"...a tool for sharing music files among students. The faculty will assign recordings to listen to on the devices and will also create quizzes and other interactive educational activities on them."