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Hofstra’s Gabriella Ciuffetelli wins Robert W. Greene/PCLI scholarship

Gabriella Ciuffetelli, a senior at Hofstra University, has been named as the recipient of the school’s Robert W. Greene/Press Club of Long Island scholarship. She will be recognized at a scholarship luncheon held at the school. Ciuffetelli is pursuing a double major in journalism and political science, and a minor in economics. “Being awarded this […]

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Making a career in community journalism: the talk

The following is a piece about a recent PCLI discussion panel about community journalism written by PCLI board member and Long Island Herald executive editor Scott Brinton …  The March 15 panel discussion sponsored by the Press Club of Long Island and Herald Community Newspapers, “Why a Community Newspaper Is a Great Place to Start […]

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PCLI approves new scholarship donations

The Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) board has agreed to increase its donation for the Robert W. Greene Summer Institute at Stony Brook from $1,000 to $3,000 this year to help the university increase the number of high school students attending from 18 to 24 with an added emphasis on minority and disadvantaged students. […]

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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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Should PCLI bring back annual holiday show?

There has been considerable chatter over the last year about whether or not the Press Club of Long Island should bring back its annual holiday show. For those who don’t recall, the holiday show was a performance put on by PCLI members and local journalists and communication professionals related to current affairs. It was a […]

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