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August 20, 2018

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 […]
June 30, 2018

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 […]
June 23, 2018

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 […]
May 20, 2017

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 […]
April 21, 2017

Press Club arranges for historical marker at William Cullen Bryant’s Cedarmere estate

A historical marker commemorating William Cullen Bryant’s influential role as a journalist was dedicated at his Cedarmere estate on Saturday. The marker was commissioned by the […]
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.
October 16, 2016

PCLI Members on the Move: David Reich-Hale

Former PCLI board member David Reich-Hale, business editor of Newsday.com, is now a business reporter for the newspaper. Reich-Hale was previously the Regional Editor for Aol/Patch.com’s Long […]
September 20, 2016

Vaccaro named SPJ Associate Regional Director

PCLI President Chris Vaccaro was named Associate Region 1 Director of the Society of Professional Journalists at this week’s Excellence in Journalism conference in New Orleans. Vaccaro, […]
September 18, 2016

PCLI named SPJ National Large Chapter of the Year

The Press Club of Long Island has been named a National Large Chapter of the Year by the Society of Professional Journalists. The honor was announced […]