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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

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    • 4.3, 1.9K Ratings

Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.9K Ratings

1.9K Ratings

Mark Loelo ,

Great show

I really enjoyed the show under Tom Ashbrook, and Meghna Chakrabarti was my favorite of all the guest hosts to replace him. She has done an excellent job hosting the show [Mondays through Thursdays] after Ashbrook’s departure, especially with regards to moderating and holding guests accountable.
Jack Beatty is what keeps me listening on Fridays. His responses are well thought out—even if I disagree with some of them—and he usually introduces me to at least one new word that I had never heard before. I wish Friday host David Folkenflik would stop trying to be hip with his lingo; e.g., “Folkenflik Fridays”, “hit us on the twitters”, etc. However, besides these moments of trying to sound like a youngster, Folkenflik does a pretty good job of moderating and holding guests accountable as well.

cindex12 ,

Interruptions

I like this show (still miss Tom), but it feels like guests or callers get interrupted by Meghna too often. I realize it’s a live show and there are time constraints, but I listen to other live podcasts and there aren’t as many interruptions. Love Jack and never miss the Friday news show!

southarn ,

Not what it used to be

Tom was fantastic. (Oh, how I miss him.) Meghan does a good job. And who wouldn’t love Jack, even if you disagree with him. However, I’d rather listen to nails on a chalkboard than to David. His delivery is incredibly amateurish. Despite my best efforts to listen for content rather than performance, I cannot get past David’s verbal inadequacies. The only saving grace for On Point is that David isn’t on the show five days a week.

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