Pod save politics: Parliamentarian podcasts allow for deeper dive, wider reach, and more free rein
'Too much of our politics descends into rote talking points and 140 characters,' says Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, host of Uncommons. 'It’s better for our politics that we engage in issues in greater depth, that we engage experts, and we hear different points of view.'
The Hill Times identified 22 podcasts created by MPs and Senators, including ones by Ontario ISG Senator Kim Pate, top left; Conservative MP Jasraj Singh Hallan, top right; Ontario ISG Senator Ratna Omidvar, bottom right; and Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, bottom left. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade