RCFP makes recommendations for press freedom, government transparency during COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is outlining recommendations for journalists, legislators, and courts to ensure the press and public’s right of access to government information and proceedings is protected while entities take necessary steps to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Reporters Committee will continue to update … More RCFP makes recommendations for press freedom, government transparency during COVID-19

JCamp applications open through March 29

All-expenses-paid, multicultural journalism camp for high schools students provides six days of intensive training JCamp 2020 has been set for July 5-10 in Washington, D.C. alongside the 2020 NAHJ-NABJ Convention. JCamp brings a multicultural group of high school students together for six days of intensive journalism training. Students will learn from professional journalists and get … More JCamp applications open through March 29

Instagram Local News Fellowship applications open through March 6

College seniors, recent journalism grads can work as IG editors The Facebook Journalism Project and Reynolds Journalism Institute have opened applications for the second annual Instagram Local News Fellowship. College seniors and recent journalism grads can serve as Instagram editors for the summer, working with newsrooms to reach new audiences and innovate their strategy on the platform. Newsroom … More Instagram Local News Fellowship applications open through March 6

Journalism for good

This originally appeared on ohiotoday.org. From a young age, Caitlin Hunt loved to do three things: read, write, and talk to people. So, it came as no surprise when the Ohio University junior chose to pursue a career in journalism. Hunt, a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, was surprised to learn, though, … More Journalism for good

NAJA denounces attacks on press freedom following arrest threats by RCMP

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association stands with “Ricochet Media – Public Interest Journalism” in their condemnation of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s (RCMP) removal and eight-hour detention of journalist Jerome Turner on Friday. Turner was covering raids at the Gidimt’en checkpoint in unceded Wet’suwet’en territory. His movement was limited by RCMP, his … More NAJA denounces attacks on press freedom following arrest threats by RCMP