Archive for April, 2008

More on Regional Conference

Saturday was a busy day in Portland, site of the SPJ Region 1 Conference. After an early morning chapter-leaders meeting, it was on to the workshops, including “Taking Care of Yourself ‚Äî Resiliency in Reporting,” “Dealing with Campus Censorship,” “Stop Avoiding Change ‚Äî Start Shaping It!” libel case studies, and “Online Publications.” Lunch included the […]

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Region 1 Conference

The Press Club of Long Island is participating in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 1 Conference, being held this year in lovely Portland, Maine. The conference workshops started this afternoon, April 25, and will continue all day tomorrow (Saturday). Today was the pre-workshop on covering disasters on deadline. The Region 1 leaders meeting will […]

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Politics, Sex and Ethics

On April 17, the Hofstra University School of Communication and PCLI presented an ethics program, “Politics, Sex and Ethics: What Decides How You Report?” on the Hofstra campus. Featured panelists included Newsday Long Island editor Rosemary McManus, News 12 anchor Danielle Campbell, the New York Post’s Kieran Crowley, Ruder Finn Ethics Officer Emmanuel Tchividjian, WNBC4 […]

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Bob Greene’s funeral services

According to Newsday: The wake and funeral arrangements for Robert W. Greene, who died Thursday after a long illness, are as follows: The wake will be Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., at Branch Funeral Home, Route 25, Smithtown. A funeral Mass will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Roman […]

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Bob Greene, journalist, teacher, friend, dies

Newsday’s full story today Robert W. Greene, a pioneering investigative reporter and editor who helped Newsday twice win the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and who left an indelible imprint on a newspaper whose reporting mission he deeply believed in, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 78. During a 37-year career at Newsday, […]

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