The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear.


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What Bush v. Gore Revealed About Contested Elections 2024-05-17
The Story Behind Biden’s New Tariffs 2024-05-15
What the Media Get Wrong About Campus Protests 2024-05-10
Revisiting a Conversation with Paul Auster 2024-05-08
How to Read a President, with Carlos Lozada, Vinson Cunningham, and Curtis Sittenfeld 2024-05-03
'The Three Body Problem' And the Rise of Chinese Science Fiction 2024-05-01
How Not to Cover the Trump Trials. Plus, the Latest Push To Defund NPR 2024-04-26
A War Photographer Watches Alex Garland's 'Civil War' 2024-04-24
Meet the Media Prophets Who Preach Christian Supremacy. Plus, Journalism in ‘Civil War’ 2024-04-19
Happy Bicycle Day! 2024-04-17
The Rise and Fall of Alt-Weeklies, and vs The Feds 2024-04-12
How The Village Voice Changed Journalism 2024-04-10
Warring Narratives Around UNRWA. Plus, Media Bets on Sports Gambling 2024-04-05
Happy Birthday to Basketball Great, Walt "Clyde" Frazier 2024-04-03
Boeing Conspiracy Theories Take Flight. Plus, the Politics to TV News Pipeline 2024-03-29
Beyoncé and the History of Black Country Music 2024-03-27
Trump’s Rhetoric Intensifies, and Russia’s Fake Journalists 2024-03-22
Evan Gershkovich Has Been In Prison In Russia For A Year 2024-03-20
Why Banning TikTok Might Backfire. Plus, a History of Book-Banning Moms 2024-03-15
A Journalism History Lesson from Calvin Trillin 2024-03-13

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