Tag Archives: NJ Spotlight

Creative New Jersey: Creative Thinking and an Urban Agenda — Perfect Together

Posted on by Elizabeth A. Murphy and Kacy O’Brien, Creative New Jersey

During the recent Spotlight On Cities Conference, produced by the highly-respected news organization NJ Spotlight, panelists and participants alike affirmed that creativity and creative thinking are critical if we are going to solve the problems that plague our cities. We heard … Continue reading

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News Sites Partner to Put Spotlight on Immigration in New Jersey

Posted on by Lee Keough, NJ Spotlight

NJ Spotlight, Center for Cooperative Media and New America Media launch $30,000 crowdfunding campaign The run-up to the presidential election has thrust the subject of immigration squarely into the center of public discourse. Yet much of the discussion thus far … Continue reading

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New Jersey’s Water Crisis

Posted on by Meghan Jambor, Communications Manager, Dodge Foundation

Hidden beneath New Jersey’s 21 fastest-growing cities are aging pipelines that carry a mix of household sewage and rainwater that, even during a routine storm, spew their slurry into rivers, streams, bays and streets, parks and basements. Upgrading the so-called … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Upcoming Elections

Posted on by Lee Keough, Founder, Managing Editor, NJ Spotlight

The 2013 Gubernatorial Race It’s quite a challenge for the media to cover this year’s gubernatorial race fairly. In Chris Christie, we have a larger-than-life incumbent governor who has a finely tuned messaging operation and the attention of the national … Continue reading

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New Grantee: NJ Spotlight

Posted on by Dodge

At the end of 2010, we announced our final round of grantmaking for the year: $1.4 million in grants to 30 organizations. This most recent round of grants included new grantee NJ Spotlight, an important online news service for all … Continue reading

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