On The Media

On The Media, hosted by Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone, is America's only national radio program devoted to media criticism and analysis, lifting the veil on how the media works.

Recent Episodes

Terror Reporting and Technological Paranoia

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-distant future.

True Crime

A special hour on the enthralling genre of true crime. 

Deadbeats

OTM looks at the great decline in beat reporting. 

Hacks, Cats, & Colbert

The ethics of publicly exposing private emails, the demise of Cat Fancy magazine, and a farewell to the Colbert Report.