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Watch List: Look Who’s 70, Where’s the Guv Today & More

Current Situation: Seeking Summer. Happy Birthday, PIX 11 PIX 11 turns 70, and what does it do? It comes to Long Island to broadcast from the birthplace of suburbia...

Watch List: No Comment.

It's springtime 2018 on Long Island, where the smell of fertilizer is overwhelming and the filing of lawsuits against either county is all the rage. (Congratulations, BTW, to Marty Tankleff....

Watch List: Comey Hits Scorched Earth, Local News Heats Up

Making the Rounds The James Comey media tour is leaving plenty of scorched earth in its wake but in the most unlikely places. The interview by George Stephanopoulos received...

Watch List: Future of Local News

Here's what we're keeping tabs on. The Long Island Press and Innovate Long Island: Sans Kominicki, both pubs may be wandering off in new directions. Unfortunately, what Kominicki had...

In Memory of Les Payne

In 2008, Les Payne paid tribute to friend and colleague Bob Greene at the Fair Media Council Folio Awards. In doing so, he painted...

Watch List: Ladies’ Night Out & More

Ladies' Night at Molloy College If you were wondering where all the women were Wednesday night, we know: More than 500 of them (OK, maybe...

Now Available on Medium: Fair Media Council Reaches Wider Audience

Fair Media Council's new publication on Medium.com, The Latest, provides a broader audience for our exclusive commentary, with expanded news and opinions readers won't...

Enter Folio Awards Now: New Local & National News Categories & All-New Social Media...

Now through midnight, Jan. 8, 2018, local and national news outlets and freelance reporters may enter the Fair Media Council's newly-expanded Folio Awards program,...

Meeting the Media has Never Been Easier: Attend These December Events

The Fair Media Council makes it easy to meet the media at two events this December. "It's the opportune way to start building relationships, which...
Gold-Standard Cartooning Earned Handelsman High Honors in 2017

The Interview: Art of the Draw

If you happened to run into Walt Handelsman, you would most likely mistake him for just another nice, easy-going kinda guy. Until he picks...
special internsive media relations workshop for nonprofits. Part of The News Conference: Real & Powerful

Special Intensive Media Relations Workshop Offered for Nonprofits Dec. 5

The Fair Media Council has created a special package for qualifying nonprofits to increase their understanding of news and media relations skills, as part...

Acclaimed Editorial Cartoonist Walt Handelsman Keynotes The News Conference Luncheon Dec. 5

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning Editorial Cartoonist Walt Handelsman of The New Orleans Advocate keynotes the luncheon at The News Conference: Real & Powerful, the premier...