REPORT: Friedman departing for new POLITICO Jersey-based operation

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

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That’s according to The Observer, Save Jerseyans, parent stem of the NJ Advance Media/ political page’s arch-rival of which Matt Friedman is an alumnus. 

His new home, POLITICO, is seeking to expand its operations at the state-level beginning with Florida and the Garden State.

Good stuff all around! Expanded competition and coverage of New Jersey politics, often neglected by a media establishment dominated by NYC and Philly in the pre-Christie years, is undeniably a good thing for democracy. And Matt is a honest broker, too, who I’ve enjoyed reading and occasionally interacting with over the last few years.

We wish him all the best in his new role.