On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • Playing The Hero

    Mar 27, 2020
    The perils over covering coronavirus, information-sharing amongst researchers, the rise of armchair epidemiologists, and the cost-benefit analysis being played with human lives. 
  • Bracing for Impact

    Mar 20, 2020
    Prepping for the worst, hoping against hope for the best. Welcome to our new reality.
  • A Unique Petri Dish

    Mar 12, 2020
    The Diamond Princess cruise ship is a unique petri dish. 
  • Our Bodies, Ourselves

    Mar 6, 2020
    Coronavirus messaging, pandemic history, Super Tuesday narratives, and the White House's efforts to re-write international norms about women's health.