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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear.

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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear.

    How Tech Journalists Are Fueling the AI Hype Machine

    How Tech Journalists Are Fueling the AI Hype Machine

    Every new tech innovation gets the same breathless coverage. Why?

    • 21 min
    How Tired Tropes Drive AI Coverage. Plus, is the Vibecession Back or Not?

    How Tired Tropes Drive AI Coverage. Plus, is the Vibecession Back or Not?

    Debunking AI hype. Plus, Trump returns to a favourite talking point: China.

    • 50 min
    Rightwing Media is Obsessed with the Darien Gap

    Rightwing Media is Obsessed with the Darien Gap

    Immigrants are being ambushed by rightwing activists with cameras at a dangerous crossing.

    • 22 min
    What Bush v. Gore Revealed About Contested Elections

    What Bush v. Gore Revealed About Contested Elections

    The contested election of 2000 and the extraordinary legal and PR battle that ensued.

    • 50 min
    The Story Behind Biden’s New Tariffs

    The Story Behind Biden’s New Tariffs

    How Biden’s trade policy came to look a lot like Trump’s.

    • 31 min
    What the Media Get Wrong About Campus Protests

    What the Media Get Wrong About Campus Protests

    What the focus on violence and chaos obscures; and, a look at how Israeli media are covering the conflict.

    • 50 min

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