In One Stroke, Podcasting Hits Mainstream – New York Times

by Larry Emmott on July 28, 2005

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In One Stroke, Podcasting Hits Mainstream – New York Times

David Pogue
In One Stroke, Podcasting Hits Mainstream

Published: July 28, 2005

A podcast, as anyone under 25 can tell you, is an audio recording posted online, much like a short radio show. (“Podcasting” is a pun on “broadcasting,” implying, of course, that you listen to it on your iPod or another music player.) The beauty of a podcast is that it’s free and you listen to it whenever you like. And there are more than 7,000 podcasts “on the air” right now, on every conceivable topic. Their quantity and variety already dwarf what you can find on regular radio.
What makes podcasting a national dinnertime conversation these days, though, is that anyone can make one. You just need a microphone, a sound-recording program, and the tutorials that have already appeared at many points on the Web, including apple.com/podcasting.

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Scroll down to find the link to the Podcast I made with David Dodell.

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