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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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Press Club of Long Island opposes newsprint tariffs

Trade wars rarely, if ever, benefit consumers. Higher tariffs translate to higher production costs, which translate to higher prices for goods and services. Thanks to the onerous newsprint tariffs that the Trump administration has enacted and is proposing to enact, the price of producing newspapers has risen dramatically over the past year — and it […]

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Hofstra hosts Press Club-funded Summer Journalism Institute

Ten Long Island high school students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds recently took part in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication’s 2018 Hofstra High School Summer Journalism Institute, writing biographical feature stories and museum reviews while learning about careers in the media from Hofstra professors and top journalists in the field. Momna Choudhry, left, […]

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Press Club officers volunteer for Stony Brook journalism institute

Three past Press Club of Long Island presidents — Bill Bleyer, Carl Corry and Chris Vaccaro — and the current club president, Scott Brinton, addressed the roughly two dozen participants in Stony Brook University’s Robert W. Greene High School Institute, which brings together student journalists from across Long Island and even New York City. The […]

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Press Club reacts to journalists’ removal from Rep. Zeldin’s political rally

The Press Club of Long Island is deeply concerned about the ejection of two journalists from U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin’s re-election campaign kick-off rally on June 28. Pat Biancaniello, editor of Smithtown Matters, and David Ambro, managing editor of the Smithtown News, were invited to the rally, identified themselves as journalists when they arrived and were given press credentials […]

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