News that starts with the people who are normally asked last

“Excellent journalism, thorough and empathetic” – The Guardian

WINNER – Best Current Affairs Podcast, British Podcast Awards
Most Educational Podcast, Independent Podcast Awards

SILVER – Best Presenters, The ARIAS
Moment of Insight, International Women’s Podcast Awards

NOMINEE – Podcast of The Year, Visionary Arts Awards
Interviewers of the Year, British Journalism Awards
Best Factual Programme – ARIAS
Changing the World, International Women’s Podcast Awards

Media Storm is the investigative news podcast that starts with the people who are normally asked last. Originally launched from the house of The Guilty Feminist, this award-winning show reveals unseen corners of society and puts minorities back at the centre of their stories.

From ‘illegal immigrants’ to sex workers, survivors to prisoners, indigenous groups to trans people, many communities caught in the eye of the media storm are denied a fair voice in the coverage around them. Two young journalists set out to correct this— they took on the mainstream media and won Best Current Affairs Podcast within their very first year.

Now onto their third season, Mathilda Mallinson and Helena Wadia invite listeners to join them on immersive investigations and hear stories straight from the horse’s mouth. They restore ‘right of reply’ to the marginalised and maligned, and equip listeners with the tools they need to take the mainstream media with a pinch of salt.

This season, prepare to meet everyone from resistance fighters to stateless people, from far-right grooming victims to illegal medicinal cannabis users… Scroll through past episodes and see which voices are waiting to show you a brand-new side of the story.

On these pages you can find out more about us, listen to all our past episodes and we’ll also announce any news we might have.

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