To provide MGTV’s audience with live and taped coverage of all branches of Michigan government;
To provide elected or appointed officials and others who would influence public policy a direct conduit to the audience without filtering or otherwise distorting their points of view.
To provide the audience; through the call-in programs, direct access to elected officials, other policymakers and journalists on an occasional open basis;
To provide students and educators with a working knowledge of the three branches of Michigan government;
To employ production values that accurately convey the business of government without distracting from it; and to conduct all other aspects of its operations consistent with these principles.