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Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

Baltimore's Feedback Loop

Friday, May 01, 2015

The protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray evoke uprisings of the '60s, reminding us that the problems driving people to the streets today have profound historical roots. 

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A Sea of Black Ink

Friday, May 01, 2015

The White House has released data about last year's Freedom of Information Act requests. The AP analyzed the administration's numbers and found their claim of openness lacking.

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$pread, For and By Sex Workers

Friday, May 01, 2015

Brooke speaks with two former editors of $pread, a magazine by and for sex workers that folded in 2011, about their new anthology and what the media gets wrong about sex work.

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Who Oversees the Drone Program?

Friday, May 01, 2015

News that a US drone strike killed two innocent Americans raised new questions about who really runs the program, and who oversees it. 

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Episodes 10 & 11: Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Brooke discusses the tenth and eleventh episodes of House of Cards with Ron Klain and Amy Chozick.
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Episode 9: Bad Doug Rising

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Brooke discusses the ninth episode of House of Cards with Michael Kelly, who plays Doug Stamper.
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Narratives of Migration

Friday, April 24, 2015

The latest refugee deaths in the Mediterranean brings this year's death toll to an estimated 1,750. But popular response to the tragedy, especially in the UK, has been mixed. 

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Dr. Oz Fights For Credibility

Friday, April 24, 2015

Ten doctors sent a critical letter to Dr. Oz's boss at Columbia medical school, but it may do more harm than good in exposing the pseudoscience of The Dr. Oz Show.

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Our Technicolor Eye in the Sky

Friday, April 24, 2015

On the 25th anniversary of the Hubble telescope’s launch, its vivid images of cosmic formations color our imaginings of space.

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Episodes 7 & 8: A Change in the Weather

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Brooke discusses the seventh and eighth episodes of House of Cards with Michael Waldman and John Dean.
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I Hereby Dub Thee...

Friday, April 17, 2015

New York Magazine's Jaime Fuller on the media's habit of assigning each presidential candidate a simple descriptor.

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Covering the Longshots

Friday, April 17, 2015

How will reporters cover 2016 candidates who probably won't win? Likely, a lot. David Leonhardt of the New York Times cautions against giving them too much attention.

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The Sad Puppy Takeover

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Hugo Awards, science fiction writing's highest honor, have become an ideological battleground. 

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Episode 9: Bad Doug Rising

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Brooke discusses the ninth episode of House of Cards with Michael Kelly, who plays Doug Stamper.
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Episode 6: If You're Afraid of the Wolf, Stay out of the Woods

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Brooke discusses the sixth episode of House of Cards with Nina Khrushcheva and Dan Savage.
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Episodes 7 & 8: A Change in the Weather

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Brooke discusses the seventh and eighth episodes of House of Cards with Michael Waldman and John Dean.
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Episode 5: Marking Their Territory

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Brooke discusses the fifth episode of House of Cards with Fred Kaplan and Patti Solis-Doyle.
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Cancer Meets its Match

Friday, April 03, 2015

Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies, discusses the convergence of cancer, media, and celebrity.

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Cancer and Comedy: Strange Bedfellows?

Friday, April 03, 2015

In the 1990s, Julia Sweeney was a comedian known for her SNL character, Pat. Then her brother got cancer. She discusses performing cancer, and why cancer is inherently hilarious.

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Cancer in the Movies

Friday, April 03, 2015

Brooke explores Hollywood depictions of cancer and examines how film reflects as well as distorts our perceptions of the disease.  

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