Challenge Alert

Lock in $15,000 with your donation by 6:30 p.m.

Donate now

    NJ Dems fail to block NJN takeover deal

    New York’s largest public broadcasting station has secured a deal to takeover New Jersey’s state-owned television network after an attempt to block it failed.

    A resolution to reject the takeover fell one vote shy in the New Jersey Senate last night.

    Republican Gov. Chris Christie has said the state shouldn’t be operating a news network and can’t afford to.

    WNET-TV in New York will take over the station on July 1.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.