Lexicon Valley podcast notched up 650,000 downloads

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 9 20:11:30 UTC 2013

List members might be interested to know that according to an article
at the website paidContent the podcast Lexicon Valley at the Slate
website is quite popular.

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Slate is now producing nine separate podcasts, some of which rate
highly on iTunes; one episode of the show Lexicon Valley recently
notched up 650,000 downloads. Slate would not disclose how much ads,
which are read by show hosts, bring in but said “advertisers pay some
of the highest rates in the industry” for the podcasts.
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The above excerpt is from the following article. Note: The web page
includes a picture that might be considered NSFW. Its illustrative
value to the article is unclear.

Title: The brain of the New York Times, the body of BuzzFeed" -
Slate’s third act
By Jeff John Roberts  Feb. 5, 2013


Short link:   http://bit.ly/WMAJqO

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