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The Sensemaker from Tortoise - one story every day to make sense of the world.
Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. We take our time to tell stories that really matter. If you want more slow and considered journalism, you can become a member of Tortoise to get access to more of our stories, contribute to our journalism and join exclusive events. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Claudia50 to get a year's digital membership for £50.

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Sensemaker Tortoise

    • News
    • 4.5 • 53 Ratings

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The Sensemaker from Tortoise - one story every day to make sense of the world.
Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. We take our time to tell stories that really matter. If you want more slow and considered journalism, you can become a member of Tortoise to get access to more of our stories, contribute to our journalism and join exclusive events. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Claudia50 to get a year's digital membership for £50.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    Ep 529: The death of Tyre Nichols

    Ep 529: The death of Tyre Nichols

    A Black man has become yet another victim of police violence in the US. Why does this keep happening?
    Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. To access more of our journalism and get invites to exclusive events you can join Tortoise as a member.
    Visit www.tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Sense60 for a special offer today. 

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    • 6 min
    Ep 528: OpenAI takes on Google

    Ep 528: OpenAI takes on Google

    The company that created an AI-powered chatbot called ChatGPT poses a threat to Google’s dominance as the market-leading search engine. Is it a sign of things to come?
    Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. To access more of our journalism and get invites to exclusive events you can join Tortoise as a member.
    Visit www.tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Sense60 for a special offer today. 
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    • 8 min
    Ep 527: Striking pay gap

    Ep 527: Striking pay gap

    Public sector workers want pay rises to counter the rising cost of living. The government is offering less than they want but it faces a dilemma, because wages are rising in the private sector.
    Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. To access more of our journalism and get invites to exclusive events you can join Tortoise as a member.
    Visit www.tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Sense60 for a special offer today. 

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    • 5 min
    Ep 526: Probation service failings

    Ep 526: Probation service failings

    Jordan McSweeney should have been assessed as a high-risk offender, but he wasn’t. Days after being released from prison he murdered Zara Aleena. What does his case tell us about failings in the probation service?
    Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. To access more of our journalism and get invites to exclusive events you can join Tortoise as a member.
    Visit www.tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Sense60 for a special offer today. 

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    • 6 min
    Ep 525: Germany’s difficult tank decision

    Ep 525: Germany’s difficult tank decision

    After much agonising Germany has agreed to give battle tanks to Ukraine. Why was it so reluctant and what difference will they make?
    Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. To access more of our journalism and get invites to exclusive events you can join Tortoise as a member.
    Visit www.tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Sense60 for a special offer today. 

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    • 5 min
    Ep 524: Nadhim Zahawi’s taxes

    Ep 524: Nadhim Zahawi’s taxes

    The Conservative Party chairman’s tax affairs have been under scrutiny after it was revealed he settled a multimillion-pound tax dispute with HMRC while he was chancellor.
    Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. To access more of our journalism and get invites to exclusive events you can join Tortoise as a member.
    Visit www.tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Sense60 for a special offer today. 

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    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

Inside Justice UK ,

Informative & slick

A speedy way to get right up to speed on any given subject.

Iwrkfrmhme ,

More adverts than podcast

Content is marred by constant advert interruption. Best to find another channel for this content.

domtooth ,

Great pod

Really interesting and well thought out podcast. Rare to find a podcast this length which is this good. Nimo also has a really great voice, very engaging.

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