Best Newspaper Podcasts (2020)
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Branching Out is a weekly podcast expanding on the stories published in the Acorn Newspapers. Reporters and editors will discuss the impact of the stories they report and delve deeper into the issues affecting their communities.The Acorn Newspapers cover the communities of Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Simi Valley and Moorpark.
 
Extended one-to-one interviews with the key people in the industry. Find out their tips for career success, and peek behind-the-scenes at their workplace. Candid, thoughtful and reflective - a chance to share the insight of those at the very top of their game. Presented by Paul Blanchard.
 
This is a podcast from Sheffield Talking News. Also available on Amazon Alexa via the My Talking Newspaper service. Just say Alexa, enable My Talking Newspaper. Sheffield Talking News contains a digest of articles taken with kind permission from the previous weekly editions of the Sheffield Star, The Sheffield Telegraph and the Yorkshire Post.
 
A daily (5-day-a-week) podcast feed of true Oregon stories -- of heroes and rascals, of shipwrecks and lost gold. Stories of shanghaied sailors and Skid Road bordellos and pirates and robbers and unsolved mysteries. An exploding whale, a couple shockingly scary cults, a 19th-century serial killer, several very naughty ladies, a handful of solid-brass con artists and some of the dumbest bad guys in the history of the universe. From the archives of the Offbeat Oregon History syndicated newspap ...
 
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
As featured on Lego.com, Marvel.com, and Today Show, Alex Grand, Jim Thompson and guest co-hosts start off a Journalistic Comic Book Historical discussion between fans, historians and scholars in determining what happened and when in comics, from strips and pulps to the platinum age comic book, through golden, silver, bronze and then toward modern. Topical broadcasts are made and we also take important time in interviewing professionals to get to the source of comic book history. Support us ...
 
Renowned Newcastle Herald sports journalist Barry Toohey interviews a legend of NSW rugby league and the Newcastle Knights each week, bringing his years of reporting experience - and extensive industry contacts - to offer a unique and in-depth behind-the-scenes look at the state's most popular sport. Toohey's News, The Podcast is a production of the Newcastle Herald sports desk.
 
This collection of 20 public domain newspaper articles comprises volume 2 of Historic Newspaper Articles in the LibriVox collection. Both U.S. and U.K. newspapers are represented here. The articles span from 1848 to 1920. Topics covered (e.g., the Triangle Shirt Waist Factory Fire, the troubles of ‘Typhoid Mary’, how to dress for the seashore) vary in length and tone. Although the writers display a range of diverse styles, their words give today's readers a sense of the tenor of the times. ( ...
 
This is a collection of newspaper articles written by Samuel Clemens, for various newspapers, between 1862 and 1881. After Feb 3rd 1863, he began using the pen name Mark Twain. This compilation is the work of Project Gutenberg and contains articles from TERRITORIAL ENTERPRISE, THE SAN FRANCISCO DAILY MORNING CALL, THE SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, DAILY HAWAIIAN HERALD, ALTA CALIFORNIA, THE CHICAGO REPUBLICAN, and THE GALAXY. (Introduction by John Greenman)
 
The 2016/17 National Basketball League season is set to be one of the most exciting and competitive seasons in the league's history. Quest Community News sports journalist Brayden Heslehurst and Australian basketball legend Slammin' Sam Mackinnon will cover everything happening around the league with a special focus on the Brisbane Bullets return to the competition.
 
The tides of American history lead through the streets of New York City — from the huddled masses on Ellis Island to the sleazy theaters of 1970s Times Square. The elevated railroad to the Underground Railroad. Hamilton to Hammerstein! Greg and Tom explore more than 400 years of action-packed stories, featuring both classic and forgotten figures who have shaped the world.
 
From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world's big stories with the help of special guests. Hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is sponsored by Christie's. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Reviewing newspaper headlines over the week and placing events and headlines in their true context in a weekly podcast. Available on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts and PlayerFM and streaming soon on the Ickonic media platform.
 
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On this week's episode, the Branching Out team delves into the challenge of reporting high-profile stories involving high-profile people, as well as what goes into deciding when, and when not to, publish, and how to manage expectations from the community. Show links: https://www.theacorn.com/articles/notes-became-familys-nightmare/ https://www.toac…
 
Most people think the first paper was the Oregon Spectator, but an irascible local political gadfly named Charles Edward “Philosopher” Pickett (writing as “The Curltail Coon”) stole a march on the bigger paper using only a pen and ink. (Oregon City, Clackamas County; 1846) (For text and pictures, see http://www.offbeatoregon.com/H1007a_flumgudgeon.…
 
It's crowdfunding month! Support us here: canadaland.com/join. National Post doubles down on their right to publish status quo opinions. And Bell Media confuses self-promotion with local community engagement. 12:36 'news burrito filler' Marc Weisblott co-hosts. This episode is brought to you by Dispatch Coffee and HelloFresh. Support CANADALAND: ht…
 
For more than 40 years, amateurs and pros alike have put forward dozens of theories, many quite plausible and backed with some evidence. But the story seems destined to remain a delicious historical mystery. (Part 4 of a 4-part series)(PDX, Multnomah County; 1971) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1306d-db-cooper-part4-the-theori…
 
.Why is it so difficult to reach an agreement on education in Spain? “Different ways of perceiving society and life come into play. The Lomloe, popularly known as the “Celaá law” after Education Minister Isabel Celaá, was approved on Thursday inside a divided lower house of parliament with 177 votes in favor, 148 against and 17 abstentions. Regiona…
 
Laura Wilshaw is editor of ITV News at Ten. She previously held senior positions at Euronews, 5 News, NBC and Sky News, and her team was recently shortlisted for a BAFTA. In this in-depth interview, she reflects on this year’s “incredible news cycle” and the multifaceted editorial & logistical challenges brought on by the pandemic; ponders on the e…
 
Happy Thanksgiving, USA! Its been a real bummer of a year, but still plenty to be thankful for. This week we talk about some very serious news stories, such as DANCE PANTS, Donkey basketball drama, classic video games, and an app that translates your cats meows (Spoiler: They're mocking you!). Fake Headlines Podcast is a weekly comedy news podcast …
 
A couple of Manitobans make a show of the media lying. Keean Bexte uncovers a socialist incubator. And copaganda tries out podcasting. Winnipeg-based freelance multimedia journalist Shannon VanRaes cohosts. This episode is brought to you by Dispatch, Audible, Beer Canada, and HelloFresh. References: Shannon duly noted this Narwhal article about dou…
 
Communicable disease has haunted humanity for all of history. As such, the responses to coronavirus in our midst have a grimly timeless quality. In fact, to one scholar, epidemics are a great lens for peering into the values, temperament, infrastructures and moral structures of the societies they attack. Frank M. Snowden is a professor emeritus of …
 
The hunt for the man who called himself Dan Cooper started just hours after he disappeared into the night sky with a bag of $20 bills tied to his waist. Did he get away? Did anyone find him? The search continues to this day. (Part 3 of a 4-part series)(PDX, Multnomah County; 1971)(For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1306c-db-cooper-…
 
Ciar Byrne talks to Hero Brown, founder and editor-in-chief of Muddy Stilettos, the “lifestyle platform for affluent, fun-loving women outside London”, about what prompted her to launch the site, why it tries to be “humorous and a little bit naughty” but also a “happy, positive and feel good space”. They also talk about how Muddy Stilettos, which f…
 
This week New York State Senate Democrats declared that they'd gained a history-making "supermajority," after the absentee ballot count in several key races swung the results in their favor. Times Union Capitol Bureau reporters Amanda Fries and Chris Bragg join Managing Editor Brendan Lyons to talk about the development, and what it means for legis…
 
After demanding four parachutes and a knapsack of $20 bills, the legendary anonymous skyjacker disappeared into the night sky over southwest Washington with $200,000 — touching off a massive manhunt. (Part 2 of a 4-part series)(PDX, Multnomah County; 1971) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1306b-db-cooper-part-2-the-getaway.html)…
 
Summary In a software project writing code is just one step of the overall lifecycle. There are many repetitive steps such as linting, running tests, and packaging that need to be run for each project that you maintain. In order to reduce the overhead of these repeat tasks, and to simplify the process of integrating code across multiple systems the…
 
EXTENDED VERSION (includes content we had to leave on the cutting room floor to make the interview fit into the broadcast) It’s been two weeks since Trump lost the election to Biden. But he and his followers are still claiming victory. Jeff Sharlet, who has been covering the election for Vanity Fair, credits two Christian-adjacent ideas for these c…
 
History's only unsolved hijacking drama started at Portland International Airport when a nondescript man calling himself 'Dan Cooper' stepped aboard a Boeing 727 bound for Seattle. (Part 1 of a 4-part series) (PDX, Multnomah County; 1971) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1306a-db-cooper-part-1-the-skyjacking.html)…
 
Jesse speaks with the late Christie Blatchford, the notorious National Post columnist and court reporter who once called his work "another low-water mark in journalism." This episode was brought to you by Audible and Friday Sock Co. This episode originally aired on September 13, 2015. Support CANADALAND: http://canadalandshow.com/join See omnystudi…
 
During World War II, American soldiers embarked on a mission to mislead and deceive the German Army. Their mission remained a military secret for decades. Now, a Family’s donation sheds light on the program at Pine Camp. Host Kelly Burdick discusses this formerly classified part of local history to go along with "The 'Ghosts' on Post" article writt…
 
On the Inaugural episode of 'A Garden Runs Through It', the UC Master Gardener's of Colusa County, Gerry Hernandez, and Nancy Cutter provide some helpful fall gardening tips, and advice. They also discuss their favorite items in the garden, holiday gift options and much more. Do you have a question for the Master Gardeners, email glhernandez@ucanr.…
 
This week, we assess Mayor Kevin Faulconer's possible path to governor. And City Councilmember Monica Montgomery Steppe joins the show to talk about why she should be City Council president. Keep up with all our political takes with the weekly Politics Report: vosd.org/politics See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
In the mid-1870s, a fast-talking East Coast hustler teamed up with a famous half-Native Indian scout to cash in on his fame with a line of dodgy faux-Indian patent remedies — and the Oregon Indian Medicine Co. was born.(Warm Springs Indian Reservation; 1880s) (For text and pictures, see http://www.offbeatoregon.com/1812c.ka-ton-ka-donald-mckay-warm…
 
It’s Thanksgiving on 26 November, so this week, we look at the myths behind this American holiday, and particularly the story of the Mayflower, the ship that landed in Plymouth Bay, Massachusetts, 400 years ago. We talk to Jo Loosemore, the curator of the exhibition Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy at The Box in Plymouth, about the voyage, the sett…
 
With Thanksgiving around the corner, the crew discusses vegan options, and grass fed Salmon with a butcher - actually, no they didn’t. Jenna Lambgino, lead butcher at Oliver’s Markets, the Montecito location in Santa Rosa, provides some great information and advice on your options at your local meat counter. From the best cuts of meat, to cooking a…
 
An account of a mysterious typhoid fever outbreak from the early 20th century and the woman — Mary Mallon, the so-called Typhoid Mary — at the center of the strange epidemic. The tale of Typhoid Mary is a harrowing detective story and a chilling tale of disease and death. Why are whole healthy families suddenly getting sick with typhoid fever — fro…
 
YESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told through vintage newspaper accounts from the golden age of yellow journalism... The Lawrence/Foster/Disbrow Affair Episode 423 delves into a love triangle gone awry. When two sides of the triangle, including an expert swimmer and sailor, are found drowned dead in a Long Isla…
 
Covid-19 added pressure on newsroom directors and heads of departments who were already grappling with pre-pandemic problems like sustainability and digital transformation. We find out what the best newsroom leaders are doing now to start meaningful changes amidst uncertaintyBy Journalism.co.uk
 
Klan-backed politicians won a big victory that they interpreted as a mandate for ethnic and religious cleansing, then found out the hard way that they'd misjudged the voters' intentions. (Statewide, 1922-1926) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1304d-fall-of-the-house-of-klux.html)By Finn J.D. John
 
Addressing the drinking water crisis in First Nations communities is not rebuilding post-war Europe. And mandating Indigenous content on Canadian broadcasters could get baked into the Broadcasting Act. Return to Thunder Bay host Ryan McMahon and co-writer/reporter Jon Thompson take over in Jesse’s absence. References: Chris Hannay’s Globe and Mail …
 
Jonathan Munro is the BBC’s Head of Newsgathering, leading the day-to-day activity and deployments of all journalists working across the network’s 60 international bureaux. Prior to this he spent 26 years at ITN joining as an editorial trainee, and ultimately becoming their Correspondent reporting on stories in the US, Russia and Africa. In this in…
 
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