Information is valuable. During a global crisis, reliable information becomes priceless. As the world continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, having the right information can be the difference between life and death.
Staying on top of the latest information can help keep you and your loved ones safe. Here are a few reliable news podcasts to listen to.
With the support of the USA TODAY network, host Taylor Wilson discusses the top five news stories of the day and why they matter. Episodes are about 10 minutes long, are released every weekday, plus Saturdays, and cover everything from the world of politics to sports. Recent episodes include "Senate passes economic relief bill," "White House, Senate leaders agree to stimulus package" and "Lawmakers close to agreement on stimulus package."
Find it: https://art19.com/shows/5-things
Hosted by Michael Barbaro, this podcast is produced and powered by The New York Times. Episodes are 20 minutes and are released five days a week. NYT journalists tackle the biggest stories of the day with a long-form approach. Recent episodes include "A Historic Stimulus Bill," "Raring to Go by Easter" and "Why the American Approach Is Failing."
Find it: https://www.nytimes.com/column/the-daily
Published each night by 9 p.m., PBS’ full show gives listeners analysis and original reporting on the news of the day. Episodes feature every news segment, every interview and analysis. NewsHour also produces a weekend version. Recent episodes have covered the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on seniors and the latest efforts to "flatten the curve."
Produced by Vox, each episode explains the news that is coming at us at lightning speed. Host Sean Ramenswaram focuses on a specific topic relating to a current news story and breaks it down for the average person. Ramenswaram also welcomes in reporters for the Vox Media Podcast Network to help explain the news. Episodes are released nightly Monday through Friday. Recent episodes include "The two trillion dollar question," "Asia’s second wave" and "Giving birth in a pandemic."
Find it: https://www.vox.com/today-explained