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

Twitter: @_mediaproject

(Airs 9/20 & 9/21) 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 Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about more layoffs in the newspaper business, a French company takes over a major American cable company, CNN's and its approach to the second GOP debate, your letters and much more.

(Airs 9/13 & 9/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about a listener letter about too much trump coverage, Trump says CNN should give debate coverage ad revenue to charity, Time Warner creates a channel for the Pope's U.S. visit, and much, much more.

(Airs 9/6 & 9/7) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Interim Publisher and Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about whether to publish or not publish brutal images and videos, An expert forecasts Canada will have few if any print newspapers by 2025, and The Legislative Gazette goes digital.

(Airs 8/30 & 8/31/15) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Dr. 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 Virginia shootings of a TV Anchor, Cameraman, and guest on live TV, the issue of the images and whether to publish pictures of a live shooting on the front page, Donald Trump kicks out Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos, and much more.

(Airs 8/23 & 8/24/15) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Dr. 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 the Desanudas by the New York City tabloids, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's new policy seeking to review all public information requests before going to the public, your letters, and much more.

(Airs 8/16 & 8/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about media coverage of Donald Trump, the relationship between Roger Ailes, Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump, over 50 news organizations send a letter to the Obama Administration calling for more openness, and much more.

(Airs 8/9 & 8/10) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Dr. 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 problems facing journalists in bias reporting and knowing when to step down from a story.

(Airs 8/2 & 8/3) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about media coverage the presidential race, corrections in the New York Times, and Broderick Crawford.

(Airs 7/26 & 7/27) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about media coverage of Donald Trump, the President's criticism that the media is distracted by shiny objects, and much more.

(Airs 7/19 & 7/20) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Interim Publisher and Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about The NY Post features a shocking front page photo of public urination, media coverage of Jared Fogle – the Subway guy, and much more.

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