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Friday, April 24, 2015
The dangers of false narratives of migration pushed by politicians and the media, Dr. Oz defends his credibility, and the Hubble space telescope’s lasting impact on popular culture.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The press repeatedly uses the same words to describe 2016 candidates. Plus: filming the police; Washington's "nerd prom"; and a conservative take-over of the Hugo awards.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Brooke discusses the sixth episode of House of Cards with Nina Khrushcheva and Dan Savage.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Climate change is arguably the most urgent story in human history, but journalism has struggled to address the threat. Plus: the report on the Rolling Stone's UVA story; and more.
Friday, April 03, 2015
Stories of cancer: as told by Hollywood, Washington, and you and me.
Friday, March 27, 2015
A deep dive into cancer: in the media, in language, and in our mind's eye.
Friday, March 20, 2015
OTM examines the line between making great documentary and heeding the law. Plus, Florida officials suppressing the term "climate change," and Wikipedia vs. NSA.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Has constant media presence turned the town of Ferguson into a symbol and a brand? Also, Brooke charts the history of nihilism.
Friday, March 06, 2015
ISIS' cruelty has now been directed at priceless artifacts. This week we examine the media's reaction to the destruction. Also, Hillary Clinton’s email habits have reporters scrambling.
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.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Why the language of terrorism is so divisive. Also, how Fifty Shades of Grey introduced America to the kink community.
Friday, February 13, 2015
An exploration of the term “whistleblower”, from its origins as a sports reference to its current status as a moral mantle. Also, a farewell to venerable media satirist Jon Stewart.