On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone

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

  • Occupational Hazards

    Jul 23, 2021
    Journalists face more threats around the world, and newsrooms grapple with age-old debates around journalism and objectivity.  
  • As You Like It

    Jul 16, 2021
    How the quintessentially English Bard became an American icon; and Shakespeare resonates in Kabul.
  • Painting for the Future and Talking to the Dead

    Jul 14, 2021
    Swedish artist Hilma af Klint was one of the first abstract painters. So why are we just learning about her now? Plus, how dead spirits helped women find their voices.
  • Blame It On the Booze

    Jul 9, 2021
    The history of solitary drinking in the US; alcohol's ancient roots; red wine's shifting reputation; and a possible synthetic replacement for alcohol.
  • The Road to Insurrection

    Jul 2, 2021
    Six months after January 6th, we look back on our year of reporting into the militia movement.
  • "We Are Putting Out A Damn Paper"

    Jun 25, 2021
    Over the past few years, the Capital Gazette has faced existential threats on multiple fronts — from a newsroom shooting to layoffs and corporate buyouts.