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  • (Airs 06/26/22 @ 6 p.m. & 06/27/22 @ 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 and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, Adjunct Professor at RPI and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao, and Judy Patrick, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Judy talk about whether there’s still too much coverage of former President Trump, whether Facebook and other social media should pay for the news, and much more.
  • (Airs 06/19/22 @ 6 p.m. & 06/20/22 @ 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 and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, Adjunct Professor at RPI and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira talk about new threats and attacks on journalists, whether journalism is dead and much more.
  • (Airs 05/22/22 @ 6 p.m. & 05/23/22 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, , former Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, Rosemary Armao, and Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism 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 media coverage of the mass shooting in Buffalo, Rosemary answers a letter from a personal critic, and much more.
  • (Airs 05/15/22 @ 6 p.m. & 05/16/22 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Judy Patrick, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, former Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, Rosemary Armao, and Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism Professor at the University at Albany. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Judy, Rosemary, and Barbara talk about whether former President Trump will return to Twitter after Elon Musk said he would be welcome back, coverage of the of top secret intelligence leaks the U.S. is providing Ukraine, the Pulitzer prizes, and much more.
  • (Airs 05/08/22 @ 6 p.m. & 05/09/22 @ 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 and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary, and Ira talk the leaked how the press is covering the Supreme Court leak of a draft opinion on the landmark abortion case Roe v Wade, the value of local news, diversity, and much more.
  • (Airs 05/01/22 @ 6 p.m. & 05/02/22 @ 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 and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, and Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, Rosemary Armao. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Rosemary talk about whether journalists should attend the White House Correspondents Dinner, which resumes this year, and much more.
  • (Airs 04/24/22 @ 6 p.m. & 04/25/22 @ 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 and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, former Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, and WAMC News Director Ian Pickus. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Mike and Ian talk about succession at the New York Times, the issue of “both side-ism,” politicians who avoid interviews, and much more.
  • (Airs 04/17/22 @ 6 p.m. & 04/18/22 @ 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 and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and 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, Barbara, Judy and Rex talk about media coverage of state government, whether a Trump endorsement is newsworthy, how the media is failing the public on good news about jobs, and more.
  • The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events hosted by former Times Union Editor and current Substack columnist Rex Smith. This week’s panel features WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, Judy Patrick, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. This week Rex, Alan, Judy and Ira discuss White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s alleged plan to depart for MSNBC, and the “revolving door” from government service to media. The panel also shares their thoughts on how public and legal notices should be disseminated to the public, and much more.
  • (Airs 04/03/22 @ 6 p.m. & 04/04/22 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, Judy Patrick, Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University at Albany, Rosemary Armao, and Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism Professor at the University at Albany. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Judy, Rosemary and Barbara talk about coverage of President Biden’s “gaffe,” Hunter Biden’s laptop and whether journalists missed the story, Mick Mulvaney being hired by CBS, and more.
  • (Airs 03/27/22 @ 6 p.m. & 03/28/22 @ 3 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, Rosemary Armao, Investigative Journalist and Adjunct Professor at the University, and WAMC News Director Ian Pickus. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Ira, Rosemary and Ian talk about how the media is covering the war in Ukraine and the Supreme Court hearings, and whether profanity has become more acceptable in the media.
  • (Airs 03/20/22 @ 6 p.m. & 03/21/22 @ 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 and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, Judy Patrick, and former Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Judy, Mike and Rex talk about what’s going on in Ukraine, the brave journalists who are covering it, using beer to draw younger listeners to public radio and much more.