Season 2021

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 host Mike Settles and media guests in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest.

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Media Meet

Winter Tourism Forecast

Guests discuss winter tourism and what is being done to promote winter attractions.

Winter Tourism Forecast

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Media Meet

Battling Book Bans

Area educators discuss the impacts and reasons behind recent book challenges and bans.

Battling Book Bans

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Media Meet

Navigating the Medicare Maze

We discuss Medicare Open Enrollment and the pros and cons of Medicare Advantage Plans.

Navigating the Medicare Maze

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Media Meet

Michigan Teacher Shortage

NMU and K-12 school officials discuss the teacher shortage challenging area districts.

Michigan Teacher Shortage

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Media Meet

The Five "W"s of the CLFRF

Guests discuss upcoming opportunities to receive Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

The Five "W"s of the CLFRF

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Media Meet

U.P. Manufacturing–A Status Report

We assess current business issues and opportunities for Upper Michigan manufacturers.

U.P. Manufacturing–A Status Report

Video thumbnail: Media Meet Center for Native American Studies at 25

Media Meet

Center for Native American Studies at 25

We look at how the NMU Center for Native American Studies has grown in the last 25 years.

Center for Native American Studies at 25

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Media Meet

COVID-19 and Vaccinations Update

Area health officials update us on local COVID-19 cases, vaccinations, and mask mandates.

COVID-19 and Vaccinations Update

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Media Meet

Vaccine Mandates: When Rights and Responsibilities Collide

Karl Bohnak discusses leaving TV6 due to vaccine mandates, and the public reaction to it.

Vaccine Mandates: When Rights and Responsibilities Collide

Video thumbnail: Media Meet Assessing the U.P.'s Energy Needs

Media Meet

Assessing the U.P.'s Energy Needs

Guest Dan Scripps discusses the role and tasks of the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Assessing the U.P.'s Energy Needs

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Media Meet

Spotlighting U.P. Veterans, Services & Benefits

Discussing how veterans can access much needed services and benefits available to them.

Spotlighting U.P. Veterans, Services & Benefits

Video thumbnail: Media Meet U.P. Census Data: Crunching the Numbers

Media Meet

U.P. Census Data: Crunching the Numbers

Assessing the census data and its potential economic and social impacts on the U.P.

U.P. Census Data: Crunching the Numbers

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Media Meet

In Search of Affordable Housing

Why securing a home in the area has become such a challenge and how officials are helping.

In Search of Affordable Housing

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Media Meet

COVID/Vaccinations Update

The latest developments on the virus and its potential impact on classes this fall.

COVID/Vaccinations Update

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Media Meet

Seasons of Change

Transitions are underway as long-time WNMU station managers prepare for retirement.

Seasons of Change

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Media Meet

Legislative Update with State Senator Ed McBroom

MI 38th District Senator Ed McBroom (R) joins Mike to discuss pressing statewide issues.

Legislative Update with State Senator Ed McBroom

Video thumbnail: Media Meet Reawakening Marquette's Waterfront

Media Meet

Reawakening Marquette's Waterfront

This week we hear from those monitoring and restoring Marquette area beaches and harbors.

Reawakening Marquette's Waterfront

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Media Meet

Legislative Update with State Rep. Sara Cambensy

MI 109th District Representative Sara Cambensy reviews legislative and political updates.

Legislative Update with State Rep. Sara Cambensy

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Media Meet

Summer Tourism Challenges

U.P. summer tourism and the workforce shortage impacting tourism-related businesses.

Summer Tourism Challenges

Video thumbnail: Media Meet Marquette County Economic Development

Media Meet

Marquette County Economic Development

Local economic development leaders discuss efforts to attract new business to the area.

Marquette County Economic Development

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Media Meet

Bringing U.P. History Back to Life

We focus on regional history centers across the U.P. and their upcoming summer plans.

Bringing U.P. History Back to Life

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Media Meet

New Growth for U.P. Farmers Markets

A look at the ins and outs of the many farmers markets across the Upper Peninsula.

New Growth for U.P. Farmers Markets

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Media Meet

Michigan Redistricting Commission Part 2

Highlights from the May 18th MI redistricting commission's public hearing are discussed.

Michigan Redistricting Commission Part 2

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Media Meet

Michigan Redistricting Commission Part 1

The MI Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission and its mission are discussed.

Michigan Redistricting Commission Part 1