On the Media

On the Media

The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
I Can't Breathe 00:14:33 2018-07-17 18:00
Russian Dressing On Everything 00:50:10 2018-07-13 18:00
Big Sky, Dark Money 00:14:14 2018-07-10 18:00
Blame It On The Alcohol 00:49:31 2018-07-06 18:00
Polite Oppression 00:50:23 2018-06-29 18:00
A Guide To SCOTUS News 00:13:07 2018-06-28 18:00
Chaos Agents 00:50:06 2018-06-22 18:00
The Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes 00:19:08 2018-06-19 18:00
Using My Religion 00:50:12 2018-06-15 18:00
Seymour Hersh Looks Back (extended mix) 00:48:49 2018-06-12 18:00
Perps Walk 00:50:14 2018-06-08 18:00
Hurricane Season 00:16:43 2018-06-06 18:00
The Worst Thing We've Ever Done 00:51:22 2018-06-01 18:00
Fact Checking #WhereAreTheChildren 00:15:39 2018-05-30 18:00
Technical Foul 00:50:08 2018-05-25 18:00
Glenn Beck Reverses His Reversal 00:19:27 2018-05-24 18:00
Africatown 00:50:33 2018-05-18 18:00
The Recording of America 00:09:02 2018-05-16 18:00
This Is America 00:50:56 2018-05-11 18:00
An Extended Trip Through Wild Wild Country 00:33:47 2018-05-08 18:00
Dark Twisted Fantasy 00:50:09 2018-05-04 18:00
Mayday, May Day 00:24:33 2018-05-02 18:00
Dog Whistle 00:58:58 2018-04-27 18:00
Introducing Nancy: a podcast about all things LGBTQ 00:24:30 2018-04-24 18:00
Moving Beyond the Norm 00:50:13 2018-04-20 18:00
The One and Only, Carl Kasell 00:11:28 2018-04-18 18:00
Who's In Charge Here? 00:50:08 2018-04-13 18:00
Trump Inc.: Trump, the Ex-Lobbyist and 'Chemically Castrated' Frogs 00:20:27 2018-04-10 18:00
Paved With Good Intentions 00:50:15 2018-04-06 18:00
TV News Anchors Speaking From the Heart — Uh, TelePrompter 00:11:47 2018-04-03 18:00
We, the Liberators 00:50:00 2018-03-30 18:00
Iraq's Accidental Journalists 00:18:19 2018-03-28 18:00
Big, If True 00:50:52 2018-03-23 17:00
Crowdsourcing Justice: The Truth Behind the Steubenville Rape 00:15:55 2018-03-20 17:00
The Past Is Never Dead 00:49:39 2018-03-16 17:00
Did Farhad "Unplug"? 00:12:13 2018-03-13 17:00
Like We Used To Do 00:45:41 2018-03-09 18:00
Everything You Love Will Burn 00:30:07 2018-03-07 18:00
Face the Racist Nation 00:49:38 2018-03-02 06:00
Follow The Money 00:24:31 2018-02-28 06:00
Back to the Future 00:49:39 2018-02-23 06:00
Rinse and Repeat 00:14:31 2018-02-22 06:00
Devil in the Details 00:49:20 2018-02-16 06:00
The Safety Net Just Got a Little Less Safe 00:27:10 2018-02-14 06:00
Blame It On The Alcohol 00:49:26 2018-02-09 06:00
Trump Inc. 00:26:13 2018-02-07 06:00
This Is Not A Test 00:51:06 2018-02-02 06:00
Gitmo Is Back in Business 00:16:38 2018-01-31 06:00
Rallying Cry 00:06:00 2018-01-26 06:00
Unsettled: A Story from the Global Refugee Crisis 00:33:16 2018-01-23 06:00
The End Is the Beginning 2018-01-19 06:00
A Journalist of Consequence 00:38:05 2018-01-17 06:00
Outrage Machine 00:49:54 2018-01-12 06:00
What 'The Post' Missed 00:29:05 2018-01-10 06:00
"Shmashmortion" 00:51:15 2018-01-05 06:00
The Man Behind Black Mirror 00:16:02 2018-01-03 06:00
The Feelings Show 00:50:47 2017-12-29 06:00
Fire With Fire 00:49:41 2017-12-22 06:00
Don't Expect Filing Your Taxes to Get Any Easier 00:16:48 2017-12-20 06:00
After the Storm 00:50:37 2017-12-15 06:00
Is It Okay For Kayla Moore to Say "Jew"? 00:19:27 2017-12-14 00:11
Power Trip 00:49:41 2017-12-08 06:00
A Reckoning in Our Own House 00:36:06 2017-12-05 06:00
Flim-Flam Nation 00:49:51 2017-12-01 06:00
About that Nazi Next Door 00:11:16 2017-11-27 06:00
Apocalypse, Now 00:49:57 2017-11-24 06:00
Brooke Gets Mindful 00:27:21 2017-11-21 06:00
The Reckoning 00:50:03 2017-11-17 06:00
Rebecca Traister Says 'the Anger Window' Is Open 00:31:52 2017-11-14 06:00
The Ecstasy of Gold 00:49:53 2017-11-10 06:00
12 Months Later: Brooke and Bob on Covering Trump 00:21:16 2017-11-08 06:00
Off the Radar 00:50:23 2017-11-03 05:00
Monumental Questions 00:26:15 2017-10-31 05:00
Chokehold 00:50:06 2017-10-27 06:00
Scary Clowns 00:13:09 2017-10-25 06:00
Under the Influence 00:50:23 2017-10-20 06:00
Raqqa Liberated 00:22:29 2017-10-18 06:00
Losing Power 00:50:23 2017-10-13 06:00
Puerto Rico's Never-ending Emergency 00:13:00 2017-10-10 06:00
More Human Than Human 00:50:05 2017-10-06 06:00
After Vegas 00:08:16 2017-10-02 06:00
OTM live at the Texas Tribune Festival: The Journalists 00:25:30 2017-09-30 06:00
Insult to Injury 00:49:58 2017-09-29 06:00
Among Many Victims in Mexico, There Was One Who Never Existed 00:10:20 2017-09-28 06:00
OTM live at the Texas Tribune Festival: The Politicians 00:26:47 2017-09-27 06:00
Trust Issues 00:52:47 2017-09-22 06:00
What Lies Ahead For Puerto Rico 00:15:18 2017-09-21 06:00
"Free Speech Week" Puts Berkeley Back in the Crosshairs 00:25:12 2017-09-19 06:00
Look What You Made Me Do 00:49:34 2017-09-15 06:00
The Counter-Jihad Movement & the Making of a President 00:32:41 2017-09-12 06:00
Duck and Cover 00:50:13 2017-09-08 06:00
Unnatural Disaster 00:50:15 2017-09-01 06:00
Bob's Docs Finale: Conflicting Narratives 00:11:18 2017-08-30 06:00
This American War on Drugs 00:50:23 2017-08-25 06:00
Bob's Docs Episode Four: It's Personal 00:29:39 2017-08-23 06:00
Gutted 00:50:26 2017-08-18 06:00
Bob's Docs Episode Three: Prurience 00:15:09 2017-08-16 06:00
You've Been Warned 00:50:16 2017-08-11 06:00
Bob's Docs Episode Two: Access 00:25:03 2017-08-09 06:00
"Shmashmortion" 00:51:22 2017-08-04 06:00
Bob's Docs Episode One: Manipulation 00:21:47 2017-08-01 06:00
Essential Coverage 00:50:26 2017-07-28 06:00
Armchair diagnosing do's and don'ts 00:22:34 2017-07-26 06:00
Doubt It 00:50:24 2017-07-21 06:00
Not Repealed, Not Replaced 00:13:19 2017-07-19 06:00
Three-Dimensional Chess 00:50:24 2017-07-14 06:00
In Which Brooke Explains OTM's Secret Sauce To Jesse Thorn 00:46:55 2017-07-12 06:00
Apocalypse, Now 00:51:12 2017-07-07 06:00
It's the End of the World and We Know It 00:13:43 2017-07-05 06:00
What Ails America 00:50:07 2017-06-30 06:00
"The American people elected a fighter" 00:10:27 2017-06-29 06:00
Newton Minow Still Cares About the Media 00:34:25 2017-06-28 06:00
Stand And Be Counted 00:50:26 2017-06-23 06:00
The Slants Win the Day! 00:08:19 2017-06-20 06:00
Sterner Stuff 00:58:54 2017-06-16 06:00
No One Is Above the Law 00:20:32 2017-06-14 06:00
Enough With Reality 00:49:48 2017-06-09 06:00
Doug Stamper Is A Very Bad Man 00:33:31 2017-06-07 06:00
Mind the Gap 00:50:26 2017-06-02 06:00
The United States of Anxiety: America's Allergy to Intellectualism 00:25:45 2017-05-31 06:00
Focus 00:50:10 2017-05-26 06:00
Drawing New Lines 00:08:17 2017-05-24 06:00
Curtains! 00:50:18 2017-05-19 06:00
The Trouble With Reality 00:29:36 2017-05-16 06:00
Shiny Objects 00:49:57 2017-05-12 06:00
The United States of Anxiety is Back! 00:34:23 2017-05-10 06:00
Rewriting the Right 00:49:57 2017-05-05 06:00
Climate of Poor Rhetoric 00:09:42 2017-05-03 06:00
In Other Words 00:49:58 2017-04-28 06:00
The Art of Winning a Pulitzer 00:13:51 2017-04-26 06:00
"We'll Do It Live!" 00:50:56 2017-04-21 06:00
Closing the Blinds 00:15:34 2017-04-20 06:00
This American War on Drugs 00:49:51 2017-04-14 06:00
How the Press Gets Seduced By War 00:16:27 2017-04-12 06:00
Out With The Old... 00:50:18 2017-04-07 06:00
The (Nonexistent) Good Old Days 00:27:28 2017-04-04 06:00
It's Just Business 00:50:09 2017-03-31 06:00
We'll Always Have Paris 00:13:34 2017-03-28 06:00
Highly Irregular 00:49:30 2017-03-24 05:00
Better Know a Justice 00:23:23 2017-03-22 05:00
Doesn't Add Up 00:49:42 2017-03-17 05:00
This Is Not a Safe Space 00:23:27 2017-03-14 05:00
Seeing Is Believing 00:50:01 2017-03-10 06:00
When the Press Sues Over "Fake News" 00:09:56 2017-03-07 06:00
Follow the Money 00:49:40 2017-03-03 06:00
This Gene Was Edited By Brooke 00:25:13 2017-03-01 06:00
Smoke & Handcuffs 00:49:40 2017-02-24 06:00
Leak State 00:49:46 2017-02-17 06:00
Out Like Flynn 00:08:24 2017-02-14 06:00
See You In Court 00:55:54 2017-02-10 06:00
What We Know About the Border 00:48:24 2017-02-08 06:00
The Ties That Bind 00:49:33 2017-02-03 06:00
#PresidentBannon 00:13:14 2017-01-31 06:00
New Reality 00:49:46 2017-01-27 06:00
Week One 00:16:04 2017-01-24 06:00
"Busted" #3: Rags to Riches 00:32:26 2017-01-22 06:00
"Busted" #2: Who Deserves To Be Poor? 00:40:43 2017-01-21 06:00
Future Tense 00:49:46 2017-01-20 06:00
"Busted" #5: Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Poverty in America Edition 00:22:57 2017-01-19 06:00
"Busted" #4: When the Safety Net Doesn't Catch You 00:26:44 2017-01-17 09:04
"Busted" #1: The Poverty Tour 00:23:58 2017-01-17 09:01
The Game Has Changed 00:49:47 2017-01-13 06:00
January Surprise 00:21:13 2017-01-12 02:18
No End In Sight 00:50:15 2017-01-06 06:00
To Thine Own Self Be True 00:51:38 2016-12-30 06:00
Donald Trump is not Hitler 00:19:06 2016-12-28 09:00
Hurry Up! 00:51:01 2016-12-23 06:00
Michigan's Muckraker 00:11:55 2016-12-20 23:00
Spy vs. Spy 00:50:52 2016-12-16 06:00
The Art of the Follow-Up 00:17:46 2016-12-14 01:25
Imagine That 00:50:53 2016-12-09 06:00
The Mistrial of Michael Slager 00:19:03 2016-12-08 00:15
Normalize This! 00:50:09 2016-12-02 06:00
How (NOT) to Cover Cuba! 00:13:18 2016-11-29 20:51
Ghosts 00:50:16 2016-11-25 06:00
Thanks for Everything, Bing 00:09:50 2016-11-23 09:00
Unreal 00:50:06 2016-11-18 06:00
When Real Police Shootings Look Nothing Like The Movies 00:13:35 2016-11-16 19:01
Wrong Number 00:50:20 2016-11-11 06:00
Now What? 00:17:01 2016-11-10 02:56
On Shaky Ground 00:50:07 2016-11-04 05:00
Debunking the AIDS "Patient Zero" Myth 00:10:55 2016-11-02 22:30
Poor Judgment 00:50:18 2016-10-28 06:00
FiveThirtyEight presents: The Perot Condundrum 00:40:45 2016-10-25 21:49
The System Is Rigged 00:50:16 2016-10-21 06:00
Mike Pesca Goes Back to the Spin Room 00:11:21 2016-10-20 19:06
Race, Class, and the United States of Anxiety 00:33:37 2016-10-20 03:00
Race to the Bottom 00:51:44 2016-10-14 06:00
The United States of Anxiety 00:37:43 2016-10-12 22:20
Personal Responsibility 00:50:52 2016-10-07 06:00
War, Peace... and Clowns 00:22:46 2016-10-06 04:50
Do Better 00:49:58 2016-09-30 06:00
#1: The Poverty Tour 00:25:27 2016-09-28 09:00
Mike Pesca Went to the Spin Room 00:10:25 2016-09-27 16:41
Freedom of Information 00:49:55 2016-09-23 06:00
The Short-Fingered Vulgarian! 00:12:09 2016-09-21 23:44
Damned If You Do... 00:49:47 2016-09-16 06:00
After 9/11, Nothing Was Funny 00:14:03 2016-09-14 09:00
After The Facts 00:50:15 2016-09-09 06:00
Kids These Days 00:50:15 2016-09-02 06:00
Define "Normal" 00:50:26 2016-08-26 06:00
Print Is Back, Back Again 00:50:02 2016-08-19 06:00
Magic 8 Ball 00:50:07 2016-08-12 06:00
There Must Be Another Way 00:50:03 2016-08-05 06:00
A Failure of Imagination 00:50:26 2016-07-29 06:00
Hostile Takeover 00:50:26 2016-07-22 06:00
The Country of the Future 00:50:05 2016-07-15 06:00
Lies, Lies, Lies 00:50:26 2016-07-08 06:00
Now You See Me 00:50:26 2016-07-01 06:00
The Great Divide 00:50:26 2016-06-24 06:00
Never Again, Again 00:50:09 2016-06-17 06:00
Sad! 00:50:25 2016-06-10 06:00
When To Believe 00:50:03 2016-06-03 06:00
Kidnapped 00:51:15 2016-05-27 06:00
Ghosts 00:51:08 2016-05-20 06:00
Trending Topics 00:49:40 2016-05-13 06:00
The Center Cannot Hold 00:49:45 2016-05-06 06:00
In The Shadows 00:50:00 2016-04-29 06:00
On Shakespeare 00:49:42 2016-04-22 06:00
VIDEO! Shakespeare In the Park 2016-04-20 00:27
That NPR Thing 00:49:54 2016-04-15 06:00
Rolling In It 00:49:57 2016-04-08 06:00
We Gotta Try Harder 00:50:11 2016-04-01 06:00
Anywhere But Here 00:57:08 2016-03-25 05:00
Party People 00:50:41 2016-03-18 05:00
Print Is Back, Back Again 00:49:48 2016-03-11 06:00
A War Reporter Played By Tina Fey 00:09:25 2016-03-10 02:47
Predictile Dysfunction 00:49:55 2016-03-04 06:00
FiveThirtyEight Explains Super Tuesday 00:28:14 2016-03-01 22:54
Second Comes Right After First! 00:49:47 2016-02-26 06:00
Spotlight on 'Spotlight', The Movie 00:17:15 2016-02-24 14:13
The Supreme Court, Explained 00:50:01 2016-02-19 06:00
Ignore That Thing About Zika and Pesticides 00:09:51 2016-02-18 00:34
The Zika Effect 00:49:51 2016-02-12 06:00
I Am An Outsider And So Can You! 00:16:46 2016-02-11 01:43
Dark Arts 00:50:29 2016-02-05 06:00
'We've Sort of Become Friends': Remembering David Foster Wallace 00:17:56 2016-02-02 02:10
The Elephant in the Room 00:50:08 2016-01-29 06:00
Note To Self Presents: Infomagical 00:20:52 2016-01-29 03:02
Our Quinceañera 00:13:54 2016-01-27 13:31
Bernie Sanders Is Running For President! 00:51:42 2016-01-22 06:00