The Media Project

Mondays, 3pm - 3:30pm; Sundays, 6pm - 6:30pm

The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.

CDs of the program are available by calling: 1-800-323-9262

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5:44 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

The Media Project #1215

(Airs 9/14 & 9/15/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about competing editorials, Ray Rice and celebrity websites like TMZ breaking news, should journalists pay for news, and much more.

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5:50 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

The Media Project #1214

(Airs 9/07 & 9/08/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Investigative Journalist and SUNY Albany Professor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about whether we need more women in news anchor positions, what rights to journalists have for access to politicians, sports figures, and others in their reporting, and much more.

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5:47 pm
Sun August 31, 2014

The Media Project #1213

(Airs 8/31 & 9/01/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about the importance or non importance of newspaper endorsements, some journalist decide not to live tweet during Michael Brown's funeral, layoffs at CNN, and much more.

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5:52 pm
Sun August 24, 2014

The Media Project #1212

(Airs 8/24 & 8/25/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Investigative Journalist and SUNY Albany Professor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about covering the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, the continuing situation in Ferguson and the media's role, Don Pardo dies at 96, and much more.

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Media Project
5:41 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

The Media Project #1211

(Airs 8/17 & 8/18/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick, and College of St. Rose Professor Paul Conti. On this week's show they talk about covering the situation in Ferguson, Governor Cuomo's trip to Israel and how newsworthy it really was, and much more.

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Media Project
6:29 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

The Media Project #1210

Daily Freeman publisher emeritus Ira Fusfeld, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette editor Judy Patrick discuss scandal reporting and on-air conflicts of interest.

Media Project
5:50 pm
Sun August 3, 2014

The Media Project #1209

(Airs 8/03 & 8/04/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about further developments in the New York Times expose on Governor Cuomo's alleged tampering with the Moreland Act Commission to deal with public corruption, are citizen journalists replacing professional journalists, Jesse Ventura wins a defamation lawsuit, and much more.

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Media Project
5:50 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

The Media Project #1208

(Airs 7/27 & 7/28/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week's show they talk about the New York Times expose on Governor Cuomo's alleged tampering with the Moreland Act Commission to deal with public corruption, The White House criticizes the Washington Post's use of anonymous sources, The BBC acknowledges it needs to hire more women, and much more.

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Media Project
5:45 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

The Media Project #1207

(Airs 7/20 & 7/21/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about Rupert Murdoch's attempt to buy Time Warner, journalists are stenographers when it comes to a study of political debate coverage, journalistic "balance" and much more.

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5:50 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

The Media Project #1206

(Airs 7/13 & 7/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week's show they talk about whether newspapers are dying, how New York media outlets adapted after Hurricane Sandy, a sleeping Yankees fan sues ESPN and MLB, and much more.

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