Recently in On the Media Podcast
Friday, February 05, 2016
Political dirt-digging, the real story of the "Dean Scream," and remembering the life of James Foley.
Monday, February 01, 2016
David Lipsky's interviews with the author David Foster Wallace are the basis of the 2015 film "The End Of The Tour." Brooke and Lipsky listen to, and discuss, the original 1996 tapes.
Friday, January 29, 2016
The Trump-less debate, a Planned Parenthood legal twist, and the complexities of radicalization.
Friday, January 22, 2016
FOIA requests shed light in Flint and Chicago; Michael Bay's Benghazi blockbuster; and the media's blind spot for Bernie Sanders.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Reporter Matt Katz talks about his new book, American Governor:Chris Christie’s Bridge to Redemption, and what it's like to cover a master of media manipulation for five years.
Friday, January 15, 2016
A Mexican journalist reacts to Sean Penn's interview with El Chapo; Bob checks back in with the Pentagon; and the history of copyright, from its dramatic birth to its uncertain future.
Friday, January 08, 2016
President Obama's plea for gun reforms relaunches a national conversation about America's relationship with firearms. We examine the tensions and myths that surround potential reform.
Friday, January 01, 2016
What if, either by the slow creep of technological obsolescence or sudden cosmic disaster, we were cut off from our electronic records?
Friday, December 25, 2015
The dodgy world of health news...from scary studies to celebrity-endorsed miracle cures.
Friday, December 18, 2015
What you hear about the Paris climate agreement depends on whom you ask. Plus, how to spot an accurate election poll as the primaries edge closer.
Friday, December 11, 2015
Diagnosing a demagogue; breaking down a media feeding frenzy in San Bernardino; and the life and death of New York Times reporter and AIDS victim Jeffrey Schmalz.
Friday, December 04, 2015
A brief history of political lies; a psychological look at why and how we lie; and whether we're really as divided as we think.