Power to influence

Power to influence

From talk shows to news, different people have different ways of enjoying their leisure time and also getting influenced by it. Podcasts are one such thing that helps us with all the aspects of social awareness and have the power to influence people and keep them updated with the happenings of the world they live in.


From news, talk shows to lifestyle and mindfulness, there are many podcasts that are famous for their unique content and entertainment value. So let’s first know what exactly a podcast is.


A podcast is an episodic series of digital audio files that a user can download in order to listen. Platforms such as iTunesSpotify, and Google Podcasts provide a convenient and integrated way to manage a personal consumption queue across many podcast sources and potential playback devices.


Podcasts have gained a lot of popularity in the last few years because audio story-telling is captivating people a lot these days. The art of communication is the key, where impressive narrations and uniquely crafted contents are getting the power to influence.


The professors of Northeastern University have also given us their personal list of favourite podcasts and how they play a huge role in their lives.


So here is a  list of a few of the world’s best- known podcasts which are influencing people in the best way possible.

  1. The Wired UK Podcast- They provide information on tech, culture, science, and politics that happened over the week. Though it’s a tech podcast, it often gives interesting facts on the latest happenings of the world.


  1. The Intercept- It is aninvestigative reporting on global issues, offering in-depth explorations of geopolitical issues like the 2019 coup in Bolivia while giving new angles to your already formed perspectives.


  1. Binge Mode- Binge mode delves into the finer details of films and TV shows where it hilariously dissects Star Wars, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, etc.


  1. You’re dead to me- It’s a 45 minutes chatter with host Greg Jenner, an expert historian and a comedian, tackling a historical figure or period each week where he gives you facts you never knew in the least boring way possible.


Therefore, all of the above certainly prove that podcasts are changing the world people are seeing the world these days. Podcasts have a way of making us visualize stuff just by listening to it, which includes every aspect of the world whether its news or just a comedy rendition. Everyone gets to pick their favourite and start listening to what they love anywhere and anytime.


Shivangi Sinha


Shivangi Sinha


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