On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone

WNYC’s weekly investigation into how the media shapes our worldview. 

  • Reading the Room

    Aug 12, 2022
    What it means to ban a book; parental rights; and a student takes his school board to the Supreme Court.
  • Handle with Care

    Aug 5, 2022
    Considering humanity's mass extinction; an investigation into the reigning Alzheimer's theory; the importance of creation myths.
  • Under The Table

    Aug 4, 2022
    A new pay-to-play culture is taking root in the podcast industry.
  • The Cold Shoulder

    Jul 29, 2022
    A big week of Trump news; why Republicans have stopped speaking to journalists; Ron DeSantis' press strategy; and the importance of the ERA. 
  • Great White Lies

    Jul 28, 2022
    Re-examining the century-long smear campaign against sharks.
  • In This Economy?

    Jul 22, 2022
    Deciding what's a recession; the cause of a winning job market; who pays at the pump; and what the economy says about us.
  • How to Report a Cold Case

    Jul 15, 2022
    A prominent couple dies. The investigation is a mess. And their son looks for the truth.