Sunday, January 22, 2017, 6:00am
President Trump has made no secret of his disdain for the press, but he’s hardly the first. On the Media considers the long and fraught history of president-press relations. Plus, how the Obama administration’s last-minute expansion of surveillance powers might function in new hands.
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 6:00am
This week, tensions between the press and the president-elect continued to mount. On the Media examines why some news outlets chose to publish a salacious but unverified set of allegations about Donald Trump. Plus, writer Rebecca Solnit on finding hope in dark places.
Sunday, January 8, 2017, 6:00am
The threat of kidnapping in Syria has made it one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists. This week, On the Media delves into 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...
Sunday, January 1, 2017, 6:00am
2016 marked four hundred years since the death of William Shakespeare, and the Bard is as popular as ever... and just as mysterious. We look at all things Shakespeare: why he endures, what he represents, and especially, who he is....