The Media Project

Mondays, 3PM - 3:30PM; Sundays, 6PM - 6:30PM
  • Hosted by Alan Chartock, Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Ira Fusfeld

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.

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(Airs 5/01 & 5/02/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about this year’s the future of newspapers in digital formats, conglomerate newspapers ownership, and much more.

(Airs 4/25 & 4/26/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners, the question of whether we need a White House Press Corps, The New York Times Public Editor ends her term, and much more.

(Airs 4/17 & 4/18/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and University at Albany Professor, and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan vows to punish thought crimes, Megyn Kelly’s visit with Trump, Readers attack female reporters more than men, and much more.

(Airs 4/10 &4/11/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week's show they talk about the Panama Papers and the issue of journalists collaborating, what college students are learning and not learning in journalism schools, Megyn Kelly’s take on media coverage of Trump during the Presidential campaign, and much more.

(Airs 4/03 & 4/04/16) 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 University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the NFL calling for a retraction for the New York Times coverage of concussion studies done by the NFL, President Obama urges journalists to cover the substance of the Presidential campaign, and much more.

(Airs 3/27 & 3/28/16) 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 University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about Gawker and the verdict in the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial, the New York Times coverage of concussion studies done by the NFL, New York Governor Cuomo curtails news conferences with the media in Albany, and much more.

(Airs 3/20 & 3/21/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about criticism of the New York Times coverage of Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump hates the media, Upheaval at Breitbart News, and much more.

The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about Gawker and coverage of the Hulk Hogan Trial, the Associated Press says the use of ‘two bad words’ are OK under certain circumstances, New York PR firms file suit over 'hopelessly vague' JCOPE lobbying definition, and much more.

(Airs 3/6 & 3/07/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about a secret service who roughed up a journalist at a Donald Trump rally, a fake New York Times story about Senator Warren endorsing Bernie Sanders, a discussion of the New York Times coverage of the alleged racial incident involving University at Albany students on an Albany bus, and much more.

(Airs 2/28 & 2/29/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about coverage of an alleged racial incident involving University at Albany students on an Albany bus, whether a person’s job title should be used when they're accused of murder, the difficulty in covering Donald Trump’s misleading statements, and much more.

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