The Christian Science Monitor has an interesting piece on "Podcasting," folks who create hyperspecialized radio programs for IPod users. The last word on this bleeding-edge phenom goes to one Jesse Walker:
On terrestrial or satellite radio, one can tune into a dozen formats or maybe even five dozen formats. But with podcasting, everybody is a format of one, says Jesse Walker, a managing editor at Reason magazine and author of "Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America."
"Podcasting is just making it easier for this new set of niche listeners and this new set of producers to find each other," he says.
Whole story here.