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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:

Bart Stupak: Current Affairs
The former nine-term Upper Michigan Congressman discusses issues related to the Las Vegas massacre, Russian meddling in the last general election, healthcare reform, tax-cut proposals, the Equifax hack and other topics.
Schedule Note: The program originally scheduled for this week, Chronic Wasting Disease, has been postponed until November 18-19.
Saturday, October 28 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, October 29 at 2:30 pm ET

109th District Candidates Forum
Candidates for Michigan House of Representatives District 109, Democrat Sara Cambensy and Republican Rich Rossway, debate local and state issues before the November 7 election in a special 1-hour program produced with WLUC-TV and the Mining Journal. (Special time 6:00 pm ET) Watch this Special Episode Now Online
Saturday, November 4 at 6 pm ET
Sunday, November 5 at 2:30 pm ET

Bart Stupak: Current Affairs
The former nine-term Upper Michigan Congressman discusses issues related to the Las Vegas massacre, Russian meddling in the last general election, healthcare reform, tax-cut proposals, the Equifax hack and other topics. (Repeat from October)
Saturday, November 11 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, November 12 at 2:30 pm ET

Chronic Wasting Disease Update
A program focusing on continuing efforts to prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in deer. Topics include the science of CWD, recent changes in the law governing cross border issues, a new study on deer migration patterns, and a new emphasis on monitoring deer during hunting season. (Postponed from October)
Saturday, November 18 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, November 19 at 2:30 pm ET

Basic Elder Law
A discussion of fundamental topics in elder law, including estate planning, wills, trusts and probate; pensions, finance and debt management, powers of attorney, healthcare issues, long-term care and similar matters.
Saturday, November 25 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, November 26 at 2:30 pm ET

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

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