Recently in On the Media Podcast
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?
Saturday, April 06, 2002
How Israel has been cracking down on journalists, C-SPAN's take on the morning show, and a new twist on video game consoles.
Saturday, March 30, 2002
Recent controversy over the Pulitzer Prizes, slate.com's Walter Shapiro on campaign finance reform, and a woman who writes letters to the editor of papers criticizing democrats...every night.
Saturday, March 23, 2002
A look at the catholic press- and how it covers the church it works for- as well analysis of sports clichés.
Saturday, March 16, 2002
This week on On the Media: state-run radio and newspaper employees from Rwanda stand trial for helping to incite genocide, and the financial troubles of a well-known Irish newspaper.
Saturday, March 09, 2002
Is there any truth to the axiom that 18-to-34 year olds are the most profitable age range to market to? That and The McLaughlin Group for kids this week on On the Media.
Saturday, March 02, 2002
Was Thomas Friedman acting as diplomat in his column by floating a peace plan? That, as well as FOX heading to England this week on On the Media.
Saturday, February 23, 2002
How pop culture combats anti-American sentiment in the Middle East, and remembering two journalists who died this past week: Daniel Pearl and Howard K. Smith.
Saturday, February 16, 2002
The stir caused by the phrase "axis of evil", and the outrage scientists are expressing over misuse of their work by the media.
Saturday, February 09, 2002
How the government is using CNN as evidence against John Walker Lindh, and Charlie Pierce labels the pundits.
Saturday, January 26, 2002
This week: copyright law on the internet, how Somalis are reacting to Black Hawk Down, and OTM takes on the man (or rather, the mouse).
Saturday, January 19, 2002
Can the political media give the Enron situation the type of coverage it deserves? That plus the future of Spanish-language television and teens teaching other teens sex-ed. That's this week on On the Media.