On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • Family Feud

    Jan 17, 2020
    Bernie-Warren coverage, political hobbyism, and the rise of two American oligarchs.
  • Hurtling Toward Catastrophe

    Jan 10, 2020
    Conflicts of interest among the punditry, memes about global war, apocalyptic thinking, and how to tune out war propaganda. 
  • The Weinstein Trial Begins

    Jan 8, 2020
    As Harvey Weinstein faces trial, we discuss the essential role of gossip and whisper networks in protecting the vulnerable and spreading news that threaten the powerful.
  • Ken Kesey's Acid Quest

    Jan 1, 2020
    We have never-before-heard tapes from Ken Kesey, the man who taught the hippies how to be hippies and inspired the psychedelic 60's.
  • Hindsight Is 2019

    Dec 27, 2019
    We take a walk down memory lane, and ask ourselves some existential questions.
  • Let The Record Show

    Dec 20, 2019
    Impeachment coverage, the “Afghanistan papers,” and the story of a radical TV news archivist.