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3 Things You Didn’t Know about video podcasts (plus, lots of podcast links!)

MSNBC:

Full list of MSNBC podcasts

Countdown with Keith Olberman (m4v)

Hardball with Chris Matthews (m4v)

Meet The Press (m4v)

The Rachel Maddow Show (m4v)

CNN:

Full list of CNN podcasts

CNN Politics Daily (m4v)

Fareed Zakaria GPS (m4v)

Larry King Live (m4v)

Reliable Sources w/ Howie Kurtz (m4v)

Besides Fareed Zakaria, there’s almost nothing on CNN that I care for..

CBS News:

Full list of CBS News podcasts

60 Minutes

PBS:

Full list of PBS podcasts

Bill Moyers Journal (m4v)

Newshour with Jim Lehrer (m4v)

FOX:

just kidding

Alternative:

Democracy Now podcast (mp4)

Real Time with Bill Maher (mp3 & m4v)

YouTube:

Yes, YouTube. It’s not just for keyboard cats. You can get ANY youtube channel as your own personal podcast feed.

There are two ways to do this.

YouTube podcasts method #1: The first way makes use of the YouTube API, but only updates with links back to youtube where you can watch the video. There is a better way, but if you want to do it like this, here’s how:

http://gdata.youtube.com/…

In that link above replace “NAMEOFCHANNEL” with the name of the youtube channel (username) you want to subscribe to. That’s the rss feed for the youtube channel.

YouTube podcasts method #2: But you’re a power user (well, you are now). You want a direct link to the video itself. So use RSS Handler. Enter the URL to a youtube channel, it gives you a feed with direct links to video files.

Oh wait, I’ve already done that for you:

Al Jazeera English

Associated Press (you should use Reuters instead)

Current TV

Firedoglake

Media Matters

Reuters

The New York Times

The Real News

The Whitehouse

The Young Turks

Think Progress

TPMtv

Now, I have a confession. This was actually all a ploy in order to get you to recommend video podcasts to me!!! You didn’t see that one coming, huh? I was going to make this an open thread comment, but I expanded it into a post.

So if you found this helpful, pay up in the comments! Bonus points for alternative news like Democracy Now, or particularly good YouTube channels.

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