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6 novembre 2018

On the Media 6 novembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/why-were-so-polarized

Why We’re So Polarized

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Nov. 6, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm181106_podextra.mp3

Last week on our show, Bob spoke with Lilliana Mason, a University of Maryland political psychologist and author of Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity, about the reasons behind the tribalism and enmity that characterize our politics. The conversation covered a lot of ground, (...)


2 novembre 2018

On the Media 2 novembre 2018 à 17h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-11-02

The Others

WNYC Studios - The Others - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm110218_cms893761_pod.mp3

After a week of hate-fueled attacks, we examine the "dotted line" from incitement to violence. We dig deep into tribalism and how it widens the gulf between Republicans and Democrats. Plus, the history of antisemitic propaganda and how it inspires modern-day violence. Also, why is the GOP (...)


30 octobre 2018

On the Media 30 octobre 2018 à 17h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/gab-is-back-in-the-headlines-and-off-the-web

Gab is Back in the Headlines and Off the Web

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Oct. 30, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm181030_podextra.mp3

The social media website Gab has faced sanction and scorn in the days since one of its active users killed 11 members of Pittsburgh's Jewish community. Gab had, for the past few years, made itself out as a "free speech" harbor, safe from the intellectual strictures of the mainstream web. That (...)


26 octobre 2018

On the Media 26 octobre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-10-26

Knock, Knock

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With the midterms approaching, Democrats and Republicans are fighting to control the national conversation. This week, On the Media looks at how to assess the predictions about a blue or red wave this November. Republican messaging — especially from the White House — has emphasized the dangers (...)


24 octobre 2018

On the Media 24 octobre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/west-virginia

West Virginia’s "Genius" Watchdog

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Oct. 24, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm102418_cms891489_pod.mp3

Nearly two years since the 2016 Presidential Election, much of the press are still covering so-called "Trump country" using a series of simplistic narratives, blaming these states for Trump and portraying them as irrevocably scarred by the decline of the coal industry. That doesn't mean there (...)


19 octobre 2018

On the Media 19 octobre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-10-19

Bloodlines

New York Public Radio - Bloodlines - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm101918_cms890589_pod.mp3

In using a genetic test to try to prove her Native ancestry, Senator Elizabeth Warren inadvertently stepped into a quagmire. This week, we examine the tensions around DNA and identity. Plus, after Jamal Khashoggi’s death, revisiting the trope of the so-called reformist Saudi royal. And, a look (...)


18 octobre 2018

On the Media 18 octobre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/radical-catalog

The Radical Catalog

New York Public Radio - The Radical Catalog - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm101818_cms890155_pod.mp3

Another chapter in the history of American consumerism came to a close this week when the retail giant Sears announced it was filing for bankruptcy and closing 142 of its unprofitable stores. As experts sifted through the details about what doomed Sears, we found ourselves reading a Twitter (...)


12 octobre 2018

On the Media 12 octobre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-10-12

Full Faith & Credit

New York Public Radio - Full Faith & Credit - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm101218_cms888787_pod.mp3

Ten autumns ago came two watershed moments in the history of money. In September 2008, the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers triggered a financial meltdown from which the world has yet to fully recover. The following month, someone using the name Satoshi Nakamoto introduced BitCoin, the first (...)


10 octobre 2018

On the Media 10 octobre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/reimagining-history

Reimagining History

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Oct. 10, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm181010_podextra.mp3

Last week, the MacArthur Foundation awarded genius grants to 25 creatives in art, literature, science and music. John Keene, a writer of poetry, fiction and cultural criticism, was one of them. He was recognized for his innovative use of language and form, and the way his work “exposes the (...)


5 octobre 2018

On the Media 5 octobre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-10-05

The Victimhood

New York Public Radio - The Victimhood - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm100518_cms887884_pod.mp3

On Thursday in the Wall Street Journal, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh acknowledged his sharp tone in recent hearings. This week, we examine the anger and resentment driving the #MeToo backlash. Plus, a deep dive into into our flawed narratives about Native American history, and a close (...)


3 octobre 2018

On the Media 3 octobre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/trump-inc-silence

Trump, Inc. : The Business of Silence

New York Public Radio - Trump, Inc.: The Business of Silence - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm100318_cms887493_pod.mp3

President Donald Trump has had many roles in his life: Real estate scion, reality show star, Oval Office holder. But through it all, one thing has remained consistent. He tries to control what information becomes public about himself and his business. In the latest episode of Trump, Inc., a (...)


28 septembre 2018

On the Media 28 septembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-09-28

What Goes Around, Comes Around ?

New York Public Radio - What Goes Around, Comes Around? - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092818_cms885899_pod.mp3

The Kavanaugh-Ford hearings this week felt like a watershed moment — but it’s not yet clear what long-term impact they’ll have. This week, we examine some of the policies that could be affected by the Supreme Court if Kavanaugh is confirmed, including dark money disclosure and voting rights. Plus, (...)


26 septembre 2018

On the Media 26 septembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/its-time-justice

It’s Time for Justice

New York Public Radio - It's Time for Justice - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092618_cms885629_pod.mp3

On Tuesday, nearly four years since a viral comedy routine helped usher a long list of rape and sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby into the fore, the once-beloved artist was sentenced to three to 10 years in a state prison. Years before Cosby's predatory behavior became public (...)


21 septembre 2018

On the Media 21 septembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-09-21

Make Amends

New York Public Radio - Make Amends - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092118_cms884588_pod.mp3

Senators are weighing serious allegations of attempted rape as they consider Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, McDonald's employees in ten cities went on strike to bring attention to sexual harassment at the fast food chain. This week, we look at the ripples from the (...)


18 septembre 2018

On the Media 18 septembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/obit-time-real

An Obit, This Time For Real

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Sep. 18, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091718_cms883922_pod.mp3

This past week’s coverage of Hurricane Florence has had all the trappings of a terrible storm: the satellite images, the sandbags and empty grocery stores, the newscasters dressed in flood gear. One recurring side character we seem to have avoided this time around, though, is the doctored image (...)


14 septembre 2018

On the Media 14 septembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-09-14

Doomed to Repeat

New York Public Radio - Doomed to Repeat - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091418_cms883020_pod.mp3

The anniversary of a disaster gives us a moment to reflect on whether we have learned the right lessons — or any at all. This week, we examine the narratives that have solidified ten years after the financial crisis, and one year after Hurricane Maria. 1. Political anthropologist Yarimar (...)


12 septembre 2018

On the Media 12 septembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/fema-time

FEMA Time

New York Public Radio - FEMA Time - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091218_cms882656_pod.mp3

On Wednesday, as Florence swirled ominously off the coast of the Carolinas, and states prepared for imminent disaster, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) thought it would be a good time to draw everyone’s attention to the shifting priorities of this administration. Specifically, he released a budget (...)


7 septembre 2018

On the Media 7 septembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-09-07

O See, Can You Say

New York Public Radio - O See, Can You Say - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm090718_cms881649_pod.mp3

Between the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill and an anonymous op-ed from within the Trump White House, a wave of rule-bending and -breaking has crashed on Washington. This week, we explore how political decorum and popular dissent have evolved since the early days of our republic (...)


5 septembre 2018

On the Media 5 septembre 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/cnns-lanny-davis-problem

CNN’s Lanny Davis Problem

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Sep. 5, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180905_podextra.mp3

Six weeks ago, CNN broke a blockbuster story: According to several anonymous sources, President Trump had advance knowledge of the infamous Trump Tower meeting. It was a potential smoking gun, until one of those sources — Lanny Davis, attorney for Michael Cohen — recanted. Beyond that headache (...)


31 août 2018

On the Media 31 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-08-31

Face the Racist Nation

New York Public Radio - Face the Racist Nation - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm083118_cms876146_pod.mp3

For more than a year, Lois Beckett [@loisbeckett], senior reporter at The Guardian US, has been showing up at white nationalist rallies, taking their pictures, writing down what they say. And she finds herself thinking: How did we get here? How did her beat as a political reporter come to (...)


29 août 2018

On the Media 29 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/summer-series-episode-4-tectonic-edition

Summer Series Episode 4 : Tectonic Edition

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Aug. 29, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180829_podextra.mp3

After an earthquake struck Nepal in April of 2015, the post-disaster media coverage followed a trajectory we'd seen repeated after other earth-shaking events. We put together a template to help a discerning news consumer look for the real story. It's our Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: (...)


24 août 2018

On the Media 24 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-08-24

Fallout

New York Public Radio - Fallout - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm082418_cms876668_pod.mp3

End-of-times narratives themselves are nothing new; only the means have changed. While once a few horsemen and a river of blood were enough to signal the dusk of man, apocalypse now requires the imaginations of entire atomic laboratories — or roving squads of special effects crews. This week we (...)


22 août 2018

On the Media 22 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/summer-series-episode-3

Summer Series Episode 3 : Airline Crash Edition

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Aug. 22, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180822_podextra.mp3

When a commercial plane goes down, media speculation ensues. With the help of The Atlantic's James Fallows, we give you some tips that can help you comb through the coverage.


17 août 2018

On the Media 17 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-08-17

Twitch And Shout

New York Public Radio - Twitch And Shout - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm081718_cms876694_pod.mp3

Twitch.tv is a video streaming platform where tens of thousands people broadcast their lives and video game game-play in real-time. It's like unedited, real, reality TV. This week, On the Media digs into why so many people want to share so much on Twitch, and why the site draws more viewers (...)


15 août 2018

On the Media 15 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/summer-series-episode-2-military-coup-edition

Summer Series Episode 2 : Military Coup Edition

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Aug. 14, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180814_podextra.mp3

Back in the summer of 2016, Turkish putschists shut down highways, attacked government buildings and took broadcasters hostage, world media outlets struggled to provide sober reports of the coup. During the chaos, some listeners told us on Twitter that they’d appreciate an OTM Breaking News (...)


10 août 2018

On the Media 10 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-08-10

Planet Fire

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Aug. 10, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm081018_cms875385_pod.mp3

People like neo-nazi Andrew Anglin and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have long tested the limits of permissible speech. On this week’s On the Media, hear from a lawyer who defends the First Amendment rights of society’s worst actors. Plus, a lawyer suing in defense of government transparency, a (...)


8 août 2018

On the Media 8 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/summer-series-episode-1-us-storm-edition

Summer Series Episode 1 : US Storm Edition

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Aug. 8, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180808_podextra.mp3

For media professionals, hurricanes offer the very best kind of bad news because the story arc is predictable and invariably compelling. In this summer series revisiting some of our Breaking News Consumer’s Handbooks, we examine the myths, misleading language, and tired media narratives that (...)


3 août 2018

On the Media 3 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-08-03

Enemy of the People

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Aug. 03, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180803_pod.mp3

At a rally in Tampa, Florida, Trump supporters attacked CNN reporter Jim Acosta, prompting the president to double down on his anti-press "Enemy of the People" rhetoric. A look at how and why the president incites his base — and where it all might lead. And, as the regulatory battle surrounding (...)


2 août 2018

On the Media 2 août 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/crowd-supported-reporting-family-separation-crisis

Journalism To The Rescue

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Aug. 02, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180802_podextra.mp3

This summer, in a project designed by ProPublica, 10 news organizations are sharing information to flesh out the hidden details of families separated by the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policy. Bob speaks with Selymar Colón, digital managing editor at Univision News, one of (...)


27 juillet 2018

On the Media 27 juillet 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-07-27

The Center Folds

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jul. 25, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180727_show.mp3

Socialism is having a moment in the sunlight — that is, on daytime television. Yet at the same time that the left earns a closer look from political pundits, Democrats and Republicans still fail to understand each other with nuance. Plus, after newspaper layoffs and a White House lockout this (...)


25 juillet 2018

On the Media 25 juillet 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/media-presents-episode-1-realness

On the Media presents Episode 1 of The Realness

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jul. 25, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180725_podextra.mp3

This week On the Media recommends a new podcast from our colleagues at WNYC. Check it out. Prodigy and Havoc begin laying down rhymes together in high school. When their first album flops, they come up with a new sound that's directly influenced by P's sickle cell, and it helps define a (...)


20 juillet 2018

On the Media 20 juillet 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-07-20

Blah Blah Blah... BANG

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jul. 20, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180720_show.mp3

In a matter of months, we've moved from bipartisan immigration talks to calls to abolish ICE. On this week’s On the Media, a look at how leftists are employing a right-wing communications strategy in order to change the national debate. Plus, thirty years into the conversation on global warming, (...)


17 juillet 2018

On the Media 17 juillet 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/i-cant-breathe-anniversary

I Can’t Breathe

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jul. 17, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180717_podextra.mp3

Four years ago this week, on July 17, 2014, Eric Garner died in Staten Island at the hands of a New York City police officer. We probably wouldn't have known if it hadn't been for a cellphone video that captured his arrest, the excessive force that killed him, and his final words. The national (...)


13 juillet 2018

On the Media 13 juillet 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-07-13

Russian Dressing On Everything

New York Public Radio - Russian Dressing On Everything - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm071318_cms868799_pod.mp3

Reporting on the Russia investigation is not for the faint of heart. This week, a look at how a journalist became entangled in the investigation when she turned her source over to the FBI. Plus, how another reporter avoided common journalistic mistakes during the Iraq War and a conversation (...)


10 juillet 2018

On the Media 10 juillet 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/big-sky-dark-money

Big Sky, Dark Money

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jul. 10, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180710_podextra.mp3

With President Trump's nomination of federal judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court will likely be locked up by the political right for a generation. This is in large part thanks to a historic decision made in 2010 by the court’s then-shakier conservative majority: the Citizens United ruling, (...)


6 juillet 2018

On the Media 6 juillet 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-07-06

Blame It On The Alcohol

New York Public Radio - Blame It On The Alcohol - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm070618_cms866168_pod.mp3

This week, we devote an entire hour to what one important scholar deemed “the cause of and solution to all of life’s problems.” From its earliest role as a source of nourishment to its depictions in ancient literature, we examine the roots of mankind’s everlasting drinking problems. Plus, how a (...)


29 juin 2018

On the Media 29 juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-06-29

Polite Oppression

New York Public Radio - Polite Oppression - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm062918_cms866099_pod.mp3

Following a string of landmark Supreme Court rulings and a surprise retirement, this week On the Media examines the conservative culture on the bench and wonders what we can expect from the court going forward. Plus, is civility really dead or only sleeping? And what is the view from small-town (...)


28 juin 2018

On the Media 28 juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/guide-scotus-news

A Guide To SCOTUS News

New York Public Radio - A Guide To SCOTUS News - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm062818_cms865660_pod.mp3

There’s a reason why Supreme Court reporters know to never to take a vacation in June. The end of this season’s term brought us a head-spinning drumbeat of huge 5-4 decisions, from upholding the Muslim travel ban to dealing a huge blow to organized labor to siding with anti-abortion pregnancy (...)


22 juin 2018

On the Media 22 juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-06-22

Chaos Agents

New York Public Radio - Chaos Agents - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm062218_cms864121_pod.mp3

Family separation, a re-framed immigration debate and Trump's misleading executive order: why news fatigue about the border isn’t an option. This week, we explore multiple sides of the asylum policy — including the view from Central America. Plus, a look back at US repatriation policy in the (...)


19 juin 2018

On the Media 19 juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/rise-and-fall-elizabeth-holmes

The Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jun. 19, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180619_podextra.mp3

In 2014, Fortune magazine ran a cover story featuring Elizabeth Holmes: a blonde woman wearing a black turtleneck, staring deadpan at the camera, with the headline, “This CEO’s out for blood.” A decade earlier, Holmes had founded Theranos, a company promising to “revolutionize” the blood testing (...)


15 juin 2018

On the Media 15 juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-06-15

Using My Religion

New York Public Radio - Using My Religion - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm061518_cms862661_pod.mp3

More than two thousand reporters went to Singapore to cover the summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un. This week, we examine how so much coverage can lead to so little understanding. Plus, at long last, Justin Trudeau is subjected to media scrutiny in the US. And, the latest threat to (...)


12 juin 2018

On the Media 12 juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/seymour-hersh-looks-back-extended-mix

Seymour Hersh Looks Back (extended mix)

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jun. 12, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm061218_cms861976_pod.mp3

For decades, Seymour Hersh has been an icon of muckraking, investigative reporting: his work exposed such atrocities as the massacre of Vietnamese civilians in My Lai and the torture of Iraqis in Abu Ghraib. He also documented the US's development of chemical weapons in the 60s, CIA domestic (...)


8 juin 2018

On the Media 8 juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-06-08

Perps Walk

New York Public Radio - Perps Walk - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm060818_cms861151_pod.mp3

Justice for whom? President Trump’s controversial pardoning spree has benefited political allies and nonviolent drug offenders alike. This week, we look at whether the President’s unorthodox use of clemency might not be such a bad thing. Plus, why the Justice Department curbed prosecution of (...)


6 juin 2018

On the Media 6 juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/hurricane-season

Hurricane Season

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jun. 6, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180606_podexta.mp3

Puerto Rico was (briefly) back in the news this week when a Harvard study shed more light on many people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The study has a wide range of estimated deaths, but the mid-point is stunning: 4,645 people died as a result of the storm, the researchers found. (...)


1er juin 2018

On the Media 1er juin 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-06-01

The Worst Thing We’ve Ever Done

New York Public Radio - The Worst Thing We've Ever Done - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm060118_cms859626_pod.mp3

After World War II, Germany and the Allied powers took pains to make sure that its citizens would never forget the country’s dark history. But in America, much of our past remains hidden or rewritten. This week, Brooke visits Montgomery, Alabama, home to The Legacy Museum and the National (...)


30 mai 2018

On the Media 30 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/fact-checking-wherearethechildren

Fact Checking #WhereAreTheChildren

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We talk a lot about right wing news outlets picking up out-of-context facts and amplifying them in their outrage machine, so as to infuriate and validate their angry audiences. But this phenomenon is not solely the province of the political right, as we saw last week when two separate stories (...)


25 mai 2018

On the Media 25 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-05-25

Technical Foul

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Rudy Giuliani has been warning the press that the president may not testify in the Russia investigation, but Trump has signaled otherwise. This week, we untangle the White House’s mixed-up messaging on the Russia investigation. Plus, after reports that companies like Amazon and Google are (...)


24 mai 2018

On the Media 24 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/glenn-beck-reverses-his-reversal

Glenn Beck Reverses His Reversal

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - May 24, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm052418_cms857997_pod.mp3

In November 2016, Bob spoke to Blaze bloviator Glenn Beck to hear about how he was a changed man. More compassionate, a better listener and very opposed to Donald Trump. This weekend, Beck proudly donned a MAGA hat. Why the turnaround? According to Beck, it was in reaction to the media's (...)


18 mai 2018

On the Media 18 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/africatown

Africatown

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Just outside of Mobile, Alabama, sits the small community of Africatown, a town established by the last known slaves brought to America, illegally, in 1860. Decades after that last slave ship, The Clotilde, burned in the waters outside Mobile, Africatown residents are pushing back against the (...)


16 mai 2018

On the Media 16 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/recording-america

The Recording of America

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - May 16, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180516_podextra.mp3

Studs Terkel, born 106 years ago on this date, May 16, spent the majority of his life documenting the lives of others – very often everyday, working-class people he believed were “uncelebrated and unsung.” From coal miners and sharecroppers to gangsters and prostitutes, every American had a story (...)


11 mai 2018

On the Media 11 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-05-11

This Is America

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - May 11, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm051118_cms854599_pod.mp3

Today, more than 45 million Americans live in poverty. The problem has been addressed countless times since the nation’s founding, but it persists, and for the poorest among us, it gets worse. America has not been able to find its way to a sustainable solution, because most of its citizens see (...)


8 mai 2018

On the Media 8 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/extended-trip-through-wild-wild-country

An Extended Trip Through Wild Wild Country

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Back in the early 1980s, thousands of followers of the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh descended upon a 64,000 acre piece of land in central Oregon to found their utopia. The Rajneeshees had millions of dollars at their disposal and an ideology based on meditation, raising consciousness and (...)


4 mai 2018

On the Media 4 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-05-04

Dark Twisted Fantasy

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After last month’s terrorist attack in Toronto, the media attempted to make sense of the term “incel,” or involuntary celibate. We situate the subculture within the complex ecosystem of aggrieved men online. Plus, a conversation with the directors of the new Netflix documentary series "Wild Wild (...)


2 mai 2018

On the Media 2 mai 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/mayday-may-day

Mayday, May Day

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - May 5, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180502_podextra.mp3

International Workers' Day is celebrated with rallies and protests all over the world on May 1st, but it's not a big deal in the United States. In this podcast extra, Brooke speaks to Donna Haverty-Stacke of Hunter College, CUNY about the U.S. origin of May Day and how it has come to be (...)


27 avril 2018

On the Media 27 avril 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-04-27

Dog Whistle

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This week, we explore the ways white Americans — in the voting booth, and on T.V. — deal with a changing society. A new study finds that many white voters supported Donald Trump out of a fear of losing their place in the world. "Roseanne" gets a reboot, and "The Simpsons" reacts poorly under (...)


24 avril 2018

On the Media 24 avril 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/introducing-nancy-podcast-about-all-things-lgbtq

Introducing Nancy : a podcast about all things LGBTQ

Brooke and Bob - On The Media, Apr. 4, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180424_podextra.mp3

This week we want to introduce you to some friends of ours at WNYC. Nancy is a podcast hosted by best friends Tobin Low and Kathy Tu and its about all things LGBTQ. This week’s episode has Kathy solving a mystery on behalf of our WNYC colleague Kai Wright. As a young, black, gay man living in (...)


20 avril 2018

On the Media 20 avril 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-04-20

Moving Beyond the Norm

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Alex Jones built his Infowars brand on conspiratorial thinking and table-pounding rage. This week, we look at the three lawsuits testing whether Jones can sustain his business on lies alone. After the LGBT-rights advocate David Buckel committed suicide in Brooklyn's Prospect Park this past (...)


18 avril 2018

On the Media 18 avril 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/one-and-only-carl-kasell

The One and Only, Carl Kasell

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This week the venerable Carl Kasell, legendary newscaster and Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me scorekeeper, died aged 84, from complications related to Alzheimer's. Brooke sat down with Carl back in 2014 on the occasion of his retirement to commemorate a distinguished, and deeply baritone, public radio (...)


13 avril 2018

On the Media 13 avril 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-04-13

Who’s In Charge Here ?

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After Mark Zuckerberg's two-day testimony before Congress, we consider whether a reckoning for the social media giant might finally be on the horizon. A new documentary looks at how the state of Montana has been fighting back against dark money ever since the Supreme Court's Citizens United (...)


10 avril 2018

On the Media 10 avril 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/trump-inc-trump-ex-lobbyist-and-chemically-castrate

Trump Inc. : Trump, the Ex-Lobbyist and ’Chemically Castrated’ Frogs

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From our colleagues in the WNYC newsroom who produce Trump Inc.: This week, we’re doing a couple of things differently on Trump, Inc. Instead of focusing on President Trump’s businesses, we’re looking more broadly at business interests in the Trump administration. We’re also giving you, our (...)


6 avril 2018

On the Media 6 avril 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-04-06

Paved With Good Intentions

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Apr. 6, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180406_show.mp3

With a caravan of activists making its way through Mexico, President Trump signed a proclamation to send troops to defend the border. This week we examine that caravan’s unintended consequences, as well as the unintended consequences of a bill, recently passed by Congress, to combat online sex (...)


3 avril 2018

On the Media 3 avril 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/tv-news-anchors-speaking-heartteleprompter

TV News Anchors Speaking From the Heart — Uh, TelePrompter

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Apr. 3, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180403_podextra.mp3

Did you see the video that was making the rounds this weekend? It features a seemingly endless parade of Sinclair Broadcast Group TV news anchors — those smiley folks so trusted by their local audiences — speaking from the heart. OK, not from the heart, necessarily, but from the TelePrompter, (...)


30 mars 2018

On the Media 30 mars 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-03-30

We, the Liberators

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 30, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180330_show.mp3

In March of 2003, U.S.–led coalition forces invaded Iraq, sparking a seemingly endless conflagration that claimed tens of thousands of lives and continues to shape events both international and domestic. Fifteen years later, what have we forgotten? What lessons can we carry forward? And what, if (...)


28 mars 2018

On the Media 28 mars 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/iraqs-accidental-journalists

Iraq’s Accidental Journalists

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 28, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180328_podextra.mp3

Last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the night of “Shock and Awe” exploding across the night sky over Baghdad, the opening salvo in an ongoing war. It was a deadly conflict to cover and foreign reporters increasingly relied on Iraqis to take the risks on the ground. Back in 2006, Brooke (...)


23 mars 2018

On the Media 23 mars 2018 à 17h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-03-23

Big, If True

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Cambridge Analytica claims that, with the help of 50 million Facebook users' data, it was able to target ads so specifically and so effectively that it helped swing the election for Donald Trump. The media have been more than happy to boost the claim, but many experts are skeptical. This week, (...)


20 mars 2018

On the Media 20 mars 2018 à 17h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/crowdsourcing-justice-truth-behind-steubenville-rap

Crowdsourcing Justice : The Truth Behind the Steubenville Rape

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 20, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180320_podextra.mp3

Five years ago, two high school football players in Steubenville, Ohio were found responsible in juvenile court for the rape of a 16-year-old girl. For much of the national media, that was the end of the story — but for those in Steubenville who lived through it, the truth never caught up to the (...)


16 mars 2018

On the Media 16 mars 2018 à 17h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-03-16

The Past Is Never Dead

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This week, we look at how selective coverage shapes our view of foreign borders, conflicts and historical figures — from Syria to Winston Churchill. Plus, a conversation with the editor-in-chief of National Geographic about their latest issue unpacking tricky issues of race, starting with the (...)


13 mars 2018

On the Media 13 mars 2018 à 17h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/did-farhad-unplug

Did Farhad "Unplug" ?

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 13, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180313_podextra.mp3

Last week we spoke with New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo after he published an article titled, “For two months, I got my news from print newspapers. Here’s what I learned.” He wrote that, earlier this year, "after the breaking-newsiest year in recent memory, I decided to travel back in (...)


9 mars 2018

On the Media 9 mars 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-03-09

Like We Used To Do

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 09, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm030918_cms839631_pod.mp3

In an age of constant breaking news, it can be hard to tell what matters and what’s just noise. This week, a look at what we’ve learned from recent coverage of the Russia investigation, and what we’ve missed everywhere else — particularly in West Virginia, where a recent teachers' strike made (...)


7 mars 2018

On the Media 7 mars 2018 à 18h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-03-07

Everything You Love Will Burn

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 7, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm030718_cms839173_pod.mp3

Last week, we put out a special show hosted by The Guardian US’s Lois Beckett, devoted to how reporters should approach the alt-right, and white supremacy, in America, called "Face the Racist Nation." As a bonus, we're putting out a full interview with one of the voices in that show: Norwegian (...)


2 mars 2018

On the Media 2 mars 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2018-03-02

Face the Racist Nation

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For the past year, Lois Beckett [@loisbeckett], senior reporter at The Guardian US, has been showing up at white nationalist rallies, taking their pictures, writing down what they say. And she finds herself thinking: How did we get here? How did her beat as a political reporter come to include (...)


28 février 2018

On the Media 28 février 2018 à 10h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/follow-money/

Follow The Money

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 27, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm022718_podextra.mp3

The podcast Trump Inc. is a collaboration between WNYC Studios and ProPublica. A team of investigative reporters is examining whether and how the Trump family is profiting from the presidency, and they've organized the show around an "open investigation" so listeners and tipsters can contribute (...)


23 février 2018

On the Media 23 février 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2018-02-23

Back to the Future

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 23, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm022318_pod.mp3

Since the Parkland school shooting, the student-led #NeverAgain movement has kept gun control in the headlines. This week, we look at how the movement began — and how pro-gun internet trolls have tried to undermine its message. Plus, how the world of Black Panther taps into a long history of (...)


22 février 2018

On the Media 22 février 2018 à 22h18min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/rinse-and-repeat

Rinse and Repeat

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 22, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm022218_cms836077_pod.mp3

In the wake of the school shooting in Florida we are recycling two interviews that we recorded following two other mass shooting tragedies. The first is about a chapter in the NRA's history that not many people know about. We’ve become accustomed in the past 20 years to seeing the issue of guns (...)


16 février 2018

On the Media 16 février 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2018-02-16

Devil in the Details

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 16, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm021618_cms834335_pod.mp3

This week, we dive headfirst into the uncomfortable and the untrue — on the international stage, in the White House, and in your local newspaper. How claims from Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] press releases sometimes end up, almost verbatim, in local reporting on deportations; why a (...)


14 février 2018

On the Media 14 février 2018 à 17h42min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/safety-net-just-got-a-little-less-safe

The Safety Net Just Got a Little Less Safe

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 14, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm021418_cms834055_pod.mp3

On Monday, Donald Trump released the second budget proposal of his presidency. There’s lots in it — more money for defense, veterans and border security and some tax changes too. But what really jumps out is the proposal to cut funding for federal assistance programs including a 20 percent cut to (...)


9 février 2018

On the Media 9 février 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2018-02-09

Blame It On The Alcohol

New York Public Radio - Blame It On The Alcohol - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm020918_cms832470_pod.mp3

This week, we devote an entire hour to what one important scholar deemed “the cause of and solution to all of life’s problems.” From its earliest role as a source of nourishment to its depictions in ancient literature, we examine the roots of mankind’s everlasting drinking problems. Plus, how a (...)


7 février 2018

On the Media 7 février 2018 à 09h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/trump-inc/

Trump Inc.

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 7, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm020618_cms832071_podextra.mp3

Back in January last year, Donald Trump, newly elected, not yet sworn in, tried to quell concerns about his many conflicts of interest by declaring he would turn over the day-to-day running of his company to his sons. Did he follow through on that? Has he leveraged the presidency to enrich (...)


2 février 2018

On the Media 2 février 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2018-02-02

This Is Not A Test

New York Public Radio - This Is Not A Test - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm020218_cms831152_pod.mp3

It was yet another week of will-he-won't-he: Will President Donald Trump authorize the release of the House Intelligence Committee's "memo," in spite of senior FBI and Justice Dept. officials' warnings not to do so? (Spoiler alert: He did.) Will he continue to edge the U.S. closer to a (...)


31 janvier 2018

On the Media 31 janvier 2018 à 20h40min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/gitmo-back-business

Gitmo Is Back in Business

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 31, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm013118_cms830563_pod.mp3

In his State of the Union speech this week the president announced - to rapturous applause from congressional Republicans, that he had just signed an order to keep open the detention facilities in Guantanamo Bay. When Mohamedou Ould Slahi was released from the prison in 2016, after 14 years (...)


26 janvier 2018

On the Media 26 janvier 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2018-01-26

Rallying Cry

New York Public Radio - Rallying Cry - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm012618_cms829360_pod.mp3

A year into the Trump Administration, thousands continue to take to the streets but has the press lost interest? This week we look at the nature of protest in an era of never-ending distraction. We also take a deep dive into the world of right-wing conspiracies, as well as meme culture as a (...)


23 janvier 2018

On the Media 23 janvier 2018 à 23h01min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/unsettled-story-global-refugee-crisis

Unsettled : A Story from the Global Refugee Crisis

New York Public Radio - Unsettled: A Story from the Global Refugee Crisis - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm012318_cms828895_pod.mp3

Over these last few months, WNYC reporter Matt Katz has been reporting the story of a congolese man named Andre and his wife, Lisette. They were living in a Malawi refugee camp, but then Andre was given the chance to be resettled in Elizabeth New Jersey. And he had to leave Lisette behind. (...)


19 janvier 2018

On the Media 19 janvier 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2018-01-19

The End Is the Beginning

New York Public Radio - The End Is the Beginning - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011918_cms827881_pod.mp3

Recent accusations of sexual misconduct have led some to claim that the #MeToo movement has gone too far. We break down the arguments and look back at a 1994 conversation about feminism to explore where the movement might be headed next. Plus, a change to Facebook's News Feed algorithm has (...)


17 janvier 2018

On the Media 17 janvier 2018 à 23h11min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/james-risen-reflects

A Journalist of Consequence

otm180117podextra_128 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm180117_podextra.mp3

During his career as a national security reporter for The New York Times, James Risen reported several major scoops about the CIA. Risen exposed the Bush administration's phone surveillance program and misrepresentations of weapons of mass destruction in the Iraq War. He also published big (...)


12 janvier 2018

On the Media 12 janvier 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2018-01-12

Outrage Machine

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011218_cms825879_pod.mp3

The book that took D.C. by storm; evaluating our first year under President Trump; the story of the Pentagon Papers, from someone who helped write them; and the latest scholarly research on "fake news" — that is, using the original, vintage meaning of the term. Plus, a live report from the Fake (...)


10 janvier 2018

On the Media 10 janvier 2018 à 18h03min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/what-the-post-missed

What ’The Post’ Missed

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011118_cms825542_pod.mp3

Leslie Gelb, the man who supervised the team that compiled the Pentagon Papers, wasn't a character in the new Hollywood drama, "The Post." He is rarely called for comment in documentaries and films about the Pentagon Papers leak. Back in 1971, Gelb was against the publication of the Papers by (...)


5 janvier 2018

On the Media 5 janvier 2018 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2018-01-05

"Shmashmortion"

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm010518_cms821482_pod.mp3

The surprising political history of abortion in America; how the language of the abortion debate impacts us all; state lawmakers are tightening the rules around how doctors communicate with their patients about abortion; and more. 1. Jill Lepore, staff writer at the New Yorker and professor of (...)


3 janvier 2018

On the Media 3 janvier 2018 à 21h14min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/man-behind-black-mirror

The Man Behind Black Mirror

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm010318_cms823946_pod.mp3

When the British TV show Black Mirror first arrived in the US in late 2014, it was applauded for imagining dystopian, technology-centric scenarios that did not seem terribly far off. Now, as the show launches its fourth season, real life seems to be working hard to surpass the strangeness, and (...)


29 décembre 2017

On the Media 29 décembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-12-29

The Feelings Show

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171229pod.mp3

Father Time — his 2017 sash bloodied and muddied, no doubt — will soon hand off the baton to Baby New Year and, like the reluctant old fellow reaching the end of his tenure, we have some feelings about it. It's been a weird one, and we're obviously not holding our breaths hoping for a respite in (...)


22 décembre 2017

On the Media 22 décembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-12-22

Fire With Fire

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm122217_cms821636_pod.mp3

When it comes to fighting fire with fire, common knowledge would have us leave the pyrotechnics to the trained professionals. This week, though, we take a look at those taking matters into their own hands, no matter the heat. With far-right internet trolls publishing the phone numbers and (...)


20 décembre 2017

On the Media 20 décembre 2017 à 22h42min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/dont-expect-filing-your-taxes-get-any-easier

Don’t Expect Filing Your Taxes to Get Any Easier

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm122017_cms821316_pod.mp3

In selling their new tax bill to the public, Republicans have leaned heavily on the theme of simplification. According to them, one of the primary benefits of overhauling our mammoth tax code is that it would make the dreaded filing process easier for Americans. But in reality the new tax bill (...)


15 décembre 2017

On the Media 15 décembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-12-15

After the Storm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm121517_cms818760_pod.mp3?awparams=otm%3Adec15

Three months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's recovery story is far from over and far from simple. For some, it's a story of resilience. Others, resignation. For all, it is a story of frustration. Where some adapt, or become acostumbrados, and others demand political solutions. Where (...)


On the Media 15 décembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2017-12-15

After the Storm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm121517_cms818760_pod.mp3

Three months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's recovery story is far from over and far from simple. For some, it's a story of resilience. Others, resignation. For all, it is a story of frustration. Where some adapt, or become acostumbrados, and others demand political solutions. Where (...)


14 décembre 2017

On the Media 14 décembre 2017 à 00h11min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/okay-kayla-moore-say-jew

Is It Okay For Kayla Moore to Say "Jew" ?

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171213podextra.mp3

Roy Moore just lost the election in Alabama, but not before his wife Kayla Moore caused an uproar at his final campaign rally. Defending her husband against "fake news" and accusations of antisemitism, Kayla Moore announced: "Our attorney is a Jew." Mark Oppenheimer, host of the podcast (...)


8 décembre 2017

On the Media 8 décembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-12-08

Power Trip

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm120817_cms817657_pod.mp3

From Capitol Hill to the workplace to the darkest corners of the internet, it can feel like our world is increasingly being manipulated by threats and intimidation. This week we look at the role of bullies in our lives and how we should and shouldn’t respond. Plus, as the GOP tax bill moves (...)


6 décembre 2017

On the Media 6 décembre 2017 à 00h08min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/otm-reckoning-our-own-house

A Reckoning in Our Own House

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171205podextra.mp3

Update: On Wednesday, following the release of this pod extra, New York Public Radio announced that Jonathan Schwartz and Leonard Lopate had been placed on indefinite leave as the station investigates "accusations of inappropriate conduct" filed against the two long-time hosts. This weekend, (...)


1er décembre 2017

On the Media 1er décembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-12-01

Flim-Flam Nation

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm120117_cms816045_pod.mp3

It was yet another week of outrageous and consequential stories piling on top of one another at a head-spinning pace. A failed attempt to discredit the Washington Post. A bombshell plea from a former Trump official. A secret button. Poison in the Hague. A computer glitch that could ruin (...)


27 novembre 2017

On the Media 27 novembre 2017 à 21h22min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/about-nazi-next-door

About that Nazi Next Door

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171127podextra.mp3

The New York Times' profile of Tony Hovater, a white nationalist and Nazi sympathizer, set Twitter on fire last weekend — and not in a good way. Bob speaks with Charlie Warzel, senior technology writer at Buzzfeed, about what the story got wrong. As Warzel wrote earlier this week, in a piece (...)


24 novembre 2017

On the Media 24 novembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-11-24

Apocalypse, Now

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171124pod.mp3

Science fiction has always been an outlet for our greatest anxieties. This week, we delve into how the genre is exploring the reality of climate change. Plus: new words to describe the indescribable. 1. Jeff VanderMeer [@jeffvandermeer], author of the Southern Reach Trilogy and Borne, on (...)


21 novembre 2017

On the Media 21 novembre 2017 à 17h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/brooke-gets-mindful

Brooke Gets Mindful

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171121podextra.mp3

If you find yourself fuming at the Thanksgiving table this week when the conversation turns political, rather than losing your cool in front of your friends and family, consider pausing and taking a deep breath. According to Robert Wright, author of Why Buddhism is True: The Science and (...)


17 novembre 2017

On the Media 17 novembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-11-17

The Reckoning

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171117pod.mp3

As allegations of sexual misconduct continue to dominate the news, a look at how we are dealing with high-profile offenders and who is being ignored. Plus, a critical reexamination of Bill Clinton's reputation, the difficulty of processing good art made by bad people, and how to brace ourselves (...)


14 novembre 2017

On the Media 14 novembre 2017 à 21h58min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/rebecca-traister-says-anger-window-open

Rebecca Traister Says ’the Anger Window’ Is Open

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171114podextra.mp3

New York Magazine writer Rebecca Traister says that every new revelation about sexual harassment confirms what women have always known. In her most recent article she asks "as stories about abuse, assault, and complicity come flooding out, how do we think about the culprits in our lives? (...)


10 novembre 2017

On the Media 10 novembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-11-10

The Ecstasy of Gold

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Another massive data leak has cast scrutiny on the world of the ultra-wealthy, but some doubt whether much will change. A look inside the Paradise Papers and at the secretive industry of "wealth management" that makes sure the wealthy remain rich and hidden. Also, in the wake of the shuttering (...)


On the Media 10 novembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-11-10

The Ecstasy of Gold

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171110pod.mp3?awparams=otm%3Anov10

Another massive data leak has cast scrutiny on the world of the ultra-wealthy, but some doubt whether much will change. A look inside the Paradise Papers and at the secretive industry of "wealth management" that makes sure the wealthy remain rich and hidden. Also, in the wake of the shuttering (...)


8 novembre 2017

On the Media 8 novembre 2017 à 20h12min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/12-months-later-brooke-and-bob-covering-trump

12 Months Later : Brooke and Bob on Covering Trump

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It's now a year since Election Day 2016, and a year since we gathered in our office the day after Election Day to figure out what exactly had happened. The mood was tense, and our Executive Producer Katya Rogers seized the opportunity to offer listeners some ultra transparency, documenting a (...)


3 novembre 2017

On the Media 3 novembre 2017 à 05h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-11-03

Off the Radar

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171103pod.mp3

Following the announcement of the first indictments in Robert Mueller's special investigation, the media were scrambling to put together the pieces...or else ignoring the news completely. How to make sense of the details, and the silences, in Mueller's first public release and in some of the (...)


31 octobre 2017

On the Media 31 octobre 2017 à 22h23min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/monumental-questions

Monumental Questions

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171031podextra.mp3

Speaking this week on Fox News, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly warned against the removal of Confederate monuments on the grounds that it would erase important history. But the statues in question have never been about preserving a neutral version of history but rather about perpetuating (...)


27 octobre 2017

On the Media 27 octobre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-10-27

Chokehold

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171027pod.mp3

Since the news about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual predations, allegations have surfaced against other powerful men. We look back at the early days in the fight against sexual harassment with the woman who coined the term. Plus: journalist Matt Taibbi examines the life, death and legacy of Eric (...)


25 octobre 2017

On the Media 25 octobre 2017 à 22h21min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/scary-clowns/

Scary Clowns

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171025podextra.mp3

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are changing and Halloween is on its way. And with these annual rites comes another yearly tradition: the coming of the clowns. Last year at this time, to believe the reporting, the country was overrun with so-called “evil clowns,” terrorizing communities (...)


20 octobre 2017

On the Media 20 octobre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-10-20

Under the Influence

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171020pod.mp3

As the opioid crisis in America rages, the government struggles to react. A look at how a 2016 bill weakened the Drug Enforcement Agency and why nobody noticed. Also, how painkillers took off in America, thanks to industry-sponsored junk science; the power of addict death notices to spread (...)


19 octobre 2017

On the Media 19 octobre 2017 à 00h03min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/raqqa-liberated

Raqqa Liberated

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171018podextra.mp3

News came this week that the US backed Syrian Democratic Forces had finally liberated the city of Raqqa from the grip of ISIS. For the past three years the people trapped inside the oppressive ISIS regime suffered daily. Yet, reports of torture and assassination in the terrorized city did not (...)


13 octobre 2017

On the Media 13 octobre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-10-13

Losing Power

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171013.mp3

The President is once again threatening the press, but it's unclear whether he will be able to follow through. A look at which threats to the First Amendment we should be taking seriously. Also, looking beyond the "adults in the room" trope; reporting on the worsening situation in Puerto Rico; (...)


10 octobre 2017

On the Media 10 octobre 2017 à 22h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/puerto-ricos-never-ending-emergency

Puerto Rico’s Never-ending Emergency

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171010podextra.mp3

David Begnaud of CBS was in Puerto Rico before Hurricane Maria hit on September 20. Then, he and his team reported for two weeks straight, posting videos on Twitter and sending dispatches to the network. He tracked the logjam of aid stuck in ports, the snaking lines for water, the utter chaos (...)


6 octobre 2017

On the Media 6 octobre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-10-06

More Human Than Human

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171006pod.mp3

The news has been awash in reports of the rising death tolls for the Las Vegas shooting and the ongoing devastation in Puerto Rico. This week, why the media's emphasis on the numbers distorts our understanding of tragedies. Also, a case for using the word "terrorism" more cautiously; what we (...)


2 octobre 2017

On the Media 2 octobre 2017 à 22h56min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/after-vegas/

After Vegas

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm171002podextra.mp3

On Sunday night, a gunman opened fire on an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas, NV. Since then, reports of deaths and injuries have been mounting, making for what's being called "the deadliest mass shooting" in modern American history. Amid the tragedy, we're seeing a spate of familiar media (...)


29 septembre 2017

On the Media 29 septembre 2017 à 06h00min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-09-29

Insult to Injury

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170929pod.mp3

As Puerto Rico rations resources and seeks help from the US government, the mainland media has mostly been preoccupied with Donald Trump's provocations towards the NFL. This week, what's actually happening on the island (and with the NFL). Also, a look at the radical history of the (...)


28 septembre 2017

On the Media 28 septembre 2017 à 23h47min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/phantom-girl-seen-around-world-or

Among Many Victims in Mexico, There Was One Who Never Existed

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170928_podextra.mp3

In Central Mexico, rescuers continue to sift through piles of rubble left by last week's 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Hundreds of volunteers have joined the rescue effort. One of the most widely reported stories from the earthquake reveals how the people in Mexico are coping with the earthquake. (...)


On the Media 28 septembre 2017 à 00h15min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/otm-live-texas-tribune-festival-politicians

OTM live at the Texas Tribune Festival : The Politicians

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092717_cms799753_pod.mp3

When Brooke was at the Texas Tribune festival in Austin last week, she moderated two sessions, one with reporters and one with couple of US Representatives from Texas. Democrat Beto O’Rourke of El Paso, and Republican Will Hurd of Helotes. The two - who didn’t much know each other a year ago - (...)


27 septembre 2017

On the Media 27 septembre 2017 à 23h40min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/brooke-texas-tribune-festival-journalists

OTM live at the Texas Tribune Festival : The Journalists

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092717_cms799752_pod.mp3

Last week Brooke was at the Texas Tribune Festival, an annual event that gathers hundred of speakers and thousands of citizens to discuss big issues of the day, ranging from education to climate change to politics. She moderated a couple of sessions: One with two great journalists from two very (...)


22 septembre 2017

On the Media 22 septembre 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-09-22

Trust Issues

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170922pod.mp3

Facebook is under fire for allowing Russian propagandists to buy ads during the 2016 election. This week, how we do and don't hold tech giants accountable. 1. Max Seddon [@maxseddon], Moscow correspondent for The Financial Times, on the push by the US government to register RT and Sputnik (...)


On the Media 22 septembre 2017 à 00h06min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/what-lies-ahead-puerto-rico

What Lies Ahead For Puerto Rico

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170921_podextra.mp3

Following Hurricane Maria’s landfall on Wednesday morning, we have only scarce images and reports from which to comprehend the scale of devastation in Puerto Rico right now. Perhaps due to disaster fatigue, perhaps due to the territory’s second-class status, the media coverage has been (...)


19 septembre 2017

On the Media 19 septembre 2017 à 23h47min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/berkeley-back-cross-hairs

"Free Speech Week" Puts Berkeley Back in the Crosshairs

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170920_podextra.mp3

Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos recently released a list of speakers for his upcoming "Free Speech Week" at University of California Berkeley, a four-day event featuring Steve Bannon, Ann Coulter, and a host of other conservative voices. Yet, according to Berkeley officials, the (...)


15 septembre 2017

On the Media 15 septembre 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-09-15

Look What You Made Me Do

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091517pod.mp3

A week after President Trump cut a surprise deal with Democrats, and 100 years after it was created, is the debt ceiling still serving its intended purpose? Plus, inside the alt-right idolization of Taylor Swift and medieval history and how some are trying to fight back. Finally, a new book (...)


12 septembre 2017

On the Media 12 septembre 2017 à 17h45min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/counter-jihad-movement-making-president

The Counter-Jihad Movement & the Making of a President

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091217_podextra.mp3

President George W. Bush, speaking at a mosque on Sept. 17, 2001: "The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam. That’s not what Islam is all about. Islam is peace." Donald Trump, campaigning for president on March 9, 2016: "I think Islam hates us." David Yerushalmi was living in an (...)


8 septembre 2017

On the Media 8 septembre 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-09-08

Duck and Cover

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm090817pod.mp3

The Trump administration has announced the end of the DACA program. We examine the rhetoric used to justify the decision. Plus: the Southern Poverty Law Center faces questions from across the political spectrum about its messaging and fundraising; and the surprising history of FEMA's Cold War (...)


1er septembre 2017

On the Media 1er septembre 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-09-01

Unnatural Disaster

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm090117_cms792920_pod.mp3

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall, bringing with it a familiar set of reporting tropes. We unpack the language of storm reporting and why it falls short, and why these disasters expose a society's priorities. Plus: why there's no such thing as a "natural" disaster; and a conservative commentator (...)


30 août 2017

On the Media 30 août 2017 à 21h51min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-docs-episode-five-conflicting-narratives

Bob’s Docs Finale : Conflicting Narratives

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm083017_cms792550_pod.mp3

For the month of August, we’ve been running a series of interviews Bob has done with documentary filmmakers. We’ve been calling it “Bob’s Docs," and each we’ve week we’ve gone through some of the themes of documentary filmmaking — from the personal journey to the gift of extraordinary access. We have (...)


25 août 2017

On the Media 25 août 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-08-25

This American War on Drugs

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm082517pod.mp3

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has signaled that he'd like to revamp the war on drugs. We take a look at the history of the battle, and how sensational media depictions of crack, heroin, and meth have helped fuel it. Plus: our Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Drugs Edition. Then, a look at how (...)


23 août 2017

On the Media 23 août 2017 à 08h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-docs-episode-four-its-personal

Bob’s Docs Episode Four : It’s Personal

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170823_podextra128.mp3

For the month of August we've been running a series of interviews Bob has done over the years with documentary filmmakers. In the OTM office, the producers have been referring to the collection as "Bob's Docs." Over the past few weeks, we've gone through some of the themes of documentary (...)


18 août 2017

On the Media 18 août 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-08-18

Gutted

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170818pod.mp3

In the 1960s, pollution was a visible, visceral problem, and public pressure led a Republican president to create the Environmental Protection Agency. Now, the GOP wants to slash the agency's budget and roll back "burdensome" environmental regulations. The story of how the environment went from (...)


16 août 2017

On the Media 16 août 2017 à 08h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-docs-episode-three-prurience

Bob’s Docs Episode Three : Prurience

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170816_podextra.mp3

For the month of August we’ll be running a series of interviews Bob has done over the years with documentary filmmakers. In the OTM office, the producers have been referring to the collection as “Bob’s docs.” Over the next few weeks we’ll go through some themes of documentary film-making, from (...)


11 août 2017

On the Media 11 août 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-08-11

You’ve Been Warned

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm081117pod.mp3

After a week of fury and fire, On the Media takes a chill pill. We look at chilling warnings and opaque impediments, from reporters working with whistleblowers or trying to cover immigration courts, to media organizations reckoning with their future in the post-Gawker era. 1. Dana Gold of the (...)


9 août 2017

On the Media 9 août 2017 à 08h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-docs-episode-two-access

Bob’s Docs Episode Two : Access

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm20170809_podextra.mp3

For the month of August we’ll be running a series of interviews Bob has done over the years with documentary filmmakers. In the OTM office, the producers have been referring to the collection as “Bob’s docs.” Over the next few weeks we’ll go through some themes of documentary film-making, from (...)


4 août 2017

On the Media 4 août 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-08-04

"Shmashmortion"

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm080417podnew.mp3?awparams=otm%3Afalse

The surprising political history of abortion in America; how the language of the abortion debate impacts us all; state lawmakers are tightening the rules around how doctors communicate with their patients about abortion; and more. Support On the Media by becoming a member today at (...)


On the Media 4 août 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-media-2017-08-04

"Shmashmortion"

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm080417podnew.mp3

The surprising political history of abortion in America; how the language of the abortion debate impacts us all; state lawmakers are tightening the rules around how doctors communicate with their patients about abortion; and more. Support On the Media by becoming a member today at (...)


1er août 2017

On the Media 1er août 2017 à 21h41min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-docs-episode-one-manipulation

Bob’s Docs Episode One : Manipulation

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm170802_podextra.mp3

For the month of August we’ll be running a series of interviews Bob has done over the years with documentary filmmakers. In the OTM office, the producers have been referring to the collection as “Bob’s Docs.” Over the next few weeks we’ll go through some tropes of documentary film-making, from (...)


28 juillet 2017

On the Media 28 juillet 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-07-28

Essential Coverage

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm072817pod.mp3

The battle over Republican Senators' most recent attempt at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act dominated the media this week, and seemingly at all hours of the day. We take a look at a few players in the saga, from the putative maverick who brought the process to a halt with a (...)


27 juillet 2017

On the Media 27 juillet 2017 à 00h14min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/armchair-diagnosing-dos-and-donts

Armchair diagnosing do’s and don’ts

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm072617podcastextra.mp3

In March, the American Psychoanalytic Association emailed its 3500 members giving them the go ahead to bring their professional judgement to bear in commenting publicly about the president’s words and deeds. But Tuesday, the much larger American Psychiatric Association was obliged to reiterate (...)


21 juillet 2017

On the Media 21 juillet 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-07-21

Doubt It

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm072117pod.mp3

There’s new research about how people process information, errors, and corrections. A look at what those findings tell us about the efficacy of journalism. Plus, how unethical research practices and liberal bias have created a cloud of doubt in the world of social science research. And, eight (...)


19 juillet 2017

On the Media 19 juillet 2017 à 21h26min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/not-repealed-not-replaced

Not Repealed, Not Replaced

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm071917_podextra.mp3

After the Republican Party’s seven-year attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act kicked the bucket this week, Donald Trump declared that he would “let Obamacare fail.” He has plenty of options for moving that failure along and his actions inevitably would hit poor people the hardest, a fact (...)


14 juillet 2017

On the Media 14 juillet 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-07-14

Three-Dimensional Chess

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm071417_pod-rev.mp3

The press are calling Don Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer a “smoking gun.” Why Trump supporters see it otherwise. Plus, the White House’s plan to cement the voter fraud narrative in service of future voter suppression. And, an Iraqi radio broadcaster puts his life on the line fighting ISIS (...)


12 juillet 2017

On the Media 12 juillet 2017 à 08h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/which-brooke-explains-otms-secret-sauce-jesse-thorn

In Which Brooke Explains OTM’s Secret Sauce To Jesse Thorn

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm071117_podextra.mp3

Bullseye host Jesse Thorn has just launched a new podcast called The Turnaround. It’s a series of longform interviews with interviewers about interviewing, with people ranging from Ira Glass to Larry King to Marc Maron and this week, with Brooke. Jesse really wanted to get into how On The Media (...)


7 juillet 2017

On the Media 7 juillet 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-07-07

Apocalypse, Now

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm070717pod.mp3

Science fiction has always been an outlet for our greatest anxieties. This week, we delve into how the genre is exploring the reality of climate change. Plus: new words to describe the indescribable. 1. Jeff VanderMeer @jeffvandermeer, author of the Southern Reach Trilogy and Borne, on writing (...)


5 juillet 2017

On the Media 5 juillet 2017 à 09h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/its-end-world-and-we-know-it

It’s the End of the World and We Know It

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm070517podextra.mp3

In our upcoming episode we’ll examine how science fiction has taken on the challenge of imagining life after global warming. There’s drought, flood, grievous loss and even some optimism. So with that in mind, we thought we’d whet your appetite for annihilation by replaying this interview Brooke (...)


30 juin 2017

On the Media 30 juin 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-06-30

What Ails America

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm063017pod.mp3

Our northern neighbor is celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend, yet many Canadians don’t care. Why Canada’s lack of patriotism might be a good thing. Also, how families of black people killed by police often have to grieve under the media spotlight. And the tale of a composer's search for (...)


On the Media 30 juin 2017 à 03h59min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/the_american_people_elected_a_fighter

"The American people elected a fighter"

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm062917podcastextra.mp3

Bob's take on this week's back and forth between the President and the press who cover him.


28 juin 2017

On the Media 28 juin 2017 à 20h51min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/newton-minow-still-cares-about-media

Newton Minow Still Cares About the Media

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm062817pod.mp3

This week, at the annual conference of the National Association for Media Literacy Education, Bob sat down with former FCC chairman Newton Minow to survey the "vast wasteland" of television. They discuss the Kennedy administration, the changing landscape of TV, and... Gilligan's (...)


23 juin 2017

On the Media 23 juin 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-06-23

Stand And Be Counted

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm062317pod.mp3

Following the Republican victory in Georgia this week, a look at how gerrymandering makes some political outcomes inevitable—and why the media aren't talking about it. Also, the US Census is on the rocks, and the repercussions could be severe. Plus, how Mexico's most prominent journalists and (...)


20 juin 2017

On the Media 20 juin 2017 à 22h49min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/slants-win-day

The Slants Win the Day !

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm20170620_podextra.mp3

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that a law denying federal trademark protection to names deemed disparaging is unconstitutional. Justice Samuel Alito wrote in the unanimous decision that “it offends a bedrock First Amendment principle: speech may not be banned on the ground that it expresses (...)


16 juin 2017

On the Media 16 juin 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/sterner-stuff/

Sterner Stuff

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm061617pod.mp3

After the politically charged shooting at a Virginia baseball field this week, a look at how politicians and the press blamed everyone from Democrats to William Shakespeare. Plus, trying to get behind the secret deliberation over the Republican healthcare bill with Senator Ron Wyden, and Puerto (...)


14 juin 2017

On the Media 14 juin 2017 à 08h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/no-one-above-law

No One Is Above the Law

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm20170614_podextra.mp3

This week Attorneys General from DC and Maryland alleged in a lawsuit that payments by foreign governments to President Trump's businesses violate anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution. With a president who is also a real estate tycoon, reality TV star, and personal brand -- and who (...)


9 juin 2017

On the Media 9 juin 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-06-09

Enough With Reality

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm060917pod.mp3

The Trump administration has been threatening to crack down on leakers for months, and this week, it did. We examine how a news outlet inadvertently helped the government arrest a 25-year-old NSA contractor. Also, the story of how the AP made deals with Nazi Germany for journalistic access. (...)


7 juin 2017

On the Media 7 juin 2017 à 08h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/doug-stamper-very-bad-man

Doug Stamper Is A Very Bad Man

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm20170606_podextra_v2.mp3

Help us meet the OTM listener challenge by becoming a member today! Sign up to donate just $7 a month and you'll unlock $25,000 from the Tow Foundation to support On the Media. Donate now. A couple of years back Brooke did On House of Cards, a recap show of season 3 of House of Cards. We (...)


2 juin 2017

On the Media 2 juin 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-06-02

Mind the Gap

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm060217pod.mp3

A recent anti-Muslim hate crime in Portland has sparked a debate about free speech. Plus: conspiracy theories that appeal to liberals; the media's obsession with the Trump-Russia story; and what drives hyper-partisan clickbait. 1. Corey Pein @coreypein, reporter for Willamette Week in (...)


31 mai 2017

On the Media 31 mai 2017 à 08h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/united-states-anxiety-americas-allergy-intellectualism

The United States of Anxiety : America’s Allergy to Intellectualism

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm053017_podextra.mp3

Help us meet the OTM listener challenge by becoming a member today! Sign up to donate just $7 a month and you'll unlock $25,000 from the Tow Foundation to support On the Media. Donate now. During the last election, when asked his opinion about experts and intellectuals, Trump supporter Fiore (...)


26 mai 2017

On the Media 26 mai 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/focus/

Focus

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm052617pod.mp3

In the wake of the Manchester attack, tech companies are again under pressure to fight extremism online. A look at whether they’re really doing all that they can. Also, can reporters inform the public about terrorist attacks without supplying the very notoriety the killers crave? Plus: how the (...)


24 mai 2017

On the Media 24 mai 2017 à 08h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/drawing-new-lines

Drawing New Lines

Brooke and Bob - 170523_otm_podextra - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm_/otm_170523_podextra.mp3

This week, the Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina, deciding that the majority-black districts were created to diminish the voting strength of African American democrats in the state. It's an opinion that opens the door for more challenges to gerrymandering (...)


19 mai 2017

On the Media 19 mai 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-05-19

Curtains !

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm051917pod.mp3

The Trump-Comey story is largely missing from the far right-wing media. A look at how pro-Trump outlets choose to cover, or ignore, unfavorable news. Plus: the Montana special election has been described as a "referendum" on Trump... but the truth is actually more interesting. And we hear from (...)


17 mai 2017

On the Media 17 mai 2017 à 05h05min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/trouble-reality

The Trouble With Reality

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm051717_podextra.mp3

We're living in an era of smoke and mirrors as never before. Do you find yourself wondering how we reached this pass, where basic facts have no impact and fundamental norms are violated at will? Or, at the very least, would you like to follow Brooke down a rabbit hole as she searches for an (...)


12 mai 2017

On the Media 12 mai 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/shiny-objects/

Shiny Objects

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm051217pod.mp3

With an administration that seems to break new traditions every day, we look at the rapid-fire changes to the White House story about Comey's firing. What they mean for communications between the President and the public. Plus, some worry that the media are too reliant on old tricks to keep up. (...)


10 mai 2017

On the Media 10 mai 2017 à 14h38min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/united-states-anxiety-back

The United States of Anxiety is Back !

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - May 10, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otmpodextra/otmpodextra170510_united_states_of_axiety.mp3

Our colleagues in the WNYC news department are back with season 2 of The United States of Anxiety. We liked the first episode so much we're bringing it to you as this week's podcast extra. Here's how they describe the new series: "If you want to control the debate over how to build say, a (...)


On the Media 10 mai 2017 à 14h38min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/united-states-anxiety-back

The United States of Anxiety is Back !

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm051017_podextra.mp3

Our colleagues in the WNYC news department are back with season 2 of The United States of Anxiety. We liked the first episode so much we're bringing it to you as this week's podcast extra. Here's how they describe the new series: "If you want to control the debate over how to build say, a (...)


5 mai 2017

On the Media 5 mai 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-05-05

Rewriting the Right

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm050517pod.mp3

The passage of the Obamacare repeal bill this week—hailed as a triumph of conservative ideology—didn’t come out of nowhere. We examine the decades-long, carefully orchestrated right-wing campaign to influence academia and politics. Plus: what's going on with the Heritage Foundation and other (...)


3 mai 2017

On the Media 3 mai 2017 à 23h50min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/climate-poor-rhetoric

Climate of Poor Rhetoric

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - May 4, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/on_the_media_podextra/on_the_media_podextra050317.mp3

The New York Times' new conservative columnist, Bret Stephens, immediately stirred up controversy when he used his inaugural column to criticize liberals for being too "certain" about climate change. But while many piled on Stephens for seemingly undermining the seriousness of climate change, (...)


28 avril 2017

On the Media 28 avril 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/in-other-words

In Other Words

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm042817pod.mp3

Trump has backed off his signature campaign promise to build a border wall right away. We look at the symbolism of a barrier on the southern border, and how it obscures the truth about immigration. Also, how our president has long managed to succeed without actually succeeding, the challenges (...)


26 avril 2017

On the Media 26 avril 2017 à 22h28min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/art-winning-pulitzer

The Art of Winning a Pulitzer

Brooke and Bob - On The Media, Apr 26 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm_/otm_170426_podcast_extra.mp3

Northwestern Iowa’s Storm Lake Times is a twice-weekly county newspaper with a circulation of 3,330. It has a staff of about 10, including the recipes editor. Its top advertiser is "Builders Sharpening and Service." And it just...won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, taking on three sets (...)


21 avril 2017

On the Media 21 avril 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-04-21

"We’ll Do It Live !"

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm04212017pod.mp3

Bill O'Reilly was the bombastic, blustery face of Fox News. Now that he's out, what happens to the identity and future of the channel? Plus, how to read the scary headlines about US-North Korea relations; why erratic foreign policy can be effective foreign policy; how China sees Trump; and what (...)


20 avril 2017

On the Media 20 avril 2017 à 17h41min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/closing-blinds

Closing the Blinds

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Apr. 20, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm042017pod-extra.mp3

Breaking from an open government initiative started by President Obama, the White House announced last Friday that visitor logs will no longer be published due to "national security concerns." It's the latest move in a plethora of actions the White House has taken to make historically public (...)


14 avril 2017

On the Media 14 avril 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-04-14

This American War on Drugs

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Apr. 14, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm041417pod.mp3

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has signaled that he'd like to revamp the War on Drugs. We take a look at the history of the battle, and how sensational media depictions of crack, heroin, and meth have helped fuel it. Plus: our Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Drugs Edition. Then, a look at how (...)


12 avril 2017

On the Media 12 avril 2017 à 19h04min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/press-seduced-war

How the Press Gets Seduced By War

Brooke And Bob - On The Media - Apr, 12, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm04122017podcast.mp3

Last week, President Trump ordered the firing of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Syria in retaliation against the chemical attack allegedly committed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad against his own people. The coverage of the strikes appeared to present a stark choice between good and evil, (...)


7 avril 2017

On the Media 7 avril 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-04-07

Out With The Old...

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Apr. 7, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm040717pod.mp3

Neil Gorsuch is the newest Supreme Court Justice and all it took was the destruction of a Senate tradition. A look at the colorful history of filibustering. Also, how tax season could potentially be more pleasant and why tax companies don't want it to be. And, how human impact on the planet has (...)


5 avril 2017

On the Media 5 avril 2017 à 01h50min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/nonexistent-good-old-days

The (Nonexistent) Good Old Days

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Apr. 4, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm040417podextra.mp3

In the midst of several days of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings last week, Judge Neil Gorsuch took a moment to wax nostalgic for the days when the process took only 90 minutes and a nominee could relax, even smoke cigarettes, throughout the process. Later, one of Gorsuch's (...)


31 mars 2017

On the Media 31 mars 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/just-business/

It’s Just Business

Brook & Bob - On the Media - Mar, 31, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm033117pod.mp3

When President Trump signed an order dismantling environmental protections, the photo-op included coal miners. We consider the symbolism and reality of coal country, and what the stereotypes miss. Plus, Congress revoked a rule banning ISPs from selling your browsing; what's really at stake? (...)


28 mars 2017

On the Media 28 mars 2017 à 23h35min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/well-always-have-paris

We’ll Always Have Paris

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 28, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm032817podextra.mp3

Donald Trump made many, many pronouncements on the campaign trail, one of them was that he would "cancel the Paris climate agreement". While he can’t cancel the Paris agreement, he can and has walked away from it with an executive order this week substantially erasing President Obama’s climate (...)


24 mars 2017

On the Media 24 mars 2017 à 05h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/highly-irregular

Highly Irregular

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 24, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm032417pod.mp3

An expensive TV ad campaign has been selling Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch to the American people. We speak with the group behind the effort. Plus, Trump's accusations of wiretapping may be false, but they remind us that someone is always listening. And, decoding North Korea panic; and why (...)


22 mars 2017

On the Media 22 mars 2017 à 22h47min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/better-know-justice

Better Know a Justice

Brooke And Bob - On The Media - Mar. 22, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm032217podextra.mp3

At his confirmation hearing this week, supreme court nominee Neil Gorsuch - according to the New York Times - cast himself as "a humble Westerner, reared on fly-fishing.” And yet, for all the care put into his biography, Judge Gorsuch also seemed to say… nevermind. He rules on the law, not on (...)


17 mars 2017

On the Media 17 mars 2017 à 05h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-03-17

Doesn’t Add Up

Brooke and Bob - On The Media Mar. 17, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm031717pod.mp3

The President’s proposed budget seems to prioritize national security over pretty much everything else. We examine how the lowest-income Americans could be affected, and what's missing from the media debate. Also, how the White House might be manipulating data to forecast unrealistic economic (...)


14 mars 2017

On the Media 14 mars 2017 à 13h46min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/not-safe-space

This Is Not a Safe Space

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 14, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm031417podextra.mp3

Earlier this month libertarian political scientist Charles Murray and author of the book “the Bell Curve,” derided by many as a racist take on the relationship between genetics and intelligence, was invited to speak at Middlebury College in Vermont. Murray only made it a couple of words into his (...)


10 mars 2017

On the Media 10 mars 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-03-10

Seeing Is Believing

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 10, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm031017pod.mp3

In the 1960s, pollution was a visible, visceral problem, and public pressure led a Republican president to create the Environmental Protection Agency. Now, the GOP wants to slash the agency's budget and roll back "burdensome" environmental regulations. The story of how the environment went from (...)


8 mars 2017

On the Media 8 mars 2017 à 03h54min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/when-press-sues-over-fake-news

When the Press Sues Over "Fake News"

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 7, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm030717podcast_extra.mp3

“Fake news.” What began as a description of utterly false articles, fabricated for political advantage or profit, was immediately co-opted by Donald Trump to attack any story or opinion piece in the mainstream media that has the temerity to correct him. Back in November, famed First Amendment (...)


3 mars 2017

On the Media 3 mars 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/follow-the-money

Follow the Money

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 3, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm030317pod.mp3

As the Trump-Russia saga continues to unfold, how the Obama administration spent its final days scrambling to preserve evidence of Russian interference in the election. Also, the old Soviet-era art of "kremlinology" is back -- but does it really help us understand what Putin is thinking? Plus, (...)


2 mars 2017

On the Media 2 mars 2017 à 00h06min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/gene-was-edited-brooke

This Gene Was Edited By Brooke

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Mar. 1, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm030117podextra.mp3

CRISPR is a new technology that enables scientists to quickly alter the genetic makeup of the entire population of a species. It's so powerful that just one genetically-modified mosquito could eradicate malaria. It's so easy to do that a grad student could (accidentally) enact these global (...)


24 février 2017

On the Media 24 février 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/smoke-handcuffs

Smoke & Handcuffs

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 24, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm022417pod.mp3

With a president who would rather watch TV than receive intelligence briefings, CNN’s Brian Stelter helps unpack the symbiotic relationship between Fox News and the White House. Plus, whether Trump’s new guidelines for mass deportation of undocumented immigrants are more PR than sound policy, how (...)


17 février 2017

On the Media 17 février 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-02-17

Leak State

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 17, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm021717pod.mp3

Republicans decry the leakers; Democrats applaud them...oh, how the tables have turned. How to make sense of the Flynn affair and revelations about the Trump team's communications with Russia. Plus, the steady stream of information from within the government has the media debating the power of (...)


15 février 2017

On the Media 15 février 2017 à 02h13min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/out-flynn/

Out Like Flynn

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 14, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm021417podextra.mp3

In response to scandals large and small, first the Trump campaign and now the Trump White House has relied on the fact that each successive lie or outrage will be washed over by the next and the next. And its worked. Until now. Bob ponders whether this week's resignation of General Flynn from (...)


10 février 2017

On the Media 10 février 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-02-10

See You In Court

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 10, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm021017pod.mp3

With the president and the judiciary at odds over the travel ban, the term "constitutional crisis" is ubiquitous. Why it should be deployed carefully. Plus, protests are sweeping the nation – but so are efforts to crack down on free speech. How lawmakers are trying to curtail the rights of (...)


9 février 2017

On the Media 9 février 2017 à 03h14min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/what-we-know-about-border

What We Know About the Border

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 8, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm020817podextra.mp3

The Trump administration's so-called "Muslim ban" has created chaos and confusion at airports around the country, but horror stories at the border go back much further than this year. In 2014, we devoted an hour to trying to shred the veil of secrecy obscuring Customs and Border Protection, the (...)


3 février 2017

On the Media 3 février 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/ties-that-bind

The Ties That Bind

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Feb. 3, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm020317pod.mp3

From incendiary phone calls with world leaders to a sloppy military operation in Yemen, a look at what we've learned so far from "the leakiest White House in a very long time." Also, in a week when one journalist was fired for declaring that "objectivity is dead," we examine whether traditional (...)


1er février 2017

On the Media 1er février 2017 à 00h44min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/presidentbannon

#PresidentBannon

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 31, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm013117podextra.mp3

WH chief strategist Steve Bannon is credited with influencing the president's every move, from speeches to executive orders. This week it was announced that he will take the place of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on the National Security Council principals committee so we thought it (...)


27 janvier 2017

On the Media 27 janvier 2017 à 06h00min
0 vote

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-01-27

New Reality

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 27, 2018 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm012617pod.mp3

The first week of the Trump administration was a frenzy of executive actions, falsehoods, and attacks on the media. Bob goes to the White House to talk with the press corps about how they're handling a moving target. Plus, how Trump's first executive action on abortion is a symbolic (...)


25 janvier 2017

On the Media 25 janvier 2017 à 05h07min
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http://www.wnyc.org/story/week-one/

Week One

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 25, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm012417podextra.mp3

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and his boss have had a rough first few days in their new jobs. Historian Martha Joynt Kumar explains that the relationship between the press secretary and the press has always been a tricky (...)


20 janvier 2017

On the Media 20 janvier 2017 à 06h00min
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Future Tense

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 20, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm012017pod.mp3

President Trump may be the most vocal with his disdain, but he's hardly the first president to have a rocky relationship with the press. Plus, why the White House press corps is so frustrating for everyone involved, and whether Trump's open animosity could actually be a blessing in disguise for (...)


17 janvier 2017

On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h05min
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"Busted" #5 : Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook : Poverty in America Edition

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 17, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011717podextra5.mp3

When reporting on poverty, the media fall into familiar traps and pundits make prescriptions that disregard the facts. So, in the fifth and final installment of our series, "Busted: America's Poverty Myths," we present a Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Poverty in America Edition. It'll equip (...)


On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h04min
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"Busted" #4 : When the Safety Net Doesn’t Catch You

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 17, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011717podextra4.mp3

UPDATE: OTM has received numerous inquiries from listeners who want to help Margaret Smith. If you’d like to donate, she has set up a PayPal account here. Please note that neither OTM nor WNYC is affiliated with this account. We do not control the money nor do we monitor how it is spent. (...)


On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h03min
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"Busted" #3 : Rags to Riches

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 17, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011717podextra3.mp3

In the third installment of our series, "Busted: America's Poverty Myths," we take on one of our country's most fundamental notions: that America is a land of equal opportunity and upward mobility for all. And we ask why, in spite of a wealth of evidence to the contrary, does this idea persist? (...)


On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h02min
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"Busted" #2 : Who Deserves To Be Poor ?

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 17, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011717podextra2.mp3

UPDATE: Since this series began, OTM has received numerous inquiries from listeners who want to help Carla Scott. If you’d like to donate, she has set up a PayPal account here. Please note that neither OTM nor WNYC is affiliated with this account. We do not control the money nor do we monitor (...)


On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h01min
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"Busted" #1 : The Poverty Tour

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 17, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011717podextra1.mp3

Today, more than 45 million Americans live in poverty. The problem has been addressed countless times since the nation’s founding, but it persists, and for the poorest among us, it gets worse. America has not been able to find its way to a sustainable solution, because most of its citizens see (...)


13 janvier 2017

On the Media 13 janvier 2017 à 06h00min
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The Game Has Changed

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 13, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011317pod.mp3

As tensions between the press and the president-elect continue to mount, a look at why some news outlets chose to publish a salacious but unverified set of allegations about Donald Trump. Plus, how the rules of journalism may change in the Era of Trump and what journalists need to do to adjust; (...)


12 janvier 2017

On the Media 12 janvier 2017 à 02h18min
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January Surprise

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 11, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm011117podextra.mp3

For weeks now, journalists have been aware of a dossier circulating among top officials and the media; it alleges among other things, that Russia has compromising (Kompromat) information on President Elect Donald Trump. But it wasn't until a chain of events set off by a presidential briefing (...)


6 janvier 2017

On the Media 6 janvier 2017 à 06h00min
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No End In Sight

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Jan. 6, 2017 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm010617pod.mp3

British journalist John Cantlie has been a prisoner of ISIS for more than four years. Throughout his captivity, he's been forced to act as a sort of warped foreign correspondent, extolling the virtues of the group in propaganda videos. With every appearance, he looks weaker and gaunter. In this (...)