Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.
  • Hosted by Mike Settles

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       

October 4 & 5 - Suicide Awareness and Prevention  - A program on Michigan’s leading cause of death among teens and young adults on the occasion of a Marquette County produced documentary film aimed at awareness, hope and prevention. (repeat)

October 11 & 12 – The Canadian Holocaust - (repeat fro 2010)

October 18 & 19 – 108th House District Candidate Forum - For voters living in Delta, Dickinson and Menominee counties, it is time to decide your next representative. We question 108th Republican incumbent candidate Beau LaFave and Democratic challenger Renee Richer.(#2003)

October 25 & 26 - 109th House District Candidate Forum - We’re here to fill in Alger, Luce, Marquette and Schoolcraft County on the race for the 109th District in the Michigan House of Representatives featuring Democratic incumbent candidate Sara Cambensy and Republican challenger Melody Wagner.(#2002)

November 1 & 2 – 110th House District Candidate Forum - A candidate forum for the 110th House District–including Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties, as well as parts of Marquette County–with Republican incumbent candidate Greg Markkanen and Democratic challenger Janet Metsa.(#2001)

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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  Bart Stupak discusses the Affordable Care Act, the government shutdown, foreign policy, and other current issues. 


  Upper Peninsula State Senator Tom Casperson talks about Michigan's halting start on expanding Medicaid, the state economy, balancing the books for Detroit, attacks on education initiatives, natural resource issues and the Michigan Trail System.


Current PSC chair John Quackenbush addresses topics related to power and energy, including developments in alternative vehicles, progress on energy conservation, green energy, consumer assistance programs and the state of the midwest power grid. 

Original air date: 10/20/13

Guests from both sides of this controversial issue - including Senator Tom Casperson - will join the Media Meet panel to discuss the positive and negative consequences of a new wolf hunt approved for the Upper Peninsula.

(repeated 8/11 & 8/12, 2013)

Eagle Mine Watch Dog

Aug 18, 2013

A discussion of the background, process and future of a cooperative program to environmentally monitor a controversial mine in Marquette County. 

A look at a national movement to source many foods closer to home and an effort to coordinate such work across the Upper Peninsula.

(repeated 8/4 & 8/5 2013)

A discussion of America's contemporary diet as it compares with the 'precolonial' diet of Native Americans in the Upper Great Lakes region, with observations from a recent study whose subjects committed to eating from our most traditional bill of fare. 

U.P Poet Laureate

Jul 22, 2013

A spotlight on Upper Peninsula poetry and poets in competition to be named the region's laureate. Guest poets include Elinor Benedict, Randall R. Freisinger, Russell Thorburn, and Eric Gadzinski.

Great Lakes Cities

Jul 22, 2013

An update on Great Lakes issues and programs as they affect states and communities around the lakes and St. Lawrence seaway. Program features retired Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. 

Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley talks about the new state budget - what it includes, and what it leaves out - and other issues facing Michigan, including funding the Medicaid expansion, mental health care, and education standards.