Archive for the ‘Digital Audio’ Category

Radio regulation in Ireland

Saturday, December 23rd, 2006

Just in time to be buried in the Christmas rush, two stories on radio regulation in Ireland. First, iTrip-style devices have now been legalized. Second, the BCI drew my attention, through their press release, to the release of a new Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill, which will enable the digital transition on ...

Local podcast aggregators – have they a role?

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

It's interesting to see the emergence of groups such as PodcastMN, an aggregator of Minnesota podcasts. We've seen local and niche blog aggregators, such as Indyblogs or Irish Bloggers. I wonder how audio aggregators will develop. Will they become another conduit for getting material to listeners (and for listeners to ...

Pew report not the full story

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

There's been a flurry of coverage of the Pew report on podcasting earlier this week showing that 12% of (US) internet users have downloaded podcasts. Most reports have framed this as "only 12%" or looked below the fold at the 1% who claim to download podcasts every day, concentrating on ...