Better off listening to hourly news summary
This seems like an attempt to compete with or complement the NY Times excellent podcast The Daily. It doesn't come anywhere close. It seems like the equivalent of chatty local TV news with some entertainment bits thrown in to finish off the show. If you want a quick summary of the day's news, you'd be better off using NPR One to lsiten to the 6 minute hourly news feed. Maybe it will get better with time. I hope so.Read full review »
Dshivers via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/05/17
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I love the NPR politics podcast and I really wished they had an episode every morning to talk through the news on my commute to work. This is great!
Seattle Podcast Lover via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/05/17
Caveat, this is a one episode review... First the negatives... the theme music. It sounded like somebody smoked a lot of weed and tried to remix a porno soundtrack. The positives... it is a conversation between NPR journalists about the top stories leading into the day. The nuanced discussion...Read full review »
Keith Britt via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/05/17
I've listened to five episodes, and this podcast isn't worthy of NPR. Roughly 2.5 minutes devoted to each topic and the discussion is neither new nor provocative. I'll spend my mornings more productively by going elsewhere for news. Unsubscribed.Read full review »
Kip Jenkins via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/11/17
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