On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • Harm To Ongoing Matter

    Apr 19, 2019
    The Mueller Report at long last; how the rich exploit philanthropy; and the NRA's PR machinery. 
  • Wake Up, Sheeple!

    Apr 12, 2019
    Assange and press freedom, seeing a black hole, YouTube conspiracy theories, and a Steve Bannon documentary.
  • Spy vs. Spy

    Apr 11, 2019
    A pattern of assassinations baffled Ukrainian authorities. Then an assassin came forward.
  • Policing the Police

    Apr 2, 2019
    As a California law lifts the barriers to accessing police records, journalists team up to comb through the mountains of documentation.
  • The End of Magical Thinking

    Mar 29, 2019
    How the summary of the Mueller's findings has been spun; historical amnesia, from the frontier to Iraq to Trump.
  • The Opioid Narratives

    Mar 27, 2019
    By settling an Oklahoma lawsuit for $270 million, OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma also avoided a televised trial that would've brought more scrutiny to its role in the opioid crisis.