Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

Paper Trail

Friday, March 03, 2017

How the Obama administration rushed to preserve and disseminate information about Russian interference in the election. 

Ukraine's Remedy for Fake News: News About Fake News

Friday, March 03, 2017

A look at the Ukrainian TV show StopFake, which for three years has devoted itself to debunking fake news flooding in from Russia.

This Gene Was Edited By Brooke

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

A single genetically-modified mosquito could eradicate malaria, but who should get to decide the fate of ecosystems shared by billions? Also in this podcast, clones!
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How a National Security Reporter Reads the Flynn Leaks

Friday, February 17, 2017

Is there a smoking gun in the reports of contact between the Trump camp and Russian intelligence? If not, what are we really learning from the leaks?

For Antifa, Not All Speech Should Be Free

Friday, February 10, 2017

Anti-fascist activists seek to deny a platform to those who preach hate -- by any means necessary.

Word Watch: Constitutional Crisis

Friday, February 10, 2017

No, we're not in a "constitutional crisis" yet. Why the term should be deployed with care. 

Reimagining Protest in NYC (and Every City)

Friday, February 10, 2017

How can New York -- and cities around the world -- be better places for protest?

The Rise and Fall of Fake News

Friday, January 27, 2017

The short but exhilarating life of the phrase "fake news" and what to do now that it's lost its meaning.

Spicer vs. the Interns

Friday, January 27, 2017

How sending interns to future press briefings could help the media shed their role as Trump's hate object.

"Keep Going Back to Substance and the Truth"

Friday, January 27, 2017

Applying a linguist's logic to a Trump falsehood.

The President and the Press: A History

Friday, January 20, 2017

Hostile, strange, and always changing: the long and tumultuous relationship between the president and the press.

The View from the Other Side of the Press Corps

Friday, January 20, 2017

Reporters have long voiced frustration with the way the White House press corps works. Turns out, it's no more satisfying on the other side.

How Trump Might Save the Media He So Despises

Friday, January 20, 2017

President Trump is likely to keep attacking and antagonizing the mainstream media. Here's why that might be a good thing. 

Radiolab Presents: On the Media: Busted, America's Poverty Myths

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone tells Jad and Robert about a project they launched to look at the tales we tell when we talk about poverty.
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"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.