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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8:13 am
Tue May 28, 2013

The Media Project #1147

(Airs: 5/26 & 5/27/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss media issues at a live taping before a studio audience at Union College's Nott Memorial.

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10:17 am
Mon May 20, 2013

The Media Project #1146

(Airs: 5/19 & 5/20/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss the AP wiretap story, what's the definition of main stream media, and much more.

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10:47 am
Mon May 13, 2013

The Media Project #1145

(Airs: 5/12 & 5/13/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosmary Armao discuss coverage of Benghazi, media apologies of the week, and much more.

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1:00 am
Mon May 6, 2013

The Media Project #1144

(Airs: 5/05 & 5/06/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss coverage of NBA player Jason Collins coming out, naming suicide victims, when it's irresponsible to print police movements, and much more.

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9:02 am
Fri April 26, 2013

The Media Project #1143

(Airs: 4/28 & 4/29/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss Harry Shearer being dropped by his home station, the AP hacking story, and what the Koch Brothers are doing with newspapers.

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8:32 am
Mon April 22, 2013

The Media Project #1142

(Airs: 4/21 & 4/22/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss coverage of the Boston Marathon, a comparison of the Daily News and the New York Post, and much more.

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9:19 am
Mon April 15, 2013

The Media Project #1141

(Airs: 4/14 & 4/15/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Editor Stu Shinske discuss how some politicians don't return journalists phone calls, performance pay for journalists, and a broadcast journalist who's about to go to jail for refusing to reveal a source.

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5:45 am
Mon April 8, 2013

The Media Project #1140

(Airs: 4/07 & 4/08/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss the coverage of the Rutger's coach firing, when news gets served on a platter to certain favored journalists, and much more.

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10:15 am
Mon April 1, 2013

The Media Project #1139

(Airs: 3/30 & 4/1/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosmary Armao discuss whether reporters make too many compromises with their sources, how women are covered in the media, your letters, and much more.

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1:00 am
Mon March 25, 2013

The Media Project #1138

(Airs: 3/24 & 3/25/13)  Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosmary Armao discuss a new study on cuts to the news industry and it's impact on news, how to cover rape suspects and victims, The Times Union's new press, and much more.

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