Archive for August, 2011

News 12, Newsday sponsoring SPJ Region 1 Conference

The Press Club of Long Island is pleased to announce that News 12 Long Island and Newsday have agreed to jointly sponsor the SPJ 2012 Region 1 Spring Conference opening night reception at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook on March 23, 2012. We are honored to have the support of News 12 and […]

Posted in: Region 1 Conference, SPJ

Suffolk Police and media representatives discuss interaction at crime scenes at PCLI meeting

A high-ranking Suffolk County Police Department supervisor apologized to media representatives for the unwarranted arrest of a freelance photojournalist at a crime scene and detailed steps the department has taken to avoid future occurrences at a PCLI program.

Posted in: PCLI, SPJ

PCLI to host police and the press program

In light of the Suffolk County Police Department’s arrest of a video journalist for filming at a crime scene last Friday, the Press Club of Long Island will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, Aug. 11.

Posted in: PCLI, SPJ

PCLI in the news

After cameraman Phil Datz was arrested, the Press Club of Long Island made news by calling for Suffolk Police Commissioner Richard Dormer to drop the charges.

Posted in: PCLI

PCLI commends SCPD for dropping charges

PCLI commends the Suffolk County Police Department for swiftly determining that Phil Datz was improperly arrested.

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