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

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Media Project
5:42 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

The Media Project #1189

(Airs 3/16 & 3/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events. On this week's Media Project, WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao discuss your letters, covering the Malaysian missing plane, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

The Media Project #1188

(Airs 3/9 & 3/10) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events. On this week's show, WAMC's Alan Chartock, The Albany Times Union's Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss how newspapers generate traffic, Newsweek is back in print, The New York Times corrects a very old story, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

The Media Project #1187

(Airs 3/2 & 3/3) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events. On this week's Media Project, WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao discuss Ukranian Journalists working overtime, a controversial story in the New York Observer, the correction of the week, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

The Media Project #1186

(Airs 2/23 & 2/24) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events. On this week's Media Project, WAMC's Alan Chartock, The Times Union's Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske talk about "click bait", whether reporters pay should be tied to how good their stories are, a Texas reporter who gets threatened with a gun on camera, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

The Media Project #1185

(Airs 2/16 & 2/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events. On this week's Media Project, WAMC's Alan Chartock, The Times Union's Rex Smith, and SUNY Albany Professor Rosemary Armao talk about weather and sports coverage in the news, the U.S. ranking 46th on press freedom, Bill Keller leaves the New York Times, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

The Media Project #1184

(Airs 2/9 & 2/10/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events. On this week's Media Project, The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and Longtime Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld talk about Bill O'Reilly's interview with President Obama before the Superbowl, what Digital First Media means by 'unbolting', and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

The Media Project #1183

(Airs 2/2/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events. On this week's Media Project, The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao discuss Congressman Grimm's attack on a NY 1 reporter, Pete Seeger talks about the theme song Newspapermen, a listener letter, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

The Media Project #1182

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman publisher emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss a St. Louis TV station causing a school to go into lock down,  Glenn Beck apologizes, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun January 19, 2014

The Media Project #1181

(Airs 1/19 & 1/20/14) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss Edward Snowden joining the Freedom of Press Foundation, a controversy with Howard Kurtz, Courtney Love and the first Twitter libel trial, and much more.

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Media Project
5:35 pm
Sun January 12, 2014

The Media Project #1180

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman publisher emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss the new book on Fox News' Roger Ailes, interviewing techniques, and the new personal brand journalism.

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