Comedy and true crime often top podcast charts, but there are new kids on the block: news and politics. Podcasts become the perfect place to dissect news and delve beyond splashy headlines, often resulting in a shift in perspective for listeners, spurring them to take action. Hear how these shows expose cultural issues and build community, leading to social change and listener action, proving podcasts are critical media. Organized by PRX, a leader in podcast content, technology and training.
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