On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • You Missed a Spot

    Jan 15, 2021
    Revealing Zello's role in last week's riot, making a case for deplatforming, and exploring the idea of responsible social media. 
  • Breaking the Myth

    Jan 8, 2021
    Making sense of the events at the Capitol on Wednesday, unpacking the right-wing "Lost Cause" myth and its historical antecedent, and revisiting "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down."
  • The World, Remade

    Jan 1, 2021
    How the pandemic has shaped our future: from the built environment, to the way we work, to the way we learn.
  • What Just Happened?!

    Dec 25, 2020
    On the Media reflects on our 2020 coverage — from pandemic, to uprising, to the right.
  • Who Owns the Future?

    Dec 18, 2020
    The antitrust case against Facebook, the "Real" Facebook Oversight Board, and our lives under surveillance capitalism.