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Newstalk Today is all about breaking news and storytelling to in-depth interviews with national and international newsmakers from the worlds of politics, sports and entertainment.

 
  • NTT: Brittney Griner released from Russian detention in prisoner swap

    WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medallist Brittney Griner has been freed from Russia in a high-level prisoner exchange, with the United States releasing notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout. Is this a good deal? What precedent does it set? Guest host Mark Towhey speaks with Declan Hill, an investigative academic and journalist specializing in the study of organized crime, international issues, and international sports.

    Listen to the Newstalk Today podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @NewstalkToday_.

  • NTT: What killed the key change in modern pop music?

    Technology has completely changed the way people write music. One of the biggest changes to the pop charts in the last 60 years is the demise of key changes. What's happening? Eric Alper, a publicist, music expert and radio host, joins guest host Mark Towhey to break it down. 

    Listen to the Newstalk Today podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @NewstalkToday_.

  • NTT: Riskin It All with Dan Riskin

    The Y chromosome, which contains a "male-determining gene," is slowly vanishing. What does this mean for the future? CTV science and technology specialist Dan Riskin joins guest host Mark Towhey for the weekly segment 'Riskin it All.' Listen to the Newstalk Today podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @NewstalkToday_.
  • NTT: Overhyped v. Underplayed with Scott Reid

    Scott Reid, CTV News political commentator and former communications director for Prime Minister Paul Martin, joins guest host Mark Towhey for Overhyped vs. Underplayed. 

    Listen to the Newstalk Today podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @NewstalkToday_.

  • NTT: Canadian soccer star founds first women's pro league in Canada

    Former national team star Diana Matheson has announced plans to launch Canada's first women's pro soccer league, which is set to kick off in 2025. She tells guest host Deb Hutton it's been a long time coming. 

    Listen to the Newstalk Today podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @NewstalkToday_.

  • NTT: Montreal welcomes global leaders to COP15 biodiversity summit

    Representatives from nearly 200 countries are meeting at COP15 to discuss global biodiversity and set targets to protect and restore nature. Mary MacDonald, chief conservation officer for World Wildlife Fund Canada, joins Newstalk Today from the conference. 

    Listen to the Newstalk Today podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @NewstalkToday_.

  • NTT: The War Room panel

    Deb Hutton hosts 'The War Room' political panel discussion with Zain Velji, a political campaign strategist and partner at Northweather, Tim Powers, chairman of Summa Strategies and managing director of Abacus Data, and Tom Mulcair, CTV political analyst and former NDP leader.

    Listen to the Newstalk Today podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @NewstalkToday_.

  • NTT: Man who fell from cruise ship recounts the 20 hours he spent treading water

    A man who fell from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico treaded water for 20 hours to survive. James Michael Grimes joins guest host Deb Hutton to recount the experience. 

    Listen to the Newstalk Today podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @NewstalkToday_.

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