David Guistina

(Airs 7/7/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo and other state politicians are wary of holding a constitutional convention, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on federal prosecutors calling for two upstate corruption trials for aides to Governor Cuomo, and we’ll look at how ride hailing services have been doing upstate in NY’s Hudson Valley.

(Airs 6/11 & 6/12/17) 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 Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a First Amendment group that is threatening to sue President Trump unless he unblocks Twitter critics, a proposed bill in New Jersey that could create an AmeriCorps for journalists, a Pew Research Center report that shows a dismal 2016 for newspapers and boom times for cable news networks.

(Airs 6/9/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: At a rally with House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Governor Cuomo vows to help defeat the state’s eight republican members of the House of Representatives in next year’s election, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on that, and we’ll take you to a public hearing with state Education Commissioner Elia.

Any real estate agent will tell you, when you look for a place to live...it's location, location, location. We all like to make a home in a nice, livable neighborhood. But what makes a neighborhood livable? Some extremely small organisms can live in some extremely nasty places.

Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, our Astrobiology series continues with a look at the extreme environments some microbial life calls home.

We'll also spend an academic minute with science fiction that's not quite fiction any more.

What did you do on your last vacation? Hit the slopes for some skiing, fly to an island for a little sun and, oh I don’t know, maybe discover a new form of Eukaryotic life? Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, our Astrobiology series continues with the discovery of this unique form of life…and what it means for the study of the origins of life on Earth.

We'll also spend an academic minute letting you know what arraignments to make if you ever want to sleep with a lemur.

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WAMC Morning Edition host David Guistina chats with Nick Osborne, Vice President of Program, Partnerships, Learning and Advocacy for the organization CARE about the humanitarian aid they are providing for those in the Philippines following destruction in the wake of typhoon Haiyan.

For more information visit www.care.org.

Good morning, it's November 6th. WAMC Morning Edition Anchor David Guistina chats with Daily Gazette editor about some regional Election Day results.

WAMC’S Morning Edition Anchor David Guistina speaks with Noel Liberty, Founder of the Music Studio and a member of the New York State Music Teachers Association , Sarah Goodrich, Executive Director of Schoharie Area Long Term, Inc. (SALT), and Abby Bemis, a 15-yr old Music Studio pianist and volunteer at SALT about the Music Marathon Fundraiser tomorrow for those still effected by Hurricane Irene.

WHERE: Colonie Center Mall, Colonie, New York.

WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Sep 2, 2013

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock chats about the possibility of U.S. military involvement in Syria and the latest discussions involving involving NSA data collection.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Aug 30, 2013

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Labor Day weekend and British Prime Minister David Cameron's defeat in Parliament over military intervention in the Syria crisis.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Aug 22, 2013

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the sentencing of Pfc. Bradley Manning and what's happening with the Nixon tapes.    

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Aug 12, 2013

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Albany, New York going paperless and the latest in the New York City mayoral campaign.

WAMC's David Guistina chats with Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain about what's making news today.