Friday, December 21, 2007


24-hour video podcast in progress--join in, celebrate new citizen journalism breakthrough

by Larry Geller

Yup, you no longer need ugly sponsors and millions of bucks for transmitters to reach the multitudes.

Pioneer podcaster Todd Cochran (Geek News Central) started his podcast at 6 am today and will continue on until 6 am Saturday. You can watch it and participate yourself. It's a videocast, it's a call-in program. It's also a benefit for One Laptop per Child.

It may not be the end of Fox News, but the possibility is there.

You can tune in several ways. Try the Ustream feed:

or participate at:

Todd just finished Hour 3, 21 hours to go.

If you're a geek or interested in alternative media, check this out. Think of what you or your group could do with the technology that's being demonstrated today.

Stay in touch with this promising experiment either at Todd's site or at the website of the Hawaii Association of Podcasters. Learn about podcasting. Do it yourself.


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