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Last updated on Oct 01, 2020

The Best News Episodes for October 2020

Each month the Repod listeners vote on the best News episodes on the month. To contribute to the charts download Repod and like 🧡 your favorite episodes.
The list of the top 10 News episodes for October 2020 is compliled from Repod’s podcast app chart data. The list below is updated monthly, daily News charts can be found inside the app.
  • 1
    The Daily
    The DailyThe Coronavirus Goes Global
    "Worth the listen😷"
  • 2
    The Indicator from Planet Money
    The Indicator from Planet MoneyThe Science of Hoops
    "Super interesting piece all about the impact of the 3-point shot on the NBA - if you love sports analytics and economics, I highly recommend this episode from The Indicator! (Obgligatory Thunder Up! ⚡💙)"
  • 3
    Recode Decode
    Recode DecodeDuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg on how Congress (and you) can fix online privacy
    "This sounds stupid but I think the name DuckDuckGo hurts their legitimacy. Their doing. Really good work but I feel a lot of people don’t take them seriously."
  • 4
    Serial
    SerialS01 Episode 01: The Alibi
    "This was good investigative journalism and a unique look into our criminal justice system. Didn’t quite get the closure I wanted by the end but it was an interesting listen through the series. "
  • 5
    Today, Explained
    Today, ExplainedSix Easy Steps to Nuclear War
    "But was that 0000 0000 code random or actually set by someone. 😁 "
  • 6
    The Vergecast
    The VergecastBeyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown on sustainable food systems and the science of protein
    "Really insightful. "
  • 7
    The Journey
    The JourneyThe Power of ‘I Don’t Know’ with Nadia Masri
    "No one can look down on you for being honest. Admitting you don’t know is the best way to grow."
  • 8
    Mile Higher Podcast
    Mile Higher Podcast101: Moon Conspiracies: Hollow Moon, Secret Bases, Artificial Structures & Project Golden Dragon
    "The hollow moon theory is so bizarre. I’ve never heard of it, it’s crazy but at the same time part of me thinks it could have some validity to it. Also kudos to josh for trying the testes taste test haha"
  • 9
    Rough Translation
    Rough TranslationHow To Be An Anti-Casteist
    "Utterly fascinating episode on diversity, class, and the caste system in India and even Silicon Valley. Loved the critique of the cooking video with Kamala Harris and Mindy Kaling - I would have never known that this could be perceived so differently to some."
  • 10
    The Weeds
    The WeedsWhat’s at stake in the midterms

Editors Choice: Top News Shows In 2020

With so many different podcasts to choose from, which ones are the best of the best? We've combed through the top podcast shows and have come up with a list of the best News podcasts to listen to in 2020.
The list of the top 10 best News podcasts of 2020 is a compilation of the editor’s choice + collaboration with the Repod community.
  • Economist Radio
    Economist Radio
  • Conviction
    Conviction
  • Dirty John
    Dirty John
  • 88 Days: The Jayme Closs Story
    88 Days: The Jayme Closs Story
  • Behind the Bastards
    Behind the Bastards
  • Longform
    Longform
  • TrueAnon
    TrueAnon
  • The Tip Off
    The Tip Off
  • Sworn
    Sworn
  • Urge to Kill
    Urge to Kill

Travis Osterhaus

Selecting a new podcast isn't always easy as it depends on the style of the podcast, host, guests, length of the episode, whether it's an interview or a story, an episode or an entire series, topic at hand, and many other factors. You could waste lots of time randomly listening to podcasts or, with the help of the Repod community, explore the best News podcasts as voted upon by the Repod community. Read on to discover podcast recommendations that we've organized by 1) the top episodes and 2) our pick for the top shows.

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