News Podcasts

BBC Looking For Podcasters

Oct 27th, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Citizen Media, Corporate Podcasts, News Podcasts, Podcasting Events

The BBC’s Chris Vallance is looking for podcasters to help provide comprehensive coverage of the US mid-term elections. “We’ll be visiting Connecticut and Pennsylvania and on election night (Nov 7th) in Washington DC – but we can’t be everywhere and there many fascinating races we’d like to cover,” said Vallance. “So we’d like your help […]

Astronomy Cast Offers Journey to the Stars

Oct 9th, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Citizen Media, Educational Podcasts, News Podcasts, Podcast Quickies

Pamela Gay, a physics professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, is the co-host of Astronomy Cast, a new podcast that takes a “weekly facts-based journey through the cosmos.” “I’ve always been interested in popularizing astronomy and how to get more people interested in what I do,” said Gay, of Edwardsville. She is joined by Fraser […]

Portable Media Expo and People’s Choice Podcast Awards Ceremony

Oct 1st, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Mobile Podcasting, News Podcasts, Podcast Directory Sites, Podcast-Legal Music, Podcasting Events

Closing out the official activities on the first day of the Podcast and Portable Media Expo in Ontario, California, was the second annual Podcast Awards Ceremony. Previously announced winners of the PME Awards for Podcast of the Year were the folks who produce Grape Radio. In keeping with the gravitas of the occasion, the winners […]

Free Video Cameras for Vloggers

Sep 30th, 2006 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Digital Video Recorder, News Podcasts, Streaming Video, Video Podcasts

18 Doughty Street, a UK political Internet television station, has announed that it has 100 camcorders to give away to people with strong views and first hand knowledge of a pressing problem. According to the site: We want doctors to report regularly on their experience of the NHS… Ex-servicemen to talk about overstretch in the […]

DFW Airport Intros Podcast

Jul 24th, 2006 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts, News Podcasts

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has introduced a series of free podcasts in English and Spanish to provide travelers with information about parking, restaurants and shopping.According to DFW Airport Chief Operating Officer Kevin Cox, the DFW Airport podcast is the first podcast in the world provided by an airport. “It’s a big place,” Cox said of […]

Slate Intros Textcasts

May 17th, 2006 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, News Podcasts

Slate magazine is making one of its most popular features available as a “textcast,” a podcast in which the main thing being delivered to your iPod is text rather than audio. Slate’s Todays’ Papers textcast is a small file containing a summary of the top stories from the nation’s best newspapers. You can then read […]

Popular Science Podcasting

May 17th, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, Educational Podcasts, News Podcasts

Popular Science is podcasting. The podcast features Jonathan Coulton, talking to the movers and shakers of sci-tech….and singing.

Podcasters Launch New P3P Format E3 Site

May 10th, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, News Podcasts

Orange Lounge Radio, an internet radio station and podcast dedicated to ‚Äúwhat gamers really want to know‚Äù, has announced the launch of a spin-off site, E3ONPSP. The new site is dedicated to bringing the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) experience to the web browser in Sony’s Playstation Portable (PSP), and will feature news and podcasts from […]

WikiNews Podcasting PDFs

May 9th, 2006 | By | Category: General, News Podcasts

Wikinews, a free newspaper project of the Wikimedia Foundation, has introduced the Wikinews Print Edition Podcast. The podcast is a newsfeed that lets users subscribe to WikiNews and have a PDF version of the newspaper delivered each day. Wikinews is produced by a group of volunteer journalists whose mission is “to create a diverse community […]