Recently in On the Media Podcast
Saturday, August 11, 2001
This week, On the Media explores the new weapons of choice in the Middle East: words. Also, which TV characters should be considered female role models?
Saturday, August 04, 2001
This week on On the Media: Crackerjack, but no peanuts. And how CNN is changing it's theme music.
Saturday, July 28, 2001
MTV turns 20, a look at the lives of Mayan scribes, and saying goodbye to the man who, quite literally, wrote the book on the media.
Saturday, July 21, 2001
How does Henry Kissinger woo American media so well? Plus, Holden Caulfield hits 50. That's this week on On the Media.
Saturday, July 14, 2001
A look at televisions love for courtroom dramas, and training children and adults to be media literate.
Saturday, July 07, 2001
This week On the Media looks into the dangers and challenges facing reporters in the Middle East, a new service in journalism: an ethics hotline, and a sound effect which you've probably heard, but the name of which you've probably never known.
Saturday, June 23, 2001
Two murderers about to be released must face the wrath of London's press, and how the editors of niche magazines keep stories fresh.
Saturday, June 16, 2001
President Bush crosses the Atlantic, and how Motley Crue is defying the formula for the rise and fall of a rock band. That and more, this week on On the Media.
Saturday, June 09, 2001
A kerfuffle in the White House over what has been deemed an inappropriate question asked of Ari Fleischer by a reporter, and how the media has covered AIDS over the past 2 decades.
Saturday, June 02, 2001
This week on On the Media: Why the media has a soft spot for the FBI, and Bob digs for the latest techniques in writing obituaries.
Saturday, May 26, 2001
Jackass, Scandal in Gracie Manor, and "Vandal-Gate". A week of high-brow topics on On the Media.
Saturday, May 19, 2001
The appeal of urban culture, the question of what is appropriate reporting when a child is on trial, and OTM takes a whack at making an Alcatel commercial.
Tuesday, May 15, 2001
A local Denver organization is petitioning the Federal Trade Commission to force Denver Area News Stations to drop the word “news” from their advertising and promotions.
Saturday, May 05, 2001
This week On the Media focuses on the debate over whether or not to broadcast executions.
Saturday, April 28, 2001
This week on On the Media: marketing prescription drugs, the first 100 days, and ESPN goes fishin'.
Saturday, April 21, 2001
Jets, lies and video tape as OTM asks can we trust the State Department's version of events. Plus, nothingness.
Tuesday, April 17, 2001
Christopher Lydon walks away from the Connection, and Christopher Reeve pitches health insurance.
Saturday, April 14, 2001
We look into the latest in reality TV…and the rise of the scary female game show host and Mr. Clippy…
Saturday, April 07, 2001
Corporate anthems, Dan Rather's possible liberal bias and British electioneering..
Saturday, March 31, 2001
Should audiences be as concerned about foundation grants as they are about corporate money?