On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone

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

  • Fear Itself

    Oct 28, 2022
    How fear and psychology are utilized on and off screen. 
  • The Digital Divide

    Oct 27, 2022
    You could be paying 400 times more than your neighbor for internet access.
  • The F Word (Rebroadcast)

    Oct 21, 2022
    An out-of-body risk factor; why the "obesity epidemic" has all the trappings of a moral panic; and how racism changed the way we viewed fat. 

    Oct 19, 2022
    Lipstick designer Poppy King is a devoted OTM listener. In collaboration with our own Brooke Gladstone, she designed a lipstick called Well Red. There are only 50 left. GET YOURS NOW!
  • At What Cost?

    Oct 14, 2022
    Alex Jones to pay nearly $1 billion; a former Alex Jones staffer grapples with his work; the data on whether social media makes people mean.
  • So Sue Me

    Oct 7, 2022
    Supreme Court cases could upend the internet; lawsuits plaguing Fox News; the rise of "big law."
  • Still Loading...

    Sep 30, 2022
    Protests in Iran; the Twitch streamer who silenced an online mob; and the coming-of-age of YouTube.