Comcast en 4/8/14 Panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Ukraine<br />Pistorius Trial<br />Malaysian Pinging<br />Cable's Merger<br />TU Stories</p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87678 at 4/8/14 Panel Lalor Wants Al Jazeera Off Basic Cable <p>FISHKILL – State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R, Fishkill) &nbsp;is a Marine Corps veteran who fought in Iraq and he is infuriated over learning that an Al Jazeera cable TV network is part of the basic package on some cable and satellite TV systems.</p><p>Verizon, Comcast, DirecTV and Dish Network carry the network as part of their basic programming and he said American subscribers should not have to pay for it if they do not want it.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:26:35 +0000 Hank Gross 72285 at Lalor Wants Al Jazeera Off Basic Cable