So I'm listening to Dr. Condi Rice on NPR. Idly I call up the real video at c-span to see the video. It's 22 seconds behind the radio. I wonder how much of this is encoding delay, and how much is network delay and how much is load/cache time.
I'm very conscious that things often sound very different on radio than they look on TV. It was often said that Nixon won his debate with JFK if you heard it, but lost if you saw him looking shifty.
Here it's rather the reverse. Dr. Rice's voice quavers on the radio; she sounds very nervous. On the picture, she looks glamorous and composed.