Finding Podcasts

You can access two basic types of podcasts: audio and video. Audio podcasts are usually recorded shows—typically popular radio talk shows such as National Public Radio's Car Talk or Fresh Air programs. However, many podcasts offer interviews or discussions that have never been broadcast. Others offer tutorials on topics such as meditation or foreign languages.

Video podcasts are like miniature TV shows. Their length can range from a few minutes to an hour or more. Many video podcasts are excerpts from television shows originally broadcast on networks such as the Discovery Channel or MSNBC. Others are self-contained shows such as sketch comedy shows (similar to Saturday Night Live), motivational speeches or sermons, and tutorials ...

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