NBC, ABC to Offer Podcasts

Three days after Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs announced his companyis next version of iTunes will have built-in Podcasting features, NBC News and ABC news have announced they will be offering podcasts to listeners.

Forbes magazine reports ABC has begun a number of podcasts ranging from political news to entertainment news and sports.

NBC plans to start podcasting hourly news updates from select cable and network programs in June. The podcasts will include highlights from prime time shows, including MSNBCis "Hardball with Chris Matthews", "Countdown with Keith Olbermann", segments from "Today" and "NBC Nightly News".