Bob Garfield

Host, On The Media

Bob Garfield appears in the following:

Waiting in Mexico

Friday, June 14, 2019

While headlines focus on the politics around Trump's so-called trade deal with Mexico, a look at the lives of those who stand to suffer the most.

What "Running From Cops" Learned From "Cops"

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A new podcast series takes a close look at policing reality TV shows, and there's a lot to be concerned about. 

Reckoning With the Media's Role in the Central Park Five Conviction

Friday, June 07, 2019

After a new miniseries on the Central Park Five, a journalist reflects on the media's role in the infamous wrongful conviction.

Dark Money and the Rise of Conservative Orthodoxy

Friday, May 31, 2019

Jane Mayer on the conservative billionaires who revolutionized American politics.

Trump Curbs the Circulation of Science

Friday, May 31, 2019

Despite apocalyptic warnings, Trump silences the scientists.

How to Wage a Civilized War

Friday, May 24, 2019

A professor of law and philosophy on how militaries across the globe navigate the horrors of war.

Is The Navy Spying on Reporters?

Friday, May 24, 2019

The prosecutors of Chief Edward Gallagher may have.

Who's Behind Trump's Push to Pardon War Criminals?

Friday, May 24, 2019

The Fox News personality rallying behind accused and convicted troops.

The Assange Indictment & The 50-Year War On Investigative Journalism

Friday, May 24, 2019

An expansion of the Espionage Act that spells disaster for journalism.

Solving the Facebook Problem at Home and Abroad

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

How regulating Facebook could hurt users abroad.

The One-Woman Lobby Machine Behind the "Heartbeat" Bills

Friday, May 17, 2019

"It was almost as though reality shifted around Janet Porter and she was there ready with this bill."

Who is Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán?

Friday, May 17, 2019

This week, President Trump hosted the Hungarian Prime Minister at the White House. Here's why a meeting with Viktor Orbán matters.

United States of Conspiracy

Friday, May 17, 2019

From the fringes of the internet to the White House.

Trump's Financial House of Cards

Friday, May 10, 2019

After a bombshell report from the New York Times, we go back to the origin myth of Trump's success.

Accountability for Free File

Friday, May 10, 2019

A lawsuit, an investigation, and a lot of coverage of the tax preparation industry.

The "Electability" Myth

Friday, May 10, 2019

Polls indicate that voters are internalizing the fuzzy logic of "electability." Why that's probably the wrong lesson.

Werner Herzog on Gorbachev

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Bob sits down with acclaimed director and documentarian Werner Herzog to discuss his latest film "Meeting Gorbachev."

The "Media Made Me Do It" Defense

Friday, May 03, 2019

Attorney General Barr has blamed the press several times recently. Is he just echoing the President?

A Grotesque Look At Antisemitism ... Through Comics

Friday, May 03, 2019

An artist's biting rendition of Meghan McCain and her attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar.

Combating Antisemitism

Friday, May 03, 2019

After last week's attack at a synagogue in San Diego, a renewed conversation about how to fight antisemitism and white supremacy in all its forms.