Tortoise is an audio-first newsroom devoted to Slow News, based in London, UK.
We take news slowly. We investigate, we tell stories that really matter, and we take time to see the full picture.
Our daily podcast The Sensemaker focuses on one story each day to make sense of the world. In our flagship investigative show The Slow Newscast we focus on the stories each week that really matter in the UK and around the world. There’s a host of award winning, must-listen investigative series: Sweet Bobby, Hoaxed, Londongrad and Pig Iron are our listeners' favourites, so if you’re new to Tortoise they’re a good place to start.
For early access, bonus episodes and ad-free listening, subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts. For just £4.99 a month you’ll get early access to every episode of the Slow Newscast and more episodes of all our new investigative series, plus exclusive access to bonus episodes. What’s more, your first 3 days are completely free.
You can also join Tortoise as a member, for £60 a year to receive early and ad-free access to all our award-winning audio journalism, as well as our newsletters and tickets to live events. Just go to https://www.tortoisemedia.com/slowdown today.
If you’d like to further support slow journalism and help us build a different kind of newsroom, do consider donating to Tortoise at https://www.tortoisemedia.com/support-us. Your contributions allow us to investigate, campaign and explore, and to build a newsroom that is responsible and sustainable.
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