Article published on Joca 149
News, fun facts, stories… All of these topics can also be found on podcasts that help you have fun and become informed during quarantine. Check out some of the options:
Revisteen CBN Joca
When the whole world has to deal with a new disease, it is even more important to stay informed about what is happening in Brazil and in the world through different news outlets. To help you with this mission, Joca newspaper, in partnership with CBN radio, is producing weekly episodes of the Revisteen podcast. The podcast reports on the main news stories of the week and includes comments from specialists as well as young people’s participation. It airs every Friday.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Inspired by the book with the same title written by Italians Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavalo, this podcast tells the stories of brave women who changed the world, including artist Frida Kahlo and computer programming pioneer Ada Lovelace. Listen: bit.ly/historias-ninar-garotas-rebeldes
Toca e Peteca
Explores trivia about animals, nature, people, and the world. Each episode tells a story and gives information on a different topic, ranging from dreams to bacteria and hair.
Coisa de Criança
One of the first podcasts for children in Brazil, it was started to discuss fun facts such as “Why is the sky blue?” and “Where do waves come from?”. It is made so children can listen on their own or together with parents or whoever might be responsible for them. The idea is for the audience to be curious, regardless of their age.
To hear it: bit.ly/coisa-de-criança
Sources: B9, Olá Podcats, and Revisteen CBN Joca’s website
1) Which of the podcasts below discusses current events?
a) Revisteen CBN Joca
b) Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
c) Toca and Peteca
d) Coisa de Criança
2) Which subject would you like to hear about on a podcast? Why?