Press Club of Long Island Treasurer Bill Bleyer has been named a recipient of the Society of Professional Journalists' Howard S. Dubin Outstanding Pro Member Award, which salutes individual members who have made significant contributions to their SPJ chapters and regions.
"This is such an honor for the Press Club to be considered by the Society of Professional Journalists to be one of three Best Chapters of the Year in the country!" said John O'Connell, PCLI's president.
With bad news about the media industry being spit out as fast as you can say ‚ÄúTweet,‚Äù you might expect Michael Leary, managing editor of the bankrupt Philadelphia Inquirer, to have a pretty sullen view of the future of the news business.
Well, maybe a little. But let's not throw in the towel just yet.
SPJ’s 2007 National Convention was an enriching, encouraging, enlightening and energizing experience. From Thursday through Sunday morning, almost every daylight and most evening hours offered opportunities […]