NPR's Brooke Gladstone shares her graphic analysis 'On the Media'

October 3, 2011

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'On the Media' host Brooke Gladstone joined 'Eight Forty-Eight' to talk about her latest book.

The changing media landscape is hardly a secret: Americans get their news in novel, exciting and sometimes infuriating ways. Dissecting how that matters is the subject of another program that airs on WBEZ: On the Media tackles all the big and small stories of the media writ large – the ones that dominate or fly under the radar. Brooke Gladstone, one of the wry and witty voices that provides the analysis, is co-host and managing editor of the NPR program. She also authored the graphic novel The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone On the Media. She joined Eight Forty-Eight Monday to make the case that the media is the people who consume it; not a distortion--but a reflection or mirror--of the broader culture.