On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone

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

  • Plot Twist

    Oct 22, 2021
    The language of COVID-19; the flip side of medical progress; and the pandemic's narrative arc.
  • Against the Machine

    Oct 15, 2021
    What's in Biden's bill; why social media is a mirror; and where humans end and technology begins.
  • The Big Reveal

    Oct 8, 2021
    Facebook on the defensive; the Pandora Papers; and new links between law enforcement and far-right militias.
  • Out of Sight

    Oct 1, 2021
    Health vs. social media; covering Guantanamo Bay (and its books); and the lagging ethics of documentaries. 
  • The Subversion Playbook

    Sep 24, 2021
    What to call election "audits"; the ominous threat of election subversion; voting in Russia; and the Kremlin's latest attack on journalists.