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The Daily: The Rise of Nationalism Across the Globe

Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, “The Daily,” The New York Times’s flagship audio show, explores the world’s biggest stories, with the world’s best journalists. For the first time outside the United States, The New York Times — in collaboration with Intelligence Squared — presented a live conversation onstage in London with “The Daily.”

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Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, “The Daily,” The New York Times’s flagship audio show, explores the world’s biggest stories, with the world’s best journalists. Since its launch in 2017, “The Daily” has become one of the most downloaded podcasts in the world. For the first time outside the United States, The New York Times — in collaboration with Intelligence Squared — presented a live conversation onstage in London with “The Daily.”

The podcast’s host Michael Barbaro, a former Times political reporter, explored the uncertainty caused by Brexit and the global implications of the nationalist undercurrent currently sweeping across both Europe and the United States. Barbaro was joined by leading New York Times journalists, Berlin Bureau Chief Katrin Bennhold and London-based International Correspondent Ellen Barry.

Barbaro and producers from “The Daily” revealed how their team transforms the news into a compelling show that garners more than eight million dedicated listeners each month.

For the biggest stories of our time, told by New York Times journalists each weekday, listen to “The Daily.” You can find it at nytimes.com/thedaily or wherever you get your podcast.

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Michael Barbaro

Host of “The Daily" from The New York Times


Michael Barbaro is the host of “The Daily,” a five-day-a-week audio show from The New York Times with a dedicated audience of eight million unique listeners a month. In 2018, “The Daily” became the most downloaded show on Apple Podcasts and was named a top podcast of the year by New York Magazine and The Atlantic. Before hosting “The Daily,” Barbaro was a national political correspondent for The Times and host of “The Run-up,” a political podcast that chronicled the 2016 election. Previously, he covered New York’s City Hall and the U.S. retail industry. He joined The Times in 2005 from The Washington Post, where he began in 2002 as a reporter covering the biotechnology industry. Barbaro graduated from Yale in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in history. (Photo credit: Jake Chessum/Supervision for The New York Times.)

Ellen Barry

London-based international correspondent, The New York Times


London-based international correspondent for The New York Times, covering immigration, security, demographics and culture across Europe.

Katrin Bennhold

Berlin bureau chief and correspondent, The New York Times


Berlin Bureau chief. She has been a correspondent for The New York Times since 2004. Based first in France and then in Britain, she has been writing on a range of topics from European politics and terrorism to gender and immigration. Ms. Bennhold was a Nieman fellow at Harvard University in 2012 and 2013. Born in Germany, she lives with her husband and three children in Berlin.