On the Media

with Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

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

  • Constellation of Secret Evil

    May 17, 2019
    The lobbyist behind the "heartbeat bills"; the rise of Viktor Orbán; and a fresh look at American conspiracy theorists.
  • Impossible!

    May 10, 2019
    Trump's media-abetted lies about his wealth; the tax preparation cartel; weaponizing FOIA and the "electability" myth.
  • Werner Herzog on Gorbachev

    May 8, 2019
    Bob sits down with acclaimed director and documentarian Werner Herzog to discuss his latest film "Meeting Gorbachev."
  • Is True Crime Jinxed?

    May 1, 2019
    We revisit Bob's conversation with filmmaker Joe Berlinger, about the ethics of HBO's "The Jinx."
  • Justice Interruptus

    Apr 26, 2019
    The history of impeachment, American anti-corruption attitudes, and May Day.
  • Harm To Ongoing Matter

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