Assembly Budget Committee Convenes Hearing on Future of NJN
June 9, 2011 4 Comments
By Michael Aron
Legislators of both parties expressed concern at the hearing about the future of news and public affairs at Public Media, NJ, the new entity WNET is creating to take over NJN. WNET President Neal Shapiro assured them his whole career has been in news. Shapiro offered a schedule including 20 hours ofNew Jersey programming per week and said state government will still get good coverage.
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