Commentary: Sale of NJ’s airwaves could address local news crisis

Mike Rispoli of News Voices:New Jersey addresses Free Press forum on community journalism, in the gym at the Morristown Neighborhood House. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Mike Rispoli of News Voices:New Jersey addresses Free Press forum on community journalism, in the gym at the Morristown Neighborhood House. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
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Mike Rispoli There’s a local news crisis in New Jersey. Nearly 2,000 journalists and media professionals throughout New Jersey have lost their jobs over the past decade. Dozens of news outlets have shut down. Consolidation has left several swaths of the state without any real coverage. Taken together, this crisis affects not only the business of…

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