Scholarships to Excellence in Journalism conference

EIJ12 will take place Sept. 20-22 at the Marriott Harbor BeachResort and Spa in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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SPJ Region 1 Conference recap

The Press Club of Long Island hosted this year’s SPJ Region 1 Conference at Stony Brook University.

McCormick Foundation gives $330,000 to Stony Brook

McCormick Foundation is providing a $330,000 grant to SBU’s Center for News Literacy to fund the delivery of training and materials demanded by the rapid spread of News Literacy courses, according to a statement released by the school.

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SCPD hosts FBI media relations lecture

In response to an incident involving a news cameraman being wrongfully arrested in August, the Suffolk County Police Department held a media relations lecture for its officers this week at the Suffolk County Community College Brentwood Campus.

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Suffolk Police and media representatives discuss interaction at crime scenes at PCLI meeting

A high-ranking Suffolk County Police Department supervisor apologized to media representatives for the unwarranted arrest of a freelance photojournalist at a crime scene and detailed steps the department has taken to avoid future occurrences at a PCLI program.

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