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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. 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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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 8,603 ratings
Used to be good.
As someone on the left, this show has become nothing more than a left wing eco-chamber. It's completely lost its objectivity. Only radicals pretending to do journalism now, clearly obfuscating issues to influence opinion. Haven't missed an episode in over five years but time to give up on...Read full review »
digifoxisbroken via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/13/22
Best show on the air, at one time, can’t cut the mustard anymore. Sorry this show got so confirmation bias heavy but I don’t need simple left wing talking points in my media diet. It honestly isn’t a helpful supplement to me anymore. It’s like talking to kids in that they argue me out of agreeing...Read full review »
Nyarl de la Thotep via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/09/22
Used to be appointment listening for objective journalism. Now it’s just a partisan echo chamber. Bob Garfield was the rudder of this show. Shame Brooke and Katya cancelled him. But they’ll never admit that because cancel culture doesn’t exist according to them.
fartbos69812 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/03/22
Recent Episodes
Published 08/17/22
This week OTM shares the second episode of the three-part series, Hard, produced by our WNYC colleagues at Death, Sex & Money. In this installment, the team dives into the scientific advancements that led to Viagra's FDA approval in 1998. From an unforgettable conference an...
Published 08/17/22
An old threat has returned to classrooms across the country — and it’s made of pages and ink. On this week’s On the Media, hear what it means to ban a book, and who has the right to choose what kids learn. Plus, meet the student who took his school board all the way to the Supreme Court in the...
Published 08/12/22
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