On the Media

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Sunday 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

Hosted by veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield, On The Media decodes what we hear, read, and see in the media every day, and arms us with critical tools necessary to survive the information age. With compelling reporting and uncommon insight, the program uncovers the significant issues of the day and carefully exposes the relationship of the media to culture and society.

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This week, after years of debate, the FCC voted to treat the internet like a public utility. On the Media examines what the decision means for the da...
Why the language of terrorism is so divisive. Also, how Fifty Shades of Grey introduced America to the kink community....
An exploration of the term “whistleblower”, from its origins as a sports reference to its current status as a moral mantle. Plus, reframing the ...
The content of a new ISIS video shocks the world. Also, vaccinating children stokes faux controversy, again, and a new documentary has the Church of S...
Whether to name the perpetrators of mass shootings, the myth of defensive gun ownership, and the "Ebola Doctor" Craig Spencer....
A video threat from ISIS to Japan, debunking conventional wisdom in Congress, and a newly published memoir from a Guantanamo Bay inmate....
On the narratives we expect after a terrorist event, double standards for free speech in France, and the eerie technology of Black Mirror's not-so-d...
After the massacre at the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, a look at the symbolic weight of French satire and true freedom of speech....
A special hour on the enthralling genre of true crime. ...
OTM looks at the great decline in beat reporting. ...

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Brooke Gladstone

Brooke started out in print journalism, writing on defense policy, strip-mining, broadcasting and cable TV. Her freelance pieces (on topics ranging...
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Bob Garfield

Bob Garfield isn't exactly a media whore, but he's extremely promiscuous. In his non-radio life, Bob for 21 years has worked for Advertising Age, w...
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