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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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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 5,958 ratings
Best on NPR...
... with the exception of Open Source. Good, in-depth reporting, asking questions that others aren’t, and avoiding the usual cast of pundits when looking for answers.
TheDudeAbided via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/13/19
40 acres is part 2 yall :)
Thank you so much for your compelling journalism that really tells the truth. and thank you for exposing, putting a well deserved spotlight and dismantling white supremacy & racism with your podcasts. I share them all the time.
reallybadartist via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/27/19
Scarlet E
Love the first, looking for the second part? Impacted me heavily emotionally have dealt with eviction myself. Thanks for this work!
ANStAr2193 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/27/19
Recent Episodes
On this show, we’ve often observed that what happens online rarely stays online. In the age of Pizzagate, Trump tweets and Wiki Leaks data dumps, it is obvious that conversations online increasingly dominate, even define, our politics — a fact demonstrated yet again last Thursday when the...
Published 07/17/19
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Published 07/12/19
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Published 07/10/19
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