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 December 29, 2013

The Media Project #1178

  

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman publisher emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss the biggest stories of the year in news and whether American Hustle is true to the real Abscam story.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

The Media Project #1177

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs 12/22 & 12/23) WAMC'S Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick discuss sexism in the media, getting all the information from the police in incident reports, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun December 15, 2013

The Media Project #1176

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs 12/15 & 12/16) WAMC'S Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss President Obama, the British and Danish Prime Minister taking a "selfie", Putin scraps Kremlin news agencies, and much more.

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Media Project
3:30 pm
Sun December 8, 2013

The Media Project #1175

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs 12/8 & 12/9) WAMC'S Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and UAlbany Professor Rosemary Armao  discuss Martin Bashir's resignation from MSNBC, the release of the Newtown school shooting 911 tapes, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun December 1, 2013

The Media Project #1174

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) -  WAMC'S Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss a controversy over publishing mug shots, 60 Minutes puts Lara Logan and her producer on leave after their report on Benghazi, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

The Media Project #1173

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs 11/24 & 11/25) WAMC'S Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Editor Stu Shinske discuss dueling headlines, search engine optimization, and much more.

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Media Project
5:30 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

The Media Project #1172

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs 11/17 & 11/18) WAMC'S Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss media coverage of problems with the Affordable Health Care Act, 60 Minutes apologizes for its reporting on Benghazi, and much more.

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Media Project
10:31 am
Fri November 8, 2013

The Media Project #1171

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs: 11/10 & 11/11) Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Investigative Journalist and UAlbany Professor Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss media coverage of the Toronto Mayor's crack-smoking admission, why a political candidate's spokesperson won't answer a reporters question, Conde Nast Traveler rethinks 'Truth in Travel', and much more.

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Media Project
3:30 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

The Media Project #1170

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs: 11/3 & 11/4) Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Investigative Journalist and UAlbany Professor Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss the aging news consumer and a new magazine that attempts to reach that audience, a caution to journalists about linking bullying directly to suicide, and much more.

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Media Project
3:30 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

The Media Project #1169

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (Airs: 10/27 & 10/28) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Editor Stu Shinske discuss whether advertisers have influence over media, what reporting errors get people fired, wealthy people buying newspapers, and much more.

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