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Here are the latest posts about Podcasts on The Write News:

Yahoo Shuttering Podcast Resource
Read/Write Web reports that Yahoo is shuttering its podcast resource located at podcasts. (September 27, 2007)

Educational and Offbeat Podcasts Popular
USA Today has an article about how people are using podcasts to learn more about some very specific topics like "Lectures on Byzantine emperors" and "Five-minute drills on grammar. (March 25, 2007)

Study Finds Podcast Use Slowly Rising
The AP reports that podcast use is rising. (November 22, 2006)

PodShow Raises Another $15 Million
PodShow, Inc. (September 30, 2006)

MechMuse Launches Free Audio Magazine
MechMuse Ltd. (September 28, 2006)

Nielsen Netratings Says 9.2 Million Have Downloaded a Podcast
Podcasting News reports on a new study from Nielsen//NetRatings that shows over 9 million people have recently downloaded an audio pocast. (July 12, 2006)

Audio Version of Colbert's Speech Tops iTunes
The New York Times reports that an audio version of Stephen Colbert's WHCA speech has topped the charts on iTunes. (May 22, 2006)

Waxxi Offers Interactive Podcasting
Waxxi is a new company founded by Tracy Sheridan that will soon be offering interactive podcasts. (May 7, 2006)

Forrester: Podcast Usage Just 1% But Growth Expected
Charlene Li at Forrester Research blogs about their new report that shows only 1% of North American online households regularly listen to podcasts. (April 6, 2006)

Podcast by Phone With Gcast
Gcast is a new free podcasting service from the people that created the popular GarageBand. (March 9, 2006)

Pastors at Evangelical Churches Jump on Blogs and Podcasts
The Boston Herald reports that pastors at many evangelical churches are using podcasts and blogs to reach out to the younger demographic. (February 25, 2006)

MediaShift on Podcast Directories
Mark Glaser at MediaShift has an entry that describes some of the more useful podcast directories including iTunes, Podcast Alley, Yahoo Podcasts, Odeo and Podcast. (February 17, 2006)

Some Corporations Jump on Podcasting
The Baltimore Sun has an article about how several corporation are taking the early plunge in podcasting. (December 12, 2005)

Women in Podcasting List
Amy Gahran, the editor of Contentious. (November 26, 2005)

Holtzbrinck Publishers Tries Podcasts
A new website features podcasts created using books from Holtzbrinck's publishers which includes imprints like Farrar Straus & Giroux, Henry Holt, Picador, St. (September 22, 2005)

Podcasting Will Explode Once Music Rights are Granted
This Associated Press article explains that major media companies are quickly trying to grab podcasting real estate because they don't want to miss out like they did with blogs. (July 16, 2005)

iTunes Users Subscribe to 1 Million Podcasts in Two Days
Apple's addition of podcasts to iTunes 4. (July 7, 2005)

Podcast Awards Open for Nominations
The Podcast Awards are open for nominations in several categories including people's choice, best produced, business, comedy, politics, movies, technology, world news and several others. (June 24, 2005)