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.
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.
A new MTSU student organization is focused on stimulating conversation about how to lower the national debt.
The next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program will feature host Gina Logue’s interview with Ryan Ward, president of MTSU Kicks Back, from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 22, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and wmot.org).
A pioneering study-abroad experience in Vietnam is the focus of the next edition of “MTSU On the Record.”
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Derek Frisby, associate professor of history, and student Courtney Schaaf will air from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 15, and from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 21, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and wmot.org).
Frisby and the students from his “Public Memory and the Vietnam War” class explored the culture, politics and history of the nation formerly known as part of French Indochina March 10-24.
So much has changed in the 44 years since WMOT first began. In many ways, public radio has grown up. What was once a struggling -- almost experimental -- operation has become a permanent and positive presence in the lives of so many in middle Tennessee and across the nation.
The next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program will focus on the Carthage, Tenn., native who served two terms as vice president and won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Troy Gipson, an MTSU alumnus and author of “From Carthage to Oslo: A Biography of Al Gore,” will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 25, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, March 31, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).
The expansion of religious studies at MTSU will be the topic of the next edition of “MTSU On the Record” on radio station WMOT-FM (89.5 and wmot.org).
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Jenna Gray-Hildenbrand, associate professor of religious studies, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 4, and from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10.
Gray-Hildenbrand will discuss the addition of a new tenure-track position in religious studies, which is under the Department of Philosophy. The new professor will begin work in the fall 2013 semester.