Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

"Busted" #5: Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Poverty in America Edition

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

When reporting on poverty, the media fall into familiar traps. How to steer clear of stereotypes and seek insight.
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"Busted" #4: When the Safety Net Doesn't Catch You

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Government assistance in the United States helps millions out of poverty, but often the most needy fall through the cracks. 
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"Busted" #3: Rags to Riches

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Confronting the myth that America is a land of equal opportunity and upward mobility for all.
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"Busted" #2: Who Deserves To Be Poor?

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The notion that poverty stems from a lack of will power and a poor work ethic is as old as America. Why that needs to be dispelled. 
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"Busted" #1: The Poverty Tour

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Welfare advocate Jack Frech has taken reporters on "poverty tours" of Athens County, Ohio, for years. But has media attention made any difference in the lives of the Appalachian poor? 
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A Taxonomy of Trump Tweets

Friday, January 13, 2017

Cognitive linguist George Lakoff thinks journalists are covering Trump tweets all wrong. 

Trump's Reality Distortion Field

Friday, January 13, 2017

When politicians lie, they usually misrepresent or obscure the truth--but Trump's lies warp the meaning of reality altogether.

Secret Dossiers, Muzzled Journalists...The Job of Reporters in 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Buzzfeed's decision to publish the full Trump dossier reflects a traditional-versus-internet split in journalistic ethics. 

January Surprise

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Brooke speaks with Slate's Will Oremus about Buzzfeed's (and Slate's) decision to publish the anonymous Trump-Russia dossier in full. 
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Live Coverage of President-Elect Trump's Press Conference

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Live coverage of the President-elect Donald Trump's press conference.

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Trump's Press Conference Preview With Brooke Gladstone

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A preview with On The Media's Brooke Gladstone and then a livestream of Donald Trump's press conference.

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"I'm John Cantlie"

Friday, January 06, 2017

What a prisoner of ISIS can teach us about the challenges confronting intrepid chroniclers of war.

The Shroud Over Syria

Friday, January 06, 2017

How do you cover a place that's almost impossible to visit?

Tragedy for 35 Years: Shakespearean Comedy in Kabul

Friday, December 30, 2016

Staging Shakespeare's Love's Labors Lost in Kabul as a celebration of hope and a form of therapy.

Our Shakespeare, Ourselves

Friday, December 30, 2016

How the fight over the true identity of William Shakespeare reflects shifting perceptions of culture, class, genius, art, and... ourselves. 

Obama's Final Sprint

Friday, December 23, 2016

Brooke Gladstone talks with deputy White House press secretary Eric Schultz about Obama's plans for the next month, and why he's forging ahead with his usual civility.

A Wish List for Obama

Friday, December 23, 2016

With less than four weeks left of the Obama administration, we ask experts what the President should do about Guantanamo, surveillance, dark money, and other important problems. 

What is Time?

Friday, December 23, 2016

One physicist's definition: "Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once."

Michigan's Muckraker

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

This week, four more officials were charged in the Flint, Michigan water crisis. But the story initially unfolded without national attention. Brooke speaks to muckraker Curt Guyette. 
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Why the FBI and CIA Can't Just Get Along

Friday, December 16, 2016

Differing conclusions about Russian involvement in the US election are just the latest example of the longstanding friction between the FBI and CIA.