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On the Media
On the Media
WNYC Studios

The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines... more

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Its Getting Hot in Here

It's hot and getting hotter.

17 Jul 2024 · 13 minutes
What the Media Get Wrong About Immigration

A recent history of immigration in America, and defining “decolonization” and “colonialism” in Gaza.

12 Jul 2024 · 50 minutes
Making Fun of Public Radio

Why is it so easy to poke fun at us?

10 Jul 2024 · 20 minutes
The Sound of Patriotism

How the US military helped transform the country music industry into the juggernaut that it is today.

05 Jul 2024 · 50 minutes
Clarence Thomas' Unshaken Belief in Big Money

What his friendship with billionaire Harlan Crow reveals.

03 Jul 2024 · 22 minutes
No, Joe Biden Didn’t Poop His Pants. Plus, the Supreme Court’s Fact-Checking Problem

Right-wing news in disguise; and a fact-check on the Supreme Court.

28 Jun 2024 · 50 minutes
Do Sperm Whales Talk to Each Other?

How the clicks of sperm whales are reminiscent of human language.

26 Jun 2024 · 27 minutes
The Ensh*ttification of Everything

Why tech companies just seem to get worse, and how to solve the problem.

21 Jun 2024 · 50 minutes
The Drip, Drip, Drip of Bad News at The Washington Post

How the paper’s CEO and incoming executive editor became embroiled in scandal

21 Jun 2024 · 30 minutes
UK Elections: They’re Not Like Ours! Plus, the Messy Family Behind Paramount

How US and UK elections influence each other; a British TV drama sheds light on a massive political scandal; meet... more

14 Jun 2024 · 50 minutes
On the Media
Its Getting Hot in Here
On the Media