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Serial podcast takes off

But Podtrac, a podcast advertising company, says “Serial” has an audience of one million unique listens per episode (there have been six), with about 60% of listening coming from mobile devices. And “Serial” isn’t alone in what New York Magazine has dubbed the “great podcast renaissance.” According to Edison Research, 15% of Americans have listened to a podcast in the past month, up from 9% in 2008.