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 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.

(Airs 10/19 & 10/20) 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 Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's relationship with the press, a peek behind the curtain of a televised debate, ESPN 'frees' Bill Simmons, 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 Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about newspapers continuing to make money but not without layoffs, how have journalists covered Ebola, the problem with getting news from Facebook, and much more.

(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.

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