Bob Garfield

Host, On The Media

Bob Garfield appears in the following:

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?

Is True Crime Jinxed?

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

We revisit Bob's conversation with filmmaker Joe Berlinger, about the ethics of HBO's "The Jinx."

On the Origins of the Impeachment Process

Friday, April 26, 2019

Why did the framers of the constitution add a provision for impeachment — and when did they intend for it to be used?

Considering the Politics — and Virtues — of Impeachment

Friday, April 26, 2019

In the wake of the Mueller Report, why are Democrats dragging their feet?

How Philanthropy Lets Rich People Off the Hook

Friday, April 19, 2019

What's the problem with taking rich people's money?

What the Gun Lobby Says Behind Closed Doors

Friday, April 19, 2019

The gun lobby's media policy is simple: don't talk to the media. So one investigator conned his way inside.

Inside the Chickenshit Club

Friday, April 19, 2019

Why doesn't our system of justice work for white collar crime?

Post-Mueller Report: Revisiting Our Breaking News Consumer's Handbook

Friday, April 19, 2019

How to follow the coverage, now that we know more.

Who Profits When You File Your Taxes?

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The bipartisan effort to help the tax preparation industry, and why it matters to you. 

How The Matrix Fed Our Conspiracy-Laden World

Friday, April 12, 2019

Red-pilling found a home on the internet.

How Steve Bannon Operates

Friday, April 12, 2019

"The Brink" paints a deeply unsettling portrait of the former Chief Strategist to Trump.

Logan Paul and YouTube's Conspiracy Theory Problem

Friday, April 12, 2019

Can YouTube save itself from its most notorious creators?

Assange Under Arrest

Friday, April 12, 2019

Is Julian Assange's arrest an attack on press freedom?

Cosmic Icons Through the Ages

Friday, April 12, 2019

How iconic astronomical images have shaped our view of the cosmos.

Spy vs. Spy

Thursday, April 11, 2019

A pattern of assassinations baffled Ukrainian authorities. Then an assassin came forward.

Policing the Police

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

As a California law lifts the barriers to accessing police records, journalists team up to comb through the mountains of documentation.

The Opioid Narratives

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

By settling an Oklahoma lawsuit for $270 million, OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma also avoided a televised trial that would've brought more scrutiny to its role in the opioid crisis. 

Understanding the White Power Movement

Friday, March 22, 2019

Historian Kathleen Belew says a key to understanding the Christchurch attack is to understand the movement that it comes from.

The Secret Chats of the Alt-Right

Friday, March 22, 2019

A data scrape reveals what members of the alt-right are saying when nobody is looking. 

Archiving Terrorist Propaganda

Friday, March 22, 2019

Should a website collecting the hateful videos and statements of jihadi terror groups be open to the public?