A column celebrating the great Walt Whitman

Press Club President Scott Brinton recently published a column in Herald Community Newspapers celebrating his experiencing organizing and taking part in PCLI’s first-ever poetry reading in August. Here goes: Walt Whitman, I celebrate thee! My stomach was churning furiously. The Press Club of Long Island’s first-ever poetry reading on Aug. 23 was to begin in […]

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Southampton Press hiring reporters

We are a community newspaper group serving the vibrant South Fork of Long Island’s East End with award-winning newspapers and the region’s most popular website. You are an enterprising, energetic reporter who can find and tell stories, illustrate them with photographs, utilize digital media to expand your storytelling, and help us keep our readers informed […]

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Journalists: Friends of democracy or enemies of the people?

In light of the recent ejection of two journalists from U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin’s re-election campaign kick-off rally and President Trump’s repeated statements calling journalists “enemies of the people,” the Press Club of Long Island will host a panel discussion on the status of journalists’ role in society and their increasingly hostile treatment by some politicians. […]

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Long Island newspapers say #Enough to President Trump

On Aug. 16, newspapers across the country published editorials in solidarity, asking President Trump to end his assault on the #FreePress. Journalists are friends of democracy, not enemies of the people. We serve a vital purpose — acting as a check against absolute government power. Mr. Trump is free, of course, to criticize the media. Most […]

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PCLI president interviews Parkland survivors at Stony Brook’s Greene Institute

As part of Herald Community Newspapers’ ongoing series, Safety and the Second, Press Club of Long Island President Scott Brinton, who is the Heralds’ executive editor, recently interviewed Taylor Yon and Zoe Gordon, two survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. The two came to […]

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