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The Media Project

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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.

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.

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Albany, NY

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Media Project #1575 - Alan, Rosemary, Barbara, Rex

8/8/2021
(Airs 08/08/21 @ 6 p.m. & 08/09/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, and Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism Professor at the University at Albany. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk about media coverage of New York Attorney...

Duration:00:34:30

The Media Project #1574 - Alan, Rosemary, Ira, Rex

8/1/2021
(Airs 08/01/21 @ 6 p.m. & 08/02/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk about Margaret Sullivan’s column on how the media should cover the attack on American democracy, the...

Duration:00:32:55

The Media Project #1573 - Alan, Judy, Barbara, Rex

7/25/2021
(Airs 07/25/21 @ 6 p.m. & 07/26/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism Professor at the University at Albany. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Barbara talk about why journalists are special, whether Fox...

Duration:00:33:22

The Media Project #1572 - Alan, Rex, Judy, Ira

7/18/2021
(Airs 07/18/21 @ 6 p.m. & 07/19/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Ira talk about un-publishing the news in a digital world, the impact of a decline in news room employment on journalism,...

Duration:00:32:52

The Media Project #1571 - Alan, Rosemary, Judy, Rex

7/11/2021
(Airs 07/11/21 @ 6 p.m. & 07/12/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Judy talk about some of the stories that got away, how news...

Duration:00:33:26

The Media Project #1570 - Alan, Rosemary, Ira, Rex

7/4/2021
(Airs 07/04/21 @ 6 p.m. & 07/05/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk about how well the media covers weather and its link to climate change, a decision in North Carolina on...

Duration:00:32:02

The Media Project #1569 - Alan, Judy, Barbara, Rex

6/27/2021
(Airs 06/27/21 @ 6 p.m. & 06/28/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, and Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism Professor at the University at Albany . On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Barbara talk about how much crime coverage is too much,...

Duration:00:31:42

The Media Project #1568 - Alan, Rex, Rosemary, Ira

6/20/2021
(Airs 06/20/21 @ 6 p.m. & 06/21/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld . On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk about whether President Biden is right when he said the news focuses on the negative, the Pulitzer prizes...

Duration:00:30:32

The Media Project #1567 - Alan, Rex, Judy, Barbara

6/13/2021
(Airs 06/13/21 @ 6 p.m. & 06/14/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Barbara talk about how Fox news has been radicalized by their viewers, how the Justice Department...

Duration:00:29:34

The Media Project #1566 - Alan, Rosemary, Rex, Ira

6/6/2021
(Airs 06/06/21 @ 6 p.m. & 06/07/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Editor and Investigative Journalist and Professor at the University at Albany, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk about whether public media funding should be extended to other forms of media, Covid-19 forces 70...

Duration:00:32:50

The Media Project #1565 - Alan, Rosemary, Judy, Rex

5/30/2021
(Airs 05/30/21 @ 6 p.m. & 05/31/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Editor and Investigative Journalist and Professor at the University at Albany, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Judy talk about the perils journalists face to cover the news,...

Duration:00:31:44

The Media Project #1564 - Alan, Judy, Ira, Rex

5/23/2021
(Airs 05/23/21 @ 6 p.m. & 05/24/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Former Times Union Editor Rex Smith, , Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld . On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Ira talk about whether politicians should decide who cover them, the bias the impacts what stories journalists choose...

Duration:00:26:29

The Media Project #1563 - Alan, Rosemary, Barbara, Rex

5/16/2021
(Airs 05/16/21 @ 6 p.m. & 05/17/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Editor and Investigative Journalist and Professor at the University at Albany, and Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany and former Executive Editor of The Saratogian and The (Troy) Record. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Barbara talk about...

Duration:00:27:42

The Media Project #1562 - Alan, Ira, Judy, Rex

5/9/2021
(Airs 05/09/21 @ 6 p.m. & 05/10/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld . On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy, and Ira talk about the struggle for truth amid misinformation, reaction to Facebook continuing to ban former President...

Duration:00:28:20

The Media Project #1561 - Alan, Rosemary, Rex, Judy

5/2/2021
(Airs 05/02/21 @ 6 p.m. & 05/03/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Rosemary Armao, Editor and Investigative Journalist and Professor at the University at Albany, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association . On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Judy talk about should the government fund journalism, does...

Duration:00:26:53

The Media Project #1560 - Alan, Judy, Ira, Rex

4/25/2021
(Airs 04/25/21 @ 6 p.m. & 04/26/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association . On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Ira and Judy talk about the implication of media coverage of the Derek Chauvin verdict, whether climate journalism is entering...

Duration:00:27:41

The Media Project #1559 - Alan, Judy, Rex, Ira

4/18/2021
(Airs 04/18/21 @ 6 p.m. & 04/19/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association . On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Ira and Judy talk about coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial, what the public wants from journalism, politicians and their...

Duration:00:27:11

The Media Project #1558 - Alan, Barbara, Ira, Rex

4/11/2021
(Airs 04/11/21 @ 6 p.m. & 04/12/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany and former Executive Editor of The and Saratogian and The (Troy) Record. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Ira and Barbara talk about a 60 Minutes story that misses the mark, the...

Duration:00:27:33

The Media Project #1557 - Alan, Judy, Rex, Barbara

4/4/2021
(Airs 04/04/21 @ 6 p.m. & 04/05/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany and former Executive Editor of The and Saratogian and The (Troy) Record. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Ira talk about how the...

Duration:00:31:13

The Media Project #1556 - Alan, Judy, Rex, Ira

3/28/2021
(Airs 03/28/21 @ 6 p.m. & 03/29/21 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor-at-Large Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Ira talk about how the media covers mass shootings, bias headlines or truth telling in the New York Times, and much...

Duration:00:28:39