Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

"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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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. 

A Taxonomy of Trump Tweets

Friday, January 13, 2017

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

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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The Shroud Over Syria

Friday, January 06, 2017

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

"I'm John Cantlie"

Friday, January 06, 2017

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

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. 

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.

What is Time?

Friday, December 23, 2016

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

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. 

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.

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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Tuning in to the Voice of America

Friday, December 16, 2016

Voice of America is the largest US international broadcaster. But is it propaganda?

Goodbye, Broadcasting Board of Governors

Friday, December 16, 2016

Has the US government opened the door to a taxpayer-funded Trump TV?

The Great Election Hack of 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

What we know about Russian interference in the US election and what is left to find out.

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.

This Puerto Rican Eggnog Puts The Feliz In Your Navidad

Monday, December 12, 2016

We talk with coquito masters in Harlem and a moonshiner in the Bronx to learn about the holiday drink that’s the centerpiece of a Puerto Rican Christmas celebration.