On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • No Justice, No Peace

    Jun 5, 2020
    Is this "unrest" or an "uprising"? And a look back at the policies and cultural assumptions that have powered law enforcement.
  • Boiling Point

    May 29, 2020
    Protestors are expressing outrage over police brutality, while the President is threatening violence against them on Twitter. Plus: the history of the Karen meme.
  • Mourning in America

    May 22, 2020
    Can a fractured America grieve? How obituaries may help us heal, and what's at stake if we don't.
  • Communication Breakdown

    May 15, 2020
    Opacity in the federal government, mishandled comms on the local level, and conspiracy thinking on the web.
  • No News Is Bad News

    May 8, 2020
    The local news business at the intersection of transformation and annihilation.