NJ newspapers: Gov. Murphy, please preserve independent contractors

NJ newspapers: Gov. Murphy, please preserve independent contractors

Gov. Murphy, please act to preserve New Jersey's newspapers | Our view New Jersey's newspapers — many of them more than a century old — have faced strong headwinds in the 21st century. Changes in readers' habits, technological evolutions and declines in traditional revenue streams like classified advertising have all challenged our business and have impacted the journalism we produce. Still, though, the important work of covering the Garden State's communities goes on, and so do we. Now, though, news …