Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.

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       

August 30 & 31 - Legislative Update

Special host Walt Lindala talks with House Representative Sara Cambensy and area news reporters on the latest in Lansing and around the state. We discuss the passage of "Return to Learn" legislation, pandemic-related budgets, and more. Guests include Lisa Bowers, of the Marquette Mining Journal and Nick Friend of WLUC-TV.

September 6 & 7 -  Digital Preservation: Saving Cultural History

A program on applying digital technology to archives, museums and libraries and the issues raised thereby. While increasing access to the resources available, it might also make them vulnerable to corruption and loss, threatening our cultural heritage. There are also issues of licensing and cost.(#1909)

September 13 & 14 – Vatican Science

A discussion of science and current issues with a priest who is, in fact, a scientist and lecturer for the Vatican. (repeat from 2017)

September 20 & 21 – Animal Welfare

A conversation about state and local animal welfare and control measures as they apply mainly to dogs. Tips on having a dog and pet resources will be covered, along with relevant statutes and other public
issues and information. (repeat)

September 27 & 28 – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  

Discussion of a baffling and often misrepresented condition affecting up to 2.5-million Americans.  Topics include the signs and symptoms, possible causes, research history and contemporary efforts to control it. (repeat)

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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From Belle Isla in Detroit to Ironwood in the Upper Peninsula, a focus on connecting the hiking and biking trails in Michigan, their development, and the economic impact they will have on local communities.

A conversation with Michigan House Minority Leader Tim Greimel. The state representative from Auburn Hills talks about Democrats' commitment to bipartisanship, the record since Republican Governor Rick Snyder took office, and the need to improve education investment, overturn 'right-to-work' laws and restore lost benefits.

Fixing the Debt

Mar 20, 2013

A discussion of the history, economics and politics of the national debt, including positions on big government, entitlement issues, unfunded mandates and taxation. Guest: Michigan State Senator Roger Kahn (R-Saginaw Township) from Fix the Debt-Michigan State Chapter Steering Committee. 

A discussion of developments that have shaped Emergency Medical Services in the U.P. over the past 30-years, including initiatives in air ambulance services. 

Update- State Senator Tom Casperson reviews current issues, including the state economy, the proposed state budget, the ‘right to work’ lawsuit, gun control, state land purchase flexibility, and mining. 3/10-11 “Upper Peninsula EMS Past & Future” A discussion of developments that have shaped Emergency Medical Services in the U.P. over the past 30 years, including initiatives in air ambulance services. (Repeat from February) 

Paul Sturgul

Jan 27, 2013

An update on benefits under the ‘Affordable Care Act’ and efforts to ensure participation and cost effectiveness.  Issues include the so-called Doc fix and the future of home care.

A discussion of key outcomes on issues before the last congress and what’s ahead for the new one.

108th District Michigan House Debate

Oct 14, 2012

Michigan House candidates from District 108 reply to questions on fiscal management, education, the state’s approach to Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and bipartisanship

Canadian American Relations

Oct 7, 2012

A candid discussion with Canadian Consul General Roy Norton on Canadian relations with the U.S. including the proposed international bridge, the great lakes and trade issues.

109th District Michigan House Debate

Sep 30, 2012

Michigan House candidates reply to questions on fiscal management, education, the state’s approach to Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and bipartisanship. Guests: Jack Hubbard and John Kivela.