Recently in On the Media Podcast
Friday, August 23, 2002
Why is CNN broadcasting Al Qaeda videos? Also, how investigative journalism can close tax loopholes.
Friday, August 16, 2002
Does the FBI ever intentionally tip off the press to help a case? Plus a look at the new kid on the block in television ratings.
Friday, August 09, 2002
What the month of August can bring out in journalists, and a report on a revealing television show airing in Hungary.
Friday, August 02, 2002
The Bush Administration rethinks it's image abroad, and The Thing receives a message from his mother.
Friday, July 26, 2002
This week at On the Media: A look into the media's role in covering corporate scandals, the term "So-Called 20th Hijacker", and the latest in T.V. programming- for cats.
Friday, July 19, 2002
A leaky administration, China's very own Harry Potter, and how to REALLY make a movie pitch.
Friday, July 12, 2002
An Israeli government run T.V. station-in Arabic, a history of war corespondents, and a look at the media diet of a teenager in the Bronx. That's this week on On the Media.
Friday, July 05, 2002
Newspapers take sides on capital punishment, PSAs reminding Americans to love freedom, and Bob Garfield trying to be the next big hit in country music.
Friday, June 28, 2002
How the Arab press is reacting to President Bush's ideas for change in Middle East policy, and the kerfuffle being caused by a "hip" depiction of the Thai king.
Friday, June 21, 2002
Four reporters fined for talking to a jury after a case was closed, and a look at the history of advertising Cracker Jack. That's this week on On the Media.
Friday, June 14, 2002
Brooke is away, and that means that it's sports city this week on On the Media.
Saturday, June 08, 2002
How the ambiguities of the Koran are being used to further political agendas, and the public image of the CIA.
Saturday, June 01, 2002
How overstatements easily gain acceptance in the media, the media's soft spot for the FBI, and a look at the portrayal of cops on TV and in the movies.
Saturday, May 25, 2002
The media onslaught involving President Bush's alleged prior knowledge, a look at the state of the free press in Zimbabwe, and the disappearance of instrumental rock.
Friday, May 17, 2002
Coverage of the Middle-East by the U.S. media catches flak at home, also: the journalistic ethics of Spiderman and Superman.
Saturday, May 11, 2002
How has Hong-Kong being handed over to China changed it's media? That and a look at priests in the media this week on On the Media.
Saturday, May 04, 2002
The financial troubles of recent media mergers, and meet the man who was censor for Saturday Night Live.
Saturday, April 27, 2002
Silvio Berlusconi's reactions to criticism of Italian state-run TV, a journalist takes justice into her own hands, and Mr. Elmo goes to Washington.
Saturday, April 20, 2002
The repercussions for the media of an attempted coup in Venezuela, implications of a plot within the Bush administration, and how new pop songs are being tested- that's this week on On the Media.
Saturday, April 13, 2002
Restrictions on the press in the Middle East, the rise of the word terrorist, and the ultimate question: what's to be done about Speedy Gonzalez?