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PCLI to host Covid-19 forum with Hofstra, looking at effect on communities of color

The Press Club of Long Island is proud to partner with Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication to host an online forum, “The Other Pandemic: Systemic Racism and the Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis on Communities of Color on Long Island.” For details on how to register, see below. This virtual town hall, to be […]

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Press Club Condemns Violence Against Reporters

Across the nation, we have seen journalists severely injured during the recent protests against police brutality that erupted after George Floyd, an African-American man, died while in the custody of Minneapolis police. All of us at the Press Club of Long Island were horrified and saddened to learn that one of our own members, Darius […]

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Support Local Non-Profit TV Show on East End

A new non-profit TV show on the east end of Long Island is looking for your support. Read a note from the show’s executive director, Michael Clark.

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Deadline Extended, PCLI Awards Date Changed

UPDATE: Due to recent events related to COVID-19, the PCLI Media Awards deadline has been extended to June 1 and the awards ceremony will now take place on October 7. Journalists can enter submissions under the following divisions of categories: Narrative, Video, Digital, Radio, Visual, Student Journalism, and Special Awards and Scholarships. Each division includes categories organized by topic. You […]

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Alert: PCLI Cancels 2020 SPJ Region 1 Conference

Because of concerns about travel and large gatherings during the coronavirus outbreak, the Press Club of Long Island is canceling the Society of Professional Journalists Northeast Regional Conference scheduled for March 20-21. Several colleges have instructed their faculty not to bring students to conferences for the time being. And some speakers and registrants have voiced concern about attending. […]

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