Tag Archives: Pew Research Center

Podcasts – research suggests there’s still growth in it

Pew have released some useful research into podcast downloading, revealing a near-60% increase in the activity over the past 2 years – from 12% of internet users having downloaded a podcast to 19%.

But the really interesting data is somewhat hidden. Continue reading

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Why should a subscription only TV channel let anyone view its news online?

I recently heard about a TV news website that’s only accessible to subscribers to the TV channel. They are resisting moving to an open access model because they believe people stick with the TV channel because of that news: opening up the site, they argue, would give people less of a reason to stay with the service. Continue reading