Press Decode

We live in a world crowded with notifications, delivering stories, junk, clickbait and even fake news. We are dealing with news pollution every day! To cut out the noise and declutter your news with a brand new podcast that keeps it simple, real and fun.IVM Podcasts and Splainer bring to you 'Press Decode' which brings you the most important stories, served with humour and insight. We make it painless and a pleasure to catch up on the news.


21:35:58 2021-12-02
Big Story: We discuss the biggest news of the week. The brand new Covid variant—Omicron—that was detected in South Africa.Food for thought: We’re going to attempt to understand what the hell the Metaverse is and why everyone is jumping on this bandw...
21:47:25 2021-11-25
Food for thought: We will talk about the ‘no stags’ policy that many bars and restaurants follow—across the country. Here we will have with us the amazing author and journalist Sandip Roy joining us with his valuable insight.(https://www.youtube.com...
21:23:18 2021-11-18
Big Story: In context of the ongoing campaign against selling meat in parts of India, we talk about the convergence of religion, identity, class and money that are at the centre of this campaign.(https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/03/opinion/bollywood-politi...
21:29:08 2021-11-04
Big Story: We will be looking at India's announcement at the COP26 summit to commit to net zero emissions only by 2070.Food for thought: We will be talking about the festival of outrage this Diwali season given the sheer number of brands that have been ta...
21:26:53 2021-10-28
Big Story: In context of Aryan Khan’s arrest we will talk about how the law treats drug consumption both in India and around the world.Food for thought: We will be talking about the accidental shooting on the sets of the movie ‘Rust’ that killed a c...

21:37:23 2021-10-14
In today's Big Story we're going to look at the increasing incidents of animal-human conflict in the face of a controversial hunt order for a 13-year-old tiger in Tamil Nadu.For Food for thought, we discuss China's plans to silence its 'dancing grannies'...
21:40:40 2021-10-07
In today's Big Story we make sense of the Pandora papers revelations. Does it make all the people named criminals? Should we tax the rich more? How are countries reacting to this?(https://www.bbc.com/news/world-58786291)In our Food for Thought segment we ...
21:34:42 2021-09-30
Big Story: In today's Big Story we look at the political debate over ancient Indian history given the RSS' promises to develop Rakhigarhi—the Harappan site— as "a centre of ancient culture of the country".Food for Thought: In our Food for Thought segm...
21:31:32 2021-09-23
Big Story: We talk about Paul Rusesabagina, the inspiration for the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’. We see whether he was a hero, how much of a role the media and specifically the film played in making him a hero.Food for thought: We go to China with its many s...