19 episodes

We live in a world crowded with notifications, delivering stories, junk, clickbait and even fake news. We are dealing with news pollution every day! To cut out the noise and declutter your news with a brand new podcast that keeps it simple, real and fun.
IVM Podcasts and Splainer bring to you 'Press Decode' which brings you the most important stories, served with humour and insight. We make it painless and a pleasure to catch up on the news.

Press Decode IVM Podcasts

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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

We live in a world crowded with notifications, delivering stories, junk, clickbait and even fake news. We are dealing with news pollution every day! To cut out the noise and declutter your news with a brand new podcast that keeps it simple, real and fun.
IVM Podcasts and Splainer bring to you 'Press Decode' which brings you the most important stories, served with humour and insight. We make it painless and a pleasure to catch up on the news.

    Strange New Things: A Variant & a Virtual World

    Strange New Things: A Variant & a Virtual World

    Big Story: We discuss the biggest news of the week. The brand new Covid variant—Omicron—that was detected in South Africa.
    Food for thought: We’re going to attempt to understand what the hell the Metaverse is and why everyone is jumping on this bandwagon.
    Quartz on AR/ VR / XR: (https://qz.com/2089665/everything-you-need-to-know-to-understand-the-metaverse/)
    What are we Roasting:
    French furore over a nonbinary pronoun
    What are we Toasting:
    Lessons in scamming by Lucian Freud
    Cough syrups from the good old days
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    • 35 min
    Unfair to whom? A debate over farm laws and stag policies ft. Sandip Roy, Journalist

    Unfair to whom? A debate over farm laws and stag policies ft. Sandip Roy, Journalist

    Food for thought: We will talk about the ‘no stags’ policy that many bars and restaurants follow—across the country. Here we will have with us the amazing author and journalist Sandip Roy joining us with his valuable insight.
    (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mAj2zxFrQg)
    Big Story: We look at the Union government’s decision to roll back the farm laws that farmers have been protesting against for almost a year.
    (https://splainer.in/posts/2021/Autopsy-of-a-Murder)
    (https://splainer.in/posts/2021/Blinded-By-the-Smoke)

    What are we Roasting?
    Advertisers are trying to 'hack' your dreams
    What are we Toasting?
    Instagram's two new features - Carousel deletion and Rage Shake
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    • 47 min
    Fact VS Fiction: Does Muslim=Meat?

    Fact VS Fiction: Does Muslim=Meat?

    Big Story: In context of the ongoing campaign against selling meat in parts of India, we talk about the convergence of religion, identity, class and money that are at the centre of this campaign.
    (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/03/opinion/bollywood-politics-india-modi.html)
    Food for thought: We will be talking about what sets Nykaa apart and what may bring it down.
    What are we Roasting?
    Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins set a record for a 100-meter dash in the 105 plus age category
    What are we Toasting?
    Bewafa chai wala in PatnaCheck out more at
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    • 23 min
    What do you want to Save? The Planet or Hindu Culture?

    What do you want to Save? The Planet or Hindu Culture?

    Big Story: We will be looking at India's announcement at the COP26 summit to commit to net zero emissions only by 2070.
    Food for thought: We will be talking about the festival of outrage this Diwali season given the sheer number of brands that have been targeted for their ad campaigns.
    (https://www.instagram.com/p/CVQRb4NIZSH/)
    What are we Roasting?
    1) Bill Gates' big birthday bash
    2) Facebook goes 'Meta'
    What are we Toasting?
    1) Chinese influencers have found an amusing way to satisfy their wanderlust.
    (https://twitter.com/giorgiomomurder/status/1452856391803146249?s=20)
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    • 29 min
    Aryan Khan and Alec Baldwin: is the law an ass?

    Aryan Khan and Alec Baldwin: is the law an ass?

    Big Story: In context of Aryan Khan’s arrest we will talk about how the law treats drug consumption both in India and around the world.
    Food for thought: We will be talking about the accidental shooting on the sets of the movie ‘Rust’ that killed a cinematographer. We will look at prop guns and the general idea of safety or the lack thereof on film sets.
    What are we Roasting?
    1) A research division headed by Anthony Fauci deliberately infected puppies with parasites.
    What are we Toasting?
    1) The Colombian government has unveiled a new anti-machismo hotline called the ‘Calm Line'
    2) Even Michelangelo hated his day job
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    • 26 min
    Counting hungry children: the big debate over India’s numbers

    Counting hungry children: the big debate over India’s numbers

    Big Story: We will look at the state of India’s food security considering we dropped by seven spots to #101 out of 116 countries in the latest Global Hunger Index rankings.
    Food for thought: Teenage girls are developing tics thanks to TikTok. We're going to look at how addictive social media algorithms are and whether we can regulate them.
    What are we Roasting?
    1) Deciphering the 'slut' scrawled at the end of the manuscript for John Steinbeck’s epic novel 'The Grapes of Wrath'.
    What are we Toasting?
    1) Banksy's shredded painting finally goes under the hammer.
    2) The totally shocking winners of the Planeta Literary Awards.
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    • 30 min

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