Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

It's All About The Gerrymandering

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on how district lines are drawn. Democrats are finding it hard to win special elections. Why it all comes back to gerrymandering.

Don't Blame Shakespeare

Friday, June 16, 2017

Critics on the right have accused a production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" of inciting violence, but that fundamentally misunderstands the play.

The GOP's Approach To The Investigations

Friday, June 16, 2017

The RNC's talking points reveal its approach to Trump's investigation.

Sen. Ron Wyden on the Secret Republican Health Care Bill

Friday, June 16, 2017

Restricting press access, refusing to hold public hearings, and rushing the vote.

No One Is Above the Law

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

This week two Attorneys General filed suit, claiming the president is violating the emoluments clause of the constitution. We offer a primer on American political corruption. 
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Axis Journalism

Friday, June 09, 2017

During WWII, the AP exchanged photos with the Nazis in order to get to the truth. Was it the right thing to do?

How Not to Leak

Friday, June 09, 2017

How careless leaking, and reporting, led to the arrest of NSA contractor Reality Winner.

Why Liberals Are Falling for Fake News About Russia

Friday, June 02, 2017

Louise Mensch has been propagating fake facts about the "Trump-Russia affair." Why are some Democrats so quick to believe them?

The Russia Disconnect

Friday, June 02, 2017

There’s a widening gap between what political types and regular people care about most.

Bryan Stevenson on Memorializing Our Country's Shameful History

Friday, May 26, 2017

As some cities in the South begin to take down Confederate statues, the Equal Justice Initiative envisions new monuments to the history of slavery, lynching, and racism in America.

Too Much Information

Friday, May 26, 2017

From Manchester to the Trump administration, newspapers are rushing to cover leaks. But when is publishing the wrong move?

Drawing New Lines

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Supreme Court this week struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina, reviving a challenge to gerrymandering. We take a closer look at the politics of district lines.
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Losing the Conservative Moment

Friday, May 19, 2017

To many conservatives, Trump's election looked like an opportunity to make big legislative strides. That may not happen.

A Syrian Journalist on Chronicling Life, Not Just War

Friday, May 19, 2017

Zaina Erhaim has trained scores of citizen journalists to tell the stories western media tend to miss. 

The Trouble With Reality

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

We live in an era of smoke and mirrors as never before. How did we reach this pass, where basic facts have no impact and fundamental norms are violated at will? Brooke explains.
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Brooke Gladstone: "Trump Shattered Reality"

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

"There are as many political bubbles as there are individuals. They are bespoke, hand crafted.”

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"The Subject Is the Proper Noun Donald Trump"

Friday, May 12, 2017

Glenn Thrush, of The New York Times, explains what it's like to report on Donald Trump and his administration, and what the public learns from the chaos at the White House.

Bad News Isn't the Whole Story

Friday, May 12, 2017

Journalists are trained to report on problems. The case for reporting on solutions, too. 

Why Normal News Language Is Unfit for Trump

Friday, May 12, 2017

Journalists frequently attribute statements to "The White House" but Jay Rosen says that phrase has become meaningless because Trump's administration can't speak on his behalf.

Asking the Right Questions About Health Care

Friday, May 05, 2017

There's the political debate over health care, and then there's the lived reality. The gap between the two is extremely clear in Kentucky. A reporter from WEKU explains that incongruity.