Sunday, April 23, 2017, 6:00am
Bill O’Reilly was the bombastic, blustery face of Fox News. Now that he’s out, On the Media considers the identity and future of the channel. Plus, how to read the scary headlines about U.S.-North Korea relations.
Sunday, April 16, 2017, 6:00am
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has signaled that he’d like a return to the War on Drugs. This week, On the Media examines the myths surrounding addiction and the opioid crisis. Plus: how singer Billie Holiday was hunted by America’s first drug czar.
Sunday, April 9, 2017, 6:00am
Neil Gorsuch is headed to the Supreme Court, and all it took was the destruction of a Senate tradition. This week, On the Media considers the colorful history of the filibuster. Plus, how human impact on the planet has sparked a debate about what to name our current era.
Sunday, April 2, 2017, 6:00am
When President Trump signed an order dismantling environmental protections, the photo-op included coal miners. This week, On the Media considers the symbolism and reality of the coal industry. Plus: a look at the shift in the True Crime genre to proving innocence instead of guilt.