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Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

The Unseen World of Content Moderation

Friday, October 31, 2014

Brooke speaks with WIRED contributor Adrien Chen about the unsung workers who keep horrible images out of your feed.

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Porn Monopoly

Friday, October 31, 2014

Brooke speaks to Slate writer David Auerbach, who explains how one company created a pornography monopoly.

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A Dreary Mythbuster

Friday, October 31, 2014

We often hear that mass shootings are not on the rise, despite our gut feelings to the contrary. But new research finds they are, in fact, happening more often.   

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McLuhanisms, 50 Years Later

Friday, October 17, 2014

Brooke speaks to Nicholas Carr about how Marshall McLuhan's theories have held up, 50 years later.

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Ferguson on the Map and in the Mind

Friday, October 17, 2014

In the months since Ferguson erupted in protest after Michael Brown's death, the town has become shorthand for myriad social ills. But what's been the impact on the community itself? 

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The Making of CitizenFour

Friday, October 17, 2014

Brooke speaks with New Yorker staff writer George Packer about profiling filmmaker Laura Poitras as she made the documentary CitizenFour, about Edward Snowden.

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Viral Narratives

Friday, October 10, 2014

How fictional narratives of epidemics affect the reality on the ground.

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A Liberian Journalist on Ebola

Friday, October 10, 2014

Liberian journalist and editor Rodney Sieh on covering the story that could cost you your life.     

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Covering an Epidemic

Friday, October 10, 2014

A Washington Post health reporter recounts his recent reporting trip to Liberia. 

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"Ebola: What It Is"

Friday, October 10, 2014

Inspired by CNN's chyron "Ebola: The ISIS of Biological Agents?" photographer and novelist Teju Cole wrote about what else cable news thinks Ebola might be.

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Two Journalists Debate Coverage of Israel-Palestine

Friday, October 10, 2014

Ethan Bronner and Matti Friedman, two journalists who've devoted their careers to reporting on Israel and Palestine, discuss how the international press treats this thorny story.    

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Ethan Bronner & Matti Friedman on Coverage of Israel-Palestine

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Ethan Bronner, deputy national editor for the New York Times, and Matti Friedman, Jerusalem-based journalist, debate how the international press treats the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Bagels!

Monday, October 06, 2014

On The Media's Brooke Gladstone calls modern fluffy bagels "a betrayal." Anthony Weiner calls BuzzFeed's bagel judging event "offensive.” What's the right way to do bagels?

Riding the Rumor

Friday, October 03, 2014

A longtime chronicler of media misinformation creates a real-time rumor tracker called Emergent.info. 

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The Splintering Image of the Secret Service

Friday, October 03, 2014

In light of the revelations of major security lapses at the White House, Brooke examines the crumbling image of the Secret Service.

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The Education Battle of 2014

Friday, October 03, 2014

The College Board's new Advanced Placement US History framework is causing controversy across the nation. Why? 

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Most Americans Fear ISIS

Friday, September 19, 2014

Americans across the political spectrum are supporting Obama's military campaign against ISIS. What explains this striking unanimity in public opinion? 

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Staring into the Abyss

Friday, September 19, 2014

Brooke explores our long fascination with nihilism: why it's popular today, and whether that's always been the case.

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Empty Fears at the Southern Border

Friday, September 19, 2014

 Homeland Security officials have declared that there is no evidence of ISIS terror cells at the Mexican border. That hasn't stopped the media and politicians from stoking fears. 

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The History of Beats

Friday, September 12, 2014

You’d think that beat reporting has been fundamental to journalism since the birth of the business. But beats didn’t really take off until a little over a century ago.

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