March 2017 – Press Club of Long Island
March 19, 2017

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 […]
March 13, 2017

Long Island governments get a C in Press Club Open Records Report Card

An unprecedented audit by the Press Club of Long Island on the responsiveness of 195 municipalities and agencies to New York State Freedom of Information Law requirements revealed almost two-thirds failed to respond to requests for public records before the deadlines set by the law while almost half did not provide a list of documents they’re required to maintain. And almost one-third of the villages did not provide a required written FOIL policy, although these policies are already in their municipal codes. The overall average grade that Long Island local governments and agencies received for FOIL compliance is a C.
March 6, 2017

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 […]