Audio is the basis of multimedia.
The first step to learning how to do audio is to start listening.
Westwood One – Largest “radio” network in U.S.
CBS Radio – Started in 1928. Now doing HD radio, online streaming, mobile messaging, podcasting, and video.
Radio Locator – radio station search engine of 10,000 radio stations and 2,500 audio streams around the world.
Transom – public radio on the Internet
BlogTalkRadio – Host your own online radio talk show
Podcasting is the distribution of audio or video files over the Internet using a feed. Users can subscribe to a podcast.
The word Podcast (playable on demand + broadcast) refers to both the content and the method of delivery.
Places to Start:
Podcast Search Engines:
How some “traditional” news outlets are using podcasts
My favorite “news-related” podcasts via NPR
On the Media – News about the media
Fresh Air with Terry Gross – Interviews
Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me – Comedy News Quiz Show
This American Life: Three acts on one theme.