Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Hosted by Bill Hart, this weekly public affairs program delves into the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes Region. During the half-hour program, local media representatives, community leaders and special guests of regional, national and international prominence engage in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest.

Media Meet Schedule       

July 2 & 3 - Elder Abuse - It's a crime that affects our communities every day.  A panel of experts discusses frequency, consequences and prevention of a growing elder abuse problem. (repeat)

July 9 & 10 - Vatican Science - A discussion of science and current issues with a priest who is, in fact, a scientist and lecturer for the Vatican. Our guest is acclaimed Astronomer and Director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno.

July 16 & 17 - Peter White Public Library Bond Proposal - A review of factors informing an upcoming ballot proposal to update the public library in Marquette. The proposal calls for a $4.2 million bond over 15 years.

July 23 & 24 - Grassroots Energy  A peninsula-wide discussion of energy systems and alternatives for the region, with an eye toward more inclusion of renewable energy along with resources in place. Topics include new technology development, costs, rates and local control. (Repeat from June) 

July 30 & 31 - Keeping Kids Safe Online A look at online threats to children and efforts to boost social media awareness among parents and concerned adults. 

Airs Sundays at 7:30 am et Repeats Mondays at 3:30 pm et

Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events. Media Meet podcasts available at WNMUFM.ORG                  

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Regional Air Service

Jun 3, 2012

An update on Sawyer International airport covering passenger and cargo activity, its role in the local economy, multi-modal facilities and the effort nationwide to maintain viable regional air service. (Repeat from April)

Young and Muslim in America

May 28, 2012

This week on Media Meet, host Bill Hart speaks with author and teacher Moustafa Bayoumi, who describes problems for young Arab and Muslim Americans who are forging lives in a country where others sometimes mistake them for an enemy. (Aired February 26, 2012)

Michigan Veteran Affairs

May 28, 2012

This week on Media Meet, host Bill Hart talks with Michigan Senior Deputy Director of Veterans Affairs Jason Allen, who provides an update on issues and programs with an emphasis on the challenges in providing assistance to veterans returning from the Mid-East mission now that U.S. military involvement is winding down. (Aired April 22, 2012)

Upstreaming Marquette General Hospital

May 28, 2012

This week on Media Meet, host Bill Hart leads a discussion of a proposal to continue improvements to Marquette General Hospital by merging with a larger partner and becoming a for-profit institution. (Originally aired March 18, 2012)

Congressman Dan Benishek

May 28, 2012

A conversation with Upper Michigan’s U.S. Representative on key issues during his freshman term and what he sees as the challenges beyond 2012. (Aired April 8, 2012)

Senator Carl Levin

May 28, 2012

U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D) visits the U.P. to discuss current issues facing the American people and Michigan residents. Topics will includes budgets, jobs, economy, education, elections and more. (Aired April 1, 2012)

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