On the Media

On the Media

The smartest, wittiest, most incisive media analysis show in the universe. The weekly one-hour podcast of NPR’s On the Media is your guide to how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, criticize media coverage of the week’s big stories, examine new technology, and unravel hidden political narratives in the media. In an age of information overload, OTM helps you dig your way out. The Peabody Award winning show is produced by WNYC Radio.

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
The End Is the Beginning 2018-01-19 06:00
A Journalist of Consequence 2018-01-17 23:11
Outrage Machine 00:49:54 2018-01-12 06:00
What 'The Post' Missed 00:29:05 2018-01-10 18:03
"Shmashmortion" 00:51:15 2018-01-05 06:00
The Man Behind Black Mirror 00:16:02 2018-01-03 21:14
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 22:42
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 2017-12-06 00:08
Flim-Flam Nation 00:49:51 2017-12-01 06:00
About that Nazi Next Door 00:11:17 2017-11-27 21:22
Apocalypse, Now 00:49:57 2017-11-24 06:00
Brooke Gets Mindful 00:27:21 2017-11-21 17:00
The Reckoning 00:50:03 2017-11-17 06:00
Rebecca Traister Says 'the Anger Window' Is Open 00:31:52 2017-11-14 21:58
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 20:12
Off the Radar 00:50:23 2017-11-03 05:00
Monumental Questions 00:26:15 2017-10-31 22:23
Chokehold 00:50:06 2017-10-27 06:00
Scary Clowns 00:13:09 2017-10-25 22:21
Under the Influence 00:50:23 2017-10-20 06:00
Raqqa Liberated 00:22:29 2017-10-19 00:03
Losing Power 00:50:23 2017-10-13 06:00
Puerto Rico's Never-ending Emergency 00:13:00 2017-10-10 22:00
More Human Than Human 00:50:05 2017-10-06 06:00
After Vegas 00:08:16 2017-10-02 22:56
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 23:47
OTM live at the Texas Tribune Festival: The Politicians 00:26:47 2017-09-28 00:15
OTM live at the Texas Tribune Festival: The Journalists 00:25:30 2017-09-27 23:40
Trust Issues 00:52:47 2017-09-22 06:00
What Lies Ahead For Puerto Rico 00:15:18 2017-09-22 00:06
"Free Speech Week" Puts Berkeley Back in the Crosshairs 00:25:12 2017-09-19 23:47
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 17:45
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 21:51
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 08:00
Gutted 00:50:26 2017-08-18 06:00
Bob's Docs Episode Three: Prurience 00:15:09 2017-08-16 08:00
You've Been Warned 00:50:16 2017-08-11 06:00
Bob's Docs Episode Two: Access 00:25:03 2017-08-09 08:00
"Shmashmortion" 00:51:22 2017-08-04 06:00
Bob's Docs Episode One: Manipulation 00:21:47 2017-08-01 21:41
Essential Coverage 00:50:26 2017-07-28 06:00
Armchair diagnosing do's and don'ts 00:22:34 2017-07-27 00:14
Doubt It 00:50:24 2017-07-21 06:00
Not Repealed, Not Replaced 00:13:19 2017-07-19 21:26
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 08:00
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 09:00
What Ails America 00:50:07 2017-06-30 06:00
"The American people elected a fighter" 00:10:27 2017-06-30 03:59
Newton Minow Still Cares About the Media 00:34:25 2017-06-28 20:51
Stand And Be Counted 00:50:26 2017-06-23 06:00
The Slants Win the Day! 00:08:19 2017-06-20 22:49
Sterner Stuff 00:58:54 2017-06-16 06:00
No One Is Above the Law 00:20:32 2017-06-14 08:00
Enough With Reality 00:49:48 2017-06-09 06:00
Doug Stamper Is A Very Bad Man 00:33:31 2017-06-07 08:00
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 08:00
Focus 00:50:10 2017-05-26 06:00
Drawing New Lines 00:08:17 2017-05-24 08:00
Curtains! 00:50:18 2017-05-19 06:00
The Trouble With Reality 00:29:36 2017-05-17 05:05
Shiny Objects 00:49:57 2017-05-12 06:00
The United States of Anxiety is Back! 00:34:23 2017-05-10 14:38
Rewriting the Right 00:49:57 2017-05-05 06:00
Climate of Poor Rhetoric 00:09:42 2017-05-03 23:50
In Other Words 00:49:58 2017-04-28 06:00
The Art of Winning a Pulitzer 00:13:51 2017-04-26 22:28
"We'll Do It Live!" 00:50:56 2017-04-21 06:00
Closing the Blinds 00:15:34 2017-04-20 17:41
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 19:04
Out With The Old... 00:50:18 2017-04-07 06:00
The (Nonexistent) Good Old Days 00:27:28 2017-04-05 01:50
It's Just Business 00:50:09 2017-03-31 06:00
We'll Always Have Paris 00:13:34 2017-03-28 23:35
Highly Irregular 00:49:30 2017-03-24 05:00
Better Know a Justice 00:23:23 2017-03-22 22:47
Doesn't Add Up 00:49:42 2017-03-17 05:00
This Is Not a Safe Space 00:23:27 2017-03-14 13:46
Seeing Is Believing 00:50:01 2017-03-10 06:00
When the Press Sues Over "Fake News" 00:09:56 2017-03-08 03:54
Follow the Money 00:49:40 2017-03-03 06:00
This Gene Was Edited By Brooke 00:25:13 2017-03-02 00:06
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 2017-02-15 02:13
See You In Court 00:55:54 2017-02-10 06:00
What We Know About the Border 00:48:24 2017-02-09 03:14
The Ties That Bind 00:49:33 2017-02-03 06:00
#PresidentBannon 00:13:14 2017-02-01 00:44
New Reality 00:49:46 2017-01-27 06:00
Week One 00:16:04 2017-01-25 05:07
Future Tense 00:49:46 2017-01-20 06:00
"Busted" #5: Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Poverty in America Edition 00:22:57 2017-01-17 09:05
"Busted" #4: When the Safety Net Doesn't Catch You 00:26:44 2017-01-17 09:04
"Busted" #3: Rags to Riches 00:32:26 2017-01-17 09:03
"Busted" #2: Who Deserves To Be Poor? 00:40:43 2017-01-17 09:02
"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