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:

Committee on Michigan’s Mining Future
A discussion on House bill 4227 introduced by Sara Cambensy to create a committee to recommend actions which would strengthen and develop sustainable, more diversified mining of minerals in Michigan.
Saturday, May 4 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, May 5 at 2:30 pm ET
[This episode was postponed from April 27.]

Tourism in the U.P.
Tourism experts from different parts of the U.P. get together to discuss the summer tourist season. What’s expected, the hot spots and the economic impact will be a few of the topics explored.
Saturday, May 11 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, May 12 at 2:30 pm ET

Medicare for All
A program on revival of the single-payer proposal for universal healthcare that was dropped in favor of the "Affordable Care Act." Panelists will consider pros and cons as the concept emerges as a possible 2020 campaign issue. Guests: Elder Law Attorney Paul Sturgul and NMU Economics Professor Gary McDonnell. (Repeat from April)
Saturday, May 18 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, May 19 at 2:30 pm ET

Congressman Jack Bergman

A discussion with U.S. Rep. Bergman on a series of Federal efforts underway in Michigan's First Congressional District. The construction of a new lock in Sault Ste. Marie, increasing rural internet connectivity, and PFAS cleanup efforts are discussed with host Walt Lindala and media guests Sophie Erber from WLUC-TV 6 and Lisa Bowers from the Mining Journal.
Saturday, May 25 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, May 26 at 2:30 pm ET


Program topics are subject to change.