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Hofstra hosts High School Summer Journalism Institute

                                                                                    Photo by Scott Brinton/Hofstra and PCLI Among the participants in the Hofstra University […]

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PCLI board members lend a hand at SUNY Stony Brook’s Robert W. Greene Institute

Press Club of Long Island Treasurer Bill Bleyer, at lectern, chats with students at SUNY Stony Brook’s Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists.   Three Press Club of Long Island Board members spent time from July 20-24 at Stony Brook University helping out with the Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High […]

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PCLI Honors Top Local Journalists, Inducts 3 to Hall of Fame

CLICK for 2019 PCLI Media Award Winners! The Press Club of Long Island awarded the winners of its annual journalism awards at a dinner at Watermill Caterers in Smithtown on Thursday, June 6. The highest individual honor bestowed by the Press Club was induction to the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees were Pat […]

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Long Island newspapers say #Enough to President Trump

On Aug. 16, newspapers across the country published editorials in solidarity, asking President Trump to end his assault on the #FreePress. Journalists are friends of democracy, not enemies of the people. We serve a vital purpose — acting as a check against absolute government power. Mr. Trump is free, of course, to criticize the media. Most […]

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Reflecting on the Capital Gazette Mass Shooting

All of us at the Press Club of Long Island are deeply saddened by the senseless murder of four journalists and a sales assistant at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., on June 28. Gerald Fischman, 61, Rob Hiaasen, 59, John McNamara, 56, Rebecca Smith, 34, and Wendi Winters, 65, were simply doing their jobs in producing a first-rate community-based […]

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