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The media are not an ‘Enemy of the People’

Dear President Trump, Decades before our Founding Fathers gathered in Philadelphia to define the limits of government through a new constitution, the concept of an unabridged press had already become part of the American character. The colonists threw off the shackles of British law, paving the way for press freedoms that had never existed before […]

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PCLI Board Meeting: Tuesday, Feb. 21

There will be a regularly scheduled PCLI board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21. If you are interested in attending, please email PCLI President Chris R. Vaccaro at

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PCLI Student Awards, Scholarships Up for Grabs

  The Press Club of Long Island honors the top student journalists on Long Island every year. We’re looking to recognized the best and brightest and highlight their work at the annual PCLI Media Awards dinner in June. The entry process is open, so submit work today! If you know of students who would benefit […]

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Nominate for PCLI Special Media Awards

There are a number of special honors as part of the annual Press Club of Long Island Media Awards. Please consider nominating deserving individuals! Special Awards and Scholarships Except where noted, the special awards and scholarships will be judged by the Press Club of Long Island executive board All entries must include a nomination letter […]

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2017 PCLI Media Awards Open, Enter Now!

The Press Club of Long Island is now accepting entries for its annual Media Awards contest honoring outstanding journalism on the island. The awards will presented at a dinner in June. Journalists can enter submissions under the following divisions of categories: narrative, video, radio, visual, social media, student journalism, and special awards and scholarships. Each […]

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