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Today in Focus

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Hosted by Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful analysis, this podcast takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekday


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4.6 out of 5 stars from 6.6k ratings
  • Previously great...

    Sometimes great but when Michael Safi hosts I cannot listen. He clearly puts on a “reporter” voice and pointless pauses that I would expect of a teenage reporter or someone who works for the Daily Mail. I’m sure he’s a good writer but he is not a good more

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    Australia3 months ago
  • Show has become basic and boring

    This used to be one of my favourite podcasts, the main reason being that the stories were focused on current affairs that maybe weren’t the top headlines. It provided a great deep dive into something a little bit unusual that maybe wasn’t being talked about as much or a fascinating new angle on topics you thought you knew about. However literally the last month has just been focused on the main headlines and I am sick to death of it. I get those things are important but I can literally click ont... more

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    United Kingdom3 months ago
  • Biased reporting

    I used to enjoy this podcast but I am yet to see them cover what’s happening in Palestine. Amnesty international recently published a report calling Israel an apartheid state in its brutal and inhumane treatment of Palestinian people. Unfortunately, this podcast failed to cover this very important report by a leading NGO on human rights abuses. This for me is a litmus test for journalistic integrity and fair honest reporting. I’m sad to say this podcast failed. I won’t be listening again.

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  • Used to be better

    New presenter not as good, definitely put me off listening as frequently

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    Germany3 months ago
  • quick heads up, I got a playback error in this episode around the point where David is about to report on the Egyptian leaders' Swiss accounts. Bit of a shame I wanted to hear about those dodgy so n sos! never mind

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    3 months ago

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