David Fair

News Director

Nearly three-quarters of David Fair’s 20+ years in radio has been at WEMU. Since 1994, he has been on the air at 5am each weekday on 89.1 FM as the local host of NPR’s Morning Edition. Over the years, Fair has had the opportunity to interview nationally and internationally known politicians, activists and celebrities. But he feels the most important features and interviews have been with those who live and work here at home. He believes his professional passions and desires fit perfectly into WEMU’s commitment to serving a local audience.

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Legalizing Marijuana
10:03 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Effort Underway to Legalize Marijuana in Michigan

Voter-approved medical marijuana law under attack; group wants pot fully legalized.

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Movies and more
10:00 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Cinema Chat

Awards nominees...and more awards nominees top this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Environment
9:55 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Issues of the Environment

This week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU focuses on the finding new uses for the things you no longer want, rather than just throwing them away.

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Environment
8:51 am
Fri January 6, 2012

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Reviewing environmental accomplishments during Rick Snyder's first year as Governor.

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Movies and more
4:18 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Cinema Chat

Projections for the new year, new releases, more awards buzz, and special screenings on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Environment
8:52 am
Wed January 4, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Saving water saves energy.  Find out more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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Environment
9:01 am
Thu December 29, 2011

Issues of the Environment

What to do about the increasing white tailed deer population in Michigan.

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Movies and more
9:13 am
Thu December 22, 2011

Cinema Chat

Golden Globe nominees, new releases, and special holiday flicks on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Movies and more
9:42 am
Thu December 15, 2011

Cinema Chat

Sundance returns to Ann Arbor!

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Environment
9:15 am
Wed December 14, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Taking the craziness out of gift giving this Christmas.

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Environment
2:09 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Battle in state legislature over managment and use of public lands.

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Movies
9:10 am
Thu December 8, 2011

Cinema Chat

Fundraising underway for motion picture museum; Sundance preview; special screenings and new releases.

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Environment
10:12 am
Wed December 7, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Reducing waste and energy usage as we ramp up for the holidays.

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Movies
8:39 am
Thu December 1, 2011

Cinema Chat

Independent Spirit Awards, special screeings, and more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Labeling GMO's
9:10 am
Wed November 30, 2011

Issues of the Environment

How much genetically modified food do you eat?

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Climate Change
10:41 am
Thu November 24, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Keeping the media in check when reporting on climate change.

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Movies
9:25 am
Thu November 17, 2011

Cinema Chat

 Billy Crystal is back hosting the Oscars!

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Movies
12:30 pm
Thu November 10, 2011

Cinema Chat

Oscar shake-up!  Check out this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Environment
8:53 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Wood burning stoves are not the smelly smoke and soot belchers they used to be, and can help save money on energy costs.   

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Environment
9:46 am
Fri November 4, 2011

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Reframing the climate change debate

 

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Movies
9:19 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Cinema Chat

Christmas movies that could be, special screenings, and new releases on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

Environment
9:07 am
Wed November 2, 2011

Issues of the Environment

The University of Michigan Student Assembly has approved a resolution asking the university to ban the sale of bottled water on campus.   Hear more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.  Our guest is the Chair of the MSA's Environmental Issues Committee, Maggie Oliver.

Local
11:50 am
Wed October 26, 2011

Issues of the Environment

The University of Michigan is increasing its committment to environmental sustainability.  Hear more about it on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.   Our guest is the University of Michigan's Executive Director of the Office of Campus Sustainability, Terry Alexander.

Morning Edition

David Fair keeps you up to date on all the latest news, traffic and weather in your neighborhood. NPR brings you news from around the country and the world. WEMU features during Morning Edition include The Green Room, Issues of the Environment and Cinema Chat.

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