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On the Media
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine 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. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
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4.7 stars from 6,207 ratings
Better and Better
This show just keeps getting more insightful and brilliant. Anti-anti-intellectualism. Please listen, please think.
myelectron via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/04/19
I have a voracious appetite for information and perspective, especially as they relate to current events. Listening to this podcast has opened my eyes to the true nature of American politics, how and why we engage with technology the way we do, and busted myths about U.S. history. If you want be...Read full review »
Timmhotep via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/01/19
Amazing production
Just wanted to say that On the Media has been producing amazing work lately! As a sociology instructor, I plan on using several episodes for class.
cnunez0 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/24/19
Recent Episodes
Roosevelt’s New Deal remade American society, and now climate activists are pushing for a Green New Deal to do it again. This week, On the Media looks at the attacks from conservatives against both projects, and why congress underestimates support for climate action. Plus, how a wave of labor...
Published 09/20/19
Trump, Inc. takes a step back to make sense of the seemingly endless scandals swirling around the White House. They're not random. They fit a pattern and that has a precedent. It turns out, Trump is running the government a lot like he's run his business: through bluster, boss-ism, and by...
Published 09/18/19
Good riddance, John Bolton! By dismissing his third National Security Advisor, President Trump prompted renewed concern over White House instability. This week, On the Media makes the case that John Bolton’s outster is good news for the republic. Plus, after four decades of progress, domestic...
Published 09/13/19
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