Mumbling Brits
Having subscribed to several Bloomberg podcasts, I looked forward eagerly to the Economist's take on things. Unfortunately, the weird intonation of many of the speakers, who go from mumbling quietly, causing you to turn up the volume, only to be blasted by when they suddenly remember to speak into the microphone, makes this podcast almost useless. If it was video, i suppose they could run subtitles. Or you could just read the newspaper. In any case, what they have to say rarely strays from conventional wisdom, delivered with the unflinching certitude of someone who has gone to all the right schools. Reminds me of an old Kinks song...Read full review »
350jb via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/26/09
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Excerps and interviews from the magazine, great addition for when not able to read whole weeks edition or catching highlights. Best information journal period.
dominoduke via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/09/09
I really enjoy this podcast. For me it strikes the right balance, giving a good summary from the world of global finance and politics etc., but not too long. If you want a really really detailed podcast you can subscribe to the paid edition. Adverts are fine but yes in the future please do NOT...Read full review »
AnotherWelshinLondon via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/16/10
The new Democracy In America feature is fantastic and the World Next Week feature is improving weekly. It seems The Economist Podcast will only be getting better in the future, and like the magazine it's a great source for excellent news, and news analysis.Read full review »
tigerkite via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/03/07
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