Speaking with David Guistina, Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts and memories of legendary local newsman Don Decker who passed away this week. From WRGB, where Decker was a longtime Anchor, Producer, and News Director:
(Airs: 12/02 & 12/03/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld talk about the release of the Leveson report on British phone hacking by journalists, there's a new leader at CNN, and a Chinese paper treats a story in the Onion as real news.
(Airs: 11/23/12 & 11/24/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:an update on the state of Hydraulic Fracturing for natural gas in the state, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the latest scenario for who will control the state senate, and the state DEC announces new grants for Grasslands protection.
(Airs: 11/23/12 & 11/24/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Advocates for raising the state’s minimum wage rally at the capital, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the politics of raising the minimum wage, and we’ll take you to a new wind farm in north country.
(Airs: 11/25 & 11/26/12) Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss a journalistic controversy in Hudson, NY, Rupert Murdoch on the hunt for more newspapers, what's the value of bylines and owning news, and much more.
Guest host David Guistina is joined by Jimmy Vielkind, who covers New York State government for the Albany Times Union and its Capitol Confidential blog. They discuss the state Senate power struggle, Governor Cuomo’s 2016 plans, and Hurricane Sandy cleanup.