The Media Project #1420 - Alan, Barbara, Rex And Ira

Aug 19, 2018

(Airs 08/19 & 08/20/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Barbara Lombardo is a 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, Ira and Barbara talk about nearly 300 newspapers writing coordinated editorials refuting President Trump’s claim that journalists are the enemies of the people, and as newspapers make cuts, grassroots solutions are fueling a resurgence of local journalism.