On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • The Radical Catalog

    Oct 18, 2018
    In which we learn about the softer side of Sears... and how the ubiquitous catalog challenged Jim Crow. 
  • Full Faith & Credit

    Oct 12, 2018
    What is money? It’s what you pay the electric bill with — and it’s also the story of humankind.
  • Reimagining History

    Oct 10, 2018
    Writer John Keene received a MacArthur "genius grant" for his innovative works that reimagine history.
  • The Victimhood

    Oct 5, 2018
    What the Kavanaugh nomination teaches us about men's anger; plus, a deep dive into Native American history, and a look at the role Native American culture plays in German politics. 
  • It's Time for Justice

    Sep 26, 2018
    In 2008, Ta-Nehisi Coates passed on an opportunity to call-out Bill Cosby's predatory history.
  • Make Amends

    Sep 21, 2018
    How ripples from the #MeToo movement have spread, and why there's so much further to go.