The impact of corporate media takeovers will be the focus of the next edition of “MTSU On the Record.”
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Adam Rennhoff, assistant professor in the MTSU Department of Economics and Finance, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 13, and from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and wmot.org).
Rennhoff’s research flies in the face of the conventional wisdom that the housing of many newspapers and radio and television stations under relatively few corporate umbrellas diminishes media’s service to their localities.
MTSU electronic media students brought home top honors in multiple statewide categories at the recent Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters College Career Day and Tennessee AP College Broadcasters Award ceremony.
The event, hosted by MTSU’s College of Mass Communication, saw MTSU students win first-place awards for Best Radio Feature Story, Best Radio News Story and Best TV Public Affairs and second-place finishes for Best TV Feature Story and Best TV Sports Story.
Main Street JazzFest has confirmed that its schedule for Saturday, May 4 has been canceled due to inclement weather. With a steady forecast of rain on the radar for Saturday, organizers decided the event could not go on as planned.
“I’m really disappointed that we had to cancel the event. It’s going to rain all day and it’s not a festival without kids alley and people sitting around in lawn chairs having a good time,” JazzFest Event Chair Laura Bohling said.
The next edition of “MTSU On the Record” will profile the type of animals who are best equipped to survive in a precarious economic climate.
Host Gina Logue’s interviewed Dr. Colby Jubenville, professor in the MTSU Department of Health and Human Performance, and Coach Micheal J. Burt, an MTSU alumnus and entrepreneur and author of nine books on leadership and success.