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

The Cancer Show: Part I

A deep dive into cancer: in the media, in language, and in our mind's eye. 

Confession and Suppression

OTM examines the line between making a great documentary and heeding the law. Plus, Florida officials suppressing the term "climate change," and Wikipedia vs. NSA.

Episode 2: The Lady Parts

Brooke discusses the second episode of House of Cards with Cokie Roberts and Linda Wertheimer.

Episode 1: Sic Semper Francis

Brooke dissects the first episode of House of Cards with its creator and a seasoned Washington journalist.