#1574: Covering An Attack On Democracy And The Economic State of Newspapers | The Media Project
#1574: Covering An Attack On Democracy And The Economic State of Newspapers | The Media Project

#1574: Covering An Attack On Democracy And The Economic State of Newspapers | The Media Project

 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...

#2131: Coalition To Promote NY Clean Air And Water Amendment | The Legislative Gazette
#2131: Coalition To Promote NY Clean Air And Water Amendment | The Legislative Gazette

#2131: Coalition To Promote NY Clean Air And Water Amendment | The Legislative Gazette

This week, a newly formed coalition is joining with lawmakers to campaign for a ballot measure to give New Yorkers a constitutional right to clean air and clean water. Our political observer Alan Chartock discusses Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik...

Drinking The Waters: The Healing Springs Movement | A New York Minute In History
Drinking The Waters: The Healing Springs Movement | A New York Minute In History

Drinking The Waters: The Healing Springs Movement | A New York Minute In History

This episode delves into the public health industry that emerged in New York in the 19th Century. As the understanding of medicine and health evolved over time, there were many communities in New York state whose location was thought to have healing properties,...

Bluegrass Legends Earl Scruggs And Ralph Stanley | WAMC’s In Conversation With
Bluegrass Legends Earl Scruggs And Ralph Stanley | WAMC’s In Conversation With

Bluegrass Legends Earl Scruggs And Ralph Stanley | WAMC’s In Conversation With

This week we present an encore broadcast. WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with two bluegrass legends, Earl Scruggs and Ralph Stanley. Earl Scruggs died in 2012 while Ralph Stanley died in 2016. In the first interview, Alan talks with Earl and his wife Louise who...

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