WNMU Public TV 13, a public service of Northern Michigan University
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Watch on 13.1, Saturdays at 6:30 pm ET and Sundays at 2:30 pm ET
Media Meet is WNMU’s 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 community leaders and special guests of local, regional, national, and international prominence, engage with moderator Bill Hart and media guests in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest. With its unbiased, quality public affairs reporting, Media Meet has been a cornerstone of Public TV 13’s local production schedule for more than 20 years.

Media Meet is produced by host Bill Hart and producer/director Bob Thomson and airs on both Public TV 13 and Public Radio 90. Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events.

Broadcast Schedule:
Saturdays at 6:30 pm ET on Public TV 13, with an encore Sundays at 2:30 pm ET;
and Sundays at 7:30 am ET on Public Radio 90, repeating Mondays at 3:30 pm ET.

Watch full episodes of Media Meet with our Online Video Player and PBS Video Apps. Listen to Media Meet audio podcasts from Public Radio 90. [Programs area available online the week after they air.]

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 and print our video order form to order by mail.

Upcoming Media Meet Topics:

Advance Care Planning
A new state-funded program helps individuals decide in advance on the care they will receive if unable to speak for themselves. We take a look at the personal, economic, medical and legal dimensions of Advance Care Planning with guests: Upper Peninsula Health Plan Advance Care Planning Program Manager, Kate LaBeau; Family Medicine Physician and Advisor, Jim Heron of Marquette; and Elder Law Attorney Paul Sturgul of Hurley, Wisconsin.
Saturday, July 28 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, July 29 at 2:30 pm ET

Neighborhood Business Legislation
A review of legislative proposals by Michigan House Democrats to support small businesses and entrepreneurship. The package, dubbed Neighborhood Business, Neighborhood Growth, includes a small business preference in state procurement, a retirement insurance option, and a new state services office aimed solely at small business owners.
Saturday, August 4 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 5 at 2:30 pm ET

Ghost Town Revival
The Copper Country has many ghost towns, and one former mining community is being partly restored by the Keweenaw County Historical Society. We talk about the Village of Central with Historical Society President Larry Malloy, Trustee Mike Cooper and regional historian Russ Magnaghi. (Repeat from July)
Saturday, August 11 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 12 at 2:30 pm ET

Joselyn Benson: Candidate for Michigan Secretary of State
A discussion with presumed Democratic candidate for Michigan Secretary of State, Joselyn Benson from Detroit, addressing issues of interest to voters.
Saturday, August 18 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 19 at 2:30 pm ET

Diabetes Update
Nearly 11% of Michigan adults have diabetes with millions more at risk, and it remains the seventh leading cause of death. We discuss diabetes numbers, programs and strategies in the Upper Peninsula with Family Medicine Physician Michael Grossman and U.P. Diabetes Outreach Network Director Ann Constance. (Repeat from July)
Saturday, August 25 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, August 26 at 2:30 pm ET

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