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Media Meet is a weekly public affairs program which 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, with its unbiased, quality public affairs reporting, has been a cornerstone of Public TV 13’s local production schedule for more than 20 years. Past guests of Media Meet have included astronaut Jerry Linenger, civil rights leader Roger Wilkins and five Michigan Supreme Court Justices.

Media Meet is produced by host Bill Hart and producer/director Bob Thomson.

Broadcast Schedule:
Saturdays at 6:30 pm, repeating Sundays at 2:30 pm on Public TV 13
Sundays at 7:30 am, repeating Mondays at 3:30 pm on Public Radio 90

Listen to this week's Media Meet via audio podcast from Public Radio 90.

Watch full episodes of Media Meet with our Online Video Player
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Schedule of Program Topics:

Immunizations
Guests discuss immunizations and their place in healthcare and public health. Topics include the development and production of vaccines, availability, effectiveness and public policy issues.
Saturday, July 25 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, July 26 at 2:30 pm ET

Birds and Birders
An account of birds prevalent, or not so, in our region and observations on birds, the environment and related matters from those who study and enjoy them.
Saturday, August 1 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 2 at 2:30 pm ET

Summer Hazards
This episode seeks to expand awareness of hazards related to summer activity, from heat stroke to getting lost in the woods. All the alerts, warnings and cautionary messages typical of summer, in one program. (Repeat from July)
Saturday, August 8 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 9 at 2:30 pm ET

U.P. Women Authors
The most read contemporary authors in the region happen to be women. Here, a discussion of the work, its range and impact, and other literary topics with U.P. authors Lisa Fay Coutley, Charmi Keranen, Andrea Scarpino and Alison Swan.
Saturday, August 15 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 16 at 2:30 pm ET

Immunizations
Guests discuss immunizations and their place in healthcare and public health. Topics include the development and production of vaccines, availability, effectiveness and public policy issues. (Repeat from July)
Saturday, August 22 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 23 at 2:30 pm ET

Technology in Education
The new technology and today’s educational technology have developed together. This program looks at devices, techniques and trends and how successful they are from the standpoint of teaching and learning.
Saturday, August 29 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 30 at 2:30 pm ET

Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events.

Recent episodes of Media Meet are available on our Online Video Player
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Recordings of recent Media Meet programs are available on DVD for $19.95, which includes shipping. Call 800-227-9668, or 227-1300 during regular business hours (8 am-5 pm ET weekdays) and order by phone with your credit card. Please let us know the program title or broadcast date of the program you want to purchase when you call. Or download our video order form.

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