On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • Internal Scream

    Jul 19, 2019
    Trump's racist tweets, Gov. Rosselló's profane chat messages, and the world of BreadTube.
  • Uncomfortably Numb

    Jul 12, 2019
    How painful news might be making America numb, and why sometimes it's okay to tune out. 
  • The Epstein Story Didn't Just Happen Overnight

    Jul 10, 2019
    Investigative reporter Julie Brown's dogged reporting for the Miami Herald was the beginning of the unraveling for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein now accused of sex trafficking.
  • Full Faith & Credit

    Jul 5, 2019
    What is money? It’s what you pay the electric bill with — and it’s also the story of humankind.
  • The Sound of America

    Jul 3, 2019
    Composer Aaron Copland and the search for an American national identity.
  • Coming Out Posthumously

    Jun 26, 2019
    When astronaut Sally Ride died, it raised the question of how deeply an obituary should delve into the private lives of public people.