120 episodes

The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine 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.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin.
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine 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.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin.
© WNYC Studios

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
5.8K Ratings

5.8K Ratings

weeshop ,

On the media

My favorite podcast. I begin my week w/on the media. Thanks

makewen ,

Once excellent; now terrible

This used to be worst listening to—in fact, it was important. Now it’s biased and quasi-propagandistic. Interviewees cherry-pick historical facts to build one inexorable narrative, and Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone don’t even point out the missing details or complexity. This show is no longer balanced. It no longer has any intellectual integrity.

bad penny raye ,

One of the smartest public affairs programs

I just rediscovered On the Media with the 11/28 episode “We need to talk about Poland”. Excellent.

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