Detroit Public TV offering viewers extensive coverage of Mackinac Conference
Detroit Public Television's WTVS-TV Ch. 56 (DPTV) will be offering live broadcasts and webcasts to keep interested viewers up to date on analysis and behind-the-scenes information from the 2012 Mackinac Policy Conference. The station will cover three days of the discussions about the most important issues facing Michigan.
WTVS will program miVote Mackinac nightly wrap-ups on May 29-31 at 7:30 p.m. ET on the station's main channel, 56.1.
Viewers can catch full-length coverage of the Conference in Metro Detroit on DPTV's Channel 56.2 for over-the-air viewers, Channel 287 on Comcast, Channel 155 on Brighthouse and Channel 432 on Charter at the following times:
- Tuesday, May 29 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 30th from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Thursday, May 31st from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The same coverage will stream live on the MiVote.org website and on many commercial news organizations' websites. MiVote.org will also feature edited segments of Conference sessions and interviews with newsmakers at the Conference, as well as social media interaction through @MiVote.
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