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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6:00 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

The Media Project #1158

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman publisher emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss the sale of The Washington Post and Boston Globe and a new round of Gannett layoffs.

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6:00 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

The Media Project #1157

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs: 8/4/13 and 8/5/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette editor Judy Patrick discuss the Weiner scandal, media cutbacks, and crime reporting. © Copyright 2013, WAMC.

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10:03 am
Fri July 26, 2013

The Media Project #1156

(Airs: 7/28 & 7/29/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss media coverage of Anthony Weiner and the NYC Mayoral race, the advertorial and the controversy about it in print journalism, your letters and much more.

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11:02 am
Fri July 19, 2013

The Media Project #1155

(Airs: 7/19/13 & 7/21/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss Rolling Stone Magazine's controversial cover photo, George Zimmerman's attorney plans to sue NBC, whether Jenny McCarthy's views should prevent her from co-hosting The View, and much more.

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11:03 am
Fri July 12, 2013

The Media Project #1154

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Albany Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain talk about the definition of a journalist, Eliot Spitzer and whether "disgraced politician" should accompany every news story about him, a Gallup poll that shows more than half of Americans get their news from TV, and much more.

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9:34 am
Fri July 5, 2013

The Media Project #1153

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and College of St. Rose Professor and former TV News Director Paul Conti discuss a new study that finds Americans want to be informed about news stories, Tribune Co. to buy 19 TV stations in 2.7 billion dollar deal,  and much more.

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1:37 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

The Media Project #1152

(Airs: 6/30/13 & 7/01/13) Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss the loss of 2,600 newsroom jobs last year, minority population in the newsroom, how politicians use the press and much more.

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11:52 am
Fri June 21, 2013

The Media Project #1151

(Airs: 6/23/13 & 6/24/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and College of St. Rose Professor and former TV News Director Paul Conti discuss the role of the public relations expert, the impact of a journalists world view on the their reporting, why we should be paying for news online, and much more.

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11:52 am
Fri June 14, 2013

The Media Project #1150

(Airs: 6/16 & 6/17/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss  PBS Newshour planning to layoff staff in favor of free lance journalists, a Charlotte Observer reporter is arrested for covering a protest, the best newspaper cities in the country, and much more.

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11:57 am
Fri June 7, 2013

The Media Project #1149

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss Vice President Biden cancelling the annual summer beach party for journalists, the Chicago Sun Times lays off all their photographers, MSNBC slips on breaking news, and much more.

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