Press Club, Hofstra team up for Freedom of Information forum

The Press Club of Long Island and Hofstra University presented a conference on New York State’s Freedom of Information and open meetings laws.  The conference was one of the Press Club’s efforts to provide a forum on issues important to the public, including open government, the public’s right to access and governmental transparency. The panelists […]

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PCLI, Cinema Arts Centre lead discussion on Marie Colvin’s life and reporting

British photojournalist Paul Conroy, photographer for acclaimed Sunday Times of London writer Marie Colvin, joined a Press Club of Long Island discussion via Skype on Colvin’s life and her impact on journalism at the Huntington Cinema Arts Centre on March 20. Colvin, who was born and raised on Long Island and is counted among the […]

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Need a ride to Region 1 conference April 5-6? Check us out here….

Planning to attend SPJ’s upcoming Region 1 conference and need a ride? Email pressclubofli@gmail.com that you’re interested in potentially carpooling, and we’ll pass on the information to others who are attending. Below are all the Region 1 details…. The New England Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will hold the annual Region 1 […]

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Press Club needs your help to maintain our Scholarship Fund

Dear Press Club of Long Island Member or Friend of Journalism, I’m Scott Brinton, president of the Press Club of Long Island. For years, the Press Club has given scholarships to deserving high school and college students, hosted educational programs to encourage professional development among members and placed historical markers at the sites of the […]

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Press Club teams up with Stony Brook University to host special screening of ‘A Private War’

The Staller Center for the Arts Spring Movie Series will hold a special screening of A Private War on Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. A Private War tells the story of the journalist and war correspondent, Marie Colvin, who was killed in 2012 while reporting from Syria. The screening is being held in cooperation with Stony […]

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