(Airs: 6/16 & 6/17/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss PBS Newshour planning to layoff staff in favor of free lance journalists, a Charlotte Observer reporter is arrested for covering a protest, the best newspaper cities in the country, and much more.
(Airs: 6/14/13 & 6/15/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:the governor releases a bill to extend public financing of political campaigns in statewide races, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on whether the bill has a chance, and education remains among the top concerns for parents teachers and public officials.
(Airs: 6/07/13 & 6/08/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The Governor releases his 10 point women’s equality agenda, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on that and the Governor’s casino proposal, and an effort to cap rising agricultural property taxes gains momentum.
WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss Vice President Biden cancelling the annual summer beach party for journalists, the Chicago Sun Times lays off all their photographers, MSNBC slips on breaking news, and much more.
The Power of Words: Alan Chartock speaks with Professor, Author, Activist, and Albany Common Council Member Barbara Smith about Barbara Jordan’s Keynote Address to the 1976 Democratic National Convention.