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

(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.

(Airs 11/30 & 12/01) 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 Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week's show they talk about coverage of Ferguson, digital newspaper circulation peaks, double standards in the press, and much more.

(Airs 11/23 & 11/24) 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 Al Sharpton calls NY Times coverage of him unfair, a discussion of how the media has covered Jonathan Gruber, your letters and much more.

(Airs 11/16 & 11/17) 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 a listener letter on journalese, the New York Times Editorial on Chinese restrictions on journalists, a new book on the media's coverage of failed presidential candidate Gary Hart, and much more.

(Airs 11/09 & 11/10/14) 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 media coverage of the elections, how to respond to listener/viewer criticism, and much more.

(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 Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about coverage of Ebola, the alternative press in decline, whether circulation matters as much in the newspaper industry, and much more.

(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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