Public Broadcasting

The Takeaway

Political Ads on Public Broadcasting?

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.

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New York Public Radio to Buy New Jersey Stations

Monday, June 06, 2011

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.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Future of NJN

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.

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New Jersey Network Employees Receive Pink Slips

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Layoff notices effective January 1, 2011 have been sent out for all of the state employees who work at New Jersey Network and the state's Public Broadcasting Authority.