On the Media

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Episodes: 120

 Aug 30, 2023
Mostly corporate propaganda. Use it to stay informed of the lib perspective.

 Apr 27, 2023
critical analysis

 Apr 25, 2023

 Dec 31, 2022

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 Jun 3, 2022


The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines 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.

Episode Date
How Tech Journalists Are Fueling the AI Hype Machine
May 29, 2024
How Tired Tropes Drive AI Coverage. Plus, is the Vibecession Back or Not?
May 24, 2024
Rightwing Media is Obsessed with the Darien Gap
May 22, 2024
What Bush v. Gore Revealed About Contested Elections
May 17, 2024
The Story Behind Biden’s New Tariffs
May 15, 2024
What the Media Get Wrong About Campus Protests
May 10, 2024
Revisiting a Conversation with Paul Auster
May 08, 2024
How to Read a President, with Carlos Lozada, Vinson Cunningham, and Curtis Sittenfeld
May 03, 2024
'The Three Body Problem' And the Rise of Chinese Science Fiction
May 01, 2024
How Not to Cover the Trump Trials. Plus, the Latest Push To Defund NPR
Apr 26, 2024
A War Photographer Watches Alex Garland's 'Civil War'
Apr 24, 2024
Meet the Media Prophets Who Preach Christian Supremacy. Plus, Journalism in ‘Civil War’
Apr 19, 2024
Happy Bicycle Day!
Apr 17, 2024
The Rise and Fall of Alt-Weeklies, and Backpage.com vs The Feds
Apr 12, 2024
How The Village Voice Changed Journalism
Apr 10, 2024
Warring Narratives Around UNRWA. Plus, Media Bets on Sports Gambling
Apr 05, 2024
Happy Birthday to Basketball Great, Walt "Clyde" Frazier
Apr 03, 2024
Boeing Conspiracy Theories Take Flight. Plus, the Politics to TV News Pipeline
Mar 29, 2024
Beyoncé and the History of Black Country Music
Mar 27, 2024
Trump’s Rhetoric Intensifies, and Russia’s Fake Journalists
Mar 22, 2024
Evan Gershkovich Has Been In Prison In Russia For A Year
Mar 20, 2024
Why Banning TikTok Might Backfire. Plus, a History of Book-Banning Moms
Mar 15, 2024
A Journalism History Lesson from Calvin Trillin
Mar 13, 2024
What Can Musk Offer Trump? And Defining “Decolonization” for Gaza
Mar 08, 2024
It's That Time Again!
Mar 06, 2024
Measuring Bias in Israel-Palestine Coverage, and Mehdi Hasan's Approach to Covering the Region
Mar 01, 2024
American Patriots Support... Vladimir Putin?
Feb 28, 2024
Christian Nationalism is Reshaping Fertility Rights, and Books Dominate at the Oscars
Feb 23, 2024
Revisiting the Documentary, "Navalny"
Feb 21, 2024
Breaking News: Biden is Old. Plus, Bobi Wine’s Fight For Democracy
Feb 16, 2024
Tucker Went to Russia and Got a History Lesson
Feb 14, 2024
If You Can’t Beat ’Em… Join ’Em? Journalism in an AI World
Feb 09, 2024
Naomi Klein's Trip to the Mirror World
Feb 07, 2024
What the Media Gets Wrong About Immigration, and Chris Hayes Wants More Trump Coverage!
Feb 02, 2024
Micah Speaks To Kyle Chayka About The Filter World
Jan 31, 2024
DeSantis' Failed Campaign Has Lessons For the Political Press. And A Public Radio Parody.
Jan 26, 2024
OTM presents - Blindspot: The Plague in the Shadows
Jan 24, 2024
Trouble at The Baltimore Sun, and the End of an Era for Pitchfork
Jan 19, 2024
What Israelis Are Seeing on TV - EXTENDED VERSION
Jan 16, 2024
Israeli TV News Sanitizes the Bombing of Gaza. Plus, a Plagiarism Fight Gets Political
Jan 12, 2024
Mysteries of the Euroverse!
Jan 10, 2024
How a Whistleblower Changed the Course of History
Jan 05, 2024
The Reporter Who Said No to the FBI
Jan 03, 2024
What a Year
Dec 29, 2023
Where Did 'White Jesus' Come From?
Dec 27, 2023
The Rise of 'News Avoiders,' and a Stand-Up Comedy Scandal
Dec 22, 2023
Who Cares About Literary Prizes?
Dec 20, 2023
Climate Delay-ism and the Real Goals of the Book Banning Movement
Dec 15, 2023
Celebrating Norman Lear
Dec 13, 2023
How Media Fueled a Shoplifting Panic, and an AI-Journalism Experiment Gone Wrong
Dec 08, 2023
Happy One Year Anniversary Since George Santos Became a Thing!
Dec 06, 2023
Word Watch: “Genocide,” and Do We Have to Care About OpenAI?
Dec 01, 2023
Media Coverage of the Trump Movement is Missing Vital Context
Nov 29, 2023
Is the New York Times a Tech Company Now?
Nov 24, 2023
The Hasan Minhaj Saga and Evolving Expectations of Truth in Comedy
Nov 22, 2023
TikTok In the Crosshairs... Again. And Saying Goodbye to Jezebel
Nov 17, 2023
FTC chair Lina Khan is Kicking A** and Taking Names
Nov 15, 2023
Trump Coverage is Still Terrible. Plus, Podcasting’s First Boom and Bust
Nov 10, 2023
Making Television After #MeToo
Nov 08, 2023
Warring Narratives in the Israel-Gaza Conflict and a New #MeToo Movement
Nov 03, 2023
The Evolution of Opinions Online and "Statementese"
Oct 31, 2023
Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Israel/Gaza Edition
Oct 27, 2023
How Right Wing Media Created The House Speaker Fiasco
Oct 25, 2023
The Fog of War, and the Deadly Toll of Reporting from Gaza and Israel
Oct 20, 2023
What Comparisons to 9/11 Tell Us about the Israel-Hamas Conflict
Oct 18, 2023
We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 3
Oct 13, 2023
How Elon Musk's X Failed During the Israel-Hamas Conflict
Oct 11, 2023
We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 2
Oct 06, 2023
Why You Should Pay Attention to Trump's Civil Fraud Case
Oct 04, 2023
We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 1
Sep 29, 2023
The Story Behind Gannett's AI Debacle
Sep 27, 2023
Suing to Save the Planet, and How Climate Activism Got a Bad Rap
Sep 22, 2023
How the Food Industry is Influencing Your TikTok Feed
Sep 20, 2023
The “Too Old” President and Political Doppelgängers
Sep 15, 2023
How 9/11 Broke Our Brains
Sep 11, 2023
Another Proud Boy Goes to Jail and A Media War in 1980's NYC
Sep 08, 2023
Is "Rich Men North of Richmond" a MAGA Anthem or Nah?
Sep 07, 2023
How Big Tech Went to Sh*t
Sep 01, 2023
Lina Khan Is in the Hot Seat
Aug 30, 2023
Mysteries of Sound
Aug 25, 2023
The Wilhelm Scream
Aug 23, 2023
Read All About It
Aug 18, 2023
The Lasting Impact of the Library of Alexandria
Aug 16, 2023
Go Woke, Go Broke
Aug 11, 2023
The Trump Case Against E. Jean Carroll and The Progress of #MeToo
Aug 09, 2023
Making History
Aug 04, 2023
Presidential Debates: Yay or Nay?
Aug 02, 2023
To Catch a War Criminal
Jul 28, 2023
Investigating Russia's War Crimes Against Ukrainian Children
Jul 26, 2023
Staying Alive
Jul 21, 2023
A. G. Sulzberger on Bias and Objectivity at The New York Times
Jul 18, 2023
Money, Money, Money
Jul 14, 2023
The Decline of AM Radio Will Hurt More Than Conservative Talk Shows
Jul 12, 2023
I, Robot
Jul 07, 2023
Why the Supreme Court Broke Up Hollywood's Studio System
Jul 05, 2023
On the Trail With RFK Jr.
Jun 30, 2023
Trump Caught On Tape Talking About Classified Documents
Jun 28, 2023
The Whistleblower Who Changed History
Jun 23, 2023
The Battle to Save Reddit
Jun 21, 2023
Indicted (again)
Jun 16, 2023
Understanding "Greedflation"
Jun 14, 2023
CNN’s No Good, Very Bad Year
Jun 09, 2023
Jun 07, 2023
Jun 02, 2023
Leaving the Extreme Right, and a Marriage, Behind
May 31, 2023
Seditious Conspiracy
May 26, 2023
Ben Smith on the Death of BuzzFeed News
May 24, 2023
May 19, 2023
Debunking Myths About the Writers' Strike
May 17, 2023
Her Day in Court
May 12, 2023
Episode 5 - The Divided Dial
May 10, 2023
Episode 4 - The Divided Dial
May 09, 2023
Episode 3 - The Divided Dial
May 08, 2023
Episode 2 - The Divided Dial
May 07, 2023
Episode 1 - The Divided Dial
May 06, 2023
Once Upon A Dream
May 05, 2023
The Day Saddam Hussein’s Statue Came Down
May 03, 2023
Apr 28, 2023
Meet the Redstones, the Complicated Family Behind a Media Empire
Apr 26, 2023
Rupert. Logan. Clarence.
Apr 21, 2023