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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5:49 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

The Media Project #1221

(Airs 10/26 & 10/27) 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 coverage of Ebola, a lack of journalism integrity at the New York Post, and much more.

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5:43 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

The Media Project #1220

(Airs 10/19 & 10/20) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union  Associate Editor Mike Spain, and University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's relationship with the press, a peek behind the curtain of a televised debate, ESPN 'frees' Bill Simmons, and much more.

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5:52 pm
Sun October 12, 2014

The Media Project #1219

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 newspapers continuing to make money but not without layoffs, how have journalists covered Ebola, the problem with getting news from Facebook, and much more.

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Media Project
5:46 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

The Media Project #1218

(Airs 10/05) 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 paying for public records, Derek Jeter’s new online venture, and the audience is rising online.

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Media Project
9:23 am
Fri September 26, 2014

The Media Project #1217

(Airs 9/28 & 9/29/14) 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 University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about whether police should wear cameras and if that constitutes a public record, plagiarism, investments in journalism, and much more.

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Media Project
5:50 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

The Media Project #1216

(Airs 9/21 & 9/22/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about a journalist's admission that she was tasked with tweeting from a funeral, the ethical issue surrounding asking a source about how they feel after the death of a loved one, the Reporters Committee will start suing people to help journalists, and much more.

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Media Project
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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Media Project
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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Media Project
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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Media Project
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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