Christie and newspapers

There have been times when the governor makes fun of the press. One hopes he doesn’t mean it, because the truth is that Chris Christie has gotten very favorable news coverage dating back to his days as U.S. Attorney … After all, it was the press that created this image of Christie as the “Crime-fighting U.S. Attorney” standing up for truth, justice and the American Way.

That said, he referred to newspaper headlines more than once in his State of the State speech today. Moreover, a release from the governor’s office noted that Christie was on the front page of the Ledger more than 250 times last year, or something like that.

It’s comforting that someone still cares enough about the dying industry of newspapers to keep track of how many times when shows up on the front page.

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About fsnowflack
Fred Snowflack was editorial page editor and a political columnist for the Daily Record of Morristown for almost 12 years. He has won numerous awards for editorial and column writing from the New Jersey Press Association and has written a blog on county and state politics for the last three years. He lives in Ledgewood in Morris County.

One Response to Christie and newspapers

  1. Patsy from 23rd Street says:

    How many times was he in the JERSEY JOURNAL?

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