Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2005
Podcasting is a term that has completely outlived its usefulness.
ÂTo totally misquote Marshall MacLuhan, the medium is the message Â not the deviceÂ, said Renny Manne, producer and host of Screen Gems at a cocktail party in Brentwood to launch the program.
If media distribution has evolved from (through-the-air) ÂbroadcastingÂ; to the more specialized ÂnarrowcastÂ channel offerings of Pay TV (and radio); there is no doubt that the syndicated distribution of rich media on the internet can only be referred to as ÂMicrocastingÂ.
ÂPodcasting has had its day Â and must make way for Microcasting. IÂm pleased to say that all of us at Rhythmic Pulsar Media celebrate the changeÂ, continued Manne.
Podcasting was a term and concept initially established to describe the ability to pass on-line ÂsyndicatedÂ audio media directly into AppleÂs iTunes software and then automatically into AppleÂs iPod music player.
According to John Pruzanski at Microcasting.org, ÂMicrocasting is much more than Podcasting. Microcasting by definition includes; all ÂrichÂ media (audio, video and beyond) syndicated across all devices and platforms; the ability to provide a more finely tuned specialization of content on a program-by-program basis rather than a channel-by-channel basis; and most importantly, the concept that a program is delivered on a Âone-to-oneÂ basis. It uses one of the primary benefits of IP communications Â the ability to succinctly communicate from one device to another.Â
Screen Gems, which is microcast on a weekly basis from the central Rhythmic Pulsar Media server and syndicated via a RSS 2.0 feed, is all about the wonder of narrative film and television. It will not present ÂreviewsÂ as such, but will present ÂappreciationsÂ of the 20th CenturyÂs most distinctive and influential collaborative art form Â whether that art was produced for a 72 foot Âsilver screenÂ at the Bijou, or a 12 inch black and white 56 Philco.
Rhythmic Pulsar Media, the publisher of Screen Gems, is a 21st Century production and distribution media group specifically established to pioneer and mature the development of Microcasting - the next evolutionary step in the process of media content specialization.
It develops and produces tightly focused radio and television programming specifically designed to be distributed via on-line ÂsyndicationÂ Â taking full advantage of the ability of technology to democratize media production and distribution.
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