Archive for February, 2014

LI media notes: RiverheadLOCAL accepted to NYPA

RiverheadLOCAL is the first all-digital news media accepted for membership in the New York Press Association. The 160-year-old organization of community news publishers includes more than 727 weekly newspapers, 58 dailies and 147 culturally-specific newspapers across N.Y. state. The press association’s membership voted last September to approve a new class of membership for digital-only publications. […]

PCLI presents investigative reporting workshop

The Press Club of Long Island is hosting an Investigative Reporting Workshop on March 6 in the auditorium at Newsday. The program features Christopher Twarowski of Long Island Press, and Adam Playford from Newsday. Pizza will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the program will kick off at 7 p.m.

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LI Journalism Hall of Fame

The Press Club of Long Island, a chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, announced that it will create a Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame to recognize trailblazing journalists, past and present. The first inductees will include all previous recipients of the annual PCLI Outstanding Long Island Journalist Award, the group’s highest honor to an individual.

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PCLI On the Move: David Reich-Hale

The Press Club of Long Island will be highlighting career moves and other news that highlights the success of our members. If you have news and information you’d like to submit to our “PCLI On the Move” column, please email it to PressClubofLI@gmail.com. PCLI board member David Reich-Hale left his post as Associate Editorial Director […]

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A note about the Free Flow of Information Act

SPJ is asking all members to contact their senators to find out if they support S. 987, as well as to encourage them to vote YES on S. 987.

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