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22 mars 2017

On the Media 22 mars 2017 à 22h47min

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

Better Know a Justice

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

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

Doesn’t Add Up

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 (...)


14 mars 2017

On the Media 14 mars 2017 à 13h46min

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

This Is Not a Safe Space

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

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

Seeing Is Believing

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 (...)


8 mars 2017

On the Media 8 mars 2017 à 03h54min

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

When the Press Sues Over "Fake News"

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

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

Follow the Money

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, a (...)


2 mars 2017

On the Media 2 mars 2017 à 00h06min

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

This Gene Was Edited By Brooke

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 (...)


24 février 2017

On the Media 24 février 2017 à 06h00min

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

Smoke & Handcuffs

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

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

Leak State

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 (...)


15 février 2017

On the Media 15 février 2017 à 02h13min

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

Out Like Flynn

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

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

See You In Court

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

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

What We Know About the Border

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, (...)


3 février 2017

On the Media 3 février 2017 à 06h00min

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

The Ties That Bind

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 (...)


1er février 2017

On the Media 1er février 2017 à 00h44min

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

#PresidentBannon

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 (...)


27 janvier 2017

On the Media 27 janvier 2017 à 06h00min

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

New Reality

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

http://www.wnyc.org/story/week-one/

Week One

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

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-01-20

Future Tense

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 (...)


17 janvier 2017

On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h05min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/busted-5-breaking-news-consumers-handbook-poverty-america-

"Busted" #5 : Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook : Poverty in America Edition

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. (...)


On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h04min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/busted-4-when-safety-net-doesnt-catch-you

"Busted" #4 : When the Safety Net Doesn’t Catch You

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. Donations (...)


On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h03min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/busted-3-rags-riches

"Busted" #3 : Rags to Riches

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 (...)


On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h02min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/busted-2-who-deserves-be-poor

"Busted" #2 : Who Deserves To Be Poor ?

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 how (...)


On the Media 17 janvier 2017 à 09h01min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/busted-1-poverty-tour

"Busted" #1 : The Poverty Tour

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 the (...)


13 janvier 2017

On the Media 13 janvier 2017 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-01-13

The Game Has Changed

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

http://www.wnyc.org/story/january-surprise

January Surprise

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 (...)


6 janvier 2017

On the Media 6 janvier 2017 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-01-06

No End In Sight

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 (...)


30 décembre 2016

On the Media 30 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-12-30

To Thine Own Self Be True

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm123016pod.mp3

It's been four hundred years since the death of William Shakespeare, and the Bard is as popular as ever... and just as mysterious. For centuries, a war has raged over the question: who is Shakespeare? We explore how the answer has evolved through the ages, and what that tells us about our (...)


28 décembre 2016

On the Media 28 décembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/donald-trump-not-hitler

Donald Trump is not Hitler

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm122816_podextra.mp3

The Man in the High Castle, the Emmy Award winning TV series, imagines a world in which the Nazi’s won WWII. Set in the 1960s, the show blends actual pop cultural imagery and artifacts with fictional interpretations of an alternative ending to the war. When its first season debuted, the show’s (...)


23 décembre 2016

On the Media 23 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-12-23

Hurry Up !

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm122316pod.mp3

None of us know what Donald Trump will do once he becomes President Trump. What we do know is what he has said he wants to do and what powers he will have, should he choose to act. That's why activists are urging President Obama to do all that he can in the weeks he has left to leave the (...)


20 décembre 2016

On the Media 20 décembre 2016 à 23h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/GeBSpJSrH3E

Michigan’s Muckraker

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Dec. 20, 2016 - http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/XdR8GdExS5M/otm_podextra122016.mp3

This week four more officials were charged in the Flint, Michigan water crisis, bringing the total to charged to 13. But the story initially unfolded largely without national attention. State officials denied and dismissed claims that city water was poisoned with lead, even as evidence mounted (...)


On the Media 20 décembre 2016 à 23h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/michigans-muckraker

Michigan’s Muckraker

Brooke and Bob - On The Media - Dec. 20, 2016 - https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm_podextra/otm_podextra122016.mp3

This week four more officials were charged in the Flint, Michigan water crisis, bringing the total to charged to 13. But the story initially unfolded largely without national attention. State officials denied and dismissed claims that city water was poisoned with lead, even as evidence mounted (...)


16 décembre 2016

On the Media 16 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/h5H8Ulomo3E

Spy vs. Spy

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/8bgR3h0gev4/otm121616pod.mp3

The saga over Russian interference in the election has been marked by secrecy, rumor, and contradictory evidence. We try to bring some clarity to a cloudy narrative.  Also, the CIA says Russian hackers deliberately helped Donald Trump win the election but the FBI wasn't initially convinced. We (...)


On the Media 16 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/h5H8Ulomo3E

Spy vs. Spy

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/MhIzspCh8b8/otm121616pod.mp3

The saga over Russian interference in the election has been marked by secrecy, rumor, and contradictory evidence. We try to bring some clarity to a cloudy narrative.  Also, the CIA says Russian hackers deliberately helped Donald Trump win the election but the FBI wasn't initially convinced. We (...)


On the Media 16 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-12-16

Spy vs. Spy

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm121616pod.mp3

The saga over Russian interference in the election has been marked by secrecy, rumor, and contradictory evidence. We try to bring some clarity to a cloudy narrative.  Also, the CIA says Russian hackers deliberately helped Donald Trump win the election but the FBI wasn't initially convinced. We (...)


14 décembre 2016

On the Media 14 décembre 2016 à 01h25min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ghyAebWLf7A

The Art of the Follow-Up

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/-q3-5y53ezE/otm121316podextra.mp3

Recently CNN's Jake Tapper asked VPEOTUS Mike Pence the same question over and over again, hoping for an answer. Bob spoke to Tapper back in June about the art of the follow-up.


On the Media 14 décembre 2016 à 01h25min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ghyAebWLf7A

The Art of the Follow-Up

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/u25UVMfMmDQ/otm121316podextra.mp3

Recently CNN's Jake Tapper asked VPEOTUS Mike Pence the same question over and over again, hoping for an answer. Bob spoke to Tapper back in June about the art of the follow-up.


On the Media 14 décembre 2016 à 01h25min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/art-follow-/

The Art of the Follow-Up

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm121316podextra.mp3

Recently CNN's Jake Tapper asked VPEOTUS Mike Pence the same question over and over again, hoping for an answer. Bob spoke to Tapper back in June about the art of the follow-up.


9 décembre 2016

On the Media 9 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/5N_GjzmEgEE

Imagine That

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/3xzA1hI1TMM/otm120916_pod.mp3

The Justice Department just vastly expanded the government’s power to hack into your devices... but you probably haven't heard about it. We examine how this change flew under the radar, and why it could be dangerous. Also, a growing threat to free speech: billionaires using libel suits to (...)


On the Media 9 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/5N_GjzmEgEE

Imagine That

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/htx95jqMxBM/otm120916_pod.mp3

The Justice Department just vastly expanded the government’s power to hack into your devices... but you probably haven't heard about it. We examine how this change flew under the radar, and why it could be dangerous. Also, a growing threat to free speech: billionaires using libel suits to (...)


On the Media 9 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-12-09

Imagine That

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm120916_pod.mp3

The Justice Department just vastly expanded the government’s power to hack into your devices... but you probably haven't heard about it. We examine how this change flew under the radar, and why it could be dangerous. Also, a growing threat to free speech: billionaires using libel suits to (...)


8 décembre 2016

On the Media 8 décembre 2016 à 00h15min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/HmT8s54pKgs

The Mistrial of Michael Slager

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/3pId4YBov0M/otm120716podextra.mp3

After a mistrial this week in the case of Michael Slager, the police officer caught on camera shooting Walter Scott in the back as he ran away, we revisit two interviews we did this summer. Patrice Cullors is the co-founder of Black Lives Matter and Eugene O'Donnell is a former police (...)


On the Media 8 décembre 2016 à 00h15min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/HmT8s54pKgs

The Mistrial of Michael Slager

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/xAUu042Vw2w/otm120716podextra.mp3

After a mistrial this week in the case of Michael Slager, the police officer caught on camera shooting Walter Scott in the back as he ran away, we revisit two interviews we did this summer. Patrice Cullors is the co-founder of Black Lives Matter and Eugene O'Donnell is a former police (...)


On the Media 8 décembre 2016 à 00h15min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/mistrial-michael-slager

The Mistrial of Michael Slager

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm120716podextra.mp3

After a mistrial this week in the case of Michael Slager, the police officer caught on camera shooting Walter Scott in the back as he ran away, we revisit two interviews we did this summer. Patrice Cullors is the co-founder of Black Lives Matter and Eugene O'Donnell is a former police (...)


2 décembre 2016

On the Media 2 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/q_ZhjhNu2CQ

Normalize This !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/rHKCMw_mwa8/otm120216pod.mp3

We devote this hour to a question put to us pretty much daily since election day: How to cover President Trump?  First, we ask the AP, Univision, NPR, USA Today, and other news outlets about how they are defining a relationship with a president-elect who flouts traditional rules, spreads (...)


On the Media 2 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/q_ZhjhNu2CQ

Normalize This !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/PgJpjCs_0bw/otm120216pod.mp3

We devote this hour to a question put to us pretty much daily since election day: How to cover President Trump?  First, we ask the AP, Univision, NPR, USA Today, and other news outlets about how they are defining a relationship with a president-elect who flouts traditional rules, spreads (...)


On the Media 2 décembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-12-02

Normalize This !

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm120216pod.mp3

We devote this hour to a question put to us pretty much daily since election day: How to cover President Trump?  First, we ask the AP, Univision, NPR, USA Today, and other news outlets about how they are defining a relationship with a president-elect who flouts traditional rules, spreads (...)


29 novembre 2016

On the Media 29 novembre 2016 à 20h51min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/HObmPvgJPMo

How (NOT) to Cover Cuba !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/o-1v0NvbEIs/otm112916podextra.mp3

In 1957, Fidel Castro was believed to be dead -- until New York Times writer Herbert L. Matthews conducted an interview with Castro in the Cuban jungle. Matthews' portrayal of a romantic figure and a promising leader was trusted, until Castro revealed himself and his planned revolution as (...)


On the Media 29 novembre 2016 à 20h51min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/HObmPvgJPMo

How (NOT) to Cover Cuba !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/ty0t0-iIors/otm112916podextra.mp3

In 1957, Fidel Castro was believed to be dead -- until New York Times writer Herbert L. Matthews conducted an interview with Castro in the Cuban jungle. Matthews' portrayal of a romantic figure and a promising leader was trusted, until Castro revealed himself and his planned revolution as (...)


On the Media 29 novembre 2016 à 20h51min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/how-not-cover-cuba

How (NOT) to Cover Cuba !

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm112916podextra.mp3

In 1957, Fidel Castro was believed to be dead -- until New York Times writer Herbert L. Matthews conducted an interview with Castro in the Cuban jungle. Matthews' portrayal of a romantic figure and a promising leader was trusted, until Castro revealed himself and his planned revolution as (...)


25 novembre 2016

On the Media 25 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/0nSnyi0pVpU

Ghosts

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/73bHISK6FmA/otm112516pod.mp3

This election season, the media frequently looked to history in an attempt to explain the rise of Donald Trump. We consider how historical parallels don't always serve us well. Plus, revisiting a notorious murder that the press got wrong; the long reach of a WWII slogan; and attempts in (...)


On the Media 25 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/0nSnyi0pVpU

Ghosts

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/Y14Bmmq9awE/otm112516pod.mp3

This election season, the media frequently looked to history in an attempt to explain the rise of Donald Trump. We consider how historical parallels don't always serve us well. Plus, revisiting a notorious murder that the press got wrong; the long reach of a WWII slogan; and attempts in (...)


On the Media 25 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-11-25

Ghosts

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm112516pod.mp3

This election season, the media frequently looked to history in an attempt to explain the rise of Donald Trump. We consider how historical parallels don't always serve us well. Plus, revisiting a notorious murder that the press got wrong; the long reach of a WWII slogan; and attempts in (...)


23 novembre 2016

On the Media 23 novembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/L17A8_9lO8g

Thanks for Everything, Bing

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/ajagluu3LS8/otm112316podextra.mp3

A few years ago, Brooke spoke with the writer Paul Ford about the remarkable connection between Bing Crosby, magnetic tape, Nazi technology, and the computer hard drive. We're putting it down the podcast feed again this week, just before the Thanksgiving holiday, to get you in the mood. You can (...)


On the Media 23 novembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/L17A8_9lO8g

Thanks for Everything, Bing

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/Y1atnydQIgY/otm112316podextra.mp3

A few years ago, Brooke spoke with the writer Paul Ford about the remarkable connection between Bing Crosby, magnetic tape, Nazi technology, and the computer hard drive. We're putting it down the podcast feed again this week, just before the Thanksgiving holiday, to get you in the mood. You can (...)


On the Media 23 novembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/thanks-everything-bing-1

Thanks for Everything, Bing

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm112316podextra.mp3

A few years ago, Brooke spoke with the writer Paul Ford about the remarkable connection between Bing Crosby, magnetic tape, Nazi technology, and the computer hard drive. We're putting it down the podcast feed again this week, just before the Thanksgiving holiday, to get you in the mood. You can (...)


18 novembre 2016

On the Media 18 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/nv_BTNsxq4c

Unreal

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/IzvJcFmOrKg/otm111816pod.mp3

In the months leading up to the election, some fake news stories generated more engagement on Facebook than real news stories. We consider the landscape of misinformation and how to separate truth from fiction. Plus: Steve Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, hasn't just influenced political (...)


On the Media 18 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/nv_BTNsxq4c

Unreal

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/SSBkn8cHOc8/otm111816pod.mp3

In the months leading up to the election, some fake news stories generated more engagement on Facebook than real news stories. We consider the landscape of misinformation and how to separate truth from fiction. Plus: Steve Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, hasn't just influenced political (...)


On the Media 18 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-11-18

Unreal

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm111816pod.mp3

In the months leading up to the election, some fake news stories generated more engagement on Facebook than real news stories. We consider the landscape of misinformation and how to separate truth from fiction. Plus: Steve Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, hasn't just influenced political (...)


16 novembre 2016

On the Media 16 novembre 2016 à 19h01min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/3r4h1g693bA

When Real Police Shootings Look Nothing Like The Movies

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/1oxJoWINct4/otm11616_podextra.mp3

According to The Washington Post, more than 800 people have been shot and killed by police officers in the United States this year. As videos of many of these shootings-- especially ones depicting confrontations between police officers and black men-- go viral, Alyssa Rosenberg, opinion writer at The (...)


On the Media 16 novembre 2016 à 19h01min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/3r4h1g693bA

When Real Police Shootings Look Nothing Like The Movies

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/1_nb0g8RUjg/otm11616_podextra.mp3

According to The Washington Post, more than 800 people have been shot and killed by police officers in the United States this year. As videos of many of these shootings-- especially ones depicting confrontations between police officers and black men-- go viral, Alyssa Rosenberg, opinion writer at The (...)


On the Media 16 novembre 2016 à 19h01min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/when-real-police-shootings-look-nothing-the-movies

When Real Police Shootings Look Nothing Like The Movies

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm11616_podextra.mp3

According to The Washington Post, more than 800 people have been shot and killed by police officers in the United States this year. As videos of many of these shootings-- especially ones depicting confrontations between police officers and black men-- go viral, Alyssa Rosenberg, opinion writer at The (...)


11 novembre 2016

On the Media 11 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/2s12DaxPk-E

Wrong Number

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/xovwH4xfS-s/otm111116pod.mp3

The press didn’t see it coming. Or did they? This week, we examine the role of data – and delusion – in this election. Nate Silver reflects on the promise and pitfalls of polling, and Zachary Karabell discusses how financial indicators gloss over the gritty realities of American life. Plus: how a (...)


On the Media 11 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/2s12DaxPk-E

Wrong Number

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/RiYf6_DWc34/otm111116pod.mp3

The press didn’t see it coming. Or did they? This week, we examine the role of data – and delusion – in this election. Nate Silver reflects on the promise and pitfalls of polling, and Zachary Karabell discusses how financial indicators gloss over the gritty realities of American life. Plus: how a (...)


On the Media 11 novembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-11-11

Wrong Number

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm111116pod.mp3

The press didn’t see it coming. Or did they? This week, we examine the role of data – and delusion – in this election. Nate Silver reflects on the promise and pitfalls of polling, and Zachary Karabell discusses how financial indicators gloss over the gritty realities of American life. Plus: how a (...)


10 novembre 2016

On the Media 10 novembre 2016 à 02h56min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/bYpgsQB2bfo

Now What ?

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/M2flCuZGmTQ/otm110916pod_extra.mp3

It's the morning after in the offices of On the Media. Usually editorial meetings take place in Brooke's office with Bob dialed in on the conference phone. This week we did it in the studio so you can hear the hosts talk about how they are feeling and how they envision the direction of (...)


On the Media 10 novembre 2016 à 02h56min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/bYpgsQB2bfo

Now What ?

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/LzM_2NjDvow/otm110916pod_extra.mp3

It's the morning after in the offices of On the Media. Usually editorial meetings take place in Brooke's office with Bob dialed in on the conference phone. This week we did it in the studio so you can hear the hosts talk about how they are feeling and how they envision the direction of (...)


On the Media 10 novembre 2016 à 02h56min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/now-what/

Now What ?

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm110916pod_extra.mp3

It's the morning after in the offices of On the Media. Usually editorial meetings take place in Brooke's office with Bob dialed in on the conference phone. This week we did it in the studio so you can hear the hosts talk about how they are feeling and how they envision the direction of (...)


4 novembre 2016

On the Media 4 novembre 2016 à 05h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ND-_yspvKig

On Shaky Ground

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/ZykgwzXKUq8/otm110416pod.mp3

The months-long protest against the North Dakota Access Pipeline finally received mainstream attention this week after a misdirection campaign on Facebook, but to what end? Plus, making sense of what you've been told about Russia's role in the election; Bob talks to Glenn Beck about his (...)


On the Media 4 novembre 2016 à 05h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ND-_yspvKig

On Shaky Ground

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/dm8dBIfXs3A/otm110416pod.mp3

The months-long protest against the North Dakota Access Pipeline finally received mainstream attention this week after a misdirection campaign on Facebook, but to what end? Plus, making sense of what you've been told about Russia's role in the election; Bob talks to Glenn Beck about his (...)


On the Media 4 novembre 2016 à 05h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-11-04

On Shaky Ground

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm110416pod.mp3

The months-long protest against the North Dakota Access Pipeline finally received mainstream attention this week after a misdirection campaign on Facebook, but to what end? Plus, making sense of what you've been told about Russia's role in the election; Bob talks to Glenn Beck about his (...)


2 novembre 2016

On the Media 2 novembre 2016 à 22h30min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/oI7t42Z_7z8

Debunking the AIDS "Patient Zero" Myth

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/BBiQS7IspQs/otm110216podextra.mp3

One of the most enduring myths of HIV/AIDS history has finally been laid to rest. The so-called "patient zero," a Canadian flight attendant named Gaétan Dugas, was once blamed for igniting the entire AIDS epidemic in America. Media outlets fixated on his sexual promiscuity; the New York Post (...)


On the Media 2 novembre 2016 à 22h30min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/oI7t42Z_7z8

Debunking the AIDS "Patient Zero" Myth

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/kc6k9k3pDc8/otm110216podextra.mp3

One of the most enduring myths of HIV/AIDS history has finally been laid to rest. The so-called "patient zero," a Canadian flight attendant named Gaétan Dugas, was once blamed for igniting the entire AIDS epidemic in America. Media outlets fixated on his sexual promiscuity; the New York Post (...)


On the Media 2 novembre 2016 à 22h30min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/debunking-aids-patient-zero

Debunking the AIDS "Patient Zero" Myth

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm110216podextra.mp3

One of the most enduring myths of HIV/AIDS history has finally been laid to rest. The so-called "patient zero," a Canadian flight attendant named Gaétan Dugas, was once blamed for igniting the entire AIDS epidemic in America. Media outlets fixated on his sexual promiscuity; the New York Post (...)


28 octobre 2016

On the Media 28 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/sZm7x8yBlJE

Poor Judgment

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/kDUIztSba2Y/otm102816pod.mp3

The Trump camp is pointing to "oversampling" in the polls as the latest sign that the election is rigged against him. But the pollsters say that's not how polling works. FiveThirtyEight helps separate the conspiratorial from the commonplace in election polls. Plus, a look at what the media (...)


On the Media 28 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/sZm7x8yBlJE

Poor Judgment

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/M3QYd-C-O_Y/otm102816pod.mp3

The Trump camp is pointing to "oversampling" in the polls as the latest sign that the election is rigged against him. But the pollsters say that's not how polling works. FiveThirtyEight helps separate the conspiratorial from the commonplace in election polls. Plus, a look at what the media (...)


On the Media 28 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-10-28

Poor Judgment

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm102816pod.mp3

The Trump camp is pointing to "oversampling" in the polls as the latest sign that the election is rigged against him. But the pollsters say that's not how polling works. FiveThirtyEight helps separate the conspiratorial from the commonplace in election polls. Plus, a look at what the media (...)


25 octobre 2016

On the Media 25 octobre 2016 à 21h49min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/whzYTQpx-wM

FiveThirtyEight presents : The Perot Condundrum

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/sluDTvhn0Lg/otm102616podextra.mp3

Ever since his 1992 dark horse candidacy captured nearly 19% of the popular vote, there have been arguments over the real role of Ross Perot. Was he a spoiler candidate, stealing the election from Bush? Did he de-legitimize Clinton's victory by keeping him from winning a majority of the popular (...)


On the Media 25 octobre 2016 à 21h49min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/whzYTQpx-wM

FiveThirtyEight presents : The Perot Condundrum

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/U46qKoI4KZ8/otm102616podextra.mp3

Ever since his 1992 dark horse candidacy captured nearly 19% of the popular vote, there have been arguments over the real role of Ross Perot. Was he a spoiler candidate, stealing the election from Bush? Did he de-legitimize Clinton's victory by keeping him from winning a majority of the popular (...)


On the Media 25 octobre 2016 à 21h49min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/fivethirtyeight-presents-perot-condundrum

FiveThirtyEight presents : The Perot Condundrum

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm102616podextra.mp3

Ever since his 1992 dark horse candidacy captured nearly 19% of the popular vote, there have been arguments over the real role of Ross Perot. Was he a spoiler candidate, stealing the election from Bush? Did he de-legitimize Clinton's victory by keeping him from winning a majority of the popular (...)


21 octobre 2016

On the Media 21 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/-1gWlQKJbGo

The System Is Rigged

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/oHn2T_GG8UU/otm101616pod.mp3

By now you know that Donald Trump likes to claim that the media, the Hillary Clinton campaign, and dead voters are among those rigging the election against him. But he's not the only politician during this campaign to claim the system is manipulated to favor some over others. This week, we (...)


On the Media 21 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/-1gWlQKJbGo

The System Is Rigged

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/hFXhCVyuOak/otm101616pod.mp3

By now you know that Donald Trump likes to claim that the media, the Hillary Clinton campaign, and dead voters are among those rigging the election against him. But he's not the only politician during this campaign to claim the system is manipulated to favor some over others. This week, we (...)


On the Media 21 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-10-21

The System Is Rigged

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm101616pod.mp3

By now you know that Donald Trump likes to claim that the media, the Hillary Clinton campaign, and dead voters are among those rigging the election against him. But he's not the only politician during this campaign to claim the system is manipulated to favor some over others. This week, we (...)


20 octobre 2016

On the Media 20 octobre 2016 à 19h06min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/hauvM_r5hFQ

Mike Pesca Goes Back to the Spin Room

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/Rd_FFUDMDIE/otm102016podextra.mp3

Mike Pesca is the host of Slate's "The Gist." He braved the post-debate spin room again to bring us this report.


On the Media 20 octobre 2016 à 19h06min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/hauvM_r5hFQ

Mike Pesca Goes Back to the Spin Room

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/Qsaw7tvclf8/otm102016podextra.mp3

Mike Pesca is the host of Slate's "The Gist." He braved the post-debate spin room again to bring us this report.


On the Media 20 octobre 2016 à 19h06min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/mike-pesca-spin-again

Mike Pesca Goes Back to the Spin Room

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm102016podextra.mp3

Mike Pesca is the host of Slate's "The Gist." He braved the post-debate spin room again to bring us this report.


On the Media 20 octobre 2016 à 03h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/3ebAxYF9vxs

Race, Class, and the United States of Anxiety

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/JbNkvpU1AnE/otm101916podextra.mp3

In the midst of an election that has exposed deep and sometimes ugly rifts in American society, WNYC and The Nation have partnered for a new podcast series called "The United States of Anxiety." Each week they look to understand how we arrived at this point by diving deep into the (...)


On the Media 20 octobre 2016 à 03h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/3ebAxYF9vxs

Race, Class, and the United States of Anxiety

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/9b24X6t-Xq0/otm101916podextra.mp3

In the midst of an election that has exposed deep and sometimes ugly rifts in American society, WNYC and The Nation have partnered for a new podcast series called "The United States of Anxiety." Each week they look to understand how we arrived at this point by diving deep into the (...)


On the Media 20 octobre 2016 à 03h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/race-class-the-united-states-anxiety

Race, Class, and the United States of Anxiety

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm101916podextra.mp3

In the midst of an election that has exposed deep and sometimes ugly rifts in American society, WNYC and The Nation have partnered for a new podcast series called "The United States of Anxiety." Each week they look to understand how we arrived at this point by diving deep into the (...)


14 octobre 2016

On the Media 14 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/r41By5G5tWw

Race to the Bottom

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/dIZJRD09e9w/otm101416pod.mp3

Donald Trump deflected questions about sexual assault allegations at the second presidential debate by bringing up the ever-looming threat of ISIS. Yet, a new report on the group's dwindling propaganda output suggests ISIS may be losing its grip in the region. Also, how American media and the (...)


On the Media 14 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/r41By5G5tWw

Race to the Bottom

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/55XrXMkWI-g/otm101416pod.mp3

Donald Trump deflected questions about sexual assault allegations at the second presidential debate by bringing up the ever-looming threat of ISIS. Yet, a new report on the group's dwindling propaganda output suggests ISIS may be losing its grip in the region. Also, how American media and the (...)


On the Media 14 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-10-14

Race to the Bottom

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm101416pod.mp3

Donald Trump deflected questions about sexual assault allegations at the second presidential debate by bringing up the ever-looming threat of ISIS. Yet, a new report on the group's dwindling propaganda output suggests ISIS may be losing its grip in the region. Also, how American media and the (...)


12 octobre 2016

On the Media 12 octobre 2016 à 22h20min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/VnIxWmf2HuM

The United States of Anxiety

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/vMy1Fxl9Ea0/otm101216podextra.mp3

In the midst of an election that has exposed deep and sometimes ugly rifts in American society, WNYC and The Nation have partnered for a new podcast series called "The United States of Anxiety." Each week they look to understand how we arrived at this point by diving deep into the (...)


On the Media 12 octobre 2016 à 22h20min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/VnIxWmf2HuM

The United States of Anxiety

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/v7XgkYRlB4A/otm101216podextra.mp3

In the midst of an election that has exposed deep and sometimes ugly rifts in American society, WNYC and The Nation have partnered for a new podcast series called "The United States of Anxiety." Each week they look to understand how we arrived at this point by diving deep into the (...)


On the Media 12 octobre 2016 à 22h20min

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

The United States of Anxiety

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm101216podextra.mp3

In the midst of an election that has exposed deep and sometimes ugly rifts in American society, WNYC and The Nation have partnered for a new podcast series called "The United States of Anxiety." Each week they look to understand how we arrived at this point by diving deep into the (...)


7 octobre 2016

On the Media 7 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/yjEFdnaQjrM

Personal Responsibility

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/dDAF8cIg8ao/otm100716pod.mp3

Donald Trump and his surrogates say he's a genius for using the tax code to avoid paying taxes. Does the public agree? We examine the complicated history around fairness and taxes in America. Plus, our series on poverty continues with a look at the notion of the "deserving" and "undeserving" (...)


On the Media 7 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/yjEFdnaQjrM

Personal Responsibility

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/zyMZHsSub5Q/otm100716pod.mp3

Donald Trump and his surrogates say he's a genius for using the tax code to avoid paying taxes. Does the public agree? We examine the complicated history around fairness and taxes in America. Plus, our series on poverty continues with a look at the notion of the "deserving" and "undeserving" (...)


On the Media 7 octobre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-10-07

Personal Responsibility

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm100716pod.mp3

Donald Trump and his surrogates say he's a genius for using the tax code to avoid paying taxes. Does the public agree? We examine the complicated history around fairness and taxes in America. Plus, our series on poverty continues with a look at the notion of the "deserving" and "undeserving" (...)


6 octobre 2016

On the Media 6 octobre 2016 à 04h50min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/oCZqeTYQI6g

OTM Podcast Extra : War, Peace... and Clowns

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/d0gjeB2Ez3A/otm100516podextra.mp3

In this bite-sized OTM, Bob looks at two important news stories that we won't be able to fit into the full-sized OTM this weekend.  First: this weekend, voters in Colombia rejected a peace agreement with the rebel group FARC. It would have brought to end over 50 years of fighting, and (...)


On the Media 6 octobre 2016 à 04h50min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/oCZqeTYQI6g

OTM Podcast Extra : War, Peace... and Clowns

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/-_W-NS4I3ik/otm100516podextra.mp3

In this bite-sized OTM, Bob looks at two important news stories that we won't be able to fit into the full-sized OTM this weekend.  First: this weekend, voters in Colombia rejected a peace agreement with the rebel group FARC. It would have brought to end over 50 years of fighting, and (...)


On the Media 6 octobre 2016 à 04h50min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/war-peace-and-clowns

OTM Podcast Extra : War, Peace... and Clowns

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm100516podextra.mp3

In this bite-sized OTM, Bob looks at two important news stories that we won't be able to fit into the full-sized OTM this weekend.  First: this weekend, voters in Colombia rejected a peace agreement with the rebel group FARC. It would have brought to end over 50 years of fighting, and (...)


30 septembre 2016

On the Media 30 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/TeNAc6slEFU

Do Better

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/IUjhEGGJbRI/otm093016pod.mp3

Five years into the war in Syria, we examine whether calling the latest horrors "war crimes" will have any effect. Also, why the biggest story following the first presidential debate is about Miss Universe; the un-examined candidacy of Libertarian Gary Johnson; and curbing inmates' rights (...)


On the Media 30 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/TeNAc6slEFU

Do Better

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/CL0hQ-H7mus/otm093016pod.mp3

Five years into the war in Syria, we examine whether calling the latest horrors "war crimes" will have any effect. Also, why the biggest story following the first presidential debate is about Miss Universe; the un-examined candidacy of Libertarian Gary Johnson; and curbing inmates' rights (...)


On the Media 30 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-09-30

Do Better

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm093016pod.mp3

Five years into the war in Syria, we examine whether calling the latest horrors "war crimes" will have any effect. Also, why the biggest story following the first presidential debate is about Miss Universe; the un-examined candidacy of Libertarian Gary Johnson; and curbing inmates' rights (...)


28 septembre 2016

On the Media 28 septembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/JxNw6JkNEew

#1 : The Poverty Tour

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/bwO6FBYbRMw/otm092816podcastextra.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 the (...)


On the Media 28 septembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/JxNw6JkNEew

#1 : The Poverty Tour

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/isKXkwOcVLY/otm092816podcastextra.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 the (...)


On the Media 28 septembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/poverty-tour/

#1 : The Poverty Tour

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092816podcastextra.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 the (...)


27 septembre 2016

On the Media 27 septembre 2016 à 16h41min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ewkvgNVEIFI

Mike Pesca Went to the Spin Room

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/DTbBi426rnU/otm092716podcastextra.mp3

Mike Pesca is the host of Slate's "The Gist." He braved the post-debate spin room to bring us this report.


On the Media 27 septembre 2016 à 16h41min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ewkvgNVEIFI

Mike Pesca Went to the Spin Room

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/ROgbiQDy7Ts/otm092716podcastextra.mp3

Mike Pesca is the host of Slate's "The Gist." He braved the post-debate spin room to bring us this report.


On the Media 27 septembre 2016 à 16h41min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/mike-pesca-went-spin-room

Mike Pesca Went to the Spin Room

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092716podcastextra.mp3

Mike Pesca is the host of Slate's "The Gist." He braved the post-debate spin room to bring us this report.


23 septembre 2016

On the Media 23 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/q140jiJ8o3k

Freedom of Information

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/TYFH-OUYI2s/otm092316pod.mp3

Three weeks into what’s being called the US’s biggest prison strike ever, very little information has trickled through the razor wire. We examine the challenges of reporting on prisons. Plus, a look at the coverage of protests in Charlotte after a police shooting; the cell phone alerts that drew (...)


On the Media 23 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/q140jiJ8o3k

Freedom of Information

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/9Eu9Mxczxlo/otm092316pod.mp3

Three weeks into what’s being called the US’s biggest prison strike ever, very little information has trickled through the razor wire. We examine the challenges of reporting on prisons. Plus, a look at the coverage of protests in Charlotte after a police shooting; the cell phone alerts that drew (...)


On the Media 23 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-09-23

Freedom of Information

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092316pod.mp3

Three weeks into what’s being called the US’s biggest prison strike ever, very little information has trickled through the razor wire. We examine the challenges of reporting on prisons. Plus, a look at the coverage of protests in Charlotte after a police shooting; the cell phone alerts that drew (...)


21 septembre 2016

On the Media 21 septembre 2016 à 23h44min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/eEXuUYlHg9g

The Short-Fingered Vulgarian !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/pgFDsZBq3F4/otm092116podextra.mp3

Spy magazine coined the term "short-fingered vulgarian" in the 80's to describe Donald Trump and it still really, really annoys him. On this podcast extra, we share a segment from an upcoming show produced by our friends at Studio 360 in which current 360 host, and former Spy founder Kurt (...)


On the Media 21 septembre 2016 à 23h44min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/eEXuUYlHg9g

The Short-Fingered Vulgarian !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/fQwg-5CZ0LI/otm092116podextra.mp3

Spy magazine coined the term "short-fingered vulgarian" in the 80's to describe Donald Trump and it still really, really annoys him. On this podcast extra, we share a segment from an upcoming show produced by our friends at Studio 360 in which current 360 host, and former Spy founder Kurt (...)


On the Media 21 septembre 2016 à 23h44min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/short-fingered-vulgarian

The Short-Fingered Vulgarian !

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm092116podextra.mp3

Spy magazine coined the term "short-fingered vulgarian" in the 80's to describe Donald Trump and it still really, really annoys him. On this podcast extra, we share a segment from an upcoming show produced by our friends at Studio 360 in which current 360 host, and former Spy founder Kurt (...)


16 septembre 2016

On the Media 16 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/paXjYr3EKkk

Damned If You Do...

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/4EgpNAKDN2o/otm091616pod.mp3

This election may be remembered as the moment when a nebulous and formerly obscure white supremacist movement known as the "alt-right" was launched into the mainstream. A look at their ascendancy, their role, and their memes. Plus, fact-checking Hillary Clinton's "basket of deplorables" (...)


On the Media 16 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/paXjYr3EKkk

Damned If You Do...

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/azX_u4O7hoM/otm091616pod.mp3

This election may be remembered as the moment when a nebulous and formerly obscure white supremacist movement known as the "alt-right" was launched into the mainstream. A look at their ascendancy, their role, and their memes. Plus, fact-checking Hillary Clinton's "basket of deplorables" (...)


On the Media 16 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-09-16

Damned If You Do...

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091616pod.mp3

This election may be remembered as the moment when a nebulous and formerly obscure white supremacist movement known as the "alt-right" was launched into the mainstream. A look at their ascendancy, their role, and their memes. Plus, fact-checking Hillary Clinton's "basket of deplorables" (...)


14 septembre 2016

On the Media 14 septembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/JDP7zPXqGKM

After 9/11, Nothing Was Funny

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/QSkWNlQ22xM/otm091416podextra.mp3

In the days and weeks after the towers fell, nothing felt funny anymore. Comedians on late night TV and in the comedy clubs of New York questioned their own judgement. Brooke spoke to Will Ferrell back in 2001 and Marc Maron on the tenth anniversary of the attacks about the place of humor in (...)


On the Media 14 septembre 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/after-911-nothing-was-funny

After 9/11, Nothing Was Funny

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091416podextra.mp3

In the days and weeks after the towers fell, nothing felt funny anymore. Comedians on late night TV and in the comedy clubs of New York questioned their own judgement. Brooke spoke to Will Ferrell back in 2001 and Marc Maron on the tenth anniversary of the attacks about the place of humor in (...)


9 septembre 2016

On the Media 9 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/LgUmFtPkakM

After The Facts

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/G_h01a_p6nM/otm090916pod.mp3

Critics have long viewed Hillary Clinton as untrustworthy and dishonest. This week, we revisit a crucial moment nearly 25 years ago that helped set that narrative in motion. Also, pundits say this election season has ushered in the era of "post-fact" politics, but history tells us it's always (...)


On the Media 9 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-09-09

After The Facts

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm090916pod.mp3

Critics have long viewed Hillary Clinton as untrustworthy and dishonest. This week, we revisit a crucial moment nearly 25 years ago that helped set that narrative in motion. Also, pundits say this election season has ushered in the era of "post-fact" politics, but history tells us it's always (...)


7 septembre 2016

On the Media 7 septembre 2016 à 21h58min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/i_TaBGe6clw

Brooke Gladstone Is a Trekker

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/xqACNDw4klo/otm090716podextra.mp3

In September 1966, Gene Roddenberry dispatched the crew of the Starship Enterprise on its maiden voyage through space and time and into the American living room. It was an inauspicious start, but fifty years later the Star Trek universe is still expanding, with a new movie out this summer, Star (...)


On the Media 7 septembre 2016 à 21h58min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/brooke-gladstone-trekker

Brooke Gladstone Is a Trekker

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm090716podextra.mp3

In September 1966, Gene Roddenberry dispatched the crew of the Starship Enterprise on its maiden voyage through space and time and into the American living room. It was an inauspicious start, but fifty years later the Star Trek universe is still expanding, with a new movie out this summer, Star (...)


2 septembre 2016

On the Media 2 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/YbDquEtWuUA

Kids These Days

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/YLzfXx6QINQ/otm090216pod.mp3

A University of Chicago welcome letter criticizing political correctness on college campuses reignited vigorous debate. An examination of the value of tools like trigger warnings and safe spaces. Plus, with just two months until election day, a new Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook for making (...)


On the Media 2 septembre 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-09-02

Kids These Days

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm090216pod.mp3

A University of Chicago welcome letter criticizing political correctness on college campuses reignited vigorous debate. An examination of the value of tools like trigger warnings and safe spaces. Plus, with just two months until election day, a new Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook for making (...)


31 août 2016

On the Media 31 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/BzwffP0IQww

Bob’s Grill #5 : Former CNN President Jon Klein

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/m_z5-UM25nw/otm083116podextra.mp3

It's the latest and last installment of Bob's Grill, and we've got a special guest chef (it's Brooke).  The year was 2005, and CNN was focused on a big story with wall-to-wall coverage. The story was, of course, The Runaway Bride. Jennifer Milbanks had cold feet and disappeared a (...)


On the Media 31 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-grill-5-former-cnn-president-jon-klein

Bob’s Grill #5 : Former CNN President Jon Klein

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm083116podextra.mp3

It's the latest and last installment of Bob's Grill, and we've got a special guest chef (it's Brooke).  The year was 2005, and CNN was focused on a big story with wall-to-wall coverage. The story was, of course, The Runaway Bride. Jennifer Milbanks had cold feet and disappeared a (...)


26 août 2016

On the Media 26 août 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/S6nCxPrmDog

Define "Normal"

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/ByUkdGxp8gg/otm082616pod.mp3

Right-wing rumors about Hillary Clinton's health have made their way into the mainstream media, but it's hardly the first time a candidate's health has been in the headlines this year: the press has been scrutinizing Donald Trump's mental state for months. This week, examining (...)


On the Media 26 août 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-08-26

Define "Normal"

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm082616pod.mp3

Right-wing rumors about Hillary Clinton's health have made their way into the mainstream media, but it's hardly the first time a candidate's health has been in the headlines this year: the press has been scrutinizing Donald Trump's mental state for months. This week, examining (...)


24 août 2016

On the Media 24 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/V1JppVgl8H4

Bob’s Grill #4 : ExxonMobil’s Richard Keil

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/2VvYVmHwLlg/otm082416podextra.mp3

We return to Bob's Grill this week with a 2015 interview with ExxonMobil's Richard Keil, the company's senior adviser for global public affairs.  Last year, the website InsideClimate News published an investigative series examining ExxonMobil’s rich history of scientific study on (...)


On the Media 24 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-grill-4-exxonmobils-richard-keil

Bob’s Grill #4 : ExxonMobil’s Richard Keil

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm082416podextra.mp3

We return to Bob's Grill this week with a 2015 interview with ExxonMobil's Richard Keil, the company's senior adviser for global public affairs.  Last year, the website InsideClimate News published an investigative series examining ExxonMobil’s rich history of scientific study on (...)


19 août 2016

On the Media 19 août 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/D8v9p3G1cOY

Print Is Back, Back Again

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/zxlvF1LZ4oU/otm081916pod.mp3

A special hour on the publishing industry and the resurgence of print--from Amazon’s flirtation with brick-and-mortar bookstores to the success of wholesale suppliers shilling books by the foot as decorative objects. Plus, the mysterious world of novelizations, the subversive history of adult (...)


On the Media 19 août 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-08-19

Print Is Back, Back Again

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm081916pod.mp3

A special hour on the publishing industry and the resurgence of print--from Amazon’s flirtation with brick-and-mortar bookstores to the success of wholesale suppliers shilling books by the foot as decorative objects. Plus, the mysterious world of novelizations, the subversive history of adult (...)


17 août 2016

On the Media 17 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/Fp2fSw-1lFg

Bob’s Grill #3 : James O’Keefe

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/u2hekOVy3Mw/otm081716podextra.mp3

We return to Bob’s Grill this week with a 2011 interview with “sting operation” videographer James O’Keefe, best known for his efforts to discredit institutions such as Planned Parenthood, NPR, the Open Society Foundations, and the community organizing group ACORN. O'Keefe says he's using (...)


On the Media 17 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-grill-3-james-okeefe

Bob’s Grill #3 : James O’Keefe

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm081716podextra.mp3

We return to Bob’s Grill this week with a 2011 interview with “sting operation” videographer James O’Keefe, best known for his efforts to discredit institutions such as Planned Parenthood, NPR, the Open Society Foundations, and the community organizing group ACORN. O'Keefe says he's using (...)


12 août 2016

On the Media 12 août 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/Jm_jBlb8I2o

Magic 8 Ball

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/0ucZp9UD9uU/otm081216pod.mp3

Political commentators have repeatedly, reliably, been wrong this election season. There was the improbable Bernie Sanders. The inevitable Jeb Bush. The passing-fad Donald Trump. Now that we've landed so far from where we began, we examine why pundits make such bad predictions, and why they (...)


On the Media 12 août 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-08-12

Magic 8 Ball

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm081216pod.mp3

Political commentators have repeatedly, reliably, been wrong this election season. There was the improbable Bernie Sanders. The inevitable Jeb Bush. The passing-fad Donald Trump. Now that we've landed so far from where we began, we examine why pundits make such bad predictions, and why they (...)


10 août 2016

On the Media 10 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/yVaUH6frqzo

Bob’s Grill #2 : Hunter Moore

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/iQT3d0e3E-4/otm081016podextra.mp3

Welcome to Bob’s grill! Each week this August, you’re invited to join Bob in his backyard to fire up the barbecue and turn up the heat. But, on occasion, a burger and a cold one just won’t suffice. So this week we’re roasting a whole pig. Hunter Moore is the creator of the now-defunct website (...)


On the Media 10 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-grill-2-hunter-moore

Bob’s Grill #2 : Hunter Moore

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm081016podextra.mp3

Welcome to Bob’s grill! Each week this August, you’re invited to join Bob in his backyard to fire up the barbecue and turn up the heat. But, on occasion, a burger and a cold one just won’t suffice. So this week we’re roasting a whole pig. Hunter Moore is the creator of the now-defunct website (...)


5 août 2016

On the Media 5 août 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/zNw05PKqBO0

There Must Be Another Way

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/70_lSCOORl4/otm080516pod.mp3

The Democratic Party and the media are fretting about whether the Green Party will splinter Democratic votes in November. This week, we look at the myths and realities surrounding third parties and consider how "strategic voting" could figure into the coming election. Also, a deep look at (...)


On the Media 5 août 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-08-05

There Must Be Another Way

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm080516pod.mp3

The Democratic Party and the media are fretting about whether the Green Party will splinter Democratic votes in November. This week, we look at the myths and realities surrounding third parties and consider how "strategic voting" could figure into the coming election. Also, a deep look at (...)


3 août 2016

On the Media 3 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/AJ9vLoZRpRk

Bob’s Grill #1 : Judith Miller

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/z1k3DYgcqkQ/otm080316podextra.mp3

Ahhh, summer and grilling. They’re made for each other, right? That’s why all this August you're invited to Bob’s grill: a collection of interviews from over the years when one person takes the role of the chef -- that’s Bob, in the apron -- and the other person….well, you know. We launch the (...)


On the Media 3 août 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bobs-grill-1-judith-miller

Bob’s Grill #1 : Judith Miller

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm080316podextra.mp3

Ahhh, summer and grilling. They’re made for each other, right? That’s why all this August you're invited to Bob’s grill: a collection of interviews from over the years when one person takes the role of the chef -- that’s Bob, in the apron -- and the other person….well, you know. We launch the (...)


29 juillet 2016

On the Media 29 juillet 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/_LIFthzGAy4

A Failure of Imagination

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/i9mri4bpPt4/otm072916pod.mp3

In the wake of the DNC email scandal, reports are surfacing that Russian hackers are behind the hack. But as the media runs with a narrative about Donald Trump's connections to Vladimir Putin, we ask: is it misleading? Plus: a Breaking News Consumer's Handbook on reporting about migration, (...)


On the Media 29 juillet 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-07-29

A Failure of Imagination

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm072916pod.mp3

In the wake of the DNC email scandal, reports are surfacing that Russian hackers are behind the hack. But as the media runs with a narrative about Donald Trump's connections to Vladimir Putin, we ask: is it misleading? Plus: a Breaking News Consumer's Handbook on reporting about migration, (...)


27 juillet 2016

On the Media 27 juillet 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/JE-awq2bfvY

The Sporkful : Campaign Edition

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/s4iK-ByZC94/otm072716podextra.mp3

Eating like a regular person when you’re on the campaign trail is hard. The cameras are in your face and they really, really want to see you drip grease on your shirt or eat a slice of pizza with a knife and fork or take a big ol’ bite out of a (let's face it) totally phallic corn-dog. In the (...)


On the Media 27 juillet 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/sporkful-campaign-edition

The Sporkful : Campaign Edition

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm072716podextra.mp3

Eating like a regular person when you’re on the campaign trail is hard. The cameras are in your face and they really, really want to see you drip grease on your shirt or eat a slice of pizza with a knife and fork or take a big ol’ bite out of a (let's face it) totally phallic corn-dog. In the (...)


22 juillet 2016

On the Media 22 juillet 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/lwB943KYm_E

Hostile Takeover

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/kqTAHb6mdxw/otm072216pod.mp3

The divide between the Black Lives Matter movement and the police is often portrayed as unbridgeable. This week: finding common ground and working on addressing the real problems of policing in America. Plus, reviewing the Republican National Convention as well as conventions past. And, after (...)


On the Media 22 juillet 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-07-22

Hostile Takeover

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm072216pod.mp3

The divide between the Black Lives Matter movement and the police is often portrayed as unbridgeable. This week: finding common ground and working on addressing the real problems of policing in America. Plus, reviewing the Republican National Convention as well as conventions past. And, after (...)


20 juillet 2016

On the Media 20 juillet 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/_6Z9Yg3HTmg

You Have To Laugh Not To Cry

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/DL-pIWutbRQ/otm072016podextra.mp3

Brazil's crises have been very good for Sensacionalista, a site that's based on The Onion and now one of the most popular "news" sites in the country. Two years ago, the group had 30,000 likes on Facebook. Today, it has 2.8 million.  At times, real Brazilian headlines can seem absurd. For (...)


On the Media 20 juillet 2016 à 09h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/you-have-laugh-not-cry

You Have To Laugh Not To Cry

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm072016podextra.mp3

Brazil's crises have been very good for Sensacionalista, a site that's based on The Onion and now one of the most popular "news" sites in the country. Two years ago, the group had 30,000 likes on Facebook. Today, it has 2.8 million.  At times, real Brazilian headlines can seem absurd. For (...)


15 juillet 2016

On the Media 15 juillet 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/K8DevzYXH58

The Country of the Future

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/7ph_XdPDPpw/otm071516pod.mp3

OTM is in Brazil this week. We delve into the web of challenges ensnaring the country: a recession, crime waves, corruption scandals, the Zika virus... all in the run-up to the Olympic Games. Plus, the complex crises facing the media industry at a time when rigorous reporting is more essential (...)


On the Media 15 juillet 2016 à 06h00min

http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2016-07-15

The Country of the Future

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm071516pod.mp3

OTM is in Brazil this week. We delve into the web of challenges ensnaring the country: a recession, crime waves, corruption scandals, the Zika virus... all in the run-up to the Olympic Games. Plus, the complex crises facing the media industry at a time when rigorous reporting is more essential (...)


12 juillet 2016

On the Media 12 juillet 2016 à 01h12min

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Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook : Bearing Witness Edition

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/REqUsDY3ldU/otm071116podextra.mp3

The deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, were both captured on video. So were the deaths of Walter Scott, Eric Garner, and so many others. That’s not new. But technology has become more and more sophisticated, and so have the (...)


On the Media 12 juillet 2016 à 01h12min

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Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook : Bearing Witness Edition

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm071116podextra.mp3

The deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, were both captured on video. So were the deaths of Walter Scott, Eric Garner, and so many others. That’s not new. But technology has become more and more sophisticated, and so have the (...)


8 juillet 2016

On the Media 8 juillet 2016 à 06h00min

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Lies, Lies, Lies

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/tfJ6ZWI9_wo/otm070816pod.mp3

This election season has been rife with misinformation, half-truths, and pure deceit... but lying in politics dates back centuries. This week we devote a whole hour to LIES: the ones our leaders tell us, and the ones we tell ourselves and each (...)


1er juillet 2016

On the Media 1er juillet 2016 à 06h00min

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Now You See Me

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/AmxQ2oxu18Q/otm070116pod.mp3

The Brexit fallout continues. Before he was mayor of London, Boris Johnson covered the EU... badly. We hear how his reporting created a caricature of Europe, and why that story about Brits Googling the EU is too good to be true. Plus: two stories of transparency -- good news on FOIA, and bad (...)


29 juin 2016

On the Media 29 juin 2016 à 09h00min

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From Rubella to Roe v. Wade

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This week, the Supreme Court upheld constitutional protections for abortion rights.  To mark the occasion we have a story about the history of abortion in the US that first aired last winter, when the spread of Zika and the resulting deformities in newborns was causing panic across South and (...)


24 juin 2016

On the Media 24 juin 2016 à 06h00min

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The Great Divide

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/vecSVWE95Gk/otm062416pod.mp3

Democrats in the House of Representatives staged a dramatic sit-in this week to protest inaction on gun legislation, but are they just preaching to the choir? This week, we look at bridging the gap over guns in America and how the media can better understand both sides. Plus, new algorithms (...)


22 juin 2016

On the Media 22 juin 2016 à 09h00min

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’White Trash’ and Class in America

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/Z5h6HAC32mk/otm062216podextra.mp3

As the media have watched the ascent of Donald Trump with disbelief-going-on-horror, pundits have returned frequently to the question of who exactly his supporters are. Terms like "angry" and "white working class" are mentioned frequently, but the National Review several months ago put it the most (...)


17 juin 2016

On the Media 17 juin 2016 à 06h00min

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Never Again, Again

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/kdUM4fK6YN4/otm061716pod.mp3

The aftermath of the Orlando shootings has been marked by grief...and also politics, with LGBT rights, gun control, and terrorism all vying for center stage. We talk with a gay Muslim writer who found himself in "double jeopardy" this week, delve into the semantic tousle over the words "radical (...)


15 juin 2016

On the Media 15 juin 2016 à 09h00min

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The Challenge of Fighting Terrorism Online

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/OTgQHohBVDM/otm061516podextra.mp3

The attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando has renewed calls for anti-terrorist action from politicians across the board. For presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, this has meant a revival of her call for a government/Silicon Valley alliance that would analyze social networks in order to (...)


10 juin 2016

On the Media 10 juin 2016 à 06h00min

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Sad !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/9QupIVmECpA/otm061016pod.mp3

The Associated Press declared Hillary Clinton the presumptive Democratic nominee the night before voters went to polls. We hear from the AP and consider the ethics behind their decision. Plus: How should journalists be treating Donald Trump? The presumptive GOP nominee has had a year-long (...)


8 juin 2016

On the Media 8 juin 2016 à 09h00min

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Two Years in the Life of a Saudi Girl

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/C5z2rhvvDzk/otm060816podextra.mp3

This week we want to share with you a piece that we really liked from our friends at Radio Diaries. It’s a personal, revealing, surprising story told by a teen from a region that usually gets discussed only in terms of oil and conflict. For two years, Majd Abdulghani recorded an audio diary of (...)


3 juin 2016

On the Media 3 juin 2016 à 06h00min

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When To Believe

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/lWNu2V4yy1s/otm060316pod.mp3

This week, a baby girl was born in New Jersey with microcephaly, a reminder that the Zika virus is not a distant threat. What is known and still unknown about Zika has fueled pseudoscience and paranoia. We look at a study about Zika-related conspiracy theories online, and how to debunk them.  Plus: (...)


1er juin 2016

On the Media 1er juin 2016 à 09h00min

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The #FreeAustinTice Campaign

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/tt3VAo3fej4/otm060116podextra.mp3

Last week’s show, “Kidnapped,” featured an interview with Debra and Marc Tice, parents of Austin Tice, the freelance American journalist who disappeared in Syria nearly four years ago. We received many comments from people who were deeply moved by that conversation, so we thought we’d offer you a (...)


27 mai 2016

On the Media 27 mai 2016 à 06h00min

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Kidnapped

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/8KjaRM2JW44/otm052716.mp3

The threat of kidnapping in Syria has made it one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists. A special hour on how we get our news from a country that's nearly impossible to visit, and why the world's tangled policy on hostages means that some live to tell the tale, and (...)


25 mai 2016

On the Media 25 mai 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/J5rPCeH8pGU

Covering the First Atomic Bombs

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This week, President Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima. To mark the occasion, we're revisiting two segments we produced in 2005 relating to the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan. First, author and journalist Greg Mitchell discusses the case of George (...)


20 mai 2016

On the Media 20 mai 2016 à 06h00min

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Ghosts

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/kxa-_eiWJvk/otm052016pod.mp3

Seventy-one years after the bombing, President Obama is set to be first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima, raising questions that many are keen to avoid. Plus, revisiting a notorious murder that the press got wrong; the long reach of a WWII slogan; and attempts in Ukraine to whitewash the (...)


18 mai 2016

On the Media 18 mai 2016 à 16h18min

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How The "Fake News" Gets Made

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/CgMy3rSWZRE/otm051816podextra.mp3

There’s comedy, and there’s news, and then there’s that amalgamation of the two -- call it satire or lampoonery or, in the parlance of Jon Stewart, “Fake news.” But how does it get made? And does it help or hurt if your background is in real news? Last month Brooke moderated a discussion put on by (...)


13 mai 2016

On the Media 13 mai 2016 à 06h00min

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Trending Topics

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/tF3A6t4fUik/otm051316pod.mp3

What's worse: potentially biased humans controlling the news you see or a "neutral" algorithm? Accusations that Facebook's Trending Topics feature isn't purely data-driven have highlighted the platform's power.  Plus: Margaret Sullivan, the former public editor of The New York (...)


11 mai 2016

On the Media 11 mai 2016 à 09h00min

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FiveThirtyEight vs. the Data Detractors

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/evkgiIX5bgk/otm051116podextra.mp3

Last Tuesday Donald Trump won the Indiana primary and became the presumptive nominee of the Republican party. In the days that followed, hands were wrung over the question “how did we get this so wrong?” New York Times columnist Jim Rutenberg was particularly critical of data journalism, which (...)


6 mai 2016

On the Media 6 mai 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/P1l4Y410Xhk

The Center Cannot Hold

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/4y0dtLCm4JU/otm050616pod.mp3

Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, the nay-saying pundits have one last-ditch idea: a centrist third party candidate to save the day! Just like they said in the last election, and the one before that... This week On the Media explores the media's recurring fixation (...)


4 mai 2016

On the Media 4 mai 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/V_TiKbR1gdA

A Face in the Crowd

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/FIemEH3T8Hc/otm050416podextra.mp3

The story of a man's rise from local media firebrand to out-sized TV personality superstar to political demagogue. Sound familiar? It's actually the plot of Elia Kazan's 1957 film "A Face in the Crowd", which charts the dramatic ascent of Larry "Lonesome" Rhodes, played by Andy (...)


29 avril 2016

On the Media 29 avril 2016 à 06h00min

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In The Shadows

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/LwXQ52A9IGc/otm042916pod.mp3

The alliance between Ted Cruz and John Kasich to stop Trump was over before it began, but it's just the latest in a long history of political plots. We examine the shadowy history of election scheming, and trace the origins of the notion that the people, not politicians, should get to pick the (...)


27 avril 2016

On the Media 27 avril 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/9CLJMIisqwE

Revisiting the Belfast Project

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/OsNddO5jUq4/otm042616podextra.mp3

The Belfast Project is an archive of interviews with militia members from both sides of Ireland's "Troubles," the war that raged in Northern Ireland from the 1970s to the 1990s. The archives, which are housed at Boston College Library, are off-limits to the public and law enforcement, due (...)


22 avril 2016

On the Media 22 avril 2016 à 06h00min

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On Shakespeare

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/a9KYiEvHFlc/otm042216pod.mp3

It's been four hundred years since the death of William Shakespeare, and the Bard is as popular as ever... and just as mysterious. For centuries, a war has raged over the question: who is Shakespeare? We explore how the answer has evolved through the ages, and what that tells us about our (...)


15 avril 2016

On the Media 15 avril 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ttoSl7d6bnc

That NPR Thing

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/tJiCHDa2jE0/otm041516pod.mp3

With an aging listenership and the rise of podcasts, the future of NPR is thrown into question. Bob digs into the recent conversation about how the public broadcasting giant is reacting to changes in the industry, and what member stations want from the network.  Then, a work of lewd satire has (...)


13 avril 2016

On the Media 13 avril 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/t-b6qVisf68

Little Pink Pill

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/aLVmhkCSPmI/otm041316podextra.mp3

Last August, Flibanserin -- or "Addyi" -- became the first FDA-approved drug aimed at treating sexual dysfunction in women. Sprout, the company that developed the so-called “female Viagra” was understandably excited, and even more so the next day when they were bought by pharmaceutical giant (...)


8 avril 2016

On the Media 8 avril 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/1Ml-ii1FDxQ

Rolling In It

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/LxmcrASCZ0M/otm040816pod.mp3

One week after the Panama Papers thrust the shadowy world of the ultra-rich into the spotlight, the massive trove of data is still being sifted as world leaders scramble to explain-away offshore accounts. How 400 journalists from 76 countries worked in secret for over a year to decipher the (...)


6 avril 2016

On the Media 6 avril 2016 à 09h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/5fDIg8kChmE

Behind the Panama Papers

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/SDFWaykM-n8/otm040616podextra.mp3

The Panama Papers is by sheer volume of documents the largest whistle-blower leak in history. With over 100 news organizations from over 80 countries involved it is also the largest journalistic collaboration ever. And it has already claimed its first scalp. On Tuesday, Iceland Prime Minister (...)


1er avril 2016

On the Media 1er avril 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/lRk2AKvBE5U

We Gotta Try Harder

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/Cgjpy01nTto/otm040116pod.mp3

This week President Obama criticized journalistic irresponsibility in a speech, but critics note that he has consistently worked to block press access. We take a look at the plight of public information under an opaque administration. Plus, the ethics of reading the news; dissecting the notion of (...)


30 mars 2016

On the Media 30 mars 2016 à 19h39min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ck3EOGoRLrw

Is This Food Racist ?

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/HDLm__Dnwbo/otm033016podextra.mp3

How do our assumptions about people affect our assumptions about their food? And how do their assumptions about our food affect how we feel about ourselves? What happens when chefs cook a cuisine they weren’t born into? And what happens when there’s a backlash? Our friend Dan Pashman, host of (...)


25 mars 2016

On the Media 25 mars 2016 à 05h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/OjEwZZyAgnE

Anywhere But Here

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/nu0JBQXqKIM/otm032516pod.mp3

European Union leaders declared this week’s attack in Brussels an act of war; one former ISIS hostage says those declarations play into the terrorist group’s game plan. We look at what’s behind an unprecedented crackdown on press freedom in Turkey, and examine the significance of President (...)


24 mars 2016

On the Media 24 mars 2016 à 08h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/ghf6vBLaU1w

Gawker, Hulk Hogan, and the First Amendment

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/4MNxN1Zxwok/otm032416podextra.mp3

A jury in St. Petersburg, Florida, found that Gawker Media must pay $140 million in damages to the wrestler Hulk Hogan (real name Terry Bollea). The case is about Gawker publishing an excerpt of a tape showing Hogan having sex with his friend's then-wife -- a tape Hogan claims he did not know (...)


18 mars 2016

On the Media 18 mars 2016 à 05h00min

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Party People

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/hwqzPlIQ47A/otm031816pod.mp3

For the first months of the Trump campaign, the media wondered incredulously, "What kind of person thinks he can act like that and get elected?" Now that Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, a new question has arisen: "What kind of people could support a person who acts like that?"  We (...)


16 mars 2016

On the Media 16 mars 2016 à 08h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/MUEFknjyty8

The Body Of An American

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/vU97mg41O8Q/otm031616podextra.mp3

In 1993, the photojournalist Paul Watson took three photographs of Somali dragging the body of an American soldier through the streets of Mogadishu. As he took the shots, he thought he heard the soldier, William David Cleveland, whisper: "If you do this, I will own you forever." The moment and (...)


11 mars 2016

On the Media 11 mars 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/G-LIne_2n34

Print Is Back, Back Again

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/F3pbfm00msU/otm031116pod.mp3

A special hour on the publishing industry and the resurgence of print--from Amazon’s flirtation with brick-and-mortar bookstores to the success of wholesale suppliers shilling books by the foot as decorative objects. Plus, South Korea’s well-funded quest for a Nobel Prize in Literature, the (...)


10 mars 2016

On the Media 10 mars 2016 à 02h47min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/PCkGFCJMJqA

A War Reporter Played By Tina Fey

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/G4lzFnJ5MjY/otm030916podextra.mp3

When New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani reviewed reporter Kim Barker’s 2011 memoir, The Taliban Shuffle, she described Barker as “a sort of Tina Fey character, who unexpectedly finds herself addicted to the adrenaline rush of war.” That line piqued the interest of a certain actress and (...)


4 mars 2016

On the Media 4 mars 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/k-j5yFfM5yQ

Predictile Dysfunction

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/RbFGl1CIIco/otm030416pod.mp3

Political commentators have repeatedly, reliably, been wrong this election season. There was the improbable Bernie Sanders. The inevitable Jeb Bush. The passing-fad Donald Trump. Now that we've landed so far from where we began, we examine why pundits make such bad predictions, and why they (...)


1er mars 2016

On the Media 1er mars 2016 à 22h54min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/UUc7bMiOxq4

FiveThirtyEight Explains Super Tuesday

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/09W0d_t_XFk/otm030116podextra.mp3

Primary voters in twelve states (and American Samoa) head to the polls on Super Tuesday -- and media expectations are high. Our collaborators at the data news site FiveThirtyEight have a politics podcast, and this week their look at Super Tuesday explains how to read the Super Tuesday results, (...)


26 février 2016

On the Media 26 février 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/91jz9yL0fFw

Second Comes Right After First !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/NjSRziAL420/otm022616pod.mp3

President Obama's latest attempt to close Guantanamo Bay prison has been met with fierce opposition from Congress. We look at what the prison has come to mean to the American public...and what it means for jihadists. Plus: a look at vigilante groups fighting to uphold their version of the (...)


23 février 2016

On the Media 23 février 2016 à 23h29min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/tA-oWRoScS0

Spotlight on ’Spotlight’, The Movie

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/_e6nItx9Rxw/otm022416podcast_extra.mp3

The Academy Award nominated movie "Spotlight" depicts the Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation that uncovered the systemic sexual abuse and widespread cover up in the Catholic church, with refreshing accuracy. Get ready for Sunday night's Oscars by listening to Brooke's (...)


19 février 2016

On the Media 19 février 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/2HeXGV-K1es

The Supreme Court, Explained

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/gzDy_xWuVnI/otm021916pod.mp3

A political battle is raging over Justice Scalia's replacement on the high court. But what does the public really know about how the court operates? We revisit our special hour on the Supreme Court, from the unknowable impact of the decisions to the justices' peculiar traditions. Plus: (...)


18 février 2016

On the Media 18 février 2016 à 00h34min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/cfhmYwmEEcE

Ignore That Thing About Zika and Pesticides

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/ZocsdUtE1ps/otm021716_cms576272_pod.mp3

A report linking the uptick in microcephaly cases in Brazil to a pesticide -- not Zika -- makes headlines. Turns out, it's scientifically baseless. Bob talks with Anna Almendrala, who debunked the story in the Huffington Post, about the interest group behind the report, how Monsanto got thrown (...)


12 février 2016

On the Media 12 février 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/EMRmIvPTtXY

The Zika Effect

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/VuWJvDMJg7o/otm021216pod.mp3

The threat of the Zika virus has been covered extensively, but the reality is still largely unknown. A look away from the panicked headlines at what we know and don't know about the virus, as well as how Zika serves as a window into global questions surrounding climate change and reproductive (...)


11 février 2016

On the Media 11 février 2016 à 01h43min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/zFp7kyRq1y4

I Am An Outsider And So Can You !

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/kFqRdcH6qhk/otm021016podextra.mp3

The victories of Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary are being hailed as a coup for "outsiders." But throughout this presidential election season nearly every candidate has presented him or herself as an "outsider." As it turns out, running for president as an (...)


5 février 2016

On the Media 5 février 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/RSDsV6NrFDw

Dark Arts

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/Z9N8cf-sENA/otm020516pod.mp3

A former reporter turned opposition researcher offers an insider’s perspective on the work of unearthing political dirty secrets. Also, the real story of the Dean Scream-- the unforgettable, unscripted moment blamed for ending Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential bid. And, a new documentary chronicles (...)


2 février 2016

On the Media 2 février 2016 à 02h10min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/nAPyInrdVl8

’We’ve Sort of Become Friends’ : Remembering David Foster Wallace

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/6LMO2lJKlV8/otm020116podextrainfinitejest.mp3

The late David Foster Wallace's magnum opus, Infinite Jest, was published 20 years ago this week and left an indelible mark on the literary world. To mark the occasion, we're revisiting a conversation that Brooke had with writer David Lipsky, whose interviews with Wallace were dramatized (...)


29 janvier 2016

On the Media 29 janvier 2016 à 06h00min

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~3/v1agESdvoAU

The Elephant in the Room

http://feeds.wnyc.org/~r/onthemedia/~5/eoepXbm5QmY/otm012916pod.mp3

A certain candidate was conspicuously absent from this week's Republican debate. But Donald Trump's presence on conservative talk radio has never flagged. We look at the influence of Rush Limbaugh and his cohorts on this election season. Plus, why the government's plan to build an (...)