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From Americast at 2023-09-29 00:40:00 (unread)

Trump's Debate Escape (p0ghcj4v.mp3)

Why did Donald Trump skip another Republican debate? Sarah is sent to Michigan instead of California as Trump and Joe Biden race to show their solidarity with striking car factory workers. Marc Lotter, who ran the comms on Trump's last campaign and was press secretary for Vice-President Mike Pence, tells the Americast team about the ex-president's re-election strategy. He gives his take on why Trump doesn't need to debate his Republican rivals, which vice-presidential pick could help put him back into the Oval Office, and the only thing that could stop Trump from winning the Republican nomination. HOSTS: • Sarah Smith, North America editor • Katty Kay, US special correspondent • Marianna Spring, disinformation and social media correspondent • Anthony Zurcher, North America correspondent GUEST: • Marc Lotter, Donald Trump's 2020 campaign communications director GET IN TOUCH: • Join our online community: • Send us a message or voice note via WhatsApp to +44 330 123 9480 • Email • Or use #Americast Find out more about our award-winning "undercover voters" here: This episode was made by Catherine Fusillo, Claire Betzer and Hayley Clarke. The technical producer was Gareth Jones. The series producer is Daniel Wittenberg. CLIP CREDITS: • Fox Business • CBS Sports Network BBC SOUNDS CHAPTERS: 0:05 – Taylor Swift at the NFL 6:51 – Trump skips another Republican debate 13:10 – Marc Lotter interview 32:36 – Is a government shutdown looming?

From Biz & IT – Ars Technica at 2023-09-28 22:23:15 (unread)

A new Chrome 0-day is sending the Internet into a new chapter of Groundhog Day

If your software package involves VP8 video encoding, it's likely vulnerable to attack.

From Newscast at 2023-09-28 21:31:00 (unread)

Breaking GB News: Ofcom Investigates (p0ghbxz5.mp3)

The media regulator Ofcom has announced it will investigate the Dan Wootton Tonight show on GB News after a sexism row sparked 7,300 complaints. Adam and Chris sit down with GB News presenter Nana Akua to discuss the last 24 hours and the nature of impartiality rules. Also, Asa Bennett, a former adviser to Liz Truss, joins us to discuss what it was like writing a conference speech for the former prime minister ahead of the Conservative Party Conference. He sits alongside former transport secretary Justine Greening, who gives us her thoughts on whether HS2 should go ahead. You can join our Newscast online community here: Today’s Newscast was presented by Adam Fleming and Chris Mason. It was made by George Dabby with Sam McLaren and Miranda Slade. The senior news editors are Jonathan Aspinwall and Sam Bonham.

From Biz & IT – Ars Technica at 2023-09-28 20:52:06 (unread)

Meta launches consumer AI chatbots with celebrity avatars in its social apps

WhatsApp, Instagram add animated AI chat avatars, including Snoop Dogg as dungeon master.

From The Briefing Room at 2023-09-28 20:30:00 (unread)

What a murder in Canada tells us about India's place in the world (p0gh9htx.mp3)

When a Canadian Sikh was murdereed in British Colombia in June few predicted the diplomatic bust up that ensued. What does this say about India's relationship with the West? David Aaronovitch speaks to: Professor Gurharpal Singh, Emeritus Professor of Sikh and Punjab Studies at SOAS Nadine Yousif, BBC Canada Correspondent, based in Toronto Shruti Kapila, Professor of History & Politics at the University of Cambridge James Crabtree, Executive Director of The International Institute for Strategic Studies in Singapore and author of The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age Production: Ben Carter, Claire Bowes and Ellie House Production co-ordinator: Sophie Hill and Jacqui Johnson Sound: James Beard Editor: Richard Vadon (Image: Sikhs protest for the independence of Khalistan in front of the Indian Consulate in Toronto, Canada, on July 8, 2023. (Photo by Geoff Robins / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF ROBINS/AFP via Getty Images)

From The Bottom Line at 2023-09-28 20:30:00 (unread)

Back to the office (p0gh80df.mp3)

Many employers say they are desperate to get staff back into the office more often, but what's the best and fairest way to wean employees off remote working? As companies from tech to banking grapple with this issue, Evan Davis and guests discuss the productivity pros and cons, the impact on company culture and career progression, and the future of the office space itself. With many staff reluctant to give up the flexibility of remote working, is a hybrid model the answer to keeping them happy and how many office days each week should you go for? Plus, where do employees stand legally on return to the office requests, and what happens when workers simply refuse to comply? Evan is joined by: Kelly Beaver, CEO of Ipsos in the UK and Ireland; Stephen White, Chief Operating Officer of Santander UK; Ranjit Dhindsa, head of employment at Fieldfisher; and Nicholas Bloom, professor of economics, Stanford University. PRODUCTION TEAM: Producer: Simon Tulett Editor: China Collins Sound: Rod Farquhar Production co-ordinator: Gemma Ashman (Picture: A businessman staring out of the window of an empty conference room. Credit: Chris Ryan/Getty Images)

From Popcorn In Bed at 2023-09-27 05:40:10 (unread)


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