Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

Steve Bannon's Jekyll and Hyde Strategies

Friday, November 18, 2016

The former head of Breitbart News has utilized incendiary commentary -- as well as rigorous investigative research -- to undermine his chosen politicians. 

This Week in Politics: The Marginalized Media

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Critics say the media failed in 2016. So now what?

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Reimagining the Red/Blue Map

Friday, November 11, 2016

How a plan to change the electoral college could make elections more democratic, and election coverage more representative of America. 

Nate Silver Won't Eat Crow

Friday, November 11, 2016

Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, was shocked but not surprised by the election results. He explains why you shouldn't have been surprised either. 

Election 2016: America's Rorschach Test

Friday, November 11, 2016

This election has left many in the media shocked, confused, and wondering how they missed the story. But maybe we didn't see it because we didn't want to. 

Now What?

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Usually editorial meetings take place in Brooke's office with Bob dialed in on the conference phone. This week we did it in the studio and recorded it for you.
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The Brian Lehrer Show Live with Bill Moyers, Brooke Gladstone, Chris Hayes and Christina Greer

Friday, November 04, 2016

Watch live as Brian talks with veteran journalist Bill Moyers, MSNBC's Chris Hayes, On the Media's Brooke Gladstone and Fordham University political professor Christina Greer and more.

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Presidential Politics Round-Table

Friday, November 04, 2016

Brooke Gladstone, Christina Greer and Oren Cass join for a round-table discussion on presidential politics and the state of the nation with a few days left before Election Day.

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The Polling Conspiracy

Friday, October 28, 2016

The Trump camp claims that polls are rigged in favor of Hillary Clinton. Our friends at FiveThirtyEight explain why that theory misunderstands how polling works. 

#5: Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Poverty in America Edition

Friday, October 28, 2016

When reporting on poverty, the media fall into familiar traps. How to steer clear of stereotypes and seek insight.

The Truth About Trump Supporters

Friday, October 28, 2016

Although the media make it seem otherwise, the success of the Trump campaign cannot be pinned entirely on the white working class. Reporter Sarah Smarsh breaks down the trope.

#4: When the Safety Net Doesn't Catch You

Friday, October 21, 2016

Government assistance in the United States helps millions out of poverty, but often the most needy fall through the cracks. 

#3: Rags to Riches

Friday, October 14, 2016

Confronting the myth that America is a land of equal opportunity and upward mobility for all. 

#2: Who Deserves To Be Poor?

Friday, October 07, 2016

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. 

Debunking America's Poverty Myths

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Brooke Gladstone, host of WNYC’s "On the Media," talks about the show's new five-part series: “Busted: America’s Poverty Myths."

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#1: The Poverty Tour

Friday, September 30, 2016

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? 

#1: The Poverty Tour

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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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This Week in Politics: Pinocchio vs. the Politician

Saturday, September 17, 2016

With trust in mass media at an all-time low, journalists continue to struggle with how to cover Trump.


After 9/11, Nothing Was Funny

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Brooke talks to Marc Maron and Will Ferrell about the place of humor in tragedy after 9/11.
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The German TV Show Helping Refugees Assimilate

Friday, September 09, 2016

As fear over refugees increases in Germany, one TV show looks to help Syrian and Arab refugees assimilate.