Recently in On the Media Podcast
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A special edition of On the Media examining the media's reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Friday, November 21, 2014
How media narratives have irreversible effects, a prominent journalist describes his editorial regret regarding the Bill Cosby rape allegations, and a conversation with George Takei.
Friday, November 14, 2014
A newly released letter reveals the FBI's attempt to blackmail MLK into committing suicide. Plus, the song of the 67P comet.
Friday, November 07, 2014
An unpacking of the post-midterm election myths, whether algorithms can intuit emotions, and 25 years after the Berlin Wall.
Friday, October 31, 2014
The corrosive influence of money in politics post Citizens United, and the dark task of online content moderation.
Friday, October 24, 2014
A Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Infectious Disease Edition, "dark money" in midterm elections, and demystifying #GamerGate.
Friday, October 17, 2014
A look at Laura Poitras' new documentary about Edward Snowden, "CitizenFour," a view from inside the continued protests in Ferguson, and barring political protesters outside SCOTUS.
Friday, October 10, 2014
A Liberian journalist on covering a deadly epidemic, how Hollywood influences our understanding of Ebola, and a debate between two journalists about the press and Israel-Palestine.
Friday, October 03, 2014
The splintering image of the Secret Service, why rumors are more interesting than fact, and an atheist tome for kids.
Friday, September 26, 2014
A cartoon aimed to deter potential ISIS recruits, using prisoners to deliver propaganda, and correcting the Ebola numbers.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Why most Americans fear ISIS, politicians and pundits stoking terror panic on the US-Mexico border, and Nihilism: now and forever.
Friday, September 12, 2014
OTM looks at the great decline in beat reporting.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
The curious story of a man who was thought to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto
Friday, September 05, 2014
Gruesome murders of American journalists by ISIS militants have raised serious questions about the way the media should cover these acts of terrorism.
Friday, August 29, 2014
On the Media travels to Washington, DC to investigate perception and reality, money and celebrity, and the evolving role of the media in the nation’s capital.