On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • The Wrong Fires

    Sep 18, 2020
    What happens when minor stories detract media attention from urgent crises.
  • What To Expect When You’re Electing

    Sep 11, 2020
    How could election night go wrong? Let us count the ways. Plus, a chilling look at the QAnon rallies sprouting up across the country.
  • OTM presents - Blindspot: The Road to 9/11

    Sep 9, 2020
    The story of the long, strange wind-up to the attack that remade the world… and the chances we had to stop it. A new series from HISTORY and WNYC Studios.
  • Armed and Dangerous

    Sep 4, 2020
    A history of right-wing militias in the US; Facebook's role in escalating tensions; and a Kenosha newspaper editor makes a stand.
  • The Urban Exodus That Wasn't

    Sep 2, 2020
    Why the pandemic-induced mass migration from cities to suburbs is more myth than reality. 
  • Bizarro World

    Aug 28, 2020
    How the pandemic makes us re-imagine American education, and takeaways from two very different party conventions.