Archive for December, 2007

Sam Zell, in his own words

Wanna know what Sam Zell, the new owner of Tribune Co. — which, of course, means Newsday, too — had to say on his first day in charge? Go to video tape, er, file. From the Dec. 20 press release: CHICAGO, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Tribune Company announced today that it has completed its going-private […]

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High School Press Day at Hofstra

Hofstra University and Press Club of Long Island jointly hosted the annual High School Press Day Program on Dec. 12 at the school’s Hempstead campus. More than 250 students from various local high schools interested in the field of journalism attended the half-day conference, which featured keynote speaker John Discepolo, morning sports anchor at “CBS […]

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Donations go to good causes

Presents donated at the Press Club Holiday Dinner and Show — enough to fill five big black bags — went to the following places: The Smithtown Rotary Club Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church Big Brothers/Big Sisters North Shore Family Guidance Center

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