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WNET NJN Deal Prompts Debate about New Jersey Coverage

Monday, June 13, 2011

The Democratic-controlled New Jersey legislature is debating Governor Chris Christie's proposal to have WNET take over the programming of New Jersey Network, the state's public TV station. Christie said the move will save $11 million dollars annually. But Rutgers Political Science Professor Ross Baker said historically, New Jersey public affairs have been neglected by New York broadcasters.

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