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.

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

(2/8 & 2/9) 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 Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain . On this week's show they talk about the controversy surrounding NBC News Anchor Brian Williams, ISIS video presents a grim challenge for news media, Rand Paul shushes a female CNBC anchor, and much more.

(Airs 2/01) 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 it's possible to have a fair trial in the Boston Marathon bombing case, the New York Times avoids swearing, Governor Pence clarifies state run news plan, and much more.

(Airs 1/25/ 1/26) 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 Fox news apologizing for "no go zones", Megyn Kelly and sexism in the media, and much more.

(Airs 1/18 & 1/19) 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 debate over free speech and the reaction to the attack on Charlie Hebdo,  the top stories of the year in the New York Times, why certain newspapers did not re-print the cartoon that appeared in Charlie Hebdo, and much more.

(Airs 1/11 & 1/12) 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 the attack on Charlie Hedbo, a conflict of interest at NBC News, an explanation of who Kirby Delauter is, remembering Mario Cuomo and how he dealt with the press, and much more.

(Airs: 1/4 & 1/5 2015) 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 Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain . On this week's show they talk about a listener letter on Ebola coverage, some of the major darts and laurels of 2014, what to do about internet comments, and much more.

(Airs 12/28 & 12/29) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio's comments about the press in light of the shooting deaths of two police officers, the year in review, and much more.

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 SONY hacking story, fake news stories, Camille Cosby blames the media for the latest news about her husband's, and much more.

(Airs 12/14 & 12/15) 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 Rolling Stone Magazine's University of Virginia gang rape story, Rosemary's trip to Jordan and the difficulties journalists face there, training young journalists today, and much more.

(Airs 12/7 & 12/8) 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 Rolling Stone Magazine's coverage of the gang rape case at the University of Virginia, whether rape victims should be named, the different media standards for the web, broadcast and print, and much more.

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