What’s the Future of Media Networks?

PodcastMN.com pulls 70+ podcasts in to a single page using a single script.

Is it a network? I hope not.

But it does many of the same functions as a media network (ABC, BBC, NBC, etc); aggregate and present a collection of voices with some common collection of attributes.

While other functions – distribution, production, bandwidth – are handled by the individual podcasters themselves. Is that what makes a network?

To paraphrase – we are all network programmers of each other.

I call this collection of focused, attribute-based re-syndication a lazy networks

“Two podcasters can’t stand next to each other without it being a network” – Dan Klass