Link: Is the internet good or bad for society? Americans are having a tougher time deciding.

“The percentage of people who think the internet is good for society is shrinking. Roughly 70 percent of American adults who use the internet believe it’s mostly good for society, down from 76 percent in 2014, Pew found.”

And:

“About 64 percent of online adults over 65 say the internet has been “a mostly good thing for society,” Pew wrote. In 2014, that number was 78 percent.”
Original source: Is the internet good or bad for society? Americans are having a tougher time deciding.

Podcasting has something like 17% market penetrarion

According to data compiled by Pew Research for its annual State of the Media report, awareness of podcasts grew significantly last year. One-third of all Americans now say they have listened to a podcast; 17% said they had listened to one in the last month alone, as of January.

You know, over whatever the survey base is (US), but Pew is pretty legit.

Podcasting has something like 17% market penetrarion