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

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 18 hours 31 minutes

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"The American people elected a fighter"


Bob's take on this week's back and forth between the President and the press who cover him. 


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 2017-06-30  10m
 
 

Newton Minow Still Cares About the Media


This week, at the annual conference of the National Association for Media Literacy Education, Bob sat down with former FCC chairman Newton Minow to survey the "vast wasteland" of television. They discuss the Kennedy administration, the changing landscape


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 2017-06-28  34m
 
 

Stand And Be Counted


Following the Republican victory in Georgia this week, a look at how gerrymandering makes some political outcomes inevitable—and why the media aren't talking about it. Also, the US Census is on the rocks, and the repercussions could be severe. Plus, how


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 2017-06-23  50m
 
 

The Slants Win the Day!


On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that a law denying federal trademark protection to names deemed disparaging is unconstitutional. Justice Samuel Alito wrote in the unanimous decision that “it offends a bedrock First Amendment principle: speech may not


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 2017-06-20  8m
 
 

Sterner Stuff


After the politically charged shooting at a Virginia baseball field this week, a look at how politicians and the press blamed everyone from Democrats to William Shakespeare. Plus, trying to get behind the secret deliberation over the Republican healthcar


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 2017-06-16  58m
 
 

No One Is Above the Law


This week Attorneys General from DC and Maryland alleged in a lawsuit that payments by foreign governments to President Trump's businesses violate anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution. With a president who is also a real estate tycoon, reality TV


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 2017-06-14  20m
 
 

Enough With Reality


The Trump administration has been threatening to crack down on leakers for months, and this week, it did. We examine how a news outlet inadvertently helped the government arrest a 25-year-old NSA contractor. Also, the story of how the AP made deals with


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 2017-06-09  49m
 
 

Doug Stamper Is A Very Bad Man


Help us meet the OTM listener challenge by becoming a member today! Sign up to donate just $7 a month and you'll unlock $25,000 from the Tow Foundation to support On the Media. Donate now.  A couple of years back Brooke did On House of Cards, a recap sho


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 2017-06-07  33m
 
 

Mind the Gap


A recent anti-Muslim hate crime in Portland has sparked a debate about free speech. Plus: conspiracy theories that appeal to liberals; the media's obsession with the Trump-Russia story; and what drives hyper-partisan clickbait.  1. Corey Pein @coreypein,


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 2017-06-02  50m
 
 

The United States of Anxiety: America's Allergy to Intellectualism


Help us meet the OTM listener challenge by becoming a member today! Sign up to donate just $7 a month and you'll unlock $25,000 from the Tow Foundation to support On the Media. Donate now.  During the last election, when asked his opinion about experts a


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 2017-05-31  25m