[LINK] University of Missouri to require iPod touch or iPhone for Journalism students

Avi Miller avi.miller at gmail.com
Mon May 25 21:54:02 AEST 2009


Brendan Scott wrote:
> There are countless university podcasts which are free, but unavailable to me because they're only on itunes.

Just FYI: iTunes does not store any podcasts, it is merely a directory 
of them. Podcasts are plain RSS feeds with enclosure fields. If you can 
find the original URL for the podcast itself, you shouldn't need iTunes 
to access it.

I'm sure there are plenty of RSS Feed readers for all operating systems 
that can read an iTunes-style podcast and download the appropriately 
linked MP3s.


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