Podcasts: The Sound of Bloggers

Podcasts are digital media, usually audio, that are transferred via syndication feeds such as RSS (Really Simple Syndication). Once downloaded, podcasts can be listened to on computers and portable media players. The term ‘podcast’ is a play on the words ‘broadcast’ and ‘iPod’ – broadcast, to highlight the qualities that it shares with other broadcast media and iPod to acknowledge this particular … [Read more...]

Social Media – The New Breed of Media Moguls

Although some still question the benefits of open source software, its online counterpart – social media – has found widespread acceptance throughout the world. Social media, as suggested by its name, is characterized by its social aspect. The methods used for distributing social media content almost always involve a community or, at the very least, some form of interpersonal exchange. Social … [Read more...]