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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11:49 am
Tue November 13, 2012

The Media Project #1119

(Airs: 11/11 & 11/12/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosmary Armao discuss coverage of the Presidential elections, endorsements and truth patrols, and much more.

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Media Project
12:00 am
Mon November 5, 2012

The Media Project #1118

(Airs: 11/4 & 11/5) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld spend most of the show discussing coverage Hurricane Sandy.

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Media Project
3:00 am
Mon October 29, 2012

The Media Project #1117

(Airs: 10/28 & 10/29)

WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss the controversy surrounding the BBC and new New York Times chief over dropping a story about child abuse by a former national children's TV personality, how statements from the debate go viral on the web and twitter, the definition of a pundit, and much more.

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5:05 am
Mon October 22, 2012

The Media Project #1116

(Airs: 10/21 & 10/22) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosmary Armao discuss a conflict over treatment of the female moderators of the debates, Newsweek going all digital, your letters, and much more.

Media Project
3:00 am
Mon October 15, 2012

The Media Project #1115

(Airs: 10/14 & 10/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss a conflict over the moderator of the Vice Presidential debate, whether the press did it's job covering the first Presidential debate, and much more.

Media Project
4:58 am
Tue October 9, 2012

The Media Project #1114

(Airs: 10/5) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss coverage of the first Presidential debate, a local TV anchor criticized for her weight, Fox criticized for airing suicide live, and much more.

 

Media Project
5:25 am
Mon October 1, 2012

The Media Project #1113

(Airs: 9/30) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosmary Armao discuss topless photos of Princess Kate Middleton, public trust in the media at lowest ever, the toxic mix of money, poiltics and the media, and much more.

Media Project
12:03 am
Mon September 24, 2012

The Media Project #1112

(Airs: 9/23 & 9/24) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss topless photos of Princess Kate Middleton, Newsweek Magazine's 'Muslim Rage' cover, the wide practice of quote approval, and much more.

Media Project
12:03 am
Mon September 17, 2012

The Media Project #1111

(Airs: 9/16 & 9/17) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss coverage of 9/11, anniversary coverage in general, newspaper advertising departments in charge of obits, and much more.

Media Project
12:03 am
Mon September 10, 2012

The Media Project #1110

(Airs: 9/9 & 9/10) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss your letters, coverage of the political conventions, the role of a reviewer, and much more.

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