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On the Media
On The Media decodes what we hear, read and see in the media every day, and arms us with critical tools necessary to survive the information age. With compelling reporting and uncommon insight, the program uncovers the significant issues of the day and carefully exposes the relationship of the media to culture and society.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 11:00pm
Looking at the media's governmental scandal narrative, an American blog rocks Canadian politics, and whistleblowers in the Catholic Church.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 11:00pm
Some vindication for conservative bloggers in the IRS scandal, advice for sources after the AP call-record seizure, the Bloomberg Terminal scandal, and what the people thought the newspaper industry would look like in the future.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 11:00pm
This week, a special hour on the incredible volume of media available to consumers, and the incredible difficulty of making money for creators.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 11:00pm
A look at the media fallout around NBA center Jason Collins' announcement that he is gay, how one company is defending its patent of two genes linked to breast cancer, and how filing a Freedom of Information Act request just got a lot more complicated.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 11:00pm
Bob looks at the risks and promise of surveillance after the Boston marathon bombing, a new documentary looks at war crimes and whistleblowing in the theater of war and an Onion-like satire site tries to bring military humor to the civilian masses.