The Slow Newscast

By Tortoise Media

What's The Slow Newscast about?

The Tortoise Podcast takes news slowly. What’s really going on in the world, in politics, business, climate, culture, technology? Just as importantly, what’s driving it? Basia Cummings, once of the Guardian and HuffPost, and Ceri Thomas, former Today Programme and Panorama editor, take stock with the help of colleagues from the ‘slow news’ publisher, Tortoise.

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The white gold rush


The story of a dying lake, a forgotten community and the hunt for a green future. Host Basia Cummings is joined by reporters Miranda Green and Lucy Sherriff to investigate. See for privacy and opt-out information.

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