On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone

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

  • Fire and Brimstone

    Sep 17, 2021
    Nicki Minaj; religions exemptions and the vaccine mandate; and climate change disinformation.
  • The Trial of Elizabeth Holmes

    Sep 15, 2021
    Elizabeth Holmes said she'd revolutionized blood analysis. Investigative reporter John Carreyrou exposed the truth.
  • Aftershocks

    Sep 10, 2021
    What happens to media in Afghanistan; how we remember 9/11; the conspiratorial legacy of Loose Change; and the politicization of Ivermectin.
  • Organizing Chaos

    Sep 3, 2021
    What happens when humans try to impose order...everywhere. 
  • Constitutionally Speaking

    Aug 27, 2021
    A look back at our country's radical and inconsistent free speech tradition. 
  • Maligned Women

    Aug 20, 2021
    How the maligned women of the 90s and the noughts help us understand our media — and ourselves.