The Guardian's Audio Long Reads

The Guardian's Audio Long Reads podcasts are a selection of the  Guardian’s long read articles which are published in the paper and online. It gives you the opportunity to get on with your day whilst listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer: in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more

https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/the-audio-long-read

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 431 Folge(n) erschienen.
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