Friday, April 13, 2012
Public broadcasting doesn't have commercials. It has underwriting announcements — and few of them at that. But that's about to change, now that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the FCC violated the First Amendment when it blocked public broadcasters from airing political advertisements. Jeffrey Rosen, professor of Law at George Washington University, describes how the ruling could change the face of public radio and TV.
Monday, June 06, 2011
By Ilya Marritz
New York Public Radio, the owner of WNYC, will acquire four stations from the NJN network, New Jersey’s public television and radio broadcaster: WNJY FM 89.3 Netcong, WNJP FM 88.5 Sussex, WNJT FM 88.1 Trenton and WNJO FM 90.3 Toms River.
Monday, December 20, 2010
The future of NJN was called into question when Governor Chris Christie announced that the state may no longer sustain the New Jersey public television and radio network. Senior staff representative for the Communications Workers of America Local 1032, Dudley Burdge, weighs in on this developing situation and the state of media coverage of New Jersey.