Bob Garfield

Host, On The Media

Bob Garfield appears in the following:

Boring By Design

Friday, January 24, 2020

On the anti-climax of the Senate impeachment trial.

Behind The Scenes of Virginia's Lobby Day

Friday, January 24, 2020

A grassroots pro-gun movement, militias, and the threat of civil war. 

The Alleged Crimes of Greenwald

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The charges against Greenwald are only the latest result of the unholy, incidental alliance of out-of-date computer laws and political leaders with a grudge. 

Six Steps for Saving Democracy

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Co-host of WNYC's On the Media, Bob Garfield, offers his analysis of American democracy.

Climate Change, News Corp, and the Australian Fires

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In Australia, the conservative press has been denying that climate change is fueling the bushfires. 

The Boys Are Back In Town

Friday, January 10, 2020

On the return of the class of 2003 and the revolving door of military officials.

Deconstructing War Propaganda

Friday, January 10, 2020

How lessons from the lead up to Iraq can help us make sense of the media conversation this time around.

An Alternative to Our Broken Prison System

Friday, January 03, 2020

Restorative justice, combining meaningful resolution and rehabilitation.

Everything Is Race

Friday, December 27, 2019

At the core of the narratives we unpacked this year, a consistent theme.

Everything Is Fake

Friday, December 27, 2019

A walk through 2019 starts with confronting a deep sense of unreality.

Everything Is Media

Friday, December 27, 2019

How public radio's signature media show has come to expand our mission.

A Most Radical TV News Archive

Friday, December 20, 2019

A new documentary examines the work and life of the extraordinary archivist, Marion Stokes. 

The "Pentagon Papers" Of Our Time

Friday, December 20, 2019

A monumental report from the Washington Post reveals years of lies, futility and corruption. 

On the Latest Missteps in Impeachment Coverage

Friday, December 20, 2019

The latest impeachment coverage has been vital. It hasn't always been perfect. 

Sons of the Soil

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

How Hindu nationalists are rewriting the story of India.

The "Pentagon Papers" Of Our Time

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A monumental report from the Washington Post reveals years of lies, futility and corruption. 

Lessons From That Other Impeachment

Friday, December 06, 2019

In recent months, analogies to the Clinton and Nixon eras have been frequent. But what about our first presidential impeachment? 

Tribalism, Anger and the State of Our Politics

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

An extended conversation with Lilliana Mason about tribalism, anger and the state of our politics.

PURPLE EPISODE 4: Media to the Rescue?

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

On the press's role to educate the public about participating in democracy.

PURPLE EPISODE 3: Let’s Not Discount Reality

Monday, November 25, 2019

How a propaganda war by the private sector led to a decline of trust in government.