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

(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.

(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.

(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.

(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.

(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.

(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.

(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.

(Airs 8/17 & 8/18/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick, and College of St. Rose Professor Paul Conti. On this week's show they talk about covering the situation in Ferguson, Governor Cuomo's trip to Israel and how newsworthy it really was, and much more.

Daily Freeman publisher emeritus Ira Fusfeld, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette editor Judy Patrick discuss scandal reporting and on-air conflicts of interest.

(Airs 8/03 & 8/04/14) 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 further developments in the New York Times expose on Governor Cuomo's alleged tampering with the Moreland Act Commission to deal with public corruption, are citizen journalists replacing professional journalists, Jesse Ventura wins a defamation lawsuit, and much more.

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