39 percent of internet users consume podcasts every month
July 22, 2019 · 3.3 minutes to read
39% of internet users consume podcasts every month, according to research from GlobalWebIndex and compiled in DataReportal’s Global Digital Statshot. The data is based on an online survey of 16-64 year-olds.
- Probably because it’s only 16-64 and only internet users, these figures are significantly higher than the gold standard of Edison Research’s Infinite Dial research, which gives the data as 32% in the US, 36% of Canadians, and 22% of Australians.
Meanwhile in Australia, Roy Morgan Research claims that 8.1% of Australians are downloading podcasts every month . This data is compiled using face-to-face interviews.
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70 Million is back for Season 2 — 70 million adults in the United States have a criminal record. How did we get here and what do we do now? The open-source podcast goes deeper this season into how people, neighborhoods, counties, and cities are breaking cycles of incarceration by trying bold solutions--starting with the local jail. Find episodes, toolkits, and other resources at 70MillionPod.com, and hear us on Apple Podcasts, RadioPublic or wherever you listen. (70 Million is produced by Lantigua Williams & Co. and funded by the Safety and Justice Challenge at the MacArthur Foundation.)
Google have added an 'Assistant Card’ to help you resume the podcast you were listening to earlier. The cards appear on Android phones. You can also say “Hey, Google, resume my podcast” on any Google Assistant powered thing, like a speaker or a phone, to continue listening.
Edison Research’s Tom Webster muses on what will kill podcasting. The death of RSS won’t; there’s something else that will.
Congratulations to podcast host Messy, which has been announced as one of the startups selected for the second Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator, powered by Techstars. A thirteen-week program will see Messy’s CEO Molly Beck partnering with mentors and teams in Philadelphia. Messy is a long-time Podnews supporter.
Australian media outlets are competing with true crime podcasts, investigating the disappearance of three year-old William Tyrrell. Where’s William Tyrrell was launched by television network TEN in June; but rival The Australian, a Murdoch-owned newspaper, has just announced Nowhere Child.
Alli Torban writes how she cut her podcast production time in half - using data analysis on other podcasts.
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Melbourne’s RMIT has featured a podcast produced by an alumnus of the university. Moonshot, in spite of the name, doesn’t have anything to do with Neil Armstrong. Instead, it focuses on “crazy ideas that might change the world”.
Madeline Wright looks back at the Extraordinary Evening for Podcasters of Color held in Los Angeles CA, USA last month.
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