Folio Awards to Feature a Conversation with the Legendary Eleanor Clift

When she walked into Newsweek, she was a secretary. When she left, she was a star. In between, Eleanor Clift blazed a trail for women in media and reported on every presidential campaign for the magazine since 1976. At Folio, she’ll share her story, thoughts on news and politics today, life inside the Beltway, and much more.

Honoring Best in News & Social Media

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Garden City Hotel

Reservation Deadline 12 noon Tuesday, March 26:

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Call 516-224-1860, ext. 1 or email

Folio Awards 2019 Celebrate the Stories & Storytellers for Outstanding Work Appearing in These Media Outlets

Anton Media Group, Blank Slate Media, FiOS1 News,, Long Island Business News,, NBC New York, New York Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Newsday, NYIT Magazine, PBS Frontline, PIX 11, ProPublica, The New York Times, The Pioneer, The Well, This American Life, WABC-TV, WCBS Newsradio 880, WCBS-TV, WFTU Radio, WLIW/WNET, WRHU FM and WSHU Public Radio 

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Ed Ingles

Longtime CBS-AM sports director, now Professional in Residence, WRHU Hofstra Radio
Excellence in Social Media 

ACLD, Hofstra University, Long Island Cares, South Nassau Communities Hospital, St. John’s University

National Anthem By Christian Guardino, America’s Got Talent, & Performing His Just-Released Single, Waiting

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Photo by Christopher Boyle

The Wall Street Journal’s John Carreyrou took an appreciative audience behind the scenes of his work to uncover the fraud behind Theranos. John’s pictured with Jaci Clement, CEO, Fair Media Council.

Save the Date

The News Conference: Real & Powerful takes place Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Garden City Hotel. 

The Fair Media Council’s annual event, “The News Conference: Real & Powerful,” brings national, regional and local media and the community together for a day of open dialogue.

Why? To connect media to the people it serves while providing transparency behind newsroom decisions. It’s a win-win.  See last year’s program here:

RealPowerfulProgram2018.pdf (121 downloads)
Fair Media Council advocates for quality news & works to create a media-savvy society in a media-driven world. FMC is a 501c3 nonprofit organization headquartered on Long Island, N. Y.

“There should be a Fair Media Council in every town across America.”

Dan Rather