On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • Break Your Silence

    Jul 31, 2020
    The fight for police transparency, how to protect police whistleblowers, and the Black nationalist origins of Justice Clarence Thomas’s legal thinking.
  • If You Build It...

    Jul 24, 2020
    The history of American anti-monument sentiment; lessons for post-pandemic design from the disability rights movement; the new documentary "Crip Camp."
  • "This is Fine"

    Jul 17, 2020
    Climate chaos, collapsing public health infrastructure, the scramble to archive 2020, and the rise of Qanon politicians. 
  • Sorry Not Sorry

    Jul 15, 2020
    Tucker Carlson gave a 'sorry not sorry' on-air apology after his head writer was fired for posting racist, sexist and misogynist messages online. 
  • 40 Acres

    Jul 10, 2020
    Eviction, and the long history of racist housing discrimination in America.