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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  You may have noticed that WMOT Radio’s home here at Middle Tennessee State University has a new name.

The former College of Mass Communication recently changed its name to The College of Media Entertainment.

College Dean Ken Paulson recently noted that the new name is ”a clear and contemporary name that reflects the way media work today. “

Tuesday evening the performing rights giant BMI will host a reception in Nashville to help the College celebrate its new brand.

Finding a way to help cattle beat the heat is the focus of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Warren Gill, a professor in the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug.16, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart airs, with its namesake at the helm, for the final time Thursday night. Over 17 seasons, the satirical news show has become one of the most influential TV programs of its time — changing not only the genre of political comedy but arguably political culture more generally.

In the lead-up to the last show, q's pop culture panel  — Stephen Marche, Emily Keeler and Briony Smith — convenes to discuss the end of an era.

The Bomb saved my mom

I was in my 20s when I came to fully appreciate the contradiction of my mom’s life: Had it not been for The Bomb dropped on Hiroshima, she very well might not have survived the Japanese prison camp in Indonesia.

The nature of effective leadership will be the topic of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Leigh Stanfield will air from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

Stanfield, a communication studies major from Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, presented her research in May at the 2015 NCA Undergraduate Honors Conference at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.