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The Crowded Market of Podcasting

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Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Nearly a year after Apple began offering podcasts on iTunes, podcasting has become a surprisingly diverse audio genre - the Wild West of the media landscape. Thousands of companies and individuals offer podcasts on every conceivable subject. Today, we look at some of the best and worst of the medium, from those offering university lectures and stocktips to indie rock and more. We'll get a state of the podcast business and hear from a skeptic who believes it may just be a fad.

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Fad or Media Technology of the Future?

Tim Bourquin, co-host of The Podcast Brothers, a weekly show on podcasting and David Coursey, a contributing editor for Ziff Davis Internet debate the future of podcasting.
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