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 5/3 & 5/04) 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 the ethics of the White House Correspondents Dinner, what newsrooms should do to cover cops and the community, a state of the news media 2015 report that ranks digital sites, and much more.

(Airs 4/26 & 4/27) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about the Pulitzers, the F word, your letters, and much more.

(Airs 4/19 & 4/20) 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 dangers for journalists traveling in war torn countries as Rosemary prepares to leave for Pakistan, a study that shows women suffer more burnout as journalists than men, being a lumberjack is now better than being newspaper reporter, and much more.

(Airs 4/12 & 4/13) 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 the failure of journalism at Rolling Stone,  why was Rand Paul angry with NBC's Savannah Guthrie, Judith Miller is out with a new book, and much more.

 

(Airs 4/5 & 4/6) 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 Indianapolis Star publisher on the ‘joint’ decision to run editorial on front page, whether the New York Daily News worth only $1, reporters say federal officials, data increasingly off limits, your letters and much more.

(Airs 3/29 & 3/30) 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 UAlbany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the survival of print journalism,  Bernie Goldberg takes on Bill O'Reilly, Yik Yak, your letters and much more.

(Airs 3/22 & 3/23) 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 Executive Editor Stu Shinske talk about the inflection point, what news is to a millennial, the ethics surround the Durst confession, and much more.

(Airs 3/15 & 3/16) 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 Hillary Clinton and her personal email scandal, whether there's a financial model to support newspapers digitally, and much more.

(Airs 3/8 & 3/9) 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 Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld . On this week's show they talk about whether journalists should expose internet trolls, Bill O'Reilly, the rehiring of Rebekah Brooks, your letters and much more.

(Airs 3/01 & 3/02) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao talk about whether serious journalism can coexist with click bate, the continuing controversy surrounding Fox News Anchor Bill O'Reilly, whether New York's Governor should battle with a New York Post columnist, your letters, and much more.

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