Wired: “The world’s first all-podcast radio station will be launched on May 16 by Infinity Broadcasting, the radio division of Viacom.” Pretty interesting. On the one hand the podcasters give up a lot of advantages in flowing their content through a central, regulated pipe. Podcast users lose the convenience they’re accustomed to, too. On the other hand, it might be an opportunity to promote podcasts or podcasting in general. It would be cool if podcasters a) retain the right to distribute the same content over both the internet and airwaves; b) are able to promote their feeds over the air; c) get a share of the ad revenue. I don’t know how that would fly with the Infinity people, but in any case I hope the podcasters get a fair shake.

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