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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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Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Brian Donovan dies at 77

  All of us at the Press Club of Long Island were saddened to learn of the passing of Newsday investigative reporter Brian Donovan after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He will be deeply missed by the Long Island journalism community. Donovan, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, was a towering figure of Long Island […]

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Meet the 2017 Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame Inductees

This year’s inductees of the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame will be honored at the annual Press Club of Long Island Awards to be held on June 7 at Woodbury Country Club. Tickets are still available for the event! Let’s learn more about this year’s inductees … Jimmy Breslin, Class of 2017 James Breslin […]

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