NJ Spotlight Editor and Writer Interviewed by Columbia Journalism Review

NJ Spotlight | September 23, 2010 | More Issues
Founding editor and education writer John Mooney opens up to CJR about what it's like to be part of NJ Spotlight.

Columbia Journalism Review Puts NJ Spotlight in the Spotlight

CJR takes an up-close look at NJ Spotlight, “Trenton’s State House Startup,” detailing its role in delivering public-policy news in context. The attempt could have been “brutal,” says founding editor John Mooney, except that he and co-founder Tom Johnson had the contacts and credibility to be taken seriously right out of the gate. Mooney and Johnson have something else in their favor: almost forty years experience between the two of them.

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