Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

Why the Publishing Industry Isn't in Peril

Friday, August 19, 2016

Stories about the imperiled publishing industry have become so familiar that it was something of a shock when publishers reported marked growth in 2015. 

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

Friday, August 19, 2016

Driven by the desire to amass a beautiful library of rare books, a bibliophile becomes a notorious thief.  

The Subversive History of Adult Coloring Books

Friday, August 19, 2016

Years before adult coloring books were whimsical stress relievers, they were objects of political subversion. 

'The Election-Industrial Complex'

Friday, August 12, 2016

You've heard that money buys elections. But if most of it is used on ineffective television ads, then what is it really buying? 

The Punditocracy

Friday, August 12, 2016

Why are pundits like Bill Kristol still paid for their botch prognostications?

Debunking That Trump-Putin Thing

Friday, July 29, 2016

Trump is not Putin's puppet -- and the media narrative that he is only distracts from the true implications of a Trump presidency. 

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Migration Edition (At Home)

Friday, July 29, 2016

Professor Doug Massey walks us through the myths and misconceptions surrounding immigration in America for Part Two of our Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Migration Edition.

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Migration Edition (Abroad)

Friday, July 29, 2016

Debunking the myths and quelling the fears surrounding migration. 

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Military Coup Edition

Friday, July 22, 2016

Coup attempts don't come up that often. But when they do, be prepared with these tips for avoiding the war of narratives.

Flashpoints and Finger-Pointing

Friday, July 22, 2016

How to "make America safe again”...when the numbers say America has already been getting safer.

Black Lives Matter Moves Forward

Friday, July 22, 2016

Brooke talks to Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors about the movement's future and broader mission.

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Bearing Witness Edition

Monday, July 11, 2016

How to film the police, wisely and within your rights. 
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Elitist Traitors vs Fascist Morons

Friday, July 08, 2016

For many on the Left, Trump's popularity merely confirms their assumptions about those other people in America. And this may be the most dangerous lie of all.

When Polls Obscure The Truth

Friday, July 08, 2016

November is coming, and with it, polling data. We revisit Nate Silver’s discussion about the importance of reading polls with a critical eye.

The Mechanism of Blind Belief

Friday, July 08, 2016

Why people believe what they want to believe, despite the facts. 

A Taxonomy of Political Lies

Friday, July 08, 2016

Kicking off our deep dive into deception with a taxonomy of the political lie.

The Origins of Britain's Euro-Skeptic Press

Friday, July 01, 2016

How Boris Johnson helped set the template for EU-bashing in British media more than 20 years ago, when he was a reporter. 

"What is the EU?"

Friday, July 01, 2016

People freaked out about a surge in Brits Googling questions about the EU after Brexit. It's not true.

Shedding Light on Dark Money

Friday, July 01, 2016

We all know that dark money in politics warps our democracy, but it may be operating closer to home than you think.

Clone Debates

Friday, July 01, 2016

The first rule of Clone Club is: we talk a lot about Clone Club.