WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette editor Judy Patrick discuss the White House Correspondents Dinner, what makes a good hire, and why people are buying small newspapers again.
Dr. Alan Chartock is professor emeritus at the University at Albany. He hosts the weekly Capitol Connection series, heard on public radio stations around New York. The program, for almost 12 years, highlighted interviews with Governor Mario Cuomo and now continues with conversations with state political leaders. Dr. Chartock also appears each week on The Media Project and The Roundtable and offers commentary on Morning Edition, weekdays at 7:40 a.m..