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The Leadership Test: How Newsroom Managers Make — or Break — Coverage

In a hyper-partisan era when journalists are ridiculed daily, the role of newsroom manager has become ever more critical to maintaining staff morale and remaining focused on journalism’s core mission — to tell the Truth, without fear or favor. Join the Press Club of Long Island at Newsday on the evening of Nov. 15 for […]

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Long Island LitFest to present NBC/MSNBC’s Katy Tur

Wednesday, No, 7, 7:30 p.m. at Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington BUY TICKETS HERE Join the Long Island LitFest the day after the mid-term  elections… Your $35 ticket ($30/Cinema Arts members) includes a copy of “Unbelievable: My Front Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History,” author talk, audience question-and-answer session and book-signing reception. NBC […]

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Society of Professional Journalists Region 1 joins Press Club in decrying News 12 staffing cuts

Region 1 of the Society of Professional Journalists joins the Press Club of Long Island in opposition to any planned newsroom staffing cuts at News 12 Networks. SPJ has been informed by the Dolan family, founders of News 12 Networks, that their sale of the networks included a promise from Altice USA that staffing levels […]

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Press Club decries News 12 staffing cuts

The Press Club of Long Island, the local chapter of the national Society of Professional Journalists, opposes any planned newsroom staffing cuts at News 12 Networks. The Dolan family, which founded News 12 Networks, is suing Altice USA, the American division of the Netherlands-based media conglomerate Altice NV that now owns the networks. Altice USA […]

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A column celebrating the great Walt Whitman

Press Club President Scott Brinton recently published a column in Herald Community Newspapers celebrating his experiences organizing and taking part in PCLI’s first-ever poetry reading in August. Here goes: Walt Whitman, I celebrate thee! My stomach was churning furiously. The Press Club of Long Island’s first-ever poetry reading on Aug. 23 was to begin in […]

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