Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

Not Repealed, Not Replaced

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Republican Party’s seven-year attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act kicked the bucket this week and Donald Trump declared that he would “let Obamacare fail.” 
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What We Get Wrong About Putin

Friday, July 14, 2017

Vladimir Putin: strategic mastermind, or reactive thug?

The Backlash to the "Voter Fraud Panel" Isn't What You Think It Is

Friday, July 14, 2017

Reports claim that "44 states are refusing to comply" with a request for information from Trump's commission on voter fraud. In reality, the states have no choice.

How an Iraqi Radio Station Helped Save Mosul

Friday, July 14, 2017

The broadcasters at Radio Al-Ghad risked their lives to shine a light into the isolated city.

The Desert Reasserts Itself

Friday, July 07, 2017

In a novel by Claire Vaye Watkins, a growing sand dune is threatening the Southwest. What can we learn from it?

"Solastalgia," and Other Words for Our Changing World

Friday, July 07, 2017

The distress caused by environmental change needs its own term, and so do other new phenomena in the Anthropocene.

Kim Stanley Robinson On Our Future Cities

Friday, July 07, 2017

How we're currently "living in a science fiction story we're writing together."

When Science Fiction Isn't Fiction

Friday, July 07, 2017

Author Jeff VanderMeer has been called the "weird Thoreau" for his nature-inspired science fiction. But what's sci-fi when the future of the planet is unpredictable?

It's the End of the World and We Know It

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

To whet your appetite for our upcoming apocalypse show, a conversation with Ben Winters about his trilogy, "The Last Policeman," in which the earth is to be destroyed by an asteroid.
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Grieving in Life, and in the Media

Friday, June 30, 2017

We explore why after acts of racially charged violence, society demands that black families "mourn in public." 

TRussia Daily: Is the Media Missing the Forest for the Trees?

Thursday, June 29, 2017

On the Media's Brooke Gladstone talks about how the Trump-Russia investigation is impacting the job of the press in terms of how it reports stories and plans coverage.

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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.

How Government Spyware Tracked Activists and Journalists in Mexico

Friday, June 23, 2017

Journalists and human rights activists have been surveilled using government-exclusive spyware on their cell phones. It starts with a text message.

Save Our Census!

Friday, June 23, 2017

What a crippled Census Bureau—leaderless and underfunded—could mean for the health of our democracy.

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.

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.

The GOP's Approach To The Investigations

Friday, June 16, 2017

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

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.