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theNewsWorthy is all the day’s news you need to know in less than 10 minutes. It's a daily news roundup made easier, faster and more fun! Each day includes the latest in politics, tech, business and entertainment so you’re always in-the-know on a variety of topics. You’ll get an unbiased view of today’s news through a collection of news sources; you never get opinions or just one side of the story. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy is founder and host of theNewsWorthy. She combines more than a decade of journalism experience with her own voice and style. Some have called it “theSkimm of podcasts.”

theNewsWorthy is all the day’s news you need to know in less than 10 minutes. It's a daily news roundup made easier, faster and more fun! Each day includes the latest in politics, tech, business and entertainment so you’re always in-the-know on a variety of topics. You’ll get an unbiased view of today’s news through a collection of news sources; you never get opinions or just one side of the story. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy is founder and host of theNewsWorthy. She combines more than a decade of journalism experience with her own voice and style. Some have called it “theSkimm of podcasts.”
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theNewsWorthy is all the day’s news you need to know in less than 10 minutes. It's a daily news roundup made easier, faster and more fun! Each day includes the latest in politics, tech, business and entertainment so you’re always in-the-know on a variety of topics. You’ll get an unbiased view of today’s news through a collection of news sources; you never get opinions or just one side of the story. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy is founder and host of theNewsWorthy. She combines more than a decade of journalism experience with her own voice and style. Some have called it “theSkimm of podcasts.”

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English


Episodes

Wildfires Update, Amazon’s HQ2 & Becoming - Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

11/13/2018
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The news to know for Tuesday, November 13th, 2018! Today: an update about the deadly wildfires in California and why a Senate race in Arizona just made history. Plus: what to know about Amazon's big announcement, a comics legend dies and the former First Lady's revealing new book. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any...

Duration:00:08:13

California Wildfires, Singles’ Day & People’s Choice Awards - Monday, November 12th, 2018

11/12/2018
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The news to know for Monday, November 12th, 2018! Today, we're talking about the most destructive wildfire in California history and the history that brought together dozens of world leaders. Plus: a record-breaking "Singles' Day," another scooter recall and the popular TV couple getting their own network. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to...

Duration:00:08:08

Shooting Update, Florida Recounts & Disney+ - Friday, November 9th, 2018

11/9/2018
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The news to know for Friday, November 9th, 2018! Today, we're talking about a shooting and wildfires in California, a new rule about asylum and the Florida midterm races that could need recounts. Plus: Girl Scouts, Disney+ and Walmart AI. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section...

Duration:00:07:55

DOJ Drama, Diwali & Oprah’s Fav Things (+ Talking Veterans Day) - Thursday, November 8th, 2018

11/8/2018
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The news to know for Thursday, November 8th, 2018! (Updated: There are reports of a mass shooting at a Southern California bar in what is a developing story as of early this morning.) Today, we're talking about the drama at the Department of Justice (DOJ). Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced to resign, so what's next for the Russia investigation? Plus: Ford buys Spin, Samsung's folding phone and Oprah's Favorite Things. Those stories and many more in less than 10...

Duration:00:15:42

Election Results, Scam Calls & $1 Trillion Prediction - Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

11/7/2018
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The news to know for Wednesday, November 7th, 2018! Today, we're talking about election results: from a split Congress and high-profile races to historic wins and problems at the polls. Plus: the FCC fights back on scam calls, another store goes cashier-less and what experts predict will hit $1 trillion for the first time. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to...

Duration:00:07:48

Election Day, Facebook Pop-Ups & Idris Elba - Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

11/6/2018
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The news to know for Tuesday, November 6th, 2018! Today, we're talking all things Election Day: stats, predictions, TV ads and free rides. Plus: record retirement savings, Facebook pop-up stores and the Spice Girls. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled...

Duration:00:09:20

Iran Sanctions, Amazon Day & Bohemian Rhapsody - Monday, November 5th, 2018

11/5/2018
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The news to know for Monday, November 5th, 2018! Today, we're talking about presidents' speeches, Iran sanctions (+ a Game of Thrones inspired tweet) and a newly-approved opioid. Plus: a new 'Amazon Day' option and the app getting more downloads than Facebook, even though many people have never heard of it. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to...

Duration:00:08:44

Oprah Campaigns, Big Tech’s Letter & House of Cards - Friday, November 2nd, 2018

11/2/2018
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The news to know for Friday, November 2nd, 2018! Today, we're talking about the big names on the campaign trail in the final days before Election Day, and Big Tech's open letter about a possible government policy. Plus: an HBO blackout for some customers and House of Cards legacy as its final season arrives. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com...

Duration:00:07:01

Open Enrollment, Scooter Recall & Optimism Project (+ Talking Midterm Elections with Rock The Vote) - Thursday, November 1st, 2018

11/1/2018
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The news to know for Thursday, November 1st, 2018! Today, we're talking about health insurance, Trump's new plan for military troops and an e-scooter recall. Plus: Bitcoin's birthday, 23andMe's new approval and a way to get featured for optimism. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Then, hang out after the news for "Thing to Know Thursday." This week's bonus interview...

Duration:00:15:36

Birthright Citizenship, Uber Subscription & Halloween - Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

10/31/2018
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The news to know for Wednesday, October 31st, 2018! Today, we're talking about President Trump's plan to change the meaning of an amendment and what happened to a famous mob boss... Plus: Google's giveaway, Uber's monthly subscription option and details about the Game of Thrones prequel. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about...

Duration:00:08:57

One Week to Election Day, Record-Breaking Spacecraft & Apple’s Event - Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

10/30/2018
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The news to know for Tuesday, October 30th, 2018! Today, we're talking about why President Trump's visit to Pittsburgh is controversial, why 5,200 troops were sent to the U.S.-Mexico border and things to know one week before Election Day. Plus: NASA broke some space records and Apple hosts a big event. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to...

Duration:00:08:01

Synagogue Shooting, World Series Champs & Lavender Study - Monday, October 29th, 2018

10/29/2018
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The news to know for Monday, October 29th, 2018! Today, we're talking about two big hate crimes in the U.S., the people arrested for them and the groups trying to help. Plus: the World Series champions, the weekend's top movie and why lavender was just compared to Valium... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the...

Duration:00:08:38

Suspicious Packages, E-Cigarettes & AI Art - Friday, October 26th, 2018

10/26/2018
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The news to know for Friday, October 26th, 2018! Today, we're talking about where the FBI thinks some of the bombs and suspicious packages sent in the mail may have come from. Plus: what to know today about e-cigarettes, e-sports and AI art. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about all of the stories mentioned (click...

Duration:00:07:37

Pipe Bombs, New Flu Treatment & Uber Eats Secret (+ the story of Rae Carruth) - Thursday, October 25th, 2018

10/25/2018
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The news to know for Thursday, October 25th, 2018! Today, we're talking about the FBI's "highest priority" case, a different way to fight climate change and a new flu treatment. Plus: an Uber Eats secret. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about all the stories and topics mentioned in today's episode. Find today's date under...

Duration:00:15:09

Hurricane Willa, Organic Food Study & Mega Millions Winner - Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

10/24/2018
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The news to know for Wednesday, October 24th, 2018! Today, we're talking about Hurricane Willa and the nor'easter that could follow. Plus: Facebook's new political tool, a new study about organic food and a new kind of Starbucks store. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about all of the stories mentioned (click...

Duration:00:07:36

‘National Emergency’, E-Scooter Lawsuit & World Series - Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

10/23/2018
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The news to know for Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018! Today, we're talking about a migrant caravan and opinions about President Trump calling it a 'national emergency.' Plus: another hurricane, teen smoking rates, the World Series and a new Pinocchio movie. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about all of the stories mentioned...

Duration:00:08:48

Saudi Cover Up, Self-Driving Car Service & Largest Jackpot - Monday, October 22nd, 2018

10/22/2018
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The news to know for Monday, October 22nd, 2018! Today, we're talking about the Saudi government's confession and conflicting opinions about who tried to cover it up. Plus: a healthcare system hacked, a free self-driving car service, the World Series and America's largest lottery jackpot ever. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read...

Duration:00:08:20

Saudi Summit No-Shows, Uber Works & ‘Halloween’ - Friday, October 19th, 2018

10/19/2018
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The news to know for Friday, October 19th, 2018! Today, we're talking about the latest in the missing Saudi journalist and the first big federal investigation into church sex abuse. Plus: the team advancing to the World Series, a new 'Uber Works' service and the movie expected to make a 'killing' at the box office. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to...

Duration:00:06:50

Missing Journalist Latest, “Fan Interference” & The Real World Reboot (+ Interview on China's Social Credit Scores) - Thursday, October 18th, 2018

10/18/2018
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The news to know for Thursday, October 18th, 2018! Today, we're talking about the last word from a missing journalist and Apple's new privacy website. Plus: goodbye Big Bird and hello jackpots... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Also, hang out after the news for a short bonus interview with Rachel Botsman. She's an acclaimed author and lecturer at Oxford University...

Duration:00:16:14

Canada’s Legal Weed, Job Openings Record & Harry Potter Parody - Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

10/17/2018
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The news to know for Wednesday, October 17th, 2018! Today, we're talking about the largest country yet to legalize marijuana and the record number of job openings in the U.S. Plus: Uber's valuation, Lyft's subscription service and Facebook's next in-home device. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about all of the stories...

Duration:00:08:29