On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone

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

  • Little Pill, Big Pharma

    Aug 17, 2022
    How Welsh coal miners and a pants-dropping presentation led to a little blue pill.
  • Reading the Room

    Aug 12, 2022
    What it means to ban a book; parental rights; and a student takes his school board to the Supreme Court.
  • Handle with Care

    Aug 5, 2022
    Considering humanity's mass extinction; an investigation into the reigning Alzheimer's theory; the importance of creation myths.
  • Under The Table

    Aug 4, 2022
    A new pay-to-play culture is taking root in the podcast industry.
  • The Cold Shoulder

    Jul 29, 2022
    A big week of Trump news; why Republicans have stopped speaking to journalists; Ron DeSantis' press strategy; and the importance of the ERA. 
  • Great White Lies

    Jul 28, 2022
    Re-examining the century-long smear campaign against sharks.
  • In This Economy?

    Jul 22, 2022
    Deciding what's a recession; the cause of a winning job market; who pays at the pump; and what the economy says about us.

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