NAJA partners with Mathison to connect employers with members

New platform to help increase Indigenous representation in mainstream newsrooms  NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association announced a new partnership with Mathison to expand job opportunities for members. With support from the Knight Foundation, the project aims to increase career opportunities for underserved communities while helping employers build a more inclusive hiring process. Through the … More NAJA partners with Mathison to connect employers with members

NAJA calls for audit on New York Times story

The Native American Journalists Association is calling on the New York Times to provide an audit on how its story titled “Drawn From Poverty: Art Was Supposed to Save Canada’s Inuit. It Hasn’t.” was published. The article, by Catherine Porter, is harmful to Inuit and needs to be addressed. It is a journalist’s duty to … More NAJA calls for audit on New York Times story

Google News Initiative to host journalist training Nov. 4

SPJ, NAJA, NAHJ and NABJ to co-host Google tools training at OU Gaylord College in Norman, OK NORMAN, Oklahoma — Journalists can learn to use Google tools that provide valuable ways to access and process information for the betterment of their stories during a training event Nov. 4 at the University of Oklahoma, Gaylord College … More Google News Initiative to host journalist training Nov. 4

Application period opens for JSK Fellowships Class of 2021

Applications are now being accepted for the John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships Class of 2021! International applicants may apply through Dec. 4, 2019. U.S. applicants may apply through Jan. 30, 2020.  Our next class will have up to 20 fellows. From September 2020 to June 2021, they will spend an academic year at Stanford … More Application period opens for JSK Fellowships Class of 2021

NAJA condemns Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council denial of citizen free press vote

New proposed free press bill shows promise, but still raises concerns The Native American Journalists Association condemns the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council’s failure to pass strengthened free press protections for the tribe during the regular session, Sept. 28.  The proposed legislation, NCA 19-121, would have allowed tribal citizens to vote for free press protections … More NAJA condemns Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council denial of citizen free press vote

GIJN/NAJA publish eight-part guide for Indigenous Investigative Journalists

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) have published an eight-part guide to encourage Indigenous investigative journalists and provide empowering tips and tools.  The entries include background information, examples of investigative work, suggestions for stories, and resources for information. The chapters include: Data Journalism on Indigenous Communities Land Ownership: Community Rights Under … More GIJN/NAJA publish eight-part guide for Indigenous Investigative Journalists