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Skimm This
In today’s world, context is clarity. "Skimm This" breaks down the most important stories of the day and explains why they matter. All in 10 minutes. Every Monday through Friday. All at 5PM.
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4.6 stars from 2,142 ratings
Good for what it is
This show is very simple and short, which makes sense for what it is. It should absolutely not and in fact cannot be a source for real understanding or opinions, but it’s fine for keeping events on your radar. Star off for how clearly corporate-owned its opinions are, but it is serviceable for an...Read full review »
beatrixcandy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/17/19
Perfect for my commute
My wife and I listen to Skimm This religiously. Great way to stay informed.
Mike Maillaro via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/17/19
Concise delivery, but not neutral
Perfect podcast for my car commute. Informative, though I wish the content would be more neutral without an opinion slant. I would also appreciate a more pleasant or commanding voice to deliver the news because the voice sounds childlike and grating. Great concept but, room for improvement
jcrew4 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/16/19
Recent Episodes
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Published 07/18/19
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Published 07/16/19
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