Reviews
I listen to this podcast and have their app for daily news. I've never felt more informed.
MyMotoMoto via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/16/19
Although the format provides quick updates I’m often surprised at the depth to which each segment reaches
binnaperville via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/15/19
Their “skimm” references are really cheesy and gimmicky but it’s a good show otherwise
Okayhey via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/13/19
This has quickly become my favorite podcast! I love that it’s never longer than 15 minutes and gives me all the important information that’s happened in the day. I feel so up to date!
AlexUmsted via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/13/19
Great delivery. Easy to understand
KSKS32 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/09/19
Very informative and I love her voice!
Bon Bon Cito via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/02/19
As a long time subscriber of the Skimm, I was thrilled to hear they were releasing a podcast! I religiously listen every evening and I love how they keep the news fresh & accurate, so I stay entertained & up to date on world events!
vrasicci via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/01/19
I love that it’s quick and informative. Sometimes I feel like it’s pandering to a certain generation who has issues with ‘adulting.’ Ahem.. talking about you millennials. But, maybe that’s on purpose.
KrisD4 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/31/19
I’ve been a subscriber of Skimm emails as well as when this podcast came out. Very informative and nice to get a breakdown of the news. Very helpful. However, some stories have opinion thrown in and have a slight left agenda. I’ll continue to listen but not the neutral news I originally came here...Read full review »
@Bjlanz via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/30/19
Love this podcast! I’ve been reading the skimm since college and have listened to every episode of the podcast. It’s perfect for my commute home. I would listen on the weekends if you made episodes then too! Personally I enjoy the narrators voice, I’m not a fan of the newscaster voice on TV these...Read full review »
KelseyF12 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/26/19
I use to love listening but the more I listened to the more obvious the bias towards a left sided political agenda becomes apparent. Still a listener and still good news but take some of the stories with a grain of salt. Hard to find unbiased and objective journalism nowadays
1161718 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/25/19
Love this podcast so far! I have lots of email subscriptions to news outlets and think tanks but don’t necessarily have the time or patience to read through everything each day. This podcast is the perfect way to stay in the loop on major events while breaking down the nitty gritty behind them in...Read full review »
Vigny gottlieb via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/24/19
It's not too long, they cover the important stuff in the news and explain it in a simple but still interesting way. I've loved their email newsletter for years and this is just as great.
lweisman via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/22/19
This is a fun, yet informative podcast. Try the app out, too.
bostnlegalfan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/19/19
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
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
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
Love how the ads don’t feel like ads! Also they’re short and concise so you don’t feel bogged down with info!
PilMcD201706 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/15/19
Sometimes I get too busy at work and don’t have time to read the Daily Skimm, but the podcast is already ready for my commute home and makes me feel like I don’t miss as much. I love that the stories are concise but still informative and easy to understand & remember. Thanks to the team at the...
sllabat via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/12/19
I love the length of the podcasts. Just enough info on each topic. I do wish though that the Skimm would become more neutral on reporting especially in the upcoming year. I don’t want to have a right slant nor a left slant about the topics. I feel that the Skimm is leaning left which is...Read full review »
notlorrinthem via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/12/19
I love the skimm. I’m so grateful for a short, succinct podcast that gives me the essential news without taking the time to make me want to die from all the negativity. I feel like it’s the perfect combination of wit and intelligence to help me stay informed! Thanks Skimm!!
vegmegh via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/08/19
Can you please find someone new to read this podcast? I can guarantee you are losing subscribers and if you care at all, you will make a change. Content: 5 stars. Delivery: 1 Star.
Solace140 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/19
I love the Skimm This podcast for the same reason I love The Skimm emails and app - Quick and straightforward information about real topics and their impacts.
Queenrobotcat via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/19
Finally found a daily news podcast that I like! There’s nothing wrong with the host’s voice or manner of speaking. Some people just like to pick at anything..
bethanyalene via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/19
I was excited to get this podcast downloaded so I can listen to it on my commute. I was quite disappointed in the reporter’s voice. It was difficult to understand her half the time because she spoke so fast that I missed half the points of what she was trying to say, which was my whole reason for...Read full review »
Doreen8488 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/28/19
This is my quick and easy way of getting updated on the news but the skimm inserts their opinions in small snarky ways which isn’t what I care about.
aly611 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/27/19
The topics they choose are topics well discussed and things you should know about. It’s perfect for a quick recap on your way home from work, or while cooking dinner 👌🏽 A way to always stay informed without spending hours reading the paper.
Sandra @evomarketing_ via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/26/19
So thankful The Skimm is now available as a podcast! I benefited greatly from the daily emails but often skimmed them (ironic), leaving our crucial information, and many days I wouldn’t get around to reading it at all. This podcast is consistently brief, educational, and easy to digest on my...Read full review »
souvenear.wdw via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/24/19
So happy to have found this a few years ago. Would love for you to expand to cover more in Canada!! (Please!) ❤️
2559-117 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/23/19
For a New Yorker time is of the essence. You guys make things so clear easy to digest! Thank you.
chessFromNYC via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/21/19
I like getting a quick overview of the news but the narrator’s pronunciation of words like important, Britain, and eaten irk me a little bit. None of those words contain the letter D. I wish they weren’t so obviously left-leaning. Getting a snapshot of the news is great but I wish I would be...Read full review »
Lin646842 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/18/19
Love the skimmed version of the news, but cannot Stand how the girl delivers it. Her pauses in speech are so off, and it’s almost unbearable.
Mlove_1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/17/19
The skim used to be one of my favorite places to get info. Lately they appear to be taking the biased route to reporting. Not sure if this is a Fox News influence or what.
Amppppppppppppppp via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/15/19
I listen every single day and I love it! Thanks for giving us a news outlet that gets to the point!
zoe deschanel via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/15/19
Morning must have. I listen to the night before, every morning. Great information that is easy and interesting to listen to.
JC7992 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/13/19
I love this podcast, keeps me updated & informed. I like her voice, she isn’t boring to listen to & the people worried about her pronunciation are not picking. I’ve never noticed anything so it must be pretty subtle. Lol. People are picky.
Mackie P via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/12/19
I love the skimm and the idea of this podcast. I listen to it in my commute to catch up on the latest news. However, the narrative voice really needs to change. Something about the one that current speaks is quite annoying and it actually makes me not want to listen any more. I feel like her...Read full review »
danielleyybelly via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/12/19
I love this podcast! It’s short enough for me to listen to daily on my commute, it’s so informative and also entertaining and I love the narrators voice. She makes the news sound like she’s just talking to you about it in a conversation.
csfox99 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/12/19
I have a hard time focusing on the content of podcasts when the narrator or host sounds like a teenager or has a ditzy voice. (Sorry, but that’s true.) This podcast is one example of that. Other than that, I like the quick overview concept of this podcast.
proudbrunette via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/11/19
To the makers of the Skimm - THANK YOU! I get your emails every morning and only get to read them 5-10% of the time. Running my own business, being able to listen to the top news of the day (through an outlet that I respect & trust) while I’m multitasking is such a gift. I also listen to Skimmed...Read full review »
KimberlyElli via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/08/19
The concept of the podcast is great. I’d ideally listen every day, but I can’t listen to the narrator. I don’t like her voice. That’s definitely a personal preference so not everyone may feel the same way. However, as I’ve seen in other reviews, her mispronunciation bothers not just me. She...Read full review »
ashley NSE via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/07/19
When this podcast first came out I told everyone how great it was! I told people that it takes a neutral stance on topics and there was nothing else like it. Fast forward to today - y’all aren’t keeping it neutral anymore. I love staying up to date though this podcast, but the more you take a...Read full review »
Rachel Jeldum's itunes via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/05/19
I love this podacast! The topics are always on point and well thought out. Very balanced politically as well.
ruggieron via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/05/19
Love this podcast! Listen to it daily on my way home from work. I love the way that Skimthis explains current news and “why it matters.” Keep up the great work!
michelle-ash via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/04/19
I love this podcast. Listen to it daily on my daily commute. Just because women are sometimes too busy to keep up with today’s firehose amount of news doesn’t mean we don’t care. This podcast allows us to stay somewhat dialed in. Appreciate the quick daily dose, but sometimes I would like to hear...Read full review »
jnthnstl via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/03/19
I really enjoy the podcast but it should be posted before the morning commute.
AmandaMarieCO via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/03/19
Not bad, but still strongly left-wing. Putting forth both Pelosi's and Schumer's opinion on a meeting in which they did not seem to agree is a bit lame. Also your narator's use of the word "storm" is left-driven.
Joc 76775467 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/01/19
Listen every morning before I do anything else!
Victuals via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/30/19
The concept of this podcast is great—Getting a brief on important stories would be awesome if they gave you the whole story. Instead, this podcast presents complex issues in a way that manipulates uneducated people and tries to push an agenda. I guess they figure if people are listening to...Read full review »
KD 83 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/30/19
This podcast is a part of my daily morning routine.I really like the interactive mode of presentation of news.A request- being from India,please include some topics from the Asian sub-continent too. A lot of listeners from this side can relate more with proximity.
jessicapeters.18 via Apple Podcasts · India · 05/29/19
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