According to the American Journalism Review, state house news
reporting is down 30 percent nationally. New Jersey may be adding to the problem by reducing
funding for and privatizing functions of the New Jersey
Network (NJN), the only non-partisan public television and radio
news source that exclusively covers the state.
Last month, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie unveiled his $29.3
budget proposal -- an extremely regressive plan that would only
exacerbate the economic pain for the state's working and middle class