Archive for October, 2007

Ethics panel pulls in 90

On Thursday, Oct. 25, Hofstra University and PCLI hosted a panel discussion on “The Ethics of Reporting Crime Stories.” The two-hour evening event, held in the University’s Axinn Library, attracted 90 attendees, primarily journalism students, but with a good showing of PCLI members. Carolyn James of the Massapequa Post (and the Hofstra faculty) moderated the […]

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Bleyer rejoins SPJ membership committee

Some people can’t help but be helpful. Bill Bleyer, former two-time SPJ regional director, former three-time PCLI prez, former executive vice president (who knows how many times?) and current treasurer … taking a breath … has rejoined SPJ’s national membership committee. Bleyer, a Newsday reporter who covers maritime issues, parks and history, headed the membership […]

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Panel: Ethics of Reporting Crime Stories

This Thursday, Oct. 25, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Hofstra University and PCLI will be be holding a panel discussion on the topic, “The Ethics of Reporting Crime Stories.” The audience will be primarily journalism students, but the event is open to everyone on campus and all PCLI members, since PCLI is a co-sponsor […]

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We’re getting noticed

There’s a brief on Newsday.com (how appropriate) about our blog and Facebook page. Workplace guru Patricia Kitchen calls our efforts a “new way to connect with members.” New blog on the block As a hip, new way to connect with members, as well as ease them into new online applications, the Press Club of Long […]

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PCLI drops local dues

Used to be, you’d have to plunk an extra $15 to become a PCLI member on top of the $72 SPJ membership fee. No longer. Thanks to some good bookkeeping and solid investments, PCLI has dropped its local dues for new and renewing members. Current memberships don’t apply. Make sure to still designate PCLI as […]

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