Welcome to Topple Uncaged!
Every week, The Canary will be bringing you a new podcast on the media landscape; hosted by me, Steve Topple.
I’ll be giving you the quickest news round-up in the UK in Plucked News. Then, I’ll be going in on some of the biggest stories with a very special guest on Free Flying With… After that, I’ll be taking apart, and taking down, this week’s #bbcqt in Question Time: Topple Chirps Back. And finally, I’ll be bringing you the freshest, most banging political music in Revolutionary Bird Song.
This week’s guests? The always on-point broadcaster Afshin Rattansi and delicious political commentator turned musician Mo Ansar.
CANARY POD TOPPLE UNCAGED SHOW NOTES 13/01/19
Presented, produced and edited by Steve Topple.
Sound engineering by Gav Pauze.
Plucked News articles/tweets in order:
Universal Credit via The Canary
Mumia Abu-Jamal’s right of appeal & more US troops in Africa (E874) – Watching the Hawks
Free Flying With… news articles/tweet in order:
Question Time: Topple Chirps Back:
Revolutionary Bird Song:
New Tomorrow by Solomon.
Find out more about Solomon.
Follow on Twitter:
Steve Topple @MrTopple; The Canary @TheCanaryUK; Afshin Rattansi @afshinrattansi; Mo Ansar @MoAnsar; Solomon Band @TheSolomonBand; Nicola Jeffery @NicolaCJeffery; Gav Pauze @PauzeRadio; Rai Star Music @rai_star113
Use the hashtags #ToppleUncaged #CanaryPod
Find out more about Gav Pauze.
Topple Uncaged Theme Music: Lost Souls by Lee Wrizzle.
Countdown music via mongrelvids.
Featured image via Steve Topple, The Canary and Maurice – Wikimedia
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