Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

Reporting on You: A Look Back at the Fight for Gay Marriage

Friday, April 02, 2021

Covering gay marriage when your own vows are at stake. 

Turning Tragedy into Televised Spectacle

Friday, April 02, 2021

Court TV, which produced soapy legal broadcasts in the 90s, is manning the cameras at the Derek Chauvin trial.

How the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Doubled Down on a Stark Double-Standard for Black Journalists

Friday, April 02, 2021

White editors still have significant control of newsroom leadership positions — and "objectivity" itself. 

Newsrooms Need To Support Reporters With Trauma — Not Disqualify Them

Friday, April 02, 2021

The case of Felicia Sonmez, and the role of trauma in journalism.

A Predictable Time at the Border

Friday, March 26, 2021

Data tells us the border gets busier in spring — so why are we always surprised when it does?

Corruption At the Highest Levels, Exposed

Thursday, March 25, 2021

A nightclub fire. Hospital deaths. Corruption at the highest levels of government. And the Oscar-nominated film that tells the whole story.

Joe Biden and "The Green Lantern Theory of The Presidency"

Friday, March 19, 2021

If he had worked harder to convince moderate Democrats, would we have a $15 minimum wage?

Romeo y Julieta, Told In Two Languages

Friday, March 19, 2021

Brooke interviews the director of the bilingual Shakespeare production.

The Summer Camp That Inspired A Disability Rights Movement

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Crip Camp, a newly Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary, examines the origins of a human rights movement.

Is Fake Meat Really the Future?

Friday, March 12, 2021

A critical look at the ambitious promises of alt meat.

Grading Electric Utilities' Big, Green Goals

Friday, March 12, 2021

Some energy producers assure their consumers that they're on a cleaner path. Are they? 

What Does a Pandemic Ending Look Like?

Friday, March 05, 2021

There’s a lot we don’t know. Still, we wanted to ask the question: how does it end? 

Avoiding the Temptation to "Vaccine Shop"

Friday, March 05, 2021

Public health officials say the best vaccine is the one you can get soonest.

Newspaper Cuomo vs. TV Cuomo

Friday, March 05, 2021

The dual media personas of the New York governor collide.

The Decline of Cuomo, the TV Personality

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

TV Cuomo meets Newspaper Cuomo.

Lessons From the Insurrection Impeachment Trial

Friday, February 12, 2021

The truth itself was on trial once again last week.

Freeing Britney

Friday, February 12, 2021

A deeper look at a pop star's battle for independence and understanding.

"You're Wrong About" Comes to OTM

Friday, February 12, 2021

Revisiting the stories of maligned women of the '90s — this time, with empathy.

The Perils of Pandemic Doomsaying (and Other Covid Messaging Mix-Ups)

Friday, January 29, 2021

Why public health experts need to tell the whole truth — and admit what they don't know.

Who Owns the COVID-19 Vaccines?

Friday, January 29, 2021

To get more vaccines produced, we might need to take a whack at intellectual property rights — at least temporarily.