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Covering the Trump Campaign and White House

The Press Club of Long Island presents “Covering the Trump Campaign and White House,” a discussion on March 29, 2018. The panel will include: Emily Ngo, Newsday reporter who covered the first year of the Trump  administration James Klurfeld, Stony Brook University journalism professor who teaches “Press and the Presidency,” is former Newsday White House reporter, editorial page […]

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LI Journalism Hall of Famer, Les Payne, Dies

Longtime Newsday journalist Les Payne, a Pulitzer Prize winner who was a champion for racial equality, died unexpectedly Monday night at his home in Harlem, his family said. He was 76. Payne was inducted to the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame in 2016. He worked at Newsday from 1969-2006 and won a Pulitzer Prize […]

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Press Club’s Long Island Open Records Report Card Sparks Policy Changes

A year after the Press Club of Long Island published an unprecedented report card grading nearly 200 municipalities and agencies on their responsiveness to public records requests, some that scored poorly made improvements in how they handle Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests while others did not. The cumulative grade was a C in the […]

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PCLI’s Bleyer Mentors Commack Journalism Student

PCLI board trustee and past president, Bill Bleyer, spent time speaking with the staff of The Courant at Commack High School. The editor in chief, Danielle Ranucci, is the youngest PCLI member to date, and is to Bill’s right in the group image. Ranucci helped coordinate Bleyer’s visit and her school’s involvement with PCLI and […]

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Press Club Hosting Community Journalism Forum at Stony Brook on April 5

The Press Club of Long Island will host its second annual talk, “Why a Community Newspaper Is a Great Place to Start — and Make — a Career in Journalism,” at Stony Brook University on April 5. The panel discussion will feature two of Long Island’s most distinguished community journalists, along with two SBU graduates who […]

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