News And Politics Podcasts
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 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 & 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.
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.
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.
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
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 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
NPR Series: Talk of the Nation Opinion Page PodcastJoin Now to Follow
Every Monday, 'Talk of the Nation' hosts a live discussion with the author of a provocative op-ed from the Sunday papers. The audience is encouraged to read the commentary each week at npr.org and call or e-mail during the show with questions and comments.
By National Public Radio
Here & NowJoin Now to Follow
NPR and WBUR's live midday news program
By WBUR and NPR