28 episodes

Each week, Tortoise editor and co-founder James Harding shares his perspective on what's driving the news, not breaking the news.
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James Harding's Editor's Voicemail Tortoise

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Each week, Tortoise editor and co-founder James Harding shares his perspective on what's driving the news, not breaking the news.
To find out more about Tortoise:
Download the Tortoise app - for a listening experience curated by our journalists
Subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts for early access and ad-free content
Become a member and get access to all of Tortoise's premium audio offerings and more
If you want to get in touch with us directly about a story, or tell us more about the stories you want to hear about contact hello@tortoisemedia.com

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    Not rejoining, but returning

    Not rejoining, but returning

    Now Labour and the Conservatives have published their party manifestos, Tortoise editor James Harding examines which issues they're not tackling.
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    • 6 min
    It's the technology, stupid

    It's the technology, stupid

    James Harding thinks we're asking our politicians the wrong questions ahead of the election.
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    • 6 min
    The politicisation of the courts

    The politicisation of the courts

    In the wake of the verdict against Donald Trump, James Harding considers the the loss of confidence in the judiciary, the suspicion that judges are politicians, that the courts are political and polarising.
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    • 5 min
    The politicisation of the courts

    The politicisation of the courts

    In the wake of the verdict against Donald Trump, James Harding considers the the loss of confidence in the judiciary, the suspicion that judges are politicians, that the courts are political and polarising.

    The course for change

    The course for change

    James Harding reflects on how the UK General Election will change the course of the country.
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    • 7 min
    Should journalism defend democracy or enable it?

    Should journalism defend democracy or enable it?

    James Harding ponders what the job of journalism is in the of face populist liars, sophisticated propaganda and the information war.   
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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

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