by Byron Acohido, USA Today
9 February 2005
"Like the blogging phenomenon, podcasts have come out of nowhere to attract an enthusiastic grassroots following. They're being generated by a wide cast of characters - from professional broadcasters to rank amateurs. Listeners can download shows to their computers, or, with a bit of know-how, automatically export shows to an Apple iPod - hence the term 'podcast' - any MP3 player."