Best Journalism podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at
The editorial team brings you a weekly look at some of the latest innovations in digital journalism, and speaks to industry experts on how newsrooms are approaching key challenges and opportunities in the industry.
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford University's international research centre in the comparative study of news media.
A fortnightly podcast from Press Gazette in which leading journalists and figures from UK journalism provide an insider take on the industry.
It's All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Producers Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko interview working journalists about how they do their jobs. They also discuss the latest trends in journalism and how they impact our democratic society.
Listen in as journalists make new things and launch new ventures. We bring you into the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism's Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism in New York City for behind-the-scenes stories of how people develop journalism startups of all shapes and sizes. You'll hear voices of real journalists and students as they go through the learning process. Join us on the journey. Produced, mixed and edited by Kristen Clark, with music from Chad Crouch (
Journalism Land
Each episode we interview a journalist about a longform or investigative piece that they’ve written. We cover how the journalist came up with the story idea, how much pre-reporting they did before they pitched it, what the pitch looked like, and then how they went about writing and reporting the story. The podcast is meant to serve as a resource for students, and journalists who’d like to learn more about their craft.
GetReligion is a national and global journalism site focusing on how the mainstream press covers religion news in politics, entertainment, business and sports.
GetReligion is a national and global journalism site focusing on how the mainstream press covers religion news in politics, entertainment, business and sports.
GetReligion is a national and global journalism site focusing on how the mainstream press covers religion news in politics, entertainment, business and sports.
A weekly podcast created by the current masthead at the Ryerson Review of Journalism
Interview with Scholars of Journalism about their New Books
Data Day
We are Interhacktives – student journalists on City University's Interactive Journalism MA. Expect discussion of social media, data journalism, and the changing face of technology in journalism.
IRE Radio Podcast
Go behind the story with some of the country’s best journalists on this radio program produced by Investigative Reporters and Editors, a nonprofit journalism organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. Sit in on conversations with award-winning reporters, editors and producers to hear how they broke some of the biggest stories of the year.
Essential listening for the broadcast production, journalism and technology communities. Practical advice on all aspects of TV, radio, journalism.
Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country’s biggest issues.
True Crime Historian remembers the famous and forgotten scandals, scoundrels, and scourges of the past through newspaper accounts in the golden age of yellow journalism.
“Journalism/Works” is an ongoing program of the Newseum Institute that focuses on journalism that matters — news reports in print, broadcast and online that produce change, provide insight and that fulfill the “watchdog on government” mission envisioned for a free press in the First Amendment.
Shoving the J into journalism, Hack covers current affairs, music, politics and culture with youth in mind. Get our half-hour radio program sent directly to you each weekday.
All about creating content on your mobile phone. Journalism, filmmaking and more.
An eighteen year old journalism student navigating her way through university using weekly podcasts. Based in Devon/Northampton.
Federal politics is as interesting as ever, join RN Breakfast’s Fran Kelly and RN Drive’s Patricia Karvelas in The Party Room. They analyse all the latest news from Parliament House with some of the sharpest minds in journalism.
From the PBS investigative series FRONTLINE comes The FRONTLINE Dispatch, a narrative podcast that expands the series’ tradition of tough, fair and deeply reported long-form journalism. Every episode will explore a different domestic or international story, told by producers and reporters around the globe. Produced at FRONTLINE’s headquarters at WGBH in Boston and powered by PRX. The FRONTLINE Dispatch is made possible by the Abrams Foundation Journalism Initiative.
Join Shaun Keaveny as he speaks to some of the world’s foremost experts in biology, psychology, economics, journalism, and beyond, in order to ask burning questions such as: what does that mean? What are you on about? And: huh?
The Columbia Journalism School podcast features panel discussions and lectures with leading, high-impact journalists working in the field.
The Frontline Club
Home to over 200 talks and screenings a year.The Frontline Club is the London hub for a diverse group of people united by their passion for the best quality journalism. With its elegant restaurant serving the best of British cuisine and its atmospheric members' bar, the Frontline Club is a unique place to discuss, debate and be inspired. Our events, screenings, workshops and restaurant are open to the public.
Long before Christiane Amanpour, Frances Fitzgerald and Martha Gellhorn blazed a trail in courageous investigative journalism, a pioneering and intrepid writer and journalist whose pen name was Nellie Bly opened up a whole new field in what had previously been a strictly male domain. Ten Days in a Madhouse was published as a series of articles in the New York World during 1887. Nellie Bly was given the assignment by her editor to have herself committed to an insane asylum in New York with a ...
We want to change the world with information while having fun. Things are clean when they’re washed - Sabki Dhulai.MissionTo change the world with information while having fun. Things are clean when they’re washed - Sabki Dhulai.DescriptionNews and News on the news. New ways to present the news. Slants, compromises, biases, praise, brickbats and anything else. Here nothing is off limits. We say it like it is and appreciate others who do. News isn’t fair unless its transparent and no informat ...
Reports from independent journalists and interviews with knowledgeable people covering the topics of independent journalists, democracy, human rights, press freedom, and journalism.
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
Hosted by Allan Wolper Audio biographies of people whose lives and ideas are on the cutting edge. Host Allan Wolper is a “journalist’s journalist.” A superb interviewer, radio and television producer, ethics columnist, magazine and newspaper writer, he has been honored by every journalism medium. Wolper has won more than 50 awards, including television’s Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award – the Pulitzer Prize of Broadcast news. Wolper is professor emeritus of Journalism from Rutgers ...
A weekly look at the problems and pleasures facing journalists around the world and the power and responsibilities of news media.
The Breakthrough
Latest Articles and Investigations from ProPublica, an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
Perth Indymedia
Radical activist citizen journalism. A weekly radio programme on RTRFM (92.1FM), a community radio station based in Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. We bring an independent perspective to the analysis of news and issues and provide a forum for activists, campaigners, academics, advocates and workers denied a voice by the mainstream media. Covering indigenous issues, post-capitalist/anti-capitalist analysis, refugee rights, antifa and all the important environmental, economic and ...
The High Low
A weekly pop-culture / news podcast brought to you by Dolly Alderton & Pandora Sykes - the former co-hosts of The Pandolly Podcast.
Pod Academy
Sound thinking: podcasts of current research
Sydney Ideas
Sydney Ideas is the University of Sydney's premier public lecture series program, bringing the world's leading thinkers and the latest research to the wider Sydney community.
What happens when media, entertainment and technology collide? One of the industry's most acclaimed media editors talks to business titans, journalists, comedians and fellow podcasters to get their take. Tune in every Thursday to hear from people like New Yorker editor David Remnick, "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee and the host of The New York Times' The Daily, Michael Barbaro. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
Library Talks
Feed your brain every Sunday with the best live conversations from The New York Public Library. An eclectic mix of voices and perspectives, Library Talks features your favorite writers and the ones you’ll love next. Hosted by NYPL live event programmer, Aidan Flax-Clark.
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues.
Behind the Brilliance is a weekly podcast featuring smart and funny conversations on life, work, and success from culture-shaping creatives, entrepreneurs, and innovators.
With great power comes great scrutiny. Every Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the way technology is shaping business and culture across media, advertising, politics, and more. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
This is Steve Lubetkin’s primary blog (formerly “Lubetkin’s Other Blog”), where he comments on journalism, communications, and public relations issues of importance, and encourages a dialogue with readers. Steve is a veteran public relations practitioner and a long-time national leader in the Public Relations Society of America. The podcast features seminar programs and interviews about communications, journalism, and other public relations topics.
The Media Project
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao, Editor of the Daily Gazette Judy Patrick, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose Cailin Brown, Publisher of Empire Report New York J.P. Miller, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.
Conversations with fascinating people of the Twin Cities.
Sports and Chill
Join DePaul University sports journalism student Adeyemi Sosina, as he discusses the latest in pop-culture and sports. Occasionally, he brings guest to chill and chat about their life and sports.
The podcast that listens to people around the world.
High Tide
Listeners is a show about the craft and power of listening. We talk with media and communication experts, thought leaders, doers, and innovators whose ideas can amplify the quality of our dialogue and interactions. Listeners is produced by the Agora Journalism Center, the gathering place for innovation in communication and civic engagement at University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication.
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NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So here's a little sneak peek into the complete episode.In this week’s Hafta episode, Supreme Court lawyer Mihira Sood joins our in-house panel of Madhu Trehan, Raman Kirpal, and Manisha Pande.The gang goes on to discuss topics like sexual harassment laws in India, cancellation of ...…
When Donald Trump’s presidential election victory was announced in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016, like many Americans, I rubbed my eyes in disbelief and dismay. Two questions raced through my mind: What had become of America that a man so unfit, so small-minded, so mean-spirited could be elected? A man whose ethnic and racial bigo ...…
Kara and Scott talk about (01:04) Facebook and the explosive report on its deception over the past three years. They get into what some of the fallout might look like for politicians, like Sen. Chuck Schumer (14:47). [ad break (19:04)] Some stories they think went underreported include Apple selling iPhones on Amazon (21:22) and more on Jamal K ...…
Australia has long had a reputation for ingenuity. Do we remain an innovative nation?
Emily Merrell is the founder and CEO of Six Degrees Society, a female focused group that promotes networking in its most sincere form. Emily's mission is to help her members forge authentic and lasting connections -- rather than simply host events for people to "mingle," she curates matches based on each individual's personal and professional i ...…
At the beginning of October, Amazon was quietly issued a patent that would allow its virtual assistant Alexa to decipher a user’s physical characteristics and emotional state based on their voice. Characteristics, or “voice features,” like language accent, ethnic origin, emotion, gender, age, and background noise would be immediately extracted ...…
At midnight on election day last Tuesday, vote tallies showed Republican candidates ahead in key races in Florida, Georgia and Arizona. However, many votes remained to be counted in all three states. The stakes are high: two Senate seats (Florida and Arizona) and two governorships (Florida and Georgia), plus some lower offices.…
This week's Reporters Without Orders features our host Cherry Agarwal, Special Correspondent Amit Bhardwaj, and Desk Writer, Gaurav Sarkar. The panel is joined by two guests over the phone: Chattisgarh-based Kamal Shukla, editor of Bhumkal Samachar and Kerala-based Vishnu Verma from Indian Express digital.In the podcast, Amit talks about how se ...…
Once the stuff of science fiction, facial identification technology is now very much a reality. Should we be worried?
It’s domestic violence with the added threat of deportation.In many South Asian cultures, the bride’s family often pays the groom. But sometimes the demands for dowry don’t stop with the wedding.Migrant women in Australia speak to Sarah Dingle for the first time about falling unwittingly into abusive relationships.…
... but she may now face jail time in Australia. Why?
Jeff Green, the CEO of the online advertising marketplace The Trade Desk, talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about the state of digital ads. In this episode: (2:04) Competing with Google and Facebook; (4:21) What the Trade Desk does; (06:56) Programmatic advertising, Yahoo and Microsoft; (12:35) Fixing “crappy” ads online; (15:26) Google and Faceb ...…
The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been talking tough on Islamist terrorism in the wake of the Bourke St attack, where one person was killed and two others injured.With the Victorian State election just days away, how will the incident play into the campaign where people have already started voting?ABC Radio Melbourne Drive presenter Rafael ...…
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The world’s most ambitious “smart city,” known as Quayside, in Toronto, has faced fierce public criticism since last fall, when the plans to build a neighborhood “from the internet up”were first revealed. Quayside represents a joint effort by the Canadian government agency Waterfront Toronto and Sidewalk Labs, which is owned by Google’s parent ...…
The second season of The FRONTLINE Dispatch launches on November 29th. The FRONTLINE Dispatch comes to you from the producers and reporters of the PBS investigative documentary series FRONTLINE. New episodes biweekly. Subscribe now.By (FRONTLINE PBS, WGBH).
So much attention in the midterm elections this year has focused on the gubernatorial race in Georgia between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams that the race for secretary of state, the office Kemp is vacating, has gone largely ignored. It’s arguably the more important race, since this is the office that will control the state’s ...…
Mark Fonseca Rendeiro In Tokyo! Moderator Matthew Dons Guest In the eyes of Matthew Dons, whomever you are in this world, if you could make it over to Japan, you absolutely should be here. Why? Because Japan. Today on the podcast, we take a long walk past the houses and trains, the fields and shrines, while looking at how things work here compa ...…
From the growing influence of Sanskrit to the ‘Hinglish’ used today, Hindi is an evolving lifeform.Read the article here:
The awareness of Hindi’s importance in the first half of the 20th century was imbued with its practical utility and inspired by inclusive nationalism.Read the article here:
Sports journalist Caroline Wilson on her career in the male dominated world of sports reporting and sports stars discuss their love of sport and its place in our national identity
Would you be more inclined to buy something you saw on Instagram if your close friend was the one who posted about it?
It's World Kindness Day and Dolly has a beautiful poem to kick us off, whilst Pandora has a new Spotify suggestion for everyone who went nutty for French Chill (a lot of you, quite frankly). We discuss some shocking stats from intelligence agency Mintel: 46% of men remove their body hair, up from 36% in 2017. Columnist Barbara Ellen calls this ...…
Richard Ojedais running for president. Ojeda, a West Virginia state senator and retired U.S. Army major, lost his congressional bid in the state’s 3rd District on Tuesday, but saw the largest swing of Trump voters toward Democrats in any districtaround the country — overperforming 2016 by more than 35 points. Still, in a district Donald Trump c ...…
When Mariela Cerrato saw her daughter and son-in-law on the evening news in late July, flanked by masked police and described as terrorists, she was not surprised. She knew the authorities had been hunting the couple. Their business had been burned to the ground just days before and a wanted poster with their faces had been circulating on socia ...…
Brexit will likely strengthen the position of English as Europe’s lingua franca and at the same time de-stabilize the status of standard English.
The Federal Government has announced almost 2,000 new scholarships for regional and remote university students.
Noah Shachtman, the editor in chief of the Daily Beast, talks with BuzzFeed's Steven Perlberg about taking over that job in May and how he's thinking about the "gonzo" site's place in the media landscape. In this episode: (01:07) How The Daily Beast fits into the media ecosystem; (04:55) How the rest of the media is handling the Trump moment; ( ...…
All but two of the 21 House committees are currently chaired by white, male members of Congress. The two exceptions are committees chaired by white women. That’s all about to change. With Democrats having seized control of the House of Representatives, a historic number of women and people of color are poised to take the helm of at leasteight p ...…
Last night, Ben Jealous, the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, lost his race to incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, 56 percent to 43 percent. Jealous would have been Maryland’s first African-American governor and was running on one of the most left-wing policy platforms in the country, Although polls had been showing Hogan with ...…
Sarah Krasnostein talks about the incredible life and times of Sandra Pankhurst, a transgender trauma cleaner.
Much of the world seemed to be in a state of near convulsion at the election of Jair Bolsonaro, a far right candidate who has won the Presidency of Brazil, in yet another election result that illustrates the extraordinary political instability of the current period. Freelance journalist and editor of Brasil Wire, Brian Mier, spoke to Alex Whisson.…
We explore the intersection between mental health and radicalisation following the terror attack in Melbourne.
YESTERDAY’S NEWS --Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...AKA The Lipstick Killer And His Imaginary AccompliceHang onto your seats, folks, this one is another wild ride down psychopath lane. Folks in a nice Chicago neighborhood are scandalized when a string of mu ...…
More than 30 years after a fire destroyed 400,000 books at the Los Angeles Public Library's Central Library, journalist Susan Orlean re-examines the tragedy in "The Library Book." Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992; her quest to piece together the events surrounding this little-known tale was fueled by her relentless cu ...…
भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक की स्वायत्तता पर सरकार का खतरा, डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प और मीडिया के बीच टकराव, इसकी भारतीय संदर्भ में विवेचना, कर्नाटक में लोकसभा की तीन और विधानसभा की दो सीटों पर हुआ उपचुनाव, इसमें जेडी(एस) और कांग्रेस गठबंधन की जीत, पं. नेहरू के आवास तीनमूर्ति भवन की नेहरू मेमोरियल म्यूज़ियम और लाइब्रेरी की गवर्निंग बॉडी में 4 नए सदस्यों की नियुक्त ...…
When writer and pastor Chris Nye moved from an affluent Oregon suburb to San Francisco's Tenderloin district, his work as a pastor was turned upside down. Chris Nye is the author of Distant God, and his new book Less of More is due in spring of 2019.
The armored jeeps were lined up single file along a Guatemala City street on August 31 in an ominous queue. By mid-morning, images began circulating of the jeeps outside the offices of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption commission that has played a key role in bringing down corrupt officials. More jeeps were spotted in the vicinity of the National P ...…
NL Hafta has gone behind the paywall, but we love our listeners. So, here's a little sneak peek into the complete episode.This week features our in-house panel comprising Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Anand Vardhan and Madhu Trehan. A lot happened in the past week: from air pollution and firecrackers in Delhi to Sabarimala protests in Keral ...…
GetReligion editor Terry Mattingly discusses “The Senate, SCOTUS, the Midterms and religion”
GetReligion editor Terry Mattingly discusses “The Senate, SCOTUS, the Midterms and religion”
GetReligion editor Terry Mattingly discusses “The Senate, SCOTUS, the Midterms and religion”
Rupert Murdoch, center, leaves the News Corporation building with his son Lachlan Murdoch, right, on July 21, 2016 in New York City. Photo: Kevin Hagen/Getty Images In the early 1990s, some of the smartest people resisting Serbian President SlobodanMilosevic worked out of a chaotic office in the center of Belgrade. The office was filled with a ...…
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