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 5/4 & 5/5) 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 the leaking of the tape of racist statements by Pacer owner Don Sterling, whether TMZ's Sterling scoop means pop websites can stand with traditional news outlets, and did Fox news shove Shepard Smith back into the closet?

(Airs 4/27 & 4/28) 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 Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week's show they talk about the head carpenter at the Post Dispatch quits over CEO bonus, NBC says it brought in 'brand' not 'psychological' consultant to evaluate David Gregory, media organizations challenge order to take down anti-Muslim video, and much more.

(Airs 4/20 & 4/21) 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 the Pulitzer Prize Winners, a newspaper decides to end online comments, and much more.

(Airs 4/13 & 4/14) 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 UAlbany Journalism Professor Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about domestic violence reporting, a new code of ethics for journalists, whether reporters should knock on the door of crime suspects, and much more.

(Airs 4/06 & 4/07) 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 the case for profanity in print, Anonywatch, and much more.

(Airs 3/30 & 3/31)

The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about CNN producers arrested, constant coverage of the missing Malaysian plane, whether computers will write the news of the future, and much more.

(Airs 3/23 & 3/24) 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 a reporter's "inappropriate relationship with a source, CNN's constant coverage of the missing Malaysian plane,  tweeting news, and much more.

(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.

(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.

(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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