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       

January 7 & 8 - Year in Review 2017  -A panel of area journalists looks back on the year’s key news stories.

January 14 & 15 - Managing Utilities Michigan Public Service Commissioner Norm Saari discusses the changing landscape of electric utilities, including resource planning, distributed generation and related topics. 

January 21 & 22 - Medicinal Plants Chemistry A look at a new Chemistry course of study on medicinal plants being offered at Northern Michigan University.  Topics include research and markets for plant based medicines and supplements, precedents for education, relevant curricula and methods, and opportunities. 

January 28 & 29 - Palliative Care and Hospice A thoughtful discussion with providers who facilitate home health, hospice and palliative care for our communities.  

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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Canadian American Relations

Oct 7, 2012

A candid discussion with Canadian Consul General Roy Norton on Canadian relations with the U.S. including the proposed international bridge, the great lakes and trade issues.

109th District Michigan House Debate

Sep 30, 2012

Michigan House candidates reply to questions on fiscal management, education, the state’s approach to Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and bipartisanship. Guests: Jack Hubbard and John Kivela.

Inside Michigan Politics

Sep 23, 2012

Veteran state capitol insider and political analyst Bill Ballenger discusses today’s issues and the upcoming elections.

Affordable Care Act Update

Sep 16, 2012

Explores the latest developments in the healthcare law, including implications of the Supreme Court ruling, impact on and response from states, changes to Medicare and other issues. Features Elder Law Attorney and Medicare expert Paul Sturgul. (Repeat from July)

Elections and Electioneering

Sep 9, 2012

NMU Leadership Perspectives

Aug 25, 2012

An interview with recently appointed Northern Michigan University President David Haynes and Provost Paul Lang on the current condition of state colleges and universities, NMU’s place among them and strategies going forward.

Michigan's Returning Veterans

Aug 18, 2012

Michigan Senior Deputy Director of Veterans Affairs Jason Allen 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. (Repeat from July)

Affordable Care Act Update

Aug 11, 2012

Explores latest developments in the healthcare law, including implications of the Supreme Court ruling, impact on and response from states, changes to Medicare and other issues. Features Elder Law Attorney and Medicare expert Paul Sturgul.

Michigan's Returning Veterans

Jul 31, 2012
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Michigan Senior Deputy Director of Veterans Affairs Jason Allen 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.

Library Scholarship

Jul 8, 2012
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This week on Media Meet, Florida State University emeritus professor and modern print culture historian Wayne Wiegand shares his unique viewpoint on the role public libraries have played in American life. Also featured are NMU Dean of Academic Information Services Darlene Walch and Peter White Public Library Director Pam Christensen. (Repeat from May)

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