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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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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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Long Island newspapers say #Enough to President Trump

On Aug. 16, newspapers across the country published editorials in solidarity, asking President Trump to end his assault on the #FreePress. Journalists are friends of democracy, not enemies of the people. We serve a vital purpose — acting as a check against absolute government power. Mr. Trump is free, of course, to criticize the media. Most […]

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PCLI president interviews Parkland survivors at Stony Brook’s Greene Institute

As part of Herald Community Newspapers’ ongoing series, Safety and the Second, Press Club of Long Island President Scott Brinton, who is the Heralds’ executive editor, recently interviewed Taylor Yon and Zoe Gordon, two survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. The two came to […]

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