On The Media

Saturdays at 6:00am & Sundays at 3:00pm
Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield

While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, OTM tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency that has built trust with listeners and led to more than a tripling of its audience in five years.

Since OTM was re-launched in 2001, it has been one of NPR's fastest growing programs, heard on more than 300 public radio stations. It has won Edward R. Murrow Awards for feature reporting and investigative reporting, the National Press Club's Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism and a Peabody Award for its body of work.

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Podcasts

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:00pm

    A surprisingly difficult -- and misleading -- question about the Iraq War, the police bombing that no one remembers, and the struggle of ownership in the age of the "Internet of Things."

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015 4:10pm

    In this final episode of On House of Cards, Brooke Gladstone discusses the twelfth and thirteenth episodes of the season with the show's creator and executive producer, Beau Willimon.

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  • Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:00pm

    Seymour Hersh talks about his article claiming that the White House version of how Osama Bin Laden was killed is a lie. Plus, how a New York City nail salon expose went viral, and Liberia is finally declared Ebola-free. 

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015 4:56pm

    This week legendary investigative journalist Seymour Hersh published an account of the killing of Osama bin Laden that directly contradicts the official narrative. Hersh’s use of anonymous sources have led many to cast doubt on the assertions in the article; CNN’s Peter Bergen called his story a “farrago of nonsense”. Bob talks with Hersh about the swirling controversy in this On the Media special podcast. 

  • Thursday, May 7, 2015 11:00pm

    What the media get wrong about earthquakes, surveillance the public loves and hates, and the creator of HBO's Veep.