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NJ Assemblyman Wants NJTV’s Contract Scrapped

A New Jersey assemblyman is calling on the governor to scrap NJTV after what he calls an “unacceptable” lack of coverage of Gov. Chris Christie’s news conference on Tuesday.

10/05/2011

Anchors Michael Aron and Jim Hooker greet as they finish the final news broadcast at New Jersey Network - Trenton, NJ - Jun 30, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

New Jersey Network Fades To Black

The station, launched 40 years ago by lawmakers who felt neglected by Philadelphia and New York television news, was closed Thursday by politicians, including Gov. Chris Christie, who believe the state has no business in the broadcasting business.

07/01/2011