Recently in On the Media Podcast
Friday, November 27, 2015
A special hour on the past, present and uncertain future of the USA Patriot Act.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Examining the words, memes, and misdirection that muddy the media -- and our perspective -- on Islam and the Arab world.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Student protests in Missouri, new and old attempts to inspire empathy, embracing the "hate read", moving on from the click, and more.
Friday, November 06, 2015
GOP presidential candidates try to reassert control over the debate process; in praise of the gotcha question; and the future of media with Alec Baldwin.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Examining the trope of the political "outsider"; the relationship between polls and media coverage of candidates; the movie Spotlight; and the "Ferguson Effect".
Friday, October 23, 2015
A farewell to coverage of Joe Biden's non-existent presidential campaign. Plus: the misleading language of drone warfare; a film examines Dan Rather's downfall at CBS; and more.
Friday, October 16, 2015
A requiem for Playboy's nudes. Plus: Bernie Sanders versus the media, a major privacy case in Europe, and more.
Friday, October 09, 2015
An hour on the Supreme Court, an institution as secretive as it is powerful -- and how we understand it. Plus: shopping for plaintiffs, press influence on the court, and a song.
Friday, October 02, 2015
A deep dive into cancer: in the media, in language, and in our mind's eye.
Friday, September 25, 2015
A reminder that the pope is not a politician, why the AP won't use "climate change denier", polling on abortion, and more.
Friday, September 18, 2015
The role of journalists when they play debate moderator, debunking viral images of the refugee crisis, and exposing Exxon's flip floppery.
Friday, September 11, 2015
On the language debate surrounding the Mediterranean crisis, debunking migration myths both foreign and domestic, and a visit to the 9/11 museum.