Brooke Gladstone

Host, On The Media

Brooke Gladstone appears in the following:

Paintings For the Future

Friday, December 21, 2018

Swedish artist Hilma af Klint was one of the first abstract painters. So why are we just learning about her now?

The Slain Journalists of 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

A look back at the legacy of reporters who lost their lives this year.

What We Learned — And Didn't Learn — From the Pentagon Papers

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

One of the drafters reflects, nearly 50 years later.

Remembering the President Completely

Friday, December 07, 2018

An examination of the choices journalists make when they set out to memorialize the commander-in-chief.

The Hidden Truths of Hanukkah

Friday, December 07, 2018

Understanding the holiday as a civil war helps explain modern divisions among the Jewish people.

On The Internet, Nobody Knows You're A Joke

Friday, November 30, 2018

A satire tried to draw attention to Mexican racism and xenophobia. It went viral in Honduras instead.

How TV News Fumbles On Climate Change

Friday, November 30, 2018

...by repeatedly booking known climate deniers over scientists and other climate experts.

The Long History of Ignoring Climate Scientists

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A government climate change report was released last week and summarily dismissed...by the government. Just the latest chapter in the long history of scientists' unheeded warnings.

Walking-to-Work Stories: Heartwarming or Harmful?

Friday, November 23, 2018

Why free cars aren't the answer for America's marathon trekkers. 

Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs: An Operatic Myth

Friday, November 23, 2018

A new, in-progress opera about two mythical figures in American transit history. 

Understanding Rights in Transit

Friday, November 23, 2018

Going beyond point-A-to-point-B mobility. 

The Civil War, One Day at a Time

Monday, November 19, 2018

What was it like to report on the Civil War.

Making America Antitrust Again

Friday, November 16, 2018

As Amazon continues to grow, is the movement to break up monopolies making a comeback?

The Radical Catalog

Friday, November 16, 2018

In which we learn about the softer side of Sears... and how the ubiquitous catalog challenged Jim Crow. 

Did Planet Earth Lose the Midterms?

Friday, November 09, 2018

What we can learn from the fossil fuel industry's expensive victory in two state ballot initiatives.

About Those Self-Evident Truths

Friday, November 09, 2018

Inquiry, fact, principles and good government throughout all of American history, with Jill Lepore.

Shepard Tone Rising

Friday, November 09, 2018

Brooke reflects on the frenzied week.

What Computer Models Show Us About Democracy

Friday, November 09, 2018

Our institutions are built on the idea that people act rationally. But people aren't rational.

Has The Government Betrayed "The Public Trust"?

Friday, November 09, 2018

Politicians have dropped the ball on passing meaningful laws to address climate change. A lawsuit brought by children says the government has a legal responsibility to act. 

Gab is Back in the Headlines and Off the Web

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Revisiting Brooke's conversation with Gab's former COO.