David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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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: 7/08 & 6/09) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick your letters, CNN and Fox botch the Supreme Court decision on healthcare and much more.

(Airs: 7/06/12 & 7/07/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: this year’s session makes history, but not for the reason you may think, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the potential for a legislator pay raise, and a recent federal grant means easier access to better healthcare for communities around the state.

(Airs: 6/29/12 & 6/30/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The end of the 2012 state legislative session is being described by some as a political sophomore slump for Governor Andrew Cuomo, Karen DeWitt will tell us how his policy agenda fared and we’ll get analysis from our political observer Alan Chartock, plus Pat Bradley looks towards November as U.S. Senate and congressional primaries, and Dave Lucas gauges officials reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the president’s health care law.

(Airs: 6/24 & 6/25) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick your letters, mistakes in the media, the slot desk, and much more.

(Airs: 6/22/12 & 6/23/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:the legislature wraps up session with little drama, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about the passage of teacher evaluations, and New York is expected to continue efforts to improve healthcare even if the Supreme Court overturns the law.

WAMC's David Guistina gets an update on the region's headlines from Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette.

As the legislative session in Albany draws to a close, WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.

(Airs: 6/17 & 6/18) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld and SUNY Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss layoffs and consolidation at newspapers, Scandinavian public media fight for their right to grow, your letters and other issues confronting the media.

(Airs: 6/15/12 & 6/16/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:With the end of session near, a survey of new Yorkers find voterswant action, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on whether there willbe any major agreements before the session ends, and we’ll have part 2 from the innovation trails’ look at natural gas drilling bans.

(Airs: 6/08/12 & 6/09/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:More revelations about a multi-million dollar advocacy group associated with Governor Cuomo, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on those revelations, and lawmakers in both houses draft bills to crack down on anonymouscomments on blogs and websites.

(Airs: 6/10 & 6/11) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss, your letters and other issues confronting the media.

(Airs: 6/10 & 6/11) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss your letters and other issues confronting the media.

(Airs: 6/03/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the role of an Associate Editor, Rupert Murdoch and whether the scandal will come to America, your letters and much more.

(Airs: 6/01/12 & 6/02/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the state receives a federal waiver to modify some of the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Law, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on a new poll that finds the Governor holding high approval ratings, and the federal government orders New York counties give back nursing home money.

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

(Airs: 5/25/12 & 5/26/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:opposition grows over the Governor’s top end of session priority,our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the end of session, and we’ll takeyou to Buffalo where a first term state legislature crafts a bill to stop industrial development agencies.

(Airs: 5/27/12 & 5/28/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss whether a newspaper and it's website are all one thing, two New York Legislators introduce a bill to crack down on anonymous online posts, why wealthy people are investing in newspapers again, and much more.  

(Airs: 5/20/12 & 5/21/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss editorial board meetings, covering religion, your letters and much more.

(Airs: 5/18/12 & 5/19/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:Protesters comes to Albany calling for a ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, our political observer will share his thoughts on a new poll that shows new Yorkers are evenly split over the issue of gas drilling, and we’ll take a look at this week’s statewide school budget vote.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette, about NYRA's turmoil and the school budget vote.

(Airs: 5/13/12 & 5/14/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss journalists putting their lives on the line in Mexico, whether newspaper design increases readership, the AP holding the story on an Al Qaeda plot, and much more.

(Airs: 5/11/12 & 5/12/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: President Obama makes his third trip to the capital region, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the politics of the President’s trip,and Governor Cuomo says he’ll make reforming the state’s treatment of the disabled a majorpriority for the end of session.

WAMC's David Guistina talks about President Obama's visit to Albany today with Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.

(Airs: 5/06/12 & 5/07/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss whether robots can write the news, why there are few copy editors are left, why so many people get no news at all, and much more.

(Airs: 5/04/12 & 5/05/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Republicans and Democrats in the state senate fight over campaign finance reform, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a new education commission, and hundreds of college students call on the governor to ban hydraulic fracturing.

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

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

(Airs: 4/29/12 & 4/30/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss Governor Cuomo and the press coverage of a possible 2016 presidential run, your letters and a whole lot more.

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