Serial: listeners of podcast phenomenon turn detectives – with troubling results – ©[theguardian.com]

Users of Reddit have taken the investigation in Serial into their own hands. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA©

I fell into Serial, the new podcast that re-investigates a murder, the way they used to say one fell into bankruptcy: slowly, then all at once. I only tuned in once six episodes had aired, but then it became a binge. A dinner with a friend interrupted me and I was palpably impatient, restless, wanting to get back to my listening. And then, when I was done, my appetite not quite sated, I satisfied my 21st-century curiosity in a prosaic way: I fired up Google.

That experience with Serial is hardly unique. Downloads of the show seem to increase each week, reportedly averaging at roughly 850,000 an episode. It’s viral.

via Serial: listeners of podcast phenomenon turn detectives – with troubling results | Television & radio | theguardian.com.

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