Bob Garfield

Host, On The Media

Bob Garfield appears in the following:

The Vanishing National Archives

Friday, February 21, 2020

How the Trump administration is disappearing and altering historical documents — and why it matters.

Bloomberg on Bloomberg

Friday, February 21, 2020

Michael Bloomberg's candidacy has become a hot topic for publications of all stripes, with one notable exception: Bloomberg News.

Super PACalooza and the Legacy of Citizens United

Friday, February 21, 2020

Just about every Democratic candidate wants to overturn Citizens United. But the numbers tell a different story.

Picture-Perfect Democracy

Friday, February 07, 2020

The history of the American primary; the first town to vote; and New Hampshire reporters do some self-reflection.

A Primer on Primaries

Friday, February 07, 2020

A look at the history and evolution of the American primary system.

How Rush Limbaugh Paved The Way For Trump

Thursday, February 06, 2020

And transformed the GOP.

The Virality of Virality

Friday, January 31, 2020

How panic online is spreading faster than the coronavirus itself.

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The charges against Greenwald are only the latest result of the unholy, incidental alliance of out-of-date computer laws and political leaders with a grudge.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

Friday, December 27, 2019

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

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.

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.