WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Albany Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain talk about the definition of a journalist, Eliot Spitzer and whether "disgraced politician" should accompany every news story about him, a Gallup poll that shows more than half of Americans get their news from TV, and much more.
(Airs: 7/12/13 & 7/13/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A deeper look at the Moreland Act Commission, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Eliot Spitzer’s return to politics, and we’ll travel to an Urban Farm in Buffalo.
(Airs: 7/05/13 & 7/06/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo follows through on a promise to create a commission to investigate corruption in the state legislature, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the governor’s latest move and we’ll take you for a ride on the Lois McClure.
WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and College of St. Rose Professor and former TV News Director Paul Conti discuss a new study that finds Americans want to be informed about news stories, Tribune Co. to buy 19 TV stations in 2.7 billion dollar deal, and much more.
(Airs: 6/30/13 & 7/01/13) Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss the loss of 2,600 newsroom jobs last year, minority population in the newsroom, how politicians use the press and much more.