100 episodes

Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

Earshot ABC Podcasts

    • Documentary

Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

    Inside the birth suite: why women are left traumatised by birth

    Inside the birth suite: why women are left traumatised by birth

    After her own traumatic birth Elly Bradfield started asking other mothers about their births, it was like swapping war stories. Why are so many Australian women leaving the birth suite traumatised?

    • 28 min
    Vanuatu's stolen generation

    Vanuatu's stolen generation

    150 years ago thousands of young men were taken from the Pacific Islands. Today the scars are still being felt.

    • 28 min
    Polygamous marriage in modern Malaysia

    Polygamous marriage in modern Malaysia

    Muslim Malaysians often have complex and tangled views about polygamy. Their feelings and beliefs aren’t always mirrored by their actions.  What role does pragmatism play? What role does faith play?

    • 28 min
    Survival and revival in the Torres Strait

    Survival and revival in the Torres Strait

    The island of Poruma is a shrinking tropical paradise – battered by king tides and eaten by coastal erosion. Meet the locals fighting for survival, in more ways than one.

    • 28 min
    South Korea's hope in hell

    South Korea's hope in hell

    Expectation and competition are pushing young South Koreans to give up on marriage and kids.

    • 28 min
    Love, obsession and fanyuism in figure skating

    Love, obsession and fanyuism in figure skating

    To his cult-like following of fans Yuzuru Hanyu is the “god of figure skating”, and no price is too high or distance too great to watch him skate.

    • 28 min

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Shut Up Series - entertaining and enlightening

This series allows you to understand how political spin and the media currently function, and how different sections of the public are being manipulated by it.
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