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Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

Being Gay and Muslim After Orlando

Friday, June 17, 2016

One of the questions driving media coverage after the Orlando shootings has been: how is this massacre to be viewed?

The Challenge of Fighting Terrorism Online

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

After Orlando, Hillary Clinton renewed calls for a government partnership with Silicon Valley to help fight terrorism and radicalization online. That's not as easy as it sounds.
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"I'm John Cantlie"

Friday, May 27, 2016

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

The Shroud Over Syria

Friday, May 27, 2016

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

Covering the First Atomic Bombs

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A look back at two vintage OTM segments on the dropping of the first atomic bombs and how the US government manipulated what information got reported and what got suppressed.
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In Praise of Forgetting

Friday, May 20, 2016

"History is about the past. Memory is about how we use the past for the purposes of the present." 

Resurrecting Kitty Genovese: A Love Story

Friday, May 20, 2016

The brother of Kitty Genovese tracks down some of the witnesses to his sister's infamous death in an attempt to get the whole story of her life.

How The "Fake News" Gets Made

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Writers from The Daily Show, The Nightly Show, and Full Frontal discuss making "Fake News" that's often more trusted than the real thing.
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Trending Topics

Friday, May 13, 2016

What's worse: an algorithm controlling the news you see, or humans? Plus, being public editor; normalizing Trump; and when Anthony Weiner ran for mayor.

The 1979 Iranian Revolution: The Game

Friday, May 06, 2016

A video-game designer puts you in the shoes of an Iranian photojournalist during the 1979 Revolution. 

The Media's Third Party Delusion

Friday, May 06, 2016

Could the year that has seen the success of candidates like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders be the moment for a third party centrist? Probably not! But the media sure wish so.

Is 2016 A "Critical Election?"

Friday, May 06, 2016

"Critical elections" occur every few decades and can lead to major shifts in the nature of political parties. We may be in the midst of one. 

A Recent History of Electoral Skulduggery

Friday, April 29, 2016

Cruz and Kasich's short-lived alliance was just the latest GOP maneuver to block the presumptive nominee, and the latest in a long history of electoral skulduggery.

Mexico's Missing 43

Friday, April 29, 2016

The haunting disappearance of 43 students in Mexico may finally force a kind of reckoning.

Revisiting the Belfast Project

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Boston College is once again being subpoenaed to turn over the confidential collection of interviews with Irish militia members known as the Belfast Project. 
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"We've Lived Tragedy for 35 Years": Performing a Shakespearean Comedy in Kabul

Friday, April 22, 2016

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

Our Shakespeare, Ourselves

Friday, April 22, 2016

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

VIDEO! Shakespeare In the Park

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Brooke donned her finest ruff and took a trip to Washington Square Park to hear what the Bard means to the "rabble" (as he would say).
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Little Pink Pill

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The first FDA-approved drug to treat sexual dysfunction in women has been hailed as "the female Viagra." But like nearly all aspects of the drug, it's not quite that simple.
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Panama and the USA: A Finance Story

Friday, April 08, 2016

How US corporate and political interests aligned to create the perfect conditions for the Panamanian offshore banking industry to flourish.