Before Tortoise, Basia was news editor at HuffPost and worked on the foreign desk at the Guardian. She is on the board of The Student View, a charity trying to build a newsroom in every school.
Tuesday 28 July 2020
Monetising the sisterhood: do toxic cultures thrive in ‘feminist’ companies
How do feminist businesses balance profit and purpose? Does ‘the sisterhood’ really work for everyone?
Monday 21 September 2020
Hundreds of thousands of people who thought they’d recovered from Covid-19 are still ill. Why?
Monday 23 March 2020
the infodemic fake news coronavirus
It was only because he studied epidemiology that Manlio De Domenico, a statistical physicist at Italy’s Bruno Kessler Foundation, had the foresight to start collecting coronavirus-related tweets in January, weeks before the world woke up to the full scale of the pandemic. “I listened to what was going on in China and I asked to […]
Thursday 9 January 2020
Tech Nations: Apple
Apple podcast tech nations
For several months, Tortoise has been investigating big tech companies as if they were countries: holding them to the same standards that we apply to nation states; caring about what they think; understanding what they’re planning to do; figuring out who’s in charge now, and who might be next. It’s been a huge reporting project. […]
Monday 23 November 2020
Is Scotland on an unstoppable march to leave the UK?
Monday 9 November 2020
Hero of the financial revolution
Can the Chinese Communist Party learn to live with Jack Ma?
Thursday 29 October 2020
Blessed are the deal-makers
Evangelicals have been key to Donald Trump’s presidency, and to his bid for re-election