updated 09:50 am EDT, Thu May 26, 2005
ABC, NBC podcasts
Two major news divisions -- ABC and NBC -- yesterday announced they would . ABC News launched its podcast via its Web site, ABCNews.com. It offers a mix of new and rerun material. NBC News podcasts will be available in June through the MSNBC Web site. It will feature hourly updates from NBC, clips from TV shows including "Today" and samples of interviews on "Hardball." Forbes says "the allure of such TV-to-radio news transmogrification is still up for debate." While "news junkies" may "prize any portable info delivery system," skeptics say "it's as thrilling as watching TV with your eyes closed."