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Top Daily News Podcasts of the year 2022

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1. The Daily by The New York Times

This podcast features the most important stories of the day, told by top journalists. It is hosted by Michael Barbaro and Sabrina Tavernise, and each episode is about 20 minutes long. It is updated daily and ready for listening by 6 a.m.

2. Up First by NPR

NPR's Up First is a daily news briefing that covers the three biggest stories of the day, with in-depth reporting and analysis from NPR News. Each episode is about 10 minutes long and is available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. On Saturdays, the podcast is hosted by Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon, and is available by 8 a.m. ET. On Sundays, Rachel Martin offers a longer exploration of the day's headlines, also available by 8 a.m. ET. You can subscribe to the podcast and listen to it anytime, and support your local NPR station by donating at donate.npr.org.

3. Fresh Air by NPR

Fresh Air is a popular weekday magazine-style podcast from NPR that covers contemporary arts and issues. It is produced by WHYY and has won a Peabody Award. The show is hosted by Terry Gross and features in-depth interviews with some of the biggest names in arts, entertainment, and other fields. The conversations are intimate and offer listeners the chance to learn more about the people behind the work. Fresh Air is a must-listen for anyone interested in contemporary culture and the issues of the day.