On The Media
Friday, December 05, 2014
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Each week, On the Media talks about our news, information, technology, privacy, and more. Brooke Gladstone, managing editor and co-host of On the Media, discusses her latest reporting, including the project to help shed light on Department of Homeland Security airport detainment practices, stemming from a personal airport experience of OTM producer Sarah Abdurrahman.
Monday, July 15, 2013
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
George Zimmerman's acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin is re-igniting calls for a national conversation about race. CNN news analysts and other on-air personalities repeated the phrase several times over the weekend as emotions ran high. But is it the media's job after racially charged events like this to facilitate the conversation?
Friday, June 21, 2013
As hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, continues its spread throughout the nation, oil industry representatives and environmentalists vie for control over coverage of the issue. Brooke speaks to ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten about how advocates on both sides of the issue are attempting to control the narrative.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Bob Garfield, co-host of On The Media and Doug Levy, founder and CEO of MEplusYOU, talk about their new book Can't Buy Me Like: How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results, on how companies need to respond to customers.
Comedian Aasif Mandvi tells On the Media's Brooke Gladstone why he initially said no to working on The Daily Show
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Comedian and actor Aasif Mandvi is best known as The Daily Show's resident "Senior Muslim Correspondent," but he's also a skilled stage actor with credits including the critically acclaimed play "Disgraced" and the 2002 Broadway revival of "Oklahoma!"
Mandvi recently sat down in The Greene Space with On the Media host and managing editor Brooke Gladstone to talk comedy, Broadway and the challenges that South Asian actors face in finding roles that don't aim to typecast them. ("Can you put on this turban, sit on this carpet and pretend you're flying?" he quipped.)
Watch as he tells Gladstone why he initially declined an audition at The Daily Show, what his first day there was like and what Bruce Springsteen had to do with it.
Andy Carvin talks tweeting revolutions and remembers assassinated Libyan citizen journalist Mohammed Nabbous
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Brooke Gladstone, host and managing editor of On the Media, sat down recently with NPR's Andy Carvin to talk about his pioneering work using Twitter to report revolutions around the world.
One of Gladstone's first questions of Carvin: asking him to nail down how he professionally labels himself.
Friday, January 04, 2013
A special hour on privacy - license plate readers, national security letters, surveilling yourself so the government doesn't have to, and OTM producer Sarah Abdurrahman on just how much we misunderstand our privacy online.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
On the Media host Brooke Gladstone reports from Mexico on that country's upcoming presidential elections, its campaign laws, and Yosoy132, the movement being called the Mexican Spring.
Friday, April 08, 2011
The Egyptian revolution has transformed more than just the government. For decades, freedom of the press was out of reach for most of the Egyptian media, but the revolution has changed all that — to an extent. Some topics such as the military are still left unreported by most traditional outlets. Blogs like "Tahrir Diaries," a website run by 25-year-old writer and activist Mona Seif, are one of the few sources reporting on military trials and violations.