David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs: 9/30) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosmary Armao discuss topless photos of Princess Kate Middleton, public trust in the media at lowest ever, the toxic mix of money, poiltics and the media, and much more.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Judy Patrick, editor of the Daily Gazette, about Kathy Marchione's apparent win in the GOP primary for New York's 43rd Senate district seat and a controversial pipeline.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines, including a primary update, from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times Union.

(Airs: 9/23 & 9/24) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss topless photos of Princess Kate Middleton, Newsweek Magazine's 'Muslim Rage' cover, the wide practice of quote approval, and much more.

(Airs: 9/21/12 & 9/22/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:Secrecy rules cause some unanticipated problems for a state ethics board investigation, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about,and school districts across the state strive to meet new teacher evaluation requirements.

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WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, editor of the Daily Gazette.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times Union.

(Airs: 9/14/12 & 9/15/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:aour political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, and we’ll look at what’s happening to nursing homes around the state.

(Airs: 9/16 & 9/17) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss coverage of 9/11, anniversary coverage in general, newspaper advertising departments in charge of obits, and much more.

WAMC's David Guistina runs down Thursday night's primary election results with Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times Union.

WAMC's David Guistina gets a primary day preview from Judy Patrick, editor of the Daily Gazette.

WAMC's David Guistina discusses the region's 9/11 remembrance plans and Northway traffic with Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times Union.

(Airs: 8/24/12 & 8/25/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: we’ll have the latest on embattled state Assemblyman Vito Lopez, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the political fallout of the latest scandal in Albany, and we’ll bring you the latest news on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

(Airs: 9/9 & 9/10) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss your letters, coverage of the political conventions, the role of a reviewer, and much more.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with George Nornick, Washington reporter for The Nation magazine, who has been covering the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Christopher Rowland, Washington bureau chief with the Boston Globe, from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

(Airs: 8/31/12 & 9/01/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Even with state legislators back in their districts Albany continues to produce scandals. Karen DeWitt will have the latest on the sexual harassment scandal that has landed Assembly Speaker Silver in some hot water. We’ll also hear what the scandals mean for the bigger political picture this election year with our political observer Doctor Alan Chartock.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times Union, about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's profile at the convention in Charlotte and community colleges.

(Airs: 8/26 & 8/27) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss your letters, a Times Union editorial on banning smoking in a Schenectady park, truth telling in political journalism,  and much more.

(Airs: 8/24/12 & 8/25/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:Groups are gearing up for a decision on hydraulic fracturing, ourpolitical observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the issue of natural gas drilling, andwe’ll introduce you to the yellow dot program.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, editor of the Daily Gazette.

(Airs: 8/19 & 8/20) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss the future of video for newspapers, who's prepared and who's not, and much more.

WAMC’s David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, editor of the Daily Gazette.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times Union.

(Airs: 8/12 & 8/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss Harry Reid and whether reporters should hold him accountable for naming an anonymous source, pay walls and whether they work now or will work in the future, your letters and more.

(Airs: 7/20/12 & 7/21/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A State Senator proposes what could give NY the toughest gun laws in the country, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the lukewarm reaction from city mayors to the idea of a super control board with power to take over the financially strapped local governments, and a new report assesses the visitation policies of acute care hospitals across New York.

WAMC's David Guistina talks Ipads and butterflies with Judy Patrick, editor of the Daily Gazette.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times Union.

(Airs: 8/05 & 8/06) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss your letters, whether bias is good for journalism and much more.

(Airs: 8/3/12 & 8/4/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:a state ethics rules lobby groups will not have to retroactivelydisclose their donors, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the newethics rules, and a patient safety advisory committee makes recommendations that could save  NY 12 billion dollars a year in state health plan costs.

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