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Re: [podcasters] Re: PBS, NPR, and iPod/YouTube

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  • Mike Wills
    Ask those same people what they watch on YouTube. I bet the majority of them don t watch shows that are released on a regular basis. They are looking for those
    Message 1 of 12 , Feb 5, 2009
      Ask those same people what they watch on YouTube. I bet the majority
      of them don't watch shows that are released on a regular basis. They
      are looking for those short viral clips.

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      Mike Wills
      http://mikewills.info

      Sent from my iPod Touch

      On Feb 5, 2009, at 5:57 PM, Dan Hughes <danhughes@...> wrote:

      > Dave says, "But when you say that "video is easier for the great
      > majority of the audience," I really think you are making a huge
      > generalization that may well not have the tiniest basis in fact."
      >
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      >
      > Hi Dave,
      >
      > Thanks for outlining your podcast download process. I'm sure there
      > are
      > many others who do the same or similar.
      >
      > Still, I think we are in the minority when compared to the number of
      > people who watch YouTube. I recently retired as a college instructor
      > teaching radio broadcasting, and even my radio students were heavily
      > into
      > YouTube, few if any into podcasts.
      >
      > Subject matter may have a lot to do with it - there are more familiar
      > (but bootleg) videos on YouTube than bootleg songs in podcasts.
      >
      > Ask ten computer users at random if they watch YouTube, then ask
      > them if
      > they listen to podcasts - what numbers would you expect?
      >
      > ---Dan
      >
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