News And Politics Podcasts

More or Less: Behind the Stats show

More or Less: Behind the StatsJoin Now to Follow

Tim Harford investigates numbers in the news. Numbers are used in every area of public debate. But are they always reliable? Tim and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. A half-hour programme broadcast at 1600 on Friday afternoons and repeated at 2000 on Sundays on Radio 4. BBC World Service broadcasts a short edition over the weekend.

By BBC Radio 4

From Our Own Correspondent show

From Our Own CorrespondentJoin Now to Follow

Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie on BBC Radio 4 and Pascale Harter on the BBC World Service. For a full list of programme broadcast times go to bbc.co.uk/fromourowncorrespondent

By BBC Radio 4

KCRW's Left, Right & Center show

KCRW's Left, Right & CenterJoin Now to Follow

Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features three of the most insightful news analysts anywhere.

By KCRW.com

Bill O'Reilly show

Bill O'ReillyJoin Now to Follow

Weeknights on FOX News Channel's "The O\'Reilly Factor," Bill's signature "Talking Points Memo" cuts through the spin and rhetoric with analysis and commentary on the day's top stories

By Fox News Channel

Foreign Dispatch show

Foreign DispatchJoin Now to Follow

Foreign Dispatch is a weekly podcast of the biggest news and best stories as covered by National Public Radio's Foreign correspondents from around the world.

By NPR

NPR Programs: Tell Me More Podcast show

NPR Programs: Tell Me More PodcastJoin Now to Follow

Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, NPR's Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a diverse world. Hosted by Michel Martin.

By NPR

The Economist: The week ahead show

The Economist: The week aheadJoin Now to Follow

Editors and correspondents of The Economist discuss the events shaping the world next week, in the studio and in the field. Published on Economist Radio every Friday.

By The Economist

NBC Nightly News (audio) show

NBC Nightly News (audio)Join Now to Follow

Listen to "NBC Nightly News," providing reports and analysis of the day's most newsworthy national and international events. This audio podcast, updated each weekday evening by NBCNews.com, brings you the day's show in its entirety. For more from "Nightly News", visit http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news

By NBC News

Newshour show

NewshourJoin Now to Follow

Global news and analysis from the BBC World Service, twice a day, every day of the year. Join our leading team of presenters for the best interviews, features and analysis of world events.

By BBC World Service

Uncommon Knowledge — audio edition show

Uncommon Knowledge — audio editionJoin Now to Follow

Uncommon Knowledge is a production of the Hoover Institution, a public-policy research center devoted to the advanced study of politics, economics, and political economy — both domestic and foreign — as well as international affairs. Topics on Uncommon Knowledge range from the legalization of drugs to affirmative action to war to taxes to censorship on the Internet. Uncommon Knowledge is hosted by Hoover fellow Peter M. Robinson.

By Peter Robinson