Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

A Brief Biography of Cancer

Friday, March 27, 2015

Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies, charts cancer’s 2,500 year history.

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What Makes a Great Disease Story?

Friday, March 27, 2015

A rare muscle cancer made David Grover sick—and famous—when he was just a kid. But then the media moved on. 

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The War on Prevention

Friday, March 27, 2015

We tend to describe cancer with war metaphors: “battling” the disease, winning the “fight.” But this war language might actually be distorting how we think about cancer prevention.

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Episode 4: What Would Jesus Do?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Brooke discusses the fourth episode of House of Cards with Andrea Bernstein and Matt Katz.
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On House of Cards 3: You Have Just Been Served

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Brooke discusses the third episode of the season with two foreign policy experts. 
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Episode 3: You Have Just Been Served

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brooke discusses the third episode of the season with two foreign policy experts. 
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In the Dust of This Planet

Friday, March 13, 2015

Radiolab host Jad Abumrad explores the philosophy that turned his brother-in-law's book cover into a celebrity fashion statement.

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Staring Into the Abyss

Friday, March 13, 2015

Brooke follows up on her conversation with Radiolab, and explores our longstanding fascination with nihilism: why it's popular today, and whether that's always been the case.

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Cashing In On Ferguson

Friday, March 13, 2015

Ferguson has become a buzzword, a symbol, and a business—all while ignoring the struggles of daily life for protesters on the ground. 

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Treason, Stunt, or Idiocy?

Friday, March 13, 2015

The National Iranian American Council's Jamal Abdi discusses the potential fallout from the media's coverage of the open letter to Iran by forty-seven Senate Republicans.

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Episode 2: The Lady Parts

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Brooke discusses the second episode of House of Cards with Cokie Roberts and Linda Wertheimer.
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Episode 1: Sic Semper Francis

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

"House of Cards" fan Brooke Gladstone dissects the first episode of this season with a veteran Washington journalist and the show's own creator, Beau Willimon. 
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My Name Is Hollywood And I Have A Problem

Friday, March 06, 2015

Even if you've never been to an AA meeting, chances are you think you know how one works, thanks largely to film and television. Not so, says investigative journalist Gabrielle Glaser.

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Sinful But Valuable

Friday, March 06, 2015

Groups like ISIS and the Taliban have long used the Quran to justify the destruction of priceless antiquities. 

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Hillary's Emails

Friday, March 06, 2015

Hillary Clinton used her private email address for all correspondence while at the State Department. Now, the media can't agree on what law she broke—or didn't. 

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The Damage Has Been Done

Friday, March 06, 2015

With the release of their latest propaganda video featuring an apparent destruction of the Mosul Museum, ISIS got the art world fumed.

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Secure Connections

Friday, February 27, 2015

This week OTM examines what the Open Internet Order means for the data flowing through our devices. Also, a look back at the people who helped end Qaddafi's rule in Libya.

Privacy For Ransom

Friday, February 27, 2015

GigaOm's Stacey Higginbotham on AT&T's new high speed internet "privacy fee" and how the media got it wrong.

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Free And Open

Friday, February 27, 2015

This week, net neutrality advocates celebrated the FCC's ruling that bans Internet service providers from giving faster connections to websites that pay for the privilege.

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Far More Than Fifty

Friday, February 20, 2015

The commercial success of Fifty Shades of Grey has introduced America to BDSM and ignited an age-old debate in feminism. Brooke explores the many-shaded implications of mainstream kink.

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