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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

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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.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Ep 371: Glastonbury at 50

    Ep 371: Glastonbury at 50

    Glastonbury Festival is back for its 50th year. It’s grown a lot since the 1970s to become the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. But apart from its size, how else has it changed and who is it for?
    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 Tomini50 to get a year's digital membership for £50.

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    • 5 min
    Ep 370: World swimming’s trans decision

    Ep 370: World swimming’s trans decision

    Swimming’s world governing body, Fina, has decided to bar transgender women from elite female competitions. Could other sports now follow?
    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 Tomini50 to get a year's digital membership for £50.


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    • 7 min
    Ep 369: G'day, ma'am

    Ep 369: G'day, ma'am

    Australia has just appointed its first assistant minister for the republic. Matt Thistlethwaite’s job is to oversee the transition toward establishing an Australian republic with an Australian head of state. But will he be successful?
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    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 Tomini50 to get a year's digital membership for £50.

    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 6 min
    Ep 368: Liz Cheney's battle for truth

    Ep 368: Liz Cheney's battle for truth

    The Republican party has turned against Liz Cheney for her part in the January 6th committee investigations. But for her, telling the truth about what happened on that day matters more than anything else.
    To listen to the Backstory with Andrew Neil got to www.tortoisemedia.com/listen/backstory/
    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 Tomini50 to get a year's digital membership for £50.

    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 7 min
    Ep 368: Liz Cheney's battle for truth

    Ep 368: Liz Cheney's battle for truth

    The Republican party has turned against Liz Cheney for her part in the January 6th committee investigations. But for her, telling the truth about what happened on that day matters more than anything else.

    To listen to the Backstory with Andrew Neil got to www.tortoisemedia.com/listen/backstory/

    Ep 367: Rail strikes

    Ep 367: Rail strikes

    There’s going to be serious disruption to Britain’s train network this week as staff walk out in the biggest rail strike for three decades. What's behind the industrial action?
    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 Tomini50 to get a year's digital membership for £50.

    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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I enjoy the brief news stories which I find informative and the information makes sense.

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