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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 experiencing 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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Panel explores the question: Are journalists ‘enemies of the people’?

Are journalists “enemies of the people,” as President Trump has claimed, or “friends of democracy,” as members of the media contend? That was the subject of spirited discussion and occasional debate during a forum sponsored by the Press Club of Long Island at Newsday’s auditorium in Melville on Sept. 13, the night of the state […]

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Southampton Press hiring reporters

We are a community newspaper group serving the vibrant South Fork of Long Island’s East End with award-winning newspapers and the region’s most popular website. You are an enterprising, energetic reporter who can find and tell stories, illustrate them with photographs, utilize digital media to expand your storytelling, and help us keep our readers informed […]

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Journalists: Friends of democracy or enemies of the people?

In light of the recent ejection of two journalists from U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin’s re-election campaign kick-off rally and President Trump’s repeated statements calling journalists “enemies of the people,” the Press Club of Long Island will host a panel discussion on the status of journalists’ role in society and their increasingly hostile treatment by some politicians. […]

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Press Club poetry reading raises funds for the Committee to Protect Journalists

The Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center in Huntington Station was the backdrop for the Press Club of Long Island’s first-ever poetry reading on Aug. 23. For more information on the Birthplace, click here. The event, which was open to the public, attracted 16 poets and journalist-poets to the site of the […]

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