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Podcasts are similar to radio programmes, delivered on the internet. All Financial Times podcasts are available free, and currently do not require an FT subscription.
Listen on FT.com
You can also be alerted to new episodes by following us on Twitter at @ftpodcasts.
Listen using a mobile app
Most people choose to listen to podcasts through a “podcatcher” app on their tablet or mobile phone. Such apps are usually free. They ensure that you will receive each new episode as soon as it is published, and allow you to listen while you are not online.
If you use any other podcast application, you should still be able to listen by searching for “FT” within the application. For details for how to do this in a particular app, please refer to its documentation.
Listen using a voice assistant
On Google Assistant, just say, “OK Google, play the news from the Financial Times” or “OK Google, play the FT News Briefing”.
To make this show your default news source, do the following:
- Open your Google Assistant;
- Say “Listen to the news”;
- Under the show that plays, tap “News settings”;
- Tap “Add news sources”;
- Find and tick FT News Briefing under the Business News section;
- Tap “Change order” and drag FT News Briefing to the top.
On Amazon Echo, enable FT News Briefing as your flash briefing by doing the following:
- Open your Amazon Alexa app;
- Tap “Settings” or “Customize Alexa”;
- Tap “Flash briefing”;
- Tap “Add content”;
- Search “FT News” and enable the briefing.
Then you can ask your Amazon Echo device, “Alexa, give me my flash briefing” or “Alexa, what’s the news?”
On Apple’s Siri, just say, “Siri, play me the FT News Briefing” and the most recent episode will play. You can also say, “Siri, show me podcasts by the Financial Times” to see our entire podcast offering.
FT News Briefing
A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning. FT News Briefing is produced by Marc Filippino and Aimee Keane.
FT Behind the Money
From hostile takeovers to C-suite intrigue, Behind The Money takes you inside the big business and financial stories of the moment with reporting from Financial Times journalists around the world. New episodes released on Tuesdays. Hosted and produced by Aimee Keane.
FT Everything Else
The culture podcast that’s into film not finance, music not markets, and style not stocks. Featuring star guests and presented by Griselda Murray Brown and Alexander Gilmour. You can also join the Everything Else Facebook page.
FT Start-up Stories
Jonathan Moules talks to entrepreneurs about building successful brands, giving birth during a funding round, and rebuilding a reputation in the wake of bankruptcy. Real stories from those who’ve done it, from idea to exit. Produced by Fiona Symon
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