Archive for August, 2007

Larry Levy heads to Hofstra

Newsday senior editorial writer Lawrence C. Levy was named executive director of Hofstra University’s Center for Suburban Studies, ending a 30-year career at the Island’s only daily paper. From the press release: “In areas such as politics, education, health care, land use or other critical areas, the suburbs are at the center of change in […]

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Panel: Welcome to Citizen Journalism

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. News 12 and Newsday recently launched “hyper local” community Web sites using user-generate content. If the tests are successful, expect a site dedicated to your town soon. Similar sites have been popping up across the country, even the world, some with an even greater focus on getting the Average Joe […]

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Calling all Stony Brook Statesman alumni

STATESMAN REUNIONFriday, October 5 – Sunday, October 7 RSVP deadline is September 26, 2007Register Today! Stony Brook University’s oldest and most revered student newspaper, The Stony Brook Statesman, is turning 50 years old this fall. To celebrate, your fellow Statesman alumni invite you to the campus during Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 5 to 7, to […]

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New Newsday business editor

August 23, 2007 TO: The Staff FROM: John Mancini What’s Going On Eli Reyes, who has long inspired reporters to produce strong, consistent work and has helped nurture the careers of many staffers as they learned to navigate the newsroom, has been promoted to Business Editor. Eli came to Newsday as a member of the […]

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Klurfeld to join Stony Brook J-school

Jim Klurfeld has been one of the most powerful people on Long Island for two decades. As editor of the editorial pages at Newsday, his direction and personal commentary have helped shape policy, influence elections and hold power players accountable. Now he’s planning to influence a new crop: college students. According to a Long Island […]

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